Strength Scoop - Thursday July 14, 2021

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UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Strength and Conditioning program is looking for 4-5 new 2021 Fall intern candidates. This is a VOLUNTEER, UNPAID position that will be responsible for assisting the UTSA Strength and Conditioning department with our 17 Division I programs. Assigned sports will be delegated by our full-time staff. Our intern development program will give you a hands-on experience training Division I college athletes and the tools for future professional opportunities. Required qualifications include: 1. Completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study 2. Strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn Other preferred qualifications include: 1. Strength and conditioning certification from an accredited organization, previous coaching experience 2. Personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, 3. Proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is NO MONETARY COMPENSATION so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. The tentative start date is August 18th. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Coach Wood at christian.wood@utsa.edu.

Central Michigan: Central Michigan University’s strength & conditioning department is looking to fill a professional internship position for the fall of 2021. The timeline for this internship is August – December. This is strictly a volunteer position that provides a semester long curriculum to aid in the development of candidates who are serious in pursuing a career in the sports performance industry. Coaching opportunities include all 15 division 1 sports including Football. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in assigned sports, upkeep of CCC Weight Room, IAC Weight Room and Indoor Turf Facilities, stocking and maintenance of both nutrition stations, administrative tasks such as GPS and data tracking. Interested candidates, send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references in one pdf document to curti2al@cmich.edu

Tulsa: The University of Tulsa Athletic Performance Staff is currently accepting applications for 2021 fall internship positions. Qualified candidates will work directly with the athletic performance staff beginning August 2021 and ending December 2021 or later. We are looking for an eager and enthusiastic individual with a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level. Responsibilities: include but are not limited to assisting the athletic performance staff with the set-up, breakdown, and implementation of all training sessions; daily upkeep and maintenance of weight room equipment; assist with daily administrative tasks and any other duties assigned by the intern coordinator. Qualifications: Will have obtained or be working towards a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, as well as possess CSCS certification from the NSCA and/or their SCCC certification from the CSCCa. CPR/AED certification is mandatory, and all qualified candidates must be able to pass a background check. Qualified candidates will receive hands-on experience working in a Division I athletic performance program, participate in continuing education sessions to build their knowledge in performance and nutrition, and have the opportunity to build and establish professional relationships for future employment recommendations. Applicants, please send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to Director for Athletic Performance, Jevon Bowman at jnb9844@utulsa.edu.

Roosevelt (NAIA - IA): Roosevelt University in Chicago is looking to hire a strength and conditioning graduate assistant for football. Actively working towards obtaining your CSCS (NSCA) Certification, or USAW Certification preferred. Compensation includes full graduate school tuition and a $5,000 stipend. No housing or meals are included. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 cumulative undergraduate GPA. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Collin Nolen at cnolen@roosevelt.edu. The review of applicants will begin immediately with the start date being ASAP.

Western Carolina: The Western Carolina University Sports Performance Department is looking to fill 2-3 professional internship positions for the Fall of 2021. These are strictly VOLUNTARY/UNPAID POSITION’S that will include a strict curriculum to help with the development of candidates who are serious about pursuing a career in the Sports Performance Industry. The ideal candidate is humble, disciplined, hardworking, coachable, willing to learn, and can support themselves throughout the internship. Potential candidates must be currently finishing up or have completed their undergraduate degree in exercise science, kinesiology, or related fields. It is the goal of this internship to educate potential candidates in true speed development, basic programming, command of coaching on the floor, management of daily operations in the weight room, as well as the science of training for sport. Candidates will also be tasked to complete a final project putting into practice everything they have learned. On top of an extensive curriculum, potential candidates will be tasked with the upkeep and organization of the weight room, fueling station, as well as making nutritional shakes on a daily basis. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references in ONE PDF document to Collin Lawless, clawless@wcu.edu Assistant Director of Sports Performance. This position will start on August 23rd, 2021 and end December 3rd, 2021.

NJIT: The NJIT Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for intern strength and conditioning coaches for the fall 2021 semester. This position will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and hands-on experience at the Division 1 level with a variety of sports. The position will also have the opportunity to work with GPS monitoring and Velocity-Based Training technology. Responsibilities: Assist in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program, as assigned. Requirements: Working toward or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. First Aid/CPR/AED Certified. Preferred: CSCS or SCCC. Looking to move into a full-time position in strength and conditioning. Experience in a weight room, in collegiate athletics, and/or experience working with collegiate student-athletes. To learn more about NJIT Athletics, please go to njithighlanders.com. If interested, please email Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Drew Culp, a cover letter, resume and references at culp@njit.edu.

VMI: Virginia Military Institute is accepting applications for a part-time PAID Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach beginning August 1 2021. This is an outstanding opportunity to advance in the strength and conditioning field. The appointment will last the duration of one full calendar year. Duties include involvement in the supervision of safety during training sessions, assisting with daily administrative, maintenance items, operations and other duties as assigned. Incumbent must demonstrate a strong commitment to the Cadet-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of NCAA, Southern Conference and Virginia Military Institute rules and regulations; a positive attitude, willingness to learn, and an excellent work ethic. Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification and current CPR certification. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in an exercise related field. Evidence of project completion, consistent attention to detail, and efficiency in a fast- paced environment will be highly considered. Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter and three references. Apply online via this link. Please send Resume, Cover Letter and three references to Chris Steck , Director of Sports Performance for Olympic Sports, with title “Assistant Strength and Conditioning Position” at steckcm@vmi.edu Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Sacramento State: Sacramento State University Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteer interns for the Fall 2021 internship program. This internship is UNPAID, and will allow interns the opportunity to work with both Football and Olympic sports programs. The internship program will begin Monday, August 27th and go through Friday, December 3rd. This position is responsible for assisting the football strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of the fall in-season program, set up and break down of all training sessions, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training division-I collegiate athletes. Applicants should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill credit hours towards a program degree, SCCC certification, and potentially offer increased opportunities for advancement in the field of strength & conditioning. Preferred qualifications include certification(s) from one or more of the following organizations: The CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USAW. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, great work ethic, and a strong desire to work in the field of strength & conditioning. Previous coaching experience, collegiate athletic playing experience, and familiarity with fundamental weight room exercises is ideal, but not required. Please send your cover letter, resume and 3 professional references, in PDF format, to Tristan McLaren, t.mclaren@csus.edu.

North Carolina Central: North Carolina Central University: The Sports Performance Department at North Carolina Central University is accepting applications for internship positions for the Fall 2021 semester. This is an UNPAID internship; this volunteer position offers Division I experience and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning. Candidates will COACH, and will have a chance to serve as top assistants for select varsity sports. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Must be working towards a degree in the field of exercise science or similar. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing SCCC, CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Candidates additionally have the option of completing the internship practicum for the CSCCa Examination. Please submit a letter of applications, resume, and a list of references to Thomas Carroll, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach via E-mail at tcarrol8@nccu.edu