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Strength Scoop - Thursday June 30, 2022

Sideline Power January

Abilene Christian (FCS - TX): The Abilene Christian University Football strength and conditioning program is seeking volunteer interns for the Fall 2022 semester. This internship is expected to begin on August 29th and end on December 2nd. The purpose of this internship is to develop and prepare young coaches for the profession and the next step in their career. Interns will go through a curriculum which will cover basic S&C principles, programming, networking and most importantly, Coaching! They also will be expected to assist with all daily operations of the Strength and Conditioning Program. This is an UNPAID position. To apply, send an email with your resume and three references in one PDF to Reid Miller at

UConn: The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer interns with the UConn Football program for Fall 2022. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include Assist the Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn's Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every training session; and participate in weekly educational sessions and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications Must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: CSCCa - SCCC; NSCA -CSCS; USAW and CPR-First Aid certification. University/Department/NCAA COVID-19 Protocols Successful candidates must adhere to all University/Department/NCAA COVID-19 safety and testing protocols for the duration of the internship. Failure to comply may result in termination of the internship. Protocols are subject to change without notice. Application and Internship Dates Application Deadline: July 10, 2022 Approx. Start Date: July 28, 2022 Approx. End Date: December 1, 2022 To APPLY Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to: Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-appointment background check.

Eastern New Mexico (D-II): Eastern New Mexico University is currently accepting applications for the role of Assistant Sports Performance Coach. JOB SUMMARY: To lead all strength and conditioning activities for Men’s and Women’s Basketball, along with directing and assisting the Olympic side of the department. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: SCCC/CSCS certification. CPR and First Aid certification. Previous strength and conditioning experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with basketball. COMPENSATION: Full time salary - $31,200 with access to affordable housing. Projected start date is July 25 th . Interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and references to Clay Lavigne – Assistant AD for Sports Performance, at

Texas State: The Texas State University Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Intern Coaches for the Fall 2022. This position is unpaid but offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning through earned future recommendations and will allow the chosen individuals to study under a CSCCa approved mentor. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the supervision of the Texas State Football team, set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning, and organization of the training facility, as well as the opportunity to gain hands on coaching experience. Prerequisites include working toward, or completion of a bachelor’s degree, and working toward NSCA or CSCCA certification. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references in PDF format to, with the email subject “FALL INTERNSHIP”.