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Strength Scoop - Thursday March 5, 2020

Thursday March 5, 2020


Albany (FCS - NY): The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the summer of 2020. This internship will begin June 10th and will conclude in August of 2020. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for an FBS football program at the University at Albany Football and all seventeen Division 1 Olympic Sports. Interns will assist with set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. All applicants should hold or may be working towards their certification (NSCA or CSCCA). Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Irving at

Yale (FCS - CT): Yale University Sports Performance is looking for candidates to fulfill internship positions for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters. The internship is a comprehensive experience providing hands on education in the weight room, with a classroom component, including lectures on program design, theory, nutrition, athletic testing, and more. The internship will provide the opportunity to work hands on with the Football team that has just won the 2019 Ivy Championship and finished #17 in the nation. This is a rigorous internship with hours that would closely mimic that of a full time strength coach. The goal of this internship is to prepare individuals for full time positions upon completion. There is no monetary compensation for the internship, but there is the opportunity to use this internship as a site for the completion of College requirements. The internship is also an NSCA accredited continuing education site. You will receive 2 CEU's for participating in the internship. The ideal candidate will be a current college student, or one who has recently graduated. Preference will be given to those who are in Exercise Science, who have collegiate athletic experience, or prior weight room experience. Applicants of all professional backgrounds who are eager to learn and grow as a coach are encouraged to apply. Begin date: May 26th 2020 (Tentative Orientation Date). End date: August 7th 2020 (Tentative End date). Please reach out to our internship email at

Houston Baptist (FCS - TX): HBU’s Athletic Performance Staff is looking for interns for the summer of 2020. We are looking for interns who are highly motivated and passionate about training athletes regarding physical preparation, injury reduction, and most of all character development. Interns will be getting hands on coaching experience at a Division 1 University. Along with working with athletes of various sports, interns will take part in HBU’s in-depth curriculum that covers programing, coaching, knowledge, and personal/spiritual growth. This internship is set on running from late May through the end of July, but the exact date is to be determined. Applicants must be seeking to become an Athletic Performance Coach / Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and/or a certification through the NSCA or CSCCA. Although this is an UNPAID internship, we will provide other benefits such as SOME meals. On top of gaining valuable experience, interns will have the opportunity to earn a recommendation for future employment in the field. Coaching experience will consist of working with Football and multiple Olympic sports. Please be aware that Houston Baptist University is a Christian University that celebrates a highly diverse student athlete population and is in Houston, Texas. Applicants may apply from March 10 – April 28, 2020. If you are interested please send a cover letter, a resume and 3 references all as one PDF to Coach Dallas Creamer at with the subject line saying: Summer 2020 Internship. Interviews will begin immediately.

Indiana State (FCS): Indiana State University is searching for qualified individuals to fill one Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position. Primary duties of the GA position include (but are not limited to) the following: programming and implementation of all strength and conditioning training for team/s assigned, assisting with coaching all other sport teams in their respective strength and conditioning sessions, helping conduct any testing performed with our athletes, along with general maintenance of the weight room. The Graduate Assistant will also take part in a hands-on curriculum to help prepare them for future positions in the field of strength and conditioning. Qualifications: Required: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree along with a First Aid/CPR certification. Must also be accepted into one of the allotted graduate programs at Indiana State University. Either SCCC or CSCS certification(s). Prior experience in collegiate strength and conditioning. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Professionalism in dealing with coaches and student-athletes; Working knowledge of computers and technology is required; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to critically assess, utilize, and troubleshoot various forms of weight room technology; Working Conditions and Physical Effort: Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc. Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands. Requires handling of heavy weight objects up to 100 lbs. on a regular basis and on occasion up to 150+ lbs. Compensation:
Pay for the Graduate Assistant includes full assessed tuition, along with a tuition remission waiver and a monthly stipend. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
ISU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population. To Apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to both our Sports Performance Associate Director, David McMannus ( and Head Coach of Sports Performance and Science, John Stein ( ).