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Strength Scoop - Thursday May 28, 2020

Thursday May 28, 2020


Minnesota: The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill FALL 2020 (August 24th – December) internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Athletic Performance setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with the following sports: volleyball, wrestling, baseball, softball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, gymnastics, tennis, and rowing. This internship can be used for course credits. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Exposure to athlete monitoring technology (HR/GPS/Force Plates/VBT/Watt Bikes/etc.) Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship Assisting with supervision and execution of Athletic Performance programs Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance *Note: Due to circumstances and the unknown, the internship may be conducted virtually. If so, you will still receive the same presentations and assignments as if you were on campus. Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Athletic Performance Coach and pursuing CSCCA or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology. COMPENSATION: This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To APPLY (DEADLINE June 26th): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Scott McWilliams, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance at

Thomas University: Thomas University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill (2) Strength and Conditioning Athletic Assistant/Graduate Assistant positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams; demonstration and instruction of Olympic weightlifting techniques; supervise during team workouts, individual workouts, and open hours; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Qualifications: (Required) - Bachelor’s degree, previous strength and conditioning experience in the collegiate (preferred), high school, or private sector; experience in designing and implementing workout programs; CPR and First Aid certifications. (Preferred) - CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification. Compensation: Tuition (fall and spring), university housing (fall and spring), and monthly stipend. Start date: August 2020. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to: Corey Potter CSCS, USAW L1, M.A., Director of Strength and Conditioning, Thomas University. Email at

Waldorf: Waldorf University is now accepting applications for a Strength and Conditioning Intern coach. Position includes free housing and meal credit towards cafeteria. The details of the position will allow the coach to program for certain sports underneath the direction of the Director of S&C. Qualifications Must have certification from accredited source (CSCS, CSCCa, etc.) Must have up to date First aid/CPR/AED certification (to be maintained throughout duration) Experience working with collegiate sports preferred To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to