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Strength Scoop - Thursday May 30, 2019

Thursday May 30, 2019


Kennesaw State: Kennesaw State University has an IMMEDIATE opening for one Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position will assist is all aspects of Football S&C as well work with several Olympic Sports teams. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in exercise related field, 1 year of coaching or interning experience. All interested please send resume, cover letter & list of references to Jim Kiritsy, Director of S&C at All files must be combined into one PDF document. Failure to do so will result in your name being removed from contention.

Robert Morris (PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking qualified graduate assistant candidates to fill one GA position. This position offers full tuition reimbursement and a $12,000 yearly stipend. The graduate assistant will run from July 29, 2019 (Start date flexible) to May 14, 2021. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Design and implement all aspects of strength and conditioning for two to four assigned varsity teams, Primary assistant with the football strength and conditioning program, Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 14 DI varsity athletic teams, Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, CSCCa – SCCC and/or NSCA – CSCS, First Aid, CPR & AED certified, 1 year of collegiate strength and conditioning experience, Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience designing and implementing strength conditioning programs in collegiate setting, Experience with football, Competitive collegiate involvement, Certified USAW and/or FMS. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C GA Application” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Review of applicants will begin June 19th.

Santa Clara: Santa Clara University Sports Performance is currently seeking applicants for 2-4 volunteer UNPAID Sports Performance internship for the Fall Semester 2019. This is a special opportunity, as interns will have the opportunity to earn a PAID Assistant Position on the Sports Performance Staff. The successful candidate will also be responsible for overseeing 1-2 sports under the direction of the full-time staff, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance, cleaning of the weight room and completion of the internship curriculum. Candidates will also assist with the training of Men’s and Women’s Basketball as well as other sports assigned by the Assistant AD for Sports Performance and the Director of Sports Performance. Compensation will include Nike Gear as well as learning from a CSCCaapproved mentor. Qualifications: Currently pursuing Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field and a strong desire to become a Collegiate/Professional Strength & Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Experience as a collegiate athlete and currently pursuing or possessing CSCS, USAW, NSCA, or CSCCa certification(s). This is a non-paid volunteer position; it may fulfill course credit if necessary. Application requirements: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The start date for the internship will be Fall 2019. Please send Professional cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: 1. Spencer Bowersmith, Assistant Director of Sports Performance at

FIU: Per source, former Citadel assistant strength coach Jack Sprague, and former Hillsdale College Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Patrick Gifford have joined the strength staff at FIU.

Wake Forest: The Wake Forest University Sports Performance department is currently accepting internship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. There are 2 internship positions available to work with the OLYMPIC Sports programs. Individuals will have the opportunity to gain Division I experience and work with all Olympic Sports teams. There will also be opportunities to gain Sports Science experience through data collection using GPS, VBT, and HRV. The right candidate(s) will be able to work towards completion of CSCCa internship requirement and sit for the CSCCa certification exam. All applicants must have completed or are currently pursuing bachelors or masters degree in Exercise Science or related field. Candidates must possess or be working towards certification through CSCCa, NSCA, and/or USAW and have strong work ethic and desire to become strength and conditioning professional. Interns will have the opportunity to assist the Sports Performance staff with the implementation and supervision of all training programs for Olympic Sports teams. Interns will also have professional development opportunities through completion of internship curriculum assignments. This is a volunteer position, but individuals will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience as well as earn future recommendation for employment. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to