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Strength Scoop - Thursday October 10, 2019

Thursday October 10, 2019


Wayne State (D-II - Detroit, MI):Wayne State University is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns for 2020 Winter semester. Job Requirements: The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist the Strength and Conditioning Staff in all aspects of training for all sports, working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, and upkeep daily maintenance of the weight room. Minimum Qualifications: Working towards/ have a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and working towards a nationally accredited certification (SCCC or CSCS). Preferred Qualifications: A nationally accredited certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW), personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and at least one (1) internship in the strength and conditioning field at the collegiate setting. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. However, Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary. Interns will also have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. To Apply: Send an email according to the following instructions: Subject: “Wayne State University Internship- Last Name, First Name” and within that email, a cover letter, resume, three professional references should be attached as one document as well as a video of you coaching any main lift of your choice. Send all applications to Cody Vargo, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

UNC Charlotte: University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks 3 applicants for Sports Performance Internships for the Spring '20 Semester. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in the Charlotte 49er Sports Performance Program. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in the organizing & implementing of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Olympic Sports Performance Program. This includes, but is not limited to, the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/mobility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Interns will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals, instructional videos and updating social media sites. This position will not work with Football or Men's Basketball. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS, SCCC or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Background check required at own expense, if hired. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. This is an opportunity to be included in the building of a High Performance Team from the ground up. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Apply To: Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to: John Patrick, Associate Director of Sports Performance, Email: No phone calls, please.

Youngstown State: The Youngstown State University Football and Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is currently seeking 1-2 highly motivated intern candidates for the Spring of 2020. The successful candidate will be both hard working and posse a willingness to learn. While the position is UNPAID, the candidate will be compensated through high amounts of hands on experience at the Division I level with both Football and Olympic sports. Interns will have the ability to apply internship hours towards undergraduate and graduate programs. The candidates will also have an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in both on the floor coaching, and programing. Candidates have an opportunity to earn professional recommendations for future ventures. The start date for these positions will be January 2020 and the candidate will have time for work opportunities outside of the internship. Requirements: candidate must be CPR/AED certified; completed or currently enrolled in degree in exercise science or a related field; and currently holding or working towards a professional certification such as the NSCA CSCS; or CSCCa. If interested please contact Matthew Sommers at with your cover letter, resume and a list of three references.