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Strength Scoop - Thursday October 13, 2016

Thursday October 13, 2016

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Iowa State: Iowa State University’s Football Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking 2-4 qualified volunteer candidates for the Spring 2017 semester. This is an unpaid position, no monetary compensation will be provided. Candidates must be using this experience working towards ACADEMIC CREDIT at their respective university. No applicants will be accepted if this is not for academic credit. Accepted applicants will gain experience working at the Division I collegiate level with football. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, and participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the semester. Applicants must be certified or working toward certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS) and have current CPR/AED certification. The candidate(s) must possess strong communication skills, motivational skills, and must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional at the collegiate or professional level. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to cfenelon@iastate.edu. No phone calls please.

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Arizona: The University of Arizona Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Spring of 2017. This internship will begin January 9th, 2017 and will conclude at the end of May 5th, 2017. This is an unpaid position. Compensation will include gear, learning from an approved mentor via the CSCCa, potential to sit for the SCCC certification, and recommendations for future career opportunities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Arizona Football team and other University Athletic Programs, 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 have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). 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 to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Bryan Klobucar at bryanklobucar@email.arizona.edu.