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Strength Scoop - Thursday October 17, 2019

Thursday October 17, 2019


Rice: The Rice University Football Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for VOLUNTEER coaches for the Winter/Spring of 2020. The internship is scheduled to begin Sunday, January 12, and will run through Friday, April 24. This is an unpaid position; however, this opportunity offers a valuable professional recommendation for advancement in the field of strength & conditioning. Responsibilities include, but not are not limited to: assisting with the daily implementation of training for the Rice Football team, set-up and breakdown of daily strength & conditioning training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, data collection, as well as participation in an internship curriculum. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist in the design and implementation of various Olympic Sports training programs. Prerequisites include CPR/AED Certification, as well as completion of, or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Jason Russell at Rice University requires selected candidates to partake in a background check prior to participation in the internship.

TCU: TCU currently has one internship position available for the 2019 SPRING Semester Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available for the SPRING 2019 semester for those who would like to pursue a career in Strength & Conditioning. The TCU Strength & Conditioning Department is a teaching department that offers our interns hands-on experience as well as prepares them to become qualified Strength & Conditioning professionals. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all sixteen (16) of TCU’s Men’s and Women’s sports totaling more than 500 student-athletes. This is a non-paid position but offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Applicants should be: Working towards a certification through NSCA, or CSCCa. Desire to make strength and conditioning your desired profession. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree or already possess a Bachelor’s degree. To apply please send resume cover letter and 3 professional references to: Zach Dechant at

Rice: The Rice University Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the spring semester of 2020. This internship will begin in early January and will conclude in May 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 all 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 participation in regular staff continuing education. 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). CSCCa mentorship is available. 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 Strength and Conditioning Coach Sean Brown at

Wright State: Wright State University is seeking two (2) volunteer Strength and Conditioning interns for the spring of 2020. This is an UNPAID position. Accepted applicants will receive practical hands-on experience in strength and conditioning at the Division 1 level, as well as class credit (if applicable), and the opportunity to participate in the intern education curriculum. Required qualifications: First Aid/CPR/AED training, the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, a strong work ethic, the ability to commit to AT LEAST 20 hours per week, and effective communication and teamwork skills. Preferred Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification, or in the process of obtaining any or all of the aforementioned certifications, and previous coaching experience. Responsibilities: Assist full time coaches in implementing programs, set up and break down of training sessions, weight room maintenance and upkeep, intern curriculum assignments and projects, and any other tasks or projects assigned by staff as they arise. To apply: Email with a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references. Put “Wright State Strength and Conditioning Internship” as the title of your email in order to be considered for this opportunity. Applications are due by Wednesday, December 11th.

Kent State: The Strength & Conditioning staff at Kent State University is now accepting applications for its 2020 Spring Semester Internship Program. This is an unpaid position that lasts for the duration of the spring semester with a start date of January 13, 2020. No monetary compensation or housing will be provided. This internship is mentor approved for those individuals preparing to complete the required hours for the SCCC certification issued by the CSCCa and can be used to fulfill class requirements for college credit. Candidates interested in this position should be hardworking, passionate, and detail orientated individuals who have the desire to work in the strength & conditioning field at the collegiate level. Applicants should either be working towards or hold a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a related field. Educational texts, materials, and opportunities will be provided for all interns. Responsibilities will include daily clean up and maintenance of the facility and all equipment, setup and break down of weight room and field for all athletic workouts, and supervision of training sessions. Interested applicants should email one PDF file containing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Sports Performance Coach Orie Sahlfeld at