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Strength Scoop - Thursday October 25, 2018

Thursday October 25, 2018

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North Dakota State: North Dakota State University’s Strength and Conditioning department is seeking applicants for a FOOTBALL strength conditioning unpaid internship for the Winter/Spring 2019. This position will begin in January and end in May. The intent of the internship is to provide a semesters worth of hands-on coaching experience working with our strength and conditioning staff and eventually with our student-athletes. This will allow the individual to gain knowledge of our program thus making them a viable candidate for future GA positions. Duties will include assisting the Director of Football Strength & Conditioning with all aspects of the football strength and conditioning program as well as daily maintenance of the nutrition area, weight room and other responsibilities as assigned. Applicants must be prepared to work long hours. These hours will vary throughout the internship and will include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. Requirements: Applicants must possess a relentless work-ethic and have a strong desire to work with football in an intense environment. They must understand the importance nutrition plays in the development of the student-athlete and be willing to assist in that role. Again, this is a hands-on internship where you will be expected to coach student-athletes once you have taken the time and interest in learning the system. Candidates that are open-minded, inquisitive and have the ability to listen and learn through an example-based, learning environment are encouraged to apply. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Please include cumulative GPA on resume. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, GPA, and names of three references to: Zach Cahill, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach – Football: zachary.cahill@ndsu.edu. North Dakota State University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, public assistance status, sex, sexual orientation, status as a U.S. veteran, race or religion. Direct inquiries to the Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach, 205 Old Main, (701) 231-7708.

Boise State: Boise State University Department of Sports Performance is now accepting applications for the position of Intern Sports Performance Coach for Spring 2019. This position will work exclusively with all Olympic sports. Projected reporting dates are January 14th – First Week of May. Monetary compensation may be available. Potential candidates will also receive a unique opportunity to be a part of our multidisciplinary Sports Performance, Health & Wellness program. The selected candidate will gain valuable experience collaborating with strength & conditioning, sports medicine, performance nutrition and sports psychology. At BSU we are striving to create a high performance model that puts the health and well-being of the student-athlete at the fore front. Responsibilities during this internship will include but are not limited to: assisting staff with the development and implementation of training programs for all Olympic sports; demonstrating and teaching proper strength training, running and change of direction mechanics; maintaining the upkeep of facilities; and participation in an academic internship curriculum. Potential candidates should have at least 1-2 years of collegiate sports performance experience. Candidates must be working towards or have obtained SCCC or CSCS certification. CSCCa mentorship is available to assist in the eligibility of the certification. Additionally course credit is available for eligible applicants. Candidates must be an individual of high character; should have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to motivate student-athletes and work in collaboration with coaches and other athletic department staff. CPR and First Aid certification is also required. Interested applicants must submit a single file PDF document containing a letter of interest, resume, and a list of professional references to tylerwhitmer@boisestate.eduAttention: Tyler Whitmer, Director of Sports Performance.

University of Louisiana-Lafayette: Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Performance is accepting applications for volunteer internship positions for the spring semester. Report date is January 5th and will run through the end of April. These are unpaid positions; however, candidates will have the opportunity to receive a USA Weightlifting Level 1 & CPR / AED certification as well as work under a CSCCa mentor. Candidates should be working toward a degree in an Exercise Science related field. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate strength and conditioning and are willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours/week with early mornings, long days, and evening hours. Candidates will have opportunities to work with all Olympic Sports and the Sports Nutrition Department. Candidates will participate in an internship program consisting of weekly assignments, presentations, and all staff meetings. Please submit your resume and three (3) professional references to Jon Uribe, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Jonathon.uribe@louisiana.edu.

Central Methodist: Central Methodist University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant (GA) position. This is a full-time, twelve-month position which will begin January 7, 2019. Compensation will include full tuition waiver and optional housing, gear and recommendations for future career opportunities. This position is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Central Methodist University, the Heart of America Athletic Conference, and the NAIA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for all Central Methodist University sports as directed by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, programming for appointed sports, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facility. Required qualifications include but not limited to; strong work ethic, a high level of personal integrity, knowledge and commitment to the NAIA rules and regulations, completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related field 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 Strength & Conditioning certification (CSCS or SCCC), as well as CPR & AED certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate sport, as well as proficiency with MS Word and Excel. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this position is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Strength & Conditioning Coach William Camp at wcamp@centralmethodist.edu.

Cumberland: Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for (2) graduate assistant strength and conditioning coaches for the Spring 2019 semester. The position will begin January 5, 2019. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; Currently possess or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; acceptance into Cumberland University graduate program; current CPR/AED certification; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach; strong work ethic; punctual. Preferred: previous internship/coaching experience; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to: Assisting head strength coach with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning/sports performance programs; supervision and instruction of training sessions to athletes including all assigned teams; data entry; daily maintenance and upkeep of weightroom facility, and any other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Compensation: Full tuition waiver, on-campus housing and meal plan. Interested applicants must send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Ryan Cotton, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at rcotton@cumberland.edu.

Central Methodist: The Central Methodist University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns. This internship will begin January 7, 2019 and will conclude at the end of April, 2019. This is an unpaid position. Compensation will include gear 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 all Central Methodist University sports, 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 field 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 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 Head Strength & Conditioning Coach William Camp at wcamp@centralmethodist.edu.