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Strength Scoop - Tuesday April 3, 2018

Tuesday April 3, 2018


Benedictine College (NAIA - KS): Benedictine College is currently excepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position in the Athletic Performance Department. The Graduate Assistant for Athletic Performance is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the coordination of the Strength and Conditioning Programs for Raven Athletics. This is a full time, twelve-month position. The GA must desire to attain a master's degree in Educational Leadership or an MBA as these are the two graduate programs offered by Benedictine College. Essential functions of the position include: Assist in developing and maintaining strength and conditioning programs in coordination with the Director of Athletic Performance of each specific sport (Soccer [Men & Women], Cross Country [Men & Women], Volleyball, Basketball [Men & Women], Cheer, Dance, Track & Field [Men & Women], Baseball, and Softball) not Football, assist in developing and maintaining strength and conditioning programs in coordination with the athletic training staff and doctors for rehabilitation of student-athletes, provide student-athletes with guidance and proper training techniques, Develop recommendations for improvements to fitness based equipment to the Director of Athletics, · Maintain up-to-date records on the strength and conditioning programs of each team and specific individual work outs of every student-athlete. Education: Bachelor's Degree, ARC First Aid and CPR certified required (must be certified by start date), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) certification required, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). 2-years strength-training experience with preference at the college level preferred. Please submit resume, cover letter, and at least two references to the Director of Athletic Performance Chuck Hollwedel by email at

Youngstown State: The Youngstown State University Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is currently seeking 2-3 qualified interns for the Summer of 2018. The position is UNPAID but has the OPPORTUNITY of becoming a Graduate Assistant position in the Fall 2018 semester. The internship will be very hands on. The candidate must be punctual with a great attention to detail and have a willingness to learn throughout the internship. REQUIREMENTS: Working towards or already obtained a bachelor’s degree in an exercise science related field. Working towards or already obtained one of the following certifications: CSCS, CSCCa, or USAW. The internship position will begin around May 21 st . If interested please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Lou Altomare at

William Penn (NAIA - IA): William Penn is currently accepting applications for a PAID Athletic Performance Fellowship. This is a 12 month position starting June 4th. There will be a monthly stipend attached to the position, continuing education opportunities such as attending conferences and clinics, and other potential opportunities to supplement income. At the end of the position, there is a possibility of continuing on as a Graduate Assistant – dependent on performance and availability of positions. Responsibilities include assisting with the design and implementation for a variety of William Penn University’s collegiate sports. The qualified candidate will be assigned sport(s) based on his/her background and experience. The position will also assist the Head Athletic Performance coach, help with maintenance of the Randleman Fitness Center, and perform other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Performance Coach. Proven knowledge and experience with sport specific strength, speed, and agility programs is necessary. Additionally, there will be work with high school athletic performance programs that may require some travel. Candidates must hold a BA/BS in exercise science or a health related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association, SCCC through the CSCCa, and/or hold a USAW-Sports Performance Certificate. Candidates must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA within their undergraduate field of study. Candidates with an athletic background or experience (volunteer/intern) in a collegiate strength and conditioning program is preferred. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively work with student athletes, the sports medicine staff, administrators and sport coaches. Candidates must possess proficiency in technology and/or capability of learning how to utilize it. MOST IMPORTANTLY – have a desire and work ethic that shows a want to learn and grow to be better in the field while also being a great teammate on a staff that requires great comradery. · Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references in ONE PDF DOCUMENT to

Bowling Green: Per source, Bowling Green has hired Chad Dennis, most recently with the Houston Texans and former Texas Tech head strength coach, has been hired at BGSU.