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Strength Scoop - Tuesday April 30, 2019

Tuesday April 30, 2019


Youngstown State: The Youngstown State University Football and Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is currently seeking 1-2 highly motivated intern candidates for the summer of 2019. The successful candidate will be both hard working and possess 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 this position will be May 2019 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.

Central Connecticut State: Connecticut State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Sports Performance Coach. CCSU competes at the NCAA Division 1 level, and is a member of the Northeast Conference for all sports. Football competes in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision. Description: Central Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Sports Performance coach. This is a 12 month part-time position reporting directly to the Director of Sports Performance. Applicant will be responsible for design, implementation and supervision of assigned sports. They will also assist the Director of Sports Performance with Football. Applicant must possess good organizational and communication skills. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field, master’s degree preferred. CSCS or CSCCa certification and prior experience at the collegiate level required. Extensive coaching experience with Olympic lifts and knowledge of conjugate/concurrent periodization is preferred. A criminal background check will be required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Personal qualifications desired are a highly motivated individual that is professional and dependable. Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately. How to apply: Submit cover letter, resume and three references to Michael Ericksen, Director of Sports Performance, at Please include a link from You Tube or other viewable websites of yourself demonstrating proper technique and coaching of the Clean and Squat.