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Strength Scoop - Tuesday August 23, 2016

Tuesday August 23, 2016


Stanford: Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve all 36 sports including Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is a unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff implement individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study and CSCS certification. Applicants must also have current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 9th 2017, and requires a 6-month time commitment. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn a paid intern position on the Sports Performance staff. Deadline to apply is: Friday, September 16th 2016. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Cullen Carroll, Sports Performance Coach at

Gardner Webb: Former Mississippi College (D-III) assistant strength and conditioning coach Matt Frederick has been hired as the assistant director of athletic performance & Tanner Burch has been hired as a graduate assistant with Gardner-Webb athletic performance.

Rochester Institute of Technology (D-III - NY): Rochester Institute of Technology (NCAA Div III-NY): Rochester Institute of Technology's strength and conditioning department is accepting applications for the Fall and Spring 2016 Strength and Conditioning Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of sport specific injury prevention, strength, speed, agility, flexibility, mobility, and conditioning program. Potential Candidates: Candidates should be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s in a related field. A CSCS certification or a SCCC certification are preferred but not required. For full consideration email your cover letter, resume, and 2 reference to Internship start dates will be discussed in the interview process.

Buena Vista University: Buena Vista University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for a Fall 2016 Athletic Performance Volunteer Coaching Position. This position will expose coaches to all facets of Athletic Performance. Coaches will receive experience working with various teams, and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Coaching qualifications include: punctuality, enthusiasm, and strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include: SCCC or CSCS certification, CPR/First Aid certification. To apply, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Ryder Weischedel, Director of Athletic Performance, via e-mail at

Iowa: Director of strength and conditioning Chris Doyle will make $595,000 in base pay from the university for a one-year period that began back on July 1st, according to USA Today. That's a raise of $80,000 from his pay from last year, and is $70,000 more than Scott Cochran at Alabama who was the profession's only other guy making over $500,000 annually.

Rice: Rice is looking to hire an assistant strength coach for the the football program. The details of the position, and how to apply, can be found via this link.

South Dakota: The University of South Dakota is now accepting applications for 1-2 VOLUNTEER interns for the Spring 2017 semester. Interns will work with football and Olympic sports. Duties include: weight room maintenance, aiding in supervision of sessions and completion of USD’s performance coach development program. Qualifications include: desire to be a strength coach or be in the strength and conditioning field, strong work ethic, willingness to learn, passion for helping athletes and the program as a whole, great communication skills and a good organizer of people and resources. Interns will earn a hands-on approach to their education as it relates to strength and conditioning and potential for future recommendations for the advancement of the intern’s career and professional development. Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing their bachelor’s degree. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Austin Stroeh, assistant strength coach, at