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Strength Scoop - Tuesday August 27, 2019

Tuesday August 27, 2019


Western Michigan: Western Michigan University Olympic Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for INTERN/VOLUNTEER coach positions for the FALL 2019 semester. No prior experience is necessary. Daily responsibilities will include assisting with the supervision and implementation of performance training programs for Olympic sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training equipment, and completion of the internship education curriculum. Interns must be able to commit a minimum of 25 hours per week. Required qualifications include: strong work ethic and character, high interest in the field, passion to learn, punctuality, group speaking & communication skills, and strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include: achievement or current pursuit of a bachelor degree in exercise science, physiology, kinesiology, or exercise related field, SCCC or CSCS certification, and previous experience in a strength and conditioning program, coaching internship experience or collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Great opportunity to receive Division 1 strength and conditioning experience, potential future professional recommendations, networking opportunities, and college internship credit if applicable. Candidates must have high passion for field and strong desire to learn and pursue career in strength and conditioning. If interested in the position, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Attention: Mike Carbott

Frostburg State: Frostburg State University Athletics Department is accepting applications for full-time Strength and Conditioning Intern positions to begin immediately. This is a 40-hour-per-week, one-year internship which is renewable for an additional year based on performance. Hourly rate $10.33 with limited benefits included. FSU boasts 22 varsity sports (10 men/12 women) at the NCAA Division II level that compete in the Mountain East Conference and the East Coast Conference. Frostburg’s weight room features 10 power racks and six Olympic platforms furnished with brand-new bumper plates. The strength staff handles not only the fitness programs for all varsity sports, but also works with members of the entire campus community. Responsibilities: Fitness and Weight Room facility management; develop the physical strength, endurance, flexibility, and agility of FSU student-athletes; program design customized to each sport’s specific needs; provide direct instruction to athletes, as well as provide assessment and feedback, in order to assure proper execution of training techniques. Document athletes’ workouts; provide and assist in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; advise on prevention and care of athletic injuries; other related administrative duties as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and one year of coaching or other related work experience in the strength and conditioning or fitness field. Current National Strength and Conditioning Association CSCS certification. Previous competing experience at the collegiate level. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and/or two years of coaching experience in the strength and conditioning or fitness field. Visit to apply. Open until filled.