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Strength Scoop - Tuesday August 6, 2019

Tuesday August 6, 2019

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Georgia: The Sports Science Intern will have the opportunity to help design and develop sport science testing protocols for assigned sport teams and athletes. The position will communicate independently with the respective sports S&C coaches and athletic training staff personnel. The position will also assist with the implementation and design of the data driven program changes for assigned Olympic Sport Teams and athletes. The position will directly report to and assist the Strength and Conditioning Director for Olympic Sports. Some nights and weekends will be required. The position will have the added opportunity to collaborate with the Strength and Conditioning Coaching Staff for Olympic Sports on implementing the Strength and Conditioning Educational Intern Curriculum for non-compensated volunteer student interns. The position will monitor progress of athletes through computer charting and analysis of daily, monthly, and annual testing for assigned sport teams. The professional Sports Science Intern should have a basic knowledge of and adhere to NCAA and SEC rules and regulations. In addition to the monetary compensation provided, this position offers the chance to polish your skills with practical work experience- and you get to work with elite athletes. The Professional Sports Science Intern must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in exercise physiology, physical education, or related field - Master’s Degree will be preferred. Please apply via this link.

Illinois: University of Illinois Football Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteers for an UNPAID internship to contribute to the program for Fall 2019. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to assist the full-time staff with training sessions for football in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers invaluable knowledge, hands-on experience assisting the full-time coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program, and the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic and character, great energy and enthusiasm, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Potential candidates must have a great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession as well as pursue a career in the collegiate setting. Responsibilities include, but not are not limited to, assisting with the daily implementation of in-season training for the Illini Football team, set-up and breakdown of daily strength and conditioning training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, and data collection. Previous experience in a strength & conditioning program, coaching internship experience, or collegiate athletics experience is preferred but not required. This internship is expected to begin Sept. 2, 2019 and end at the conclusion of the 2019 season in December. To apply, send an email with a letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references to Micah Cloward, Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach at mcloward@illinois.edu.

Houston Baptist: HBU’s Athletic Performance Staff is looking for interns for the Fall of 2019. We are looking for intern-coaches who are highly motivated and passionate about training athletes in regards to physical preparation, injury reduction, and most of all character development. The intern-coaches will be mentored in motivation strategies, on-the-job communication skills, periodization and programming, movement coaching, and professional career development. The start date is negotiable but we are looking to start August 19th. This is a full semester commitment, meaning the internship ends December 2nd. Applicants must be seeking to become an Athletic Performance Coach / Strength and Conditioning Coach and preferably already be certified through the NSCA or CSCCA. Although there is no money to be earned, what the intern-coach will gain is valuable experience in coaching and earn a chance to receive a recommendation for future employment in the field. ***A Graduate Assistant position is opening for the Spring 2020 – if this intern-coach does well they will have a chance at transitioning into this GA position in the Spring of 2020. This internship will not just be a protein shake stocking and bench wiping experience, there are plenty of opportunities for coaching experience and working with multiple sport teams on both the Olympic sports and Football side. The intern-coach will be getting hands on coaching experience at a Division 1 University. Houston Baptist University is a distinctively Christian University that celebrates a highly diverse student athlete population and is located in Houston, Texas. Applicants may apply from July 29th – August 16th 2019. If you are interested please send a cover letter, a resume, statement of your faith, and 3 references all as one PDF to Coach Charlie Rhea at crhea@hbu.edu with the subject line saying: Fall 2019 Internship. Interviews will begin immediately.

Albright: Albright College Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 3 Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2019. This is an UNPAID position. The intern will be assisting with a variety of strength and conditioning areas: athlete management, program design, exercise selection and cueing, Olympic lifting progressions and techniques, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, energy system development, and recovery methods. Responsibilities will be earned and will be based upon work ethic, punctuality, and ability. Hours will vary throughout the term and will be discussed further upon employment. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course 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 qualifications include previous coaching experience, preferably in a collegiate setting, and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Please Email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references as 1 PDF file to Jason Brader at jbrader@albright.edu. EOE Statement: At Albright, we believe our differences make us stronger and empower us to better understand and respect one another in a just and fair manner. With this in mind, the College recruits, houses, educates, employs, supports, and generally celebrates people of all statuses, identities, and backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religious or spiritual identity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and parental status, veteran status, political affiliation, and physical and mental ability.

St. Francis (PA): Marshall olympic sports assistant Alex Hey has accepted a position with St. Francis University, per source.

Fairleigh Dickinson University: Fairleigh Dickinson University (NCAA Div I) is seeking a graduate assistant coach for strength and conditioning starting immediately for this Fall 2019. This two-year position is responsible for assisting in all aspects of sports performance department for 19 NCAA Div. I athletic programs. This position will be in charge of assigned teams and others duties assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Qualifications: (required) – Bachelor’s degree, previous strength and conditioning experience, strong work ethic; CPR/ AED certification. Currently possess Certification through NSCA or CSCCa. Tuition is waived for Master’s degree program (Masters of Sports Administration). Allowed to take 9 credits per semester and there are some academic fees. This is an unpaid position otherwise (no stipend, housing or meals). To apply, email a PDF containing a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for 3 references to Daniel King, Head Athletic Trainer at dan_king@fdu.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will have to apply to graduate school for admissions.

St. Ignatius HS (Cleveland, OH): Saint Ignatius HS is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Assistant. You will have the opportunity to assist with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes’ proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, participation in weekly projects, and professional development throughout the internship program. Qualifications: CSCS, USAW, SCCc; Bachelors Degree in a related field; 1st Aid and CPR; Strong work ethic; Strong communication skills; Excellent record keeping Preferred qualifications include: Collegiate playing experience; Collegiate coaching experience; Master Degree in a related field Salary Etc; No benefits. Salary Range - $36,000-$28,000. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to arubino@ignatius.edu - Attention: Anthony Rubino.