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Strength Scoop - Tuesday August 7, 2018

Tuesday August 7, 2018

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North Dakota State: The North Dakota State University Strength & Conditioning Department has an immediate opening for one paid internship position working with Olympic Sport for the 2018-19 academic year. This position will begin in August and conclude at the end of the school year in May. Internship responsibilities will vary and will include various duties within the NDSU Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. As an intern in our program, you will have the opportunity to join a high functioning, collaborative team of professionals who are committed to helping our athletes achieve their full potential on and off the field. Interns in our program can expect to gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete management. It is our goal to equip our interns with the skills needed to achieve a graduate assistant position at the conclusion of their time in our program. All interns will take part in a formal internship curriculum with weekly meetings and assignments. Our staff will take the time to mentor and develop interns within our program. We believe that an educated and well trained staff will have a powerful and meaningful impact on our student athletes. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, CSCS preferred. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, possess an excellent work ethic and have the ability to take initiative and be pro-active. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Compensation: $750/month. Academic credit available. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of 3 professional references to: Jason Miller, Director of Athletic Performance – Olympic Sports at jason.s.miller@ndsu.edu.

Missouri Southern State: The Missouri Southern State University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a non-benefited position with a ten month assignment that pays $1,000 per month. Minimum Qualifications for preferred candidates include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution, Certification through the NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa or ability to obtain in a timely fashion, CPR / First Aid / AED Certification is required, outstanding organizational and computer skills, great work ethic and professionalism. Verbal communication skills with diverse populations is a must. Minimum one (1) year of experience in the Strength and Conditioning field preferably at the collegiate level. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Set up and breakdown of training sessions for all sports, general maintenance and upkeep of Athletic Facilities, communication with Student-Athletes, Sport Coaches, Athletic Training staff, Administration and vendors. Program design for assigned sports, assist with all other sports. Sport assignments to be determined. Must have the ability to work nights and weekends with the possibility of occasional travel. Send Cover Letter, Resume and Three (3) Professional References to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Seroka at serokac@mssu.edu and formally apply for the position on the Missouri Southern State University website at mssu.edu.

Catawba College: Catawba College is looking for qualified candidates for our Volunteer Internship Program for the FALL of 2018 and/or SPRING of 2019. Catawba College is a member of the NCAA Division II’s South Atlantic Conference. This is an unpaid position. Compensation will include gear, learning from an approved mentor via the CSCCa, potential to sit for the SCCC certification, an opportunity to design and implement year-round programs for varsity teams, and recommendations for future career opportunities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the sports performance program at Catawba College, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a very strong work ethic, completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or related course of study, and a desire to become a collegiate or professional strength and conditioning professional. Preferred applicants will have a current CSCS certification and working towards SCCC certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Effective August 1st, 2015, NCAA legislation mandates that only certified personnel can coach athletes unsupervised, therefore current SCCC or CSCS certification is highly desired. Applications will be accepted until August 20th, 2018. SCCC and CSCS certified applicants will receive preference. Interested candidates can email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Wayne Adams, Director of Sports Performance at bwadams18@catawba.edu.