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Strength Scoop - Tuesday December 17, 2019

Tuesday December 17, 2019

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Allen University: The Allen University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking applicants for 3-5 UNPAID internship positions working with Olympic Sports, including football, within our program for the 2020 Spring semester. This position will begin January 15th , 2020. Internship responsibilities will include many duties within the Allen University Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, evenings, or weekend hours. As an intern in our program, you will have the chance to join a network of coaches who are committed to building a winning culture within the program at Allen University. Our mission is helping our athletes achieve their full potential in the weight room, during play, and in the classroom. Interns in our program will gain valuable knowledge and hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility, and athlete management. Interns will sit in meetings with sport coaches and learn the administrative duties of strength and conditioning. It is our goal to equip our interns with the skills needed to achieve a graduate assistant position or full-time position when they leave this program. All interns will take part in a formal internship curriculum with weekly meetings and assignments. You will feel like a part of this program. We believe that an educated, well-trained staff will have a powerful and meaningful impact on our athletes. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or obtaining a bachelor’s is required; CSCS preferred but not required. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, have an excellent work ethic and the ability to take initiative, be pro-active, and attention to detail. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience is a plus. Academic credit available if needed. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of 2 professional references to: Kerry R. Thompson, Sr., Director of Strength and Conditioning at KThompson@AllenUniversity.edu. Allen University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, public assistance status, sex, sexual orientation, status as a U.S. veteran, race or religion.

South Carolina: The Gamecocks have now formally announced the addition of Paul Jackson.

UW Milwaukee: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteers for an UNPAID internship to contribute to the program for the 2020 Spring semester. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to assist the full-time staff with training in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers valuable knowledge and hands-on experience assisting the coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program. Interns will receive hands-on experience working at the Division I level and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic, character, and enthusiasm, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Candidates must have a great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession. Previous experience in a strength & conditioning program, coaching experience or collegiate athletics experience are preferred but not required. To apply, send an email with your cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Tom Bjugstad, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at bjugstat@uwm.edu.

South Carolina: Paul Jackson, who spent the last eight seasons at Ole Miss, is expected to be the new director of strength and conditioning on Will Muschamp's staff, per Gamecock Central.