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Strength Scoop - Tuesday February 19, 2019

Tuesday February 19, 2019

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Colorado: The University of Colorado Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for internship positions for the Summer 2019 Semester (May-August). These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Colorado Football team, 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 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. Postgraduate applicants are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Justin Geyer at justin.geyer@colorado.edu.

Kennesaw State: Per source, former LSU Intern & University of Indianapolis Graduate Assistant Jordan Jurasevich has been hired on as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Eastern Illinois: Eastern Illinois University is seeking to fill a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning position that will begin in the summer of 2019. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a full-time Strength and Conditioning coach, and must posses strong qualities of passion, leadership, and integrity. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting with football strength & conditioning, the design and implementation of sports performance programs for other assigned sports, weight room supervision and upkeep, daily communication with sport coaches and athletic trainers, and other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Required: previous collegiate coaching experience (Internships included), CPR/AED & first aid certification, a SCCC or CSCS Certification, and a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field. In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must be admitted into graduate school at EIU. Compensation includes a tuition waiver and stipend. Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Coach Joe Orozco at jaorozco@eiu.edu. Deadline to Apply: 3/18/2019

Villanova: Villanova University is currently accepting applications for three VOLUNTEER Strength & Conditioning interns for Summer 2019. The internship will last from May 29th – August 30th with some flexibility on dates. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 S&C environment specifically with the FOOTBALL team. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; a strong work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, and effective communication and leadership skills. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.) as well as previous intern or coaching experience. Responsibilities will include assisting with football or Olympic team training sessions, weekly professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. There is no financial compensation for this position, HOWEVER, this position will provide a coaching intensive environment with a FCS football team. Interns may help assist in coaching football or Olympic team training sessions depending on their development and work ethic. This position requires a minimum of 20 hours per week. To apply, e-mail ONE document including cover letter, resume, and references to michael.tucker@villanova.edu. Subject line should read: “Villanova Internship: Last Name, First Name.” This should also be the title of your attached document. Apply immediately; applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Southeast Missouri State: Southeast Missouri State University Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for a volunteer internship opportunity for the SUMMER of 2019, with the possibility of earning a Graduate Assistant position. Applicants should be hardworking, highly- motivated and have a strong desire to be a strength and conditioning coach. Internship program includes experience working with all 12 Division 1 sports, (football included), assist with all aspects of Sports Nutrition, assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties; set up and break down of equipment; participate in weekly projects and assignments including program design. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study and CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must also have current CPR/AED certification. Please send an email including Cover Letter, Resume, and References in 1 PDF document to Director of Basketball Strength and Conditioning Tony Brutofsky at tbrutofsky@semo.edu

North Florida: The University of North Florida Strength and Conditioning Department is in search of qualified candidates for 2-3 volunteer internship positions for Summer 2019. UNF is a non-football school where interns will have the opportunity to work with all 17 Olympic Sports teams. This is an unpaid position. Successful applicants will gain valuable experience working with Division-I athletes, knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a Division-I strength and conditioning program, and potential class credit. Day to day responsibilities will include setup and breakdown of lifting/conditioning sessions, facility maintenance and upkeep, and other tasks given by the full time staff. Prospective applicants should hold or be working toward a CSCS or SCCC certification, and/or be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Additional qualifications include a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, punctuality, high energy, and confidence in a group setting. Start date is Friday, June 1st, 2019. Please send a resume and two references to Coach Colin Corcoran, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at c.corcoran@unf.edu. Application deadline is 4/1/2019.No phone calls, please.