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Strength Scoop - Tuesday January 1, 2018

Tuesday January 1, 2018


Liberty: Per source, Liberty will not retain longtime strength and conditioning coach Bill Gillespie.

Louisiana Tech: Louisiana Tech University Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for a PAID INTERNSHIP position starting immediately. Paid Intern will work directly with football and will oversee the development of women’s softball. Responsibilities will include, whatever it takes to get the job done. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MS in a science related field, current NSCA/CSCCA certification, prior experience as a graduate assistant at the collegiate level as well as the ability to positively mentor athletes as well as having the open mindedness to learn. Compensation is $1000K per month, a t-shirt, and the ability to keep moving forward in this field. NOTHING ELSE! Interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as (1) PDF to Kurt Hester, Head of Sport Performance at

Jackson State: Medgar Harrison, who has been the head strength coach at Alabama State (FCS) for the past 4 years, has been hired as the head strength coach at Jackson State University. Harrison has also been the head strength coach at Bethune Cookman, and prior to that was an assistant at Tennessee and Louisiana-Lafayette.