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Strength Scoop - Tuesday July 11, 2017

Tuesday July 11, 2017


Maine: The University of Maine is in search of a Sports Performance coach to work with two varsity teams and assist with Football for the 2017-18 academic year. This position will be responsible for year-long programming of assigned teams, intern and facility management, team training and recovery while traveling, assisting with nutrition, and collaborating with sports medicine and sport coaches to assure best practice. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, CSCS or SCCC certification, First Aid, CPR/AED. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree, Completed Graduate Assistantship with programming. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Coach Matt Marshall at

North Dakota State: The North Dakota State University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking interested students to fulfill UNPAID internship positions with our Olympic sports program for spring, summer and fall semesters. Candidates for the position should be a graduate or undergraduate student in exercise science or a related field and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. 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: Graduate or undergraduate students working towards a degree in exercise science or a related field. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Previous weight room or athletic experience preferred. Compensation: Academic credit only, this is an unpaid internship. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of 3 professional references to: Adam Mead, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach – Olympic Sports

Menlo (NAIA - CA): Menlo College Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for (1) FALL of 2017 intern position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Sports Performance staff with the implementation of sport specific injury prevention, strength, speed, agility, flexibility, mobility, and conditioning program. Benefits include small semester stipend, lunch, work and athletic apparel, CEU’s, networking & educational trips. Once training is complete you will be assigned 2-3 teams for which you will design and implement programs. Potential Candidates: Candidates should be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s in a related field and at least one of the following Certifications must be in progress: CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, demonstrate effective organization and communication skills and must have a strong willingness to learn and must be a self-starter. Application Process: For full consideration email your cover letter, resume, and 2 references to Deadline to apply is July 30th 15, 2017 Internship begins Aug 28th 2017 and concludes on Dec 9th, 2017.

Wayne State (D-II - NE): Wayne State College (D2 Nebraska) is currently accepting applicants for a PART TIME ASSISTANT STRENGTH AND CONDITIOING COACH. The assistant strength and conditioning coach will be very active on the floor coaching student athletes. Assistant Coach will learn all aspects of collegiate strength and conditioning including program design and implementation, coaching large groups, coaching individuals, coaching presence, administrative tasks, facility set up and design, and networking. The stipend for the position is $2,500 per semester. This position will be viewed as the lead assistant for the department; depending on the individual, may be responsible for programming 1-2 teams and leading those programs. This is a very hands on position that will give the assistant great on the floor coaching experience. The ideal candidate possess a national certification (CSCS, SCCC, USAW) as well as CPR and First Aid Certification; A desire to gain experience in collegiate strength and conditioning; Bachelor’s degree; previous experience in high school or collegiate strength and conditioning. Housing is not included in this position. Candidates MUST be able to pass a background check. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Darnell at Anticipated start date for the position is early August, review of candidates will begin immediately.

Franklin Pierce: Franklin Pierce University, located in Rindge, New Hampshire, is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2017 Volunteer Strength and Conditioning internship positions. Responsibilities: Assist the Strength and Conditioning staff with the day-to-day operations of the varsity weight room, aid in the supervision and execution of the training programs for all of the universities athletic programs. Qualifications: Applicants should be working towards completion of a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science or a related field, and must be pursuing or hold a CSCS, SCCC or USA Weight Lifting Certification. Please be aware that this is No Monetary Compensation for this position. Application: Please send an email to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Marcus Williams at Email should include your resume, cover letter and no more than 3 professional references. These documents should be attached as one single PDF file in the previously mentioned sequential order. The subject line of the email should read: “Franklin Pierce S&C Internship-Last Name, First Name”.

Lincoln Memorial University: Lincoln Memorial University is currently seeking a graduate assistant for the Strength and Conditioning program for this fall semester. The graduate assistant’s responsibilities include: Design and implement training programs for designated teams; communicate effectively with staff, administrators and sport coaches; Ability to teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills. We’re looking for someone with a strong work ethic, positive attitude, desire to be a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, along with experience in a collegiate weight room. The graduate assistant position includes tuition, room/board, and 50 meals per semester. Any interested applicants please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to by July 18th.

Assumption College: Assumption College is currently accepting applications for two VOLUNTEER strength and conditioning internship positions. This is a Four-month position beginning on August 7th and concluding on December 8th. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and first aid certifications, achievement or current pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field. All applicants should have, or be working towards certification from a nationally recognized strength and conditioning program (NSCA, USAW, CSCCa, ACSM, etc.). Previous personal involvement in a competitive sport and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional is required. This will be an intensive internship providing the selected candidates with practical coaching experience. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for all 24 sports teams, teaching safe and proper exercise technique and equipment use, and effectively communicating with coaches and athletes. Candidates must be extremely detail oriented in their contribution to Assumption Athletics. This is an unpaid position but course credits through the candidate’s current institution are possible upon approval. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Chris Grautski, Head Strength & Conditioning coach via email at