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Strength Scoop -Tuesday July 24, 2018

Tuesday July 24, 2018


Iowa: Already the highest paid strength coach in the country, Chris Doyle netted a raise to $725,000, according to figures obtained by USA Today.

Louisville:The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Fall Semester. The internship will run from Aug 2nd– Dec 11th, and you will report Aug 1st. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Housing may be available. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must be considering, pursing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection, organizing nutrition/fueling station and assist with GPS catapult systems. The internship program consists of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly topics and bi-weekly evaluations. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, respectable character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Please send a cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Scott Wilks at , CC: Joe Miday at Please note: all unpaid interns may not work more than 20 hours per week and if this position is not a financially feasible option for you, please do not apply.

Kennesaw State (FCS - GA): Kennesaw State University Athletics is currently accepting applications for a FULL TIME Assistant S&C Coach. This position will be responsible for the design & implementation of training for assigned Olympic Sports Teams & will assist with the training of all others. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred), certification through the CSCCa or NSCA (CSCS or SCCC), 2 years coaching experience, willingness to be a TEAM player & work hard for all student athletes. If interested please send resume, cover letter & list of references to Jim Kiritsy, Director of S&C at in one combined PDF file. Applicants who send separate attachments will not be considered.

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking ONE qualified apprenticeship candidates for the 2018-2019 school year. This is an unpaid position HOWEVER chosen candidates will receive financial reimbursement for the CSCCa-SCCC (this includes travel cost, lodging, meal money stipend and any fees associated with conference and exam). Chosen candidates must complete the required hours for the CSCCa – SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 27, 2018 (Start date flexible) to May 3, 2019. Chosen candidates will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours a week during the fall and spring school semesters. It is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 14 DI varsity athletic teams including football, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, professional development throughout the semester and any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Apprentices will be used as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Apprentices will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. The apprenticeship program’s goal is to advance the apprentice’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, First Aid, CPR & AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Strongly preferred: NSCA – CSCS, Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained other relevant certifications: USAW, FMS, etc. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Apprenticeship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at by August 10, 2018. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Stetson: Stetson University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 2-3 Strength Interns for the Fall semester of 2018. Interns will gain experience working with all 19 athletic teams at Stetson University including football. This is an unpaid position, but individuals will gain experience in a Division I collegiate strength & conditioning department, as well as possible future recommendation for employment. Applicants can also receive academic credits if applicable and needed for certain program requirements. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the Hatter athletic teams, 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 setting. All applicants should have, or be working towards a CSCS or SCCC certification. Previous experience coaching in a collegiate setting or playing a collegiate competitive sport are also highly desirable. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume and three references to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Spencer Phillips at