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Strength Scoop - Tuesday July 25, 2017

Tuesday July 25, 2017


Tennessee State: Tennessee State University is currently accepting applications for two Unpaid Intern Strength and Conditioning Coaches for Fall 2017. The position will last through the fall semester with an opportunity for renewal for the spring. There will be no compensation other than the experience working in a Division 1 college weight room. Duties will include but are not limited to; set up and break down of the weight room, data collection and recording, weight room organization and upkeep, and participating in the intern education curriculum. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, great punctuality, a desire to be a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, and either have or are working towards attaining the CSCS or SCCC certification. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Assistant Coordinator of Strength & Conditioning Coach, Tersoo Uhaa at with the subject of: TSU Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach Position Application. The application deadline will be 8/31.

Weber State: The Weber State University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a temporary part-time (10 month appointment) position with the opportunity to renew. The intended start date is August 1, 2017. The position is subject to a university background check. Responsibilities: Assisting in all aspects of the daily operation of the Weber State University Strength and Conditioning department, as well as working with 2 teams as assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. Minimum Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field from an accredited university, CSCS or SCCC certification, 1-2 years strength and conditioning experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with soccer, softball and women’s basketball. Preferred Requirements: A master’s degree in a related field, successful completion of internships and a graduate assistantship. CPR/AED and First Aid certified. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; demonstrated ability to manage and supervise team training sessions and assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the strength and conditioning facilities. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs is highly encouraged. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to Chris Fritz at Review of applications will begin immediately.

Howard: The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will prepare student-athletes at Howard University for the rigor and demands of intercollegiate competition through the utilization of total athletic enhancement training on an individualized as well as team specific basis. The primary function of this position is the management of athletic performance preparation including, but not limited to, the application of appropriate motivational techniques, instruction in safe and correct execution of all training parameters: proper movement preparation, power development, free weight exercises, plyometric training, energy system development and sport specific movement training for court sports. The Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach will provide facility supervision and report individual and team progress for assigned sports. The Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach will provide support to the Director of Strength, Sports Performance Team, and perform other administrative duties as assigned. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education At least 1 year of demonstrated experience working in a Division I Strength and Conditioning program First Aid, AED , and CPR certified National Strength and Conditioning Association ( NSCA ) – Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist ( CSCS ) OR Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) – Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified ( SCCC ) Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree or higher Three years of experience working with a Division I (FCS or higher) program or professional team Experience and a strong background in using excel for a variety of different training programs FMS Certified Please Email Cover letter, Resume, and 3 professional references to

Kent State: Kent State University is looking for Sports Performance internship candidates for the Fall Semester (September – December 2017). Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of training sessions, daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment, assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions, and participation in a structured internship program, which includes required weekly meetings and projects.Candidates should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s/master’s degree in exercise science or related field. Applicants should be pursuing strength and conditioning as a profession and possess, or currently be working on, CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification. Internship candidates must be earning class credit for their participation. This is an UNPAID position, no monetary compensation, housing or meals are provided. However, potential mentorship opportunity to obtain the CSCCa, SCCC certification will be available for some candidates. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Bob Lemieux, Asst. Athletic Director for Sports Performance at The email subject line should read: “Kent State Internship”.

Houston: The University of Houston Football Sports Performance is currently accepting applications for UNPAID internships for the fall of 2017. Internship report date is August 21 st . Applicants should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS in an Exercise Science related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill potential credit hours toward a program degree, and offer an opportunity for advancement in the field of sports performance. Preferred qualifications include certification from one or more of the following (CSCCa, CSCS, USAW), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching basic weight room exercises. This position is responsible for assisting the football sports performance staff with the implementation of the fall program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Please send your cover letter, resume and 3 references to Christopher Campbell at

Marquette: Marquette is looking to hire interns for the fall (August 28th - December 1, 2017). Qualifications: Potential coaches should be highly motivated with a strong desire to work in a fast paced and competitive Division I environment. Successful candidates should have prior weight room experience in collegiate or professional athletics. Additionally, candidates should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s/master’s degree and/or have a strong desire to gain experience in the field of sports performance enhancement. Preferred qualifications include prior classes in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise physiology as well as certification through the NSCA, CSCCa or USAW. Compensation: No monetary compensation. Class credit toward graduation with prior institution approval. Approved SCCC practicum site. Interested coaches should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Coach Stuart Roche using the contact information below. Note that your cover letter should not summarize information already detailed in your resume, but expand on the experiences and desire to grow in this field. Please send resume and materials to Stuart Roche at