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Strength Scoop - Tuesday July 30, 2019

Tuesday July 30, 2019


Arizona: The University of Arizona Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2019. This internship will begin August 5th, 2019 and will conclude at the end of the 2019-2020 season. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Arizona Football team and potentially other University Athletic Programs, 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. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). 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 Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Daree Ajibade at

Dartmouth: Dartmouth College is seeking three (2) volunteer Strength and Conditioning/Sports Science interns for the 2019 Fall term, from September through November. Applicants will work with 31 sports, including football. This is a curriculum based, experience and education focused, internship program. Selected applicants will gain valuable experience coaching. The internship curriculum aims to develop future leaders in the field of athletic performance by educating interns on: developing relationships with athletes and staff, being a member of a performance team, designing holistic training programs, nutrition for sport performance, sport science, and creating professional documents, among other topics. Dartmouth College competes in NCAA Division 1 athletics as a member of the Ivy League. Qualifications: Must be working toward CSCS or CSCCa certification and exhibit a strong desire to be a strength and conditioning coach. To Apply: send your resume, cover letter, and three professional references in ONE .pdf file, no longer than 3 pages, to James Pasquin, Associate Director of Strength & Conditioning

West Liberty (D-II): West LibertyUniversity Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Located in West Liberty, WV, West Liberty is a member of the Mountain East Conference and participates in 16 NCAA Division 2 athletic programs. Compensation for the position is a full graduate school waiver in the Education department, a room, and a $5,000 stipend. Interested applicants must possess the desire and motivation to pursue a career in athletic strength and conditioning. Candidates must be able to communicate and work with a wide variety of athletes, coaches, and athletic trainers. Daily duties will be assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Minimum qualifications: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree. Working toward, or possessing the CSCS Certification or equivalent. CPR/AED Certified. Prior experience in collegiate strength and conditioning, as well as experience as a student-athlete are desired qualifications. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and references to Dan Hopkins, WLU Director of Strength and Conditioning at

Queens University of Charlotte: Queens University of Charlotte Sports Performance is accepting applications for fall 2019 internships. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting with all aspects of training for 31 intercollegiate athletic teams, daily facility set-up and maintenance, assisting with instruction and skill demonstration during training sessions for all teams, and the completion of internship curriculum over the course of the semester. Applicants must have current CPR/AED certification and be certified or working toward certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) and/or NSCA (CSCS). Previous experience at the college level is preferred. Candidates must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, possess strong communication and organizational skills, and demonstrate strong commitment to aligning with the philosophy, mission, and vision of the Queens Sports Performance department. This is an UNPAID position. However, the candidate(s) will receive experience working in a Division II collegiate setting, gain knowledge of training theory, application, and program design, and have the opportunity to be assigned complete responsibilities for a team or teams following the completion of appropriate certification. Interns will also receive college credit if applicable. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Mark Lepkowski, Director of Sports Performance, at

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: SIUE Athletic Performance (located outside St. Louis) is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for an Athletic Performance internship opportunity for the Fall 2019 semester, start date is August 26th . This is an unpaid position; however, you will receive Division 1 experience with highly competitive programs that compete in the MAC and Ohio Valley Conference. For more details click the linklink. Preferred qualifications of interested candidates are: working towards attaining a bachelor’s degree and as well as one of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC or USAW and First Aid/CPR certified. If you are interested, send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Zach Rockford at

Stanford: Per source, LA Tech intern Thomas Farniok has accepted an assistant strength role at Stanford.

Frostburg State (D-II - MD): Frostburg State University is seeking a graduate assistant coach for strength and conditioning starting this fall 2019. This position is responsible for assisting in all aspects for strength and condition for football as well as programing for two other assigned teams. This position also entails supervision, maintenance and general operation of the fitness center and others duties assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Qualifications: (required) - Bachelor’s degree, previous strength and conditioning experience, strong work ethic; CPR/ AED certification. Currently possess or be working towards certification through NSCA, USAW or CSCCa. Bachelor’s degree required and 3.0 GPA to be admissible to desired graduate program if offered position. This position is granted 12 credit hours tuition waiver per semester and 30 credit hours per 12-month cycle. Two $3000 dollar stipends are paid per 12 months. Graduate program standards can be accessed at To apply, email a PDF containing a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses and contact information for 3 references to Kyle Linhart, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.