Skip to main content

Strength Scoop - Tuesday June 11, 2019

Tuesday June 11, 2019


Southwest Oklahoma State: Cade Oller has been hired as the team's strength and conditioning coach. Oller previously served as a graduate assistant in the program before recently enlisting in Navy Seal training.

Florida State: Florida State Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for interns for Fall 2019.This is a volunteer, UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning.Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the training of the Florida State University’s Division I football program; assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification.Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Joey Carnes at

Lousiana-Lafayette: Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Performance is accepting applications for volunteer internship positions for FALL 2019. Report date is August 19th and will run through December 13th. These are UNPAID positions; however, candidates will receive hands-on experience in a Division I FBS athletic performance environment and will have the potential opportunity to earn a USA Weightlifting Level 1 & CPR / AED / First Aid certification. Candidates will work under an approved CSCCa mentor. Candidates should have / be working toward a degree in an Exercise Science related field as well as have / be pursuing CSCS or SCCC certification. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate strength and conditioning and are willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours/week with early mornings, long days, and evening hours. Candidates will have opportunities to work with all Olympic Sports and the Sports Nutrition Department and participate in an educational internship program consisting of weekly assignments, presentations, and staff meetings. Interested applicants should email one PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to James Lang, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Utah Valley: Utah Valley University is now accepting applications for the position of part-time assistant strength and conditioning coach. This is an hourly paid position for up to 20 hours per week. Responsibilities include the design and implementation of programs for 3-5 assigned teams, and may assist with other teams when needed. Schedule will allow the flexibility to obtain outside employment if necessary. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field. Master’s preferred. CSCS or SCCC Certification and CPR/First Aid Required. Experience with Baseball preferred. Minimum of 1-3 years of experience, preferably in a collegiate setting, internship and graduate assistantship may count toward these requirements. To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to

Minnesota Crookston: The University of Minnesota, Crookston is looking to hire a Strength & Conditioning Coach for Football for the 2019-20 Academic year. This is a paid position which includes a $10,000 stipend/fringe benefits. In conjunction with the Head Football Coach, the S&C coach will design, oversee and lead workouts while providing leadership and instruction for the student-athletes. This will include skill analysis, teaching proper technique, and providing feedback to ensure the maximum development of athletic potential. The S&C will assist the football staff with all aspects of training and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Job Requirements: BS/BA in an Exercise Science related field. Master’s Preferred. Certification from nationally recognized organization (CSCS, CSCCa, USAW, etc.). Previous experience as a collegiate athlete or training athletes. Excellent work ethic. Ability to adapt to schedule changes. Team Player. To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume with 3 references to head coach Mark Dufner at

Texas: The University of Texas Football Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting Internship applications, for the 2019 Fall Training Program. Responsibilities include assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in all aspects of developing and implementing strength, speed/agility, conditioning, flexibility, mobility, and recovery protocols for the Football Team. Additional responsibilities will be to provide; daily weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, assist with and conduct performance and strength testing, completion of internship curriculum, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should be enrolled in or completing their Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or a related field. Applicants should be certified in CPR/AED, and working towards certifications from any of the following organizations: NSCA, CSCCa, or USAW. Previous experience in an intercollegiate strength and conditioning program preferred. Position: This is a non-paid internship position. The successful applicant(s) will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and Division I FBS / Big 12 Conference strength and conditioning experience. Apply Between: June10, 2019 to July 15, 2019. Internship Dates: From August 31, 2019 to January 13, 2020. To apply: Submit Letter of Application, Resume, Three References, and a video Coaching a Power Clean Progression to Adam Potts email: Please no phone calls.

Texas A&M Commerce: The Department of Sports Performance at Texas A&M University – Commerce (Division II) has vacancies for Volunteer Sports Performance Interns for Olympic Sports and Football. These are unpaid positions. Potential interns will gain exposure and experience with all aspects of training by working directly with the Senior Director of Sports Performance & the Director of Sports Performance. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor’s degree (Exercise Sciences or related fields). Candidates must also have extensive knowledge and coaching experience with Olympic-style lifting exercises. Current CPR & AED certification. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS - current CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications or the active pursuit of the CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications. Recent Intercollegiate Athletic participation. POSSIBLE STARTING DATES – Mid July or early August 2019. **Volunteer Sports Performance Interns will have the opportunity to complete the CSCCa 640 hour Practicum under an approved CSCCa mentor. Submit a letter of application, resume, including a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of 4 references to Joe Caldwell, Senior Director of Sports Performance at

Northern Arizona: Northern Arizona University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position. The Graduate Assistantship is a two year position that will begin August 1st. Qualified candidates must possess a strong work ethic, display an eagerness to learn, and have experience in sports performance. This position provides a full tuition waiver and $1,000 monthly stipend. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field and acceptance into Northern Arizona University graduate program. SCCC or CSCS certification. First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Previous internship experience with a collegiate or professional sports program. Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references in a single PDF document to Sam Lackey, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at