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Strength Scoop - Tuesday June 21, 2016

Tuesday June 21, 2016


North Texas: North Texas is searching for aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill volunteer mentorship coaching positions available for the 2016 FALL semester (8/15 – 12/9). Prospective mentorship candidates will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the North Texas Strength and Conditioning coaching staff, as well as gain invaluable hands-on experience working with Division I athletes (both Football and Olympic sports). Mentees will have the opportunity to participate in the UNT Strength and Conditioning Professional Development & Educational Curriculum. Please note, this is a voluntary position and there is no monetary compensation. Applicants should be committed to developing themselves as a strength and conditioning professional and devoted to working their way up in the strength and conditioning coaching profession. For consideration, all inquiring candidates please email a cover letter, professional resume’ (include relevant work, educational, and athletic experience), and three professional references (include contact information) to coach Zack Davoodi at All materials must be received by July 29, 2016 for consideration.

Dartmouth: Dartmouth College Department of Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned Olympic sport teams and assist with Football; demonstration and instruction of Olympic weightlifting techniques; supervise team workouts, individual workouts, assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: (Required) - Bachelor’s degree, CSCS, CSCCa certification; CPR and First Aid certifications; previous experience in an NCAA four-year college or university weight room working with a variety of teams; experience in designing and implementing workout programs. Please send 1 attachment containing your Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to Spencer Brown, Director of Strength & Conditioning at

Newberry College: Newberry College is accepting applications for two positions as Strength and Conditioning Intern and/or Volunteer Assistants for the 2016 Fall semester. Responsibilities include: Assisting the Director of Strength and Conditioning with the supervision and training of Newberry’s Strength and Conditioning program including assisting in the implementation of strength programs for all sports including football, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Preferred qualifications include: A great work ethic, Strong desire for the field of strength and conditioning, and willingness to learn. Pursuing Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. This is an unpaid position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive Athletic gear when/ if available, professional work experience and receive college credit if applicable. When applying please put Strength and Conditioning Internship in the subject line. This position receives no monetary compensation. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references, to Erik Schwager via e-mail at Please no phone calls.

Wayne State: The Strength and Conditioning Department at Wayne State University are seeking 2 candidates for a volunteer internship during the Fall 2016 semester. Wayne State University is a member of the Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). Accepted intern candidates will have the opportunity to work with all 17 sport teams. Candidates MUST be enrolled in an institution of higher education and be receiving class credit. Candidates must possess or desire to work towards a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW. Candidates must show outstanding work ethic, the willingness to learn, outgoing personality, and attention to detail. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. This intern position is a volunteer opportunity with no compensation. Candidates must have their own form of transportation, food, and housing. This position does offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Candidates will receive hands on learning and teaching of ground based strength and power exercises as well as rehabilitation methods to help increase on field performance and decrease the risk of injury for athletes. To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to assistant strength coach John Norcott via email at

Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning is currently seeking applicants for volunteer UNPAID internships for BOTH Football and Olympic Sports for the Fall Semester 2016. This position will run from August 29 to December 2. Required qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors or masters degree in exercise science or a related field and a strong desire to become a Collegiate/Professional Strength & Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Experience as a collegiate athlete and currently pursuing or possessing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s). This is a non-paid volunteer position. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to

Winthrop: Winthrop University, is seeking qualified applicants for a (2) Interns / Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach positions with Winthrop University Athletics for the 2016-2017 season. This is a 9 month, volunteer position that will begin in August and end in May. Semester Internships may be available upon request. There may be opportunities to make income through camps, clinics and also on-campus jobs. Internships are currently available for the 2016-2017 school year for graduate students or graduating seniors. The Intern / Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the strength and conditioning staff in implementing and supervising programs for 18 Varsity teams. Position Responsibilities: Interns are expected to stay for the entire duration of the internships unless other arrangements have been made. Applicants that require internship for completion of a degree are preferred. Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification preferred. Experience in collegiate strength and conditioning preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required. Completed or working towards a Master’s Degree in Exercise science, Physical Education or related field preferred. Applications: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 reference letters to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Rhoades at

Wake Forest: The Wake Forest University Sports Performance department is currently accepting internship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. There are 2-3 internship positions available to work with the OLYMPIC Sports programs. Individuals will have the opportunity to gain Division I experience and work with all Olympic Sports teams. The right candidate(s) will be able to work towards completion of CSCCa internship requirement and sit for the CSCCa certification exam. All applicants must have completed or are currently pursuing bachelors or masters degree in Exercise Science or related field. Candidates must possess or be working towards certification through CSCCa, NSCA, and/or USAW and have strong work ethic and desire to become strength and conditioning professional. Interns will have the opportunity to assist the Sports Performance staff with the implementation and supervision of all training programs for Olympic Sports teams. Interns will also have professional development opportunities through completion of internship curriculum assignments. This is a volunteer position, but individuals will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience as well as earn future recommendation for employment. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to

North Carolina A&T: The North Carolina A&T State University Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for a VOLUNTEER, unpaid internship for the Fall 2016 semester. The candidate must have a strong passion for the field, and desire to continue to grow as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. The successful candidate will receive hands-on experience working with a wide variety of teams at the Division 1level. The candidate will also have the opportunity to obtain the CSCCa-SCCC certification through the CSCCa mentorship program. Preferred qualifications: Currently have or in the process of obtaining a Bachelors degree in the strength and conditioning field, the SCCC, CSCS, and CPR/AED certifications. To apply, please submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to head strength and conditioning coach Cedric Walthaw at

Saginaw Valley State: Saginaw Valley State University Strength and Conditioning, an NCAA Division II institution, is seeking two full-time UNPAID interns for the Fall 2016 semester. Full-time Interns must possess a strong work ethic, a desire to excel in the field of strength and conditioning and have a strong strength training background. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting the Strength and Conditioning staff in developing and administering all phases of speed, strength and conditioning programs to all varsity sports. The individuals will serve as top assistants for select varsity sports as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Qualifications: Must be working towards a degree in the field of exercise science or similar. Individuals must possess or be working towards a CSCS, and additionally have the option of completing the internship practicum for the CSCCa Examination. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Chris Winter, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. These positions will be open until filled. Interested candidates can contact head strength coach Chris Winter 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 fall semester. 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: Jason Miller, Director of Athletic Performance – Olympic Sports at