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Strength Scoop - Tuesday June 25, 2019

Tuesday June 25, 2019


Stanford: David Shaw has announced that Cullen Carroll, who has spent the past six seasons working with the football program, is the new Kissick Family Director of Football Sports Performance. Before joining the Stanford staff, Carroll worked with football sports performance at Wake Forest.

Ole Miss: The University of Mississippi Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking to fulfill Fall 2019 volunteer (unpaid) internship positions for those interested in a career in strength and conditioning. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 S&C environment under the guidance of an approved CSCCa mentor and three Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Upon completion, interns will be qualified to sit for the SCCC exam from the CSCCa if they desire. To be eligible, you must be pursuing or hold a degree in a field related to exercise science. If you have already completed your degree, you must be within 12 months of the completion date to be eligible for this internship. Candidates must also be able to pass a background check. Those who have, or are actively pursuing, the CSCS or CSCCa certifications are preferred. It is expected that the volunteer intern be able to maintain the schedule of the strength coach/coaches that they will be working with. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs, participation in an educational curriculum that will involve meetings and demonstrations with the strength staff, and maintenance of the strength and conditioning training facilities. Successful completion of this internship will provide invaluable collegiate strength and conditioning experience in the SEC and references. To apply, please send your resume, 3-references, and a cover letter to assistant strength coach Chas Ossenheimer at

Northern Arizona: The program is no longer accepting applications for the graduate assistant position.

Southern Illinois 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 follow this link. 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

Northern Arizona (FCS):  Northern Arizona University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position. The Graduate Assistantship is a two year position that will begin August 1 . 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

Montana (FCS): The University of Montana Department of Athletic Performance is accepting qualified applicants for the Fall of 2019, unpaid, Athletic Performance Internship Program. Interns will gain experience with both football and Olympic sports, while completing an internship development program. This intern position is an opportunity to audition for our graduate assistant positions opening in the summer of 2020. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, flexibility, mobility, and conditioning programs for all sports. Additional responsibilities will include training session set up, daily upkeep, and maintenance of equipment and other duties as assigned by the Athletic Performance staff. Interns will be an extension of the Athletic Performance staff and will be expected to abide by all rules and regulations of Athletic Performance and Griz Athletics. Required Qualifications: Applicants should be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field. Applicants must possess CPR/AED-First Aid. Applicants should be certified or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification. Candidates must have a strong desire to be involved in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level. This position will start August 12th and conclude December 6thth. For full consideration email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Rachel Ronan, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance, at

Sacred Heart (FCS - CT): The Sacred Heart University Strength & Conditioning Department is looking to hire one Full-Time Assistant and one Paid Intern. The Full-Time position will be in charge of Men's Basketball, Baseball and Women's Volleyball. While the Paid Intern position will be in charge of Men's/Women's Ice Hockey and the Sprint/Multi Track groups. Preferred candidates should have their CSCS and at least 1-2yrs of some type of Collegiate Strength & Conditioning experience. Email resumes to Director of Strength & Conditioning, Chris Fee, at Please specify in the email to which position you are applying for.