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Strength Scoop - Tuesday June 4, 2019

Tuesday June 4, 2019


Washington: The University of Washington Olympic Strength and Conditioning department is now accepting applications for volunteer intern positions for Fall 2019. Interns will assist the strength and conditioning coaches in the day-to-day operations of the department and will have the opportunity to work with all of the University of Washington's Men's and Women's Olympic Sports. In addition, the educational curriculum includes weekly round table discussion, assignments, and projects led by the strength and conditioning staff. Successful candidates must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. Candidates must possess or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in exercise science or a related field. Finally, candidates must be working toward or currently certified by the CSCCA or NSCA. This is an unpaid volunteer position primary responsibilities with the Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department. Application Period: June 4 – August 9. Dates: Early September to End of November. How to apply: Please submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: subject line: Fall Internship 2019 in PDF form.

Howard Payne (D-III - TX): Howard Payne University, a NCAA Division III institution in Brownwood, TX is looking for a Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant to begin in July 2019. Responsibilities for potential candidates will include but are not limited to: Assist the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach in the development, implementation, and supervision of a sports performance program for 12 Div. III varsity sports, instruct and coach athletes on proper training technique, maintain facilities, set up and break down training sessions, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Potential candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Candidates must also hold a Certification from one of the following organizations: NSCA – CSCS, USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, or CSCCa – SCCC. The candidate must be up to date on CPR/AED certification or obtain within 30 days of start date. Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Aaron Gill – Head Strength and Conditioning Coach – Howard Payne University.

Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Olympic Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Fall 2019. Application deadline Monday, July 1 2019. This is an UNPAID internship position with the potential for course credit for individuals currently enrolled in a degree seeking program. Internship start date for the summer semester will be Monday, August 5 and will be completed on Friday, December 19 or specified by assigned coach. Hours will be determined by facility and team needs but anticipate early mornings, late nights, weekends and possible holiday responsibilities. Qualifications: Currently pursuing, or a recent graduate of, an exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Preferred qualification: 1-2 years’ of coaching experience within a collegiate strength and conditioning environment and NSCA, USAW or CSCCa certification(s). Individuals will gain knowledge and experience within a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will have the opportunity to work within one of our three Olympic weight rooms on campus. Assignments will be based on staffing needs and strengths of the prospective internship candidates. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning related training programs for various sports, providing support for technological services, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, and progression developmental opportunities throughout the internship program. Applicants must submit an online internship application (, cover letter, resume and three professionally relevant reference list in one PDF document to Kevin Schultz at

Oregon State: The Oregon State University Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2019. This internship will begin July 31, 2019 and will conclude at the end of Football Season. This is an unpaid position. Compensation will include gear, learning from an approved mentor via the CSCCa, potential to sit for the SCCC certification, and recommendations for future career opportunities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the Oregon State University Football team, 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 field 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 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 to Associate Strength & Conditioning Coach Bryan Klobucar at

Nicholls (FCS - LA): The Nicholls State University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for FALL 2019 NON-PAID/VOLUNTEER internship positions. Successful applicants must not only have the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, but also possess a relentless work ethic and positive attitude. This is a coaching intensive internship with the opportunity for a lot of practical experience. The interns will be required to complete assigned readings, programming projects, and on floor coaching throughout the duration of the internship. The intern will earn the opportunity to work directly with football, basketball, and baseball, along with assisting the strength staff with all other Nicholls State University D-1 Southland Conference sports teams and needs of the strength and conditioning department. Applicants must also be willing to work early mornings and late nights during the week and weekends. Applicants should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Applicants should also be working towards or possess certifications through either CSCCa (SCCC) or NSCA (CSCS). Applications for the internship at Nicholls State University should include a cover letter, resume, and three references in a Single PDF Document. The projected start date is August 12, 2019 lasting through December 5, 2019. Please send applications via email to Taylor Jenkins (Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach)