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Strength Scoop - Tuesday March 16, 2021

Tuesday March 16, 2021

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Appalachian State: Appalachian State University Football is looking for 3 volunteer interns for the 2021 Summer session. This is an UNPAID position for the entirety of the internship. Interns will be provided with opportunities to grow, and have hands on coaching experience in a Division 1 football program. This internship will provide professional development, an internship curriculum, and multiple opportunities to expand your coaching network. The main responsibilities of this position include: supervision of safety in the weight room and on field activities, assisting with daily administrative/ maintenance duties, setup/cleanup of the weight room. Preferred qualifications: Completion of Bachelor’s Degree in an exercise related field and CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certified. Must be First Aid/CPR/AED certified. All employees must fully comply with all NCAA, Sun Belt, and Appalachian State University rules, regulations, and policies. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. If SERIOUSLY interested please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Dave Chirco at chircod@appstate.edu by April 1, 2020.

Arkansas-Little Rock: University of Arkansas at Little Rock (NCAA D1 - Sunbelt) – Little Rock is currently in the process of accepting applications for (1) Part-Time Strength and Conditioning Coach starting July of 2021. This is a paid ($18,000), non-benefited, position 1 year position with the opportunity for annual renewal. Responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to, developing and implementing a periodized strength & program for 1-3 intercollegiate athletic teams and assist with others as necessary. Additional duties include assisting with and conducting periodic athleticism and strength testing, and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility as well as other duties as assigned. The candidate must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field, knowledge and experience with coaching the Olympic and Power lifts, and a desire to objectively evaluate athletes as well as their own programming. Additionally, an ideal candidate should have a great work ethic, good communication skills, a desire and capacity to work in a team setting, and strong computer skills (especially in excel). Minimum requirements include a current NSCA CSCS or CSCCa SCCC, and a current CPR and AED certification (through a nationally accredited organization such as the Red Cross); we will not consider applications of candidates who have not already achieved their CSCS or SCCC. Preferred experience includes experience at the NCAA Division 1 level coaching strength and conditioning for intercollegiate athletes, experience coaching a sport at any level, playing intercollegiate athletics, and a USAW certification. If interested please send resume, cover letter, and three references IN 1 PDF to Coach John Barron Director of Athletic Performance via email at JWBarron@UALR.edu and CC in JDLepo@UALR.edu. Please indicate on your application which position you’re applying to pursue.

Northern State: Northern State University is currently accepting applications for one Graduate Assistants in Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports, communication with coaches, athletic training staff and administration. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a health related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Previous strength and conditioning internship experience preferred. Compensation includes a two thirds tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate program; GRE is not required. Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references to Dylan Fritz, Director of Strength and Conditioning at dylan.b.fritz@northern.edu.

Arkansas-Little Rock: Arkansas Little Rock is currently in the process of accepting applications for (1) Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach starting August of 2021. This is a 10-month position with reimbursement including a full tuition waiver, books, and a $10,000 stipend to be paid out bi-weekly. Responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to, developing and implementing a periodized strength & program for 1-3 intercollegiate athletic teams and assist with others as necessary. Additional duties include assisting with and conducting periodic athleticism and strength testing, and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility as well as other duties as assigned. The candidate must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field, knowledge and experience with coaching the Olympic and Power lifts, and a desire to pursue a career in the field of Athletic Development. Additionally, an ideal candidate should have a great work ethic, good communication skills, a desire and capacity to work in a team setting, and strong computer skills (especially in excel). Minimum requirements include a current NSCA CSCS or CSCCa SCCC, and a current CPR and AED certification (through a nationally accredited organization such as the Red Cross); we will not consider applications of candidates who have not already achieved their CSCS or SCCC. Preferred experience includes experience at the NCAA Division 1 level coaching strength and conditioning for intercollegiate athletes, experience coaching a sport at any level, playing intercollegiate athletics, and a USAW certification. As with the above post; if interested please send resume, cover letter, and three references IN 1 PDF to Coach John Barron Director of Athletic Performance via email at JWBarron@UALR.edu and CC in JDLepo@UALR.edu. Please indicate on your application which position you’re applying to pursue.