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Strength Scoop - Tuesday March 17, 2020

Tuesday March 17, 2020


KENTUCKY: The University of Kentucky Football Performance Staff is currently seeking applications for “VOLUNTEER” Strength and Conditioning Interns for the Summer Semester of 2020. This internship opportunity will be “UNPAID” positions beginning on June 1, 2020 and ending July 31st. The interns will assist with “FOOTBALL” only. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and be interested in becoming a Strength and Conditioning/Performance Coach. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning Staff in all aspects of program administration. The position requires working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. Within the UK Strength & Conditioning-Football Performance program, you will follow a protocol that allows you to learn how to: learn and teach proper lifting position and technique, research relevant training modalities, develop training programs and manipulate those programs based on time of year, sport-specificity, exercise progression, periodization, and utilization of available equipment. Please apply only if you are financially able. No compensation (stipend, meals, housing, etc.) will be given. A nationally accredited certification is preferred but not required. Intern applicants must be CPR/AED certified. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University of Kentucky background checks. If interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Send all correspondence to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Deonte Mack via email only No phone calls please.

North Dakota State: North Dakota State University’s Strength and Conditioning department is seeking applicants for a Football Strength and Conditioning paid internship for the Summer of 2020 (May-August). Applicants will be compensated with a monthly stipend. The goal of the internship is to provide a semesters worth of a hands-on learning experience. Candidates must have an interest in a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. They must also understand the importance nutrition plays in the development of student-athlete and be willing to assist in that role. Interns will learn by working side by side with football coaching staff and football strength/conditioning staff, as well as the players. Days will be long, demanding and fast- paced. Weekends may be required. A willingness to learn, a strong work ethic and the ability to take direction will be key to the individual’s success in this program. Knowledge and skills learned during this internship will help the individual become a viable candidate for a graduate assistantship. Please include cumulative GPA on resume. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, GPA, and names of three references to Jim Kramer at