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Strength Scoop - Tuesday March 27, 2018

Tuesday Mach 27, 2018


Duke: Duke University Olympic Sports Performance is looking for qualified candidates for our Volunteer Internship Program for the FALL of 2018 and/or SPRING of 2019. Duke University is one of the most successful programs in Division I Athletics and competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. As an intern you would work with 23 men's and women's programs (excluding football and Men’s and Women’s basketball). Our goals for our interns: Be an integral member of the staff, improve on floor coaching, assist in program writing, implementation, and analysis, and learn the necessary tools to obtain a career in the strength and conditioning field. Responsibilities include: Assisting full-time staff in the implementation and development of programs designed to improve strength, speed, power, and targeted energy system development; enhance functional movement patterns; and improve joint and soft-tissue support. Interns are additionally expected to complete weekly assignments and attend weekly meetings as a part of their intern curriculum. Qualifications include: A strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, and desire to pursue a career in the field of Sports Performance. Candidates must act in a professional manner and adhere to the Duke University Sports Performance Internship Program Standards. Why you should apply: The Duke University Olympic Sports Performance Volunteer Internship Program is an unpaid position. However, undergraduate and graduate level credits are available for students during the Fall and/or Spring semester. This internship program will provide you an opportunity to learn from a CSCCa approved mentor and gain more experience working with collegiate athletes. The Duke University Olympic Sports Performance Volunteer Internship Program will additionally cover costs associated with taking either the CSCS or CSCCa examination (conference fee, membership fee, testing fee, hotel stay for duration of conference and travel to conference), but participants must commit and complete both the Fall and Spring semesters. The screening process consists of the following steps: 1. Resume review 2. Phone interviews with staff and current interns for potential-match candidates 3. Video interview with full-time Olympic Sports Performance Coaches for candidate finalists 4. Federal Background and Criminal Records Check Please only submit a resume if you are willing and able to: 1. Follow through with all four steps listed above, 2. Move to Durham, North Carolina for at least the length of one or two full academic semesters, and 3. Work a combination of early mornings, late evenings, and some weekends as necessary Candidates can apply by emailing a cover letter, current resume with three professional references to Megan Rottler at no later than July 1 st , 2018.

Louisiana Lafayette: Ragin' Cajuns Football is looking to hire volunteer strength and conditioning interns for the 2018 summer semester. Candidates will receive hands on Division I Intercollegiate experience with an established football program. In addition, candidates can receive college credit towards graduation if applicable and access to continuing education resources, CSCS certification prep, networking opportunities, potential future recommendation for professional advancement and continuing mentorship beyond completion of the internship. Responsibilities: various duties within the football strength & conditioning department including weight room maintenance/cleaning, workout setups, and other duties assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early mornings, late afternoon, and evenings. To apply: In one PDF packet send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Head Assistant Strength Coach, Hannibal Pearson at

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Ohio: Ohio University is seeking applications for the Strength & Conditioning Graduate Assistant Position for 2018-19. Candidates need to be accepted to Ohio University graduate program(Coaching Education). Experience with collegiate athletes required. CSCS or SCCC, CPR, AED and First Aid certifications are required and USAW certification is preferred. Football, Golf and Swimming/Diving experience preferred. The successful candidate must display the highest of ethical standards. Working knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and procedures is necessary. Forward letter of application, complete resume, and list of references to: Sonny Sano, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance, No phone calls.

FAU: Florida Atlantic Owls Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for volunteer internship positions. Report date is May 14th and will run through the end of July. These are unpaid positions. Candidates should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS and current CPR/AED certification. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate strength and conditioning. Candidates will have opportunities to work with Football and with other Olympic Sports if desired and complete weekly assignments as part of the internship curriculum. Candidates must complete an FAU background check provided after resume submission. Please submit your resume to Nathan York, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at