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Strength Scoop - Tuesday March 5, 2019

Tuesday March 5, 2019


Montana State: Montana State University, is accepting applications for qualified, highly motivated UNPAID Interns in Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting in implementation of strength & conditioning programs for assigned sports; provide proper instruction for safe and effective lifting/spotting techniques and equipment usage; supervise weight room day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance & strength testing; as well as facility maintenance. Qualifications: Must have strong desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning profession. Must be pro-active, have an excellent work ethic, and be disciplined. Previous strength coaching experience preferred. Previous athletic experience preferred. Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel strongly recommended. Compensation: NON-MONETARY/UNPAID. Continuing education resources, CSCS certification prep, access to networking opportunities, potential future recommendation for professional advancement and continuing mentorship available beyond completion of the internship. The position will begin May 31st, 2019. Application deadline is April 1st, 2019. To apply: Submit a letter of application, resume and references to Alex Jardine, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED: FORMAT ALL 3 INTO 1 PDF DOCUMENT (COVER LETTER FIRST, RESUME SECOND, REFERENCES THIRD) AND NAME IT LAST.FIRST.MSUINTERNAPP.DATE. Montana State University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.

Eastern Michigan: Eastern Michigan Sports Performance is seeking highly motivated people to fill the Summer 2019 internship positions working with all 17 NCAA Division 1 sports teams. This internship will start 13th, 2019 thru July 26th 2019. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. The candidate must be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and MUST be CPR and First Aid certified. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting staff in the design and implementation of strength programs including set up and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and ongoing professional development through the internship curriculum. Preferred Qualifications: Intense work ethic, and highly motivated. Experience working in a Strength or Sports Performance environment; currently hold or working towards a nationally- accredited strength and conditioning certification (SCCC or CSCS) PLEASE NOTE: These are non-paid volunteer position. Will gain experience as well as future recommendation for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Fred Hale at

Fordham (FCS - NY): Fordham University (Division-I FCS) Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for 3-5 Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for SUMMER 2019. The internship will last from May 27 2019 – July 26 2019. Interns will gain practical experience working and coaching in a Division 1 S&C environment with 22 Varsity sports, possible future recommendations, and college credit if applicable. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; attributes including hardworking, passionate, detail orientated, and has the desire to work in the strength & conditioning field. Preferred qualifications include certifications from highly regarded governing bodies (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern/coaching experience, and current/previous competitive sport involvement. Applicants should either be working towards or hold a BS/MS in Exercise Science/Kinesiology, or similar field. Responsibilities will include: Daily maintenance of the facility and all its equipment, setup and break down of weight room and field for all training sessions, and assisting in the coaching of those sessions. Learn and assist with the implementation of Catapult GPS technology and data entry. This program will also consist of weekly educational projects and reports to further develop S&C knowledge and coaching ability. This is an UNPAID position. No monetary compensation, meals, or housing will be provided. Interested applicants should email ONE PDF file containing their cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Gio Grassi at Subject line should read: “Fordham S&C Internship: Summer 2019; Last Name, First Name."

Central Arkansas (FCS): The Strength & Conditioning staff at the University of Central Arkansas is now accepting applications for its 2019 Summer Semester Internship Program. This is an unpaid position that lasts for the duration of the spring semester with a start date of June 3, 2019. No monetary compensation or housing will be provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength & conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. This internship is also Mentor Approved for those individuals preparing to complete the required hours for the SCCC certification issued by the CSCCa. Candidates interested in this position should be hardworking, passionate, and detail orientated individuals, who have the desire to work in the strength & conditioning field at the collegiate level. Applicants should either be working towards or hold a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a Health Related field. They should be working toward certification as a SCCC through the CSCCa, or a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA. Responsibilities will include: Daily clean up and maintenance of the facility and all its equipment. Setup and break down of weight room and field for all athletic workouts, and supervision of training sessions. This program will also consist of weekly educational projects and reports. Interested applicants should email one PDF file containing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references along with a video of the applicant demonstrating Squat, Bench Press, and Power Clean to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Clare Buckman at

Eastern Michigan: Eastern Michigan University Sport Performance is looking for a Graduate Assistant with a start date of May of 2019. We are looking for highly motivated, hard working individuals that understands the needs of the profession. Must be certified or working towards the CSCCa or the NSCA (CSCS), have first aid & CPR certification. Graduate Assistant will work with varying sports and will include Football. Responsibilities will include: aid in set up and breakdown of workouts, ordering, stocking, and planning; design and implementation of training programs; meet with coaches and athletic trainers to collaborate on program design and modifications; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; and other duties as assigned. The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year assignment beginning with the 2019-20 academic year and includes a tuition waiver for graduate credit hours and a monthly stipend. If interested, please send your cover letter, resume and list of references (in a single PDF document) to Fred Hale, Co-Director of Sports Performance at

Maryland: The University of Maryland Football Performance is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning (2) Volunteer Interns for the Summer Semester 2019 (start date of May 1, 2019) with the opportunity to extend into the Fall semester. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs specific to football, proper movement preparation, development and execution of speed & conditioning protocols, execution of proper motivational techniques, and most importantly developing an understanding of the health, safety, and wellness of collegiate athletes. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Qualifications: Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for selected candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. Those candidates who are selected for SCCC certification must complete the requirements set for by the CSCCa. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study to qualify. Expectations: We are very selective in looking for special individuals to have around our players and staff. This position is designed to give you a TRUE experience in what it takes to be a collegiate strength coach at the division 1 level specific to football. It is also designed to equip candidates with the proper tools to be a successful graduate assistant and/or full-time coach. Interested candidates please send a resume with three professional references to (deadline April 5, 2019). Maryland is an equal opportunity employer, which encourages applications from minority group members, and women.

Ottawa University (NAIA - KS): Ottawa University, Kansas (NAIA) currently seeks qualified candidates to fill its open Athletic Performance Graduate Assistant Coaching position. The selected candidates will be granted tuition waiver (18 credit hours per year) for one of Ottawa University's graduate programs, a partial meal allowance and a bi-weekly living stipend (renewable for a second year as qualified). The successful candidate will assist the Director of Athletic Performance/Head Powerlifting Coach in various aspects of the program with responsibilities including coaching, training organization practice organization and implementation, conditioning supervision, event management responsibilities, transportation, recruitment, equipment control and inventory, and academic monitoring and mentoring. Evidence of extensive specific sport experience (playing and/or coaching) is required and a background in strength and conditioning is preferred. Candidate should possess or be pursuing certifications through the CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS) and/or USAW. All qualified applicants should be fully dedicated to instilling the NAIA Champions of Character values into their coaching style and expectations of players both on and off the field. This position will begin Summer 2019. A completed employment application is required for each position you wish to apply. Candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of this application for employment. Apply via this link.