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Strength Scoop - Tuesday March 6, 2018

Tuesday March 6, 2018


Temple: Temple University Strength & Conditioning (Olympic Sports) is accepting applications for (2) Strength & Conditioning Graduate Externs beginning appointment for Fall 2018. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, assisting the Director of Sports Performance in all aspects of developing and implementing strength & conditioning programs for 16 intercollegiate athletic teams. Candidate will design and implement annual periodization for the sports assigned by Director of Sports Performance. Assist with and conduct periodic performance and strength testing, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with preferred emphasis in the exercise sciences, and extensive knowledge of Olympic lifts. Must have great work ethic, and strong computer skills, especially in excel. Preferred experience (1-2 years) includes coaching strength and conditioning for intercollegiate athletes or playing intercollegiate athletics. CSCS or CSCCA and USAW certification is also preferred. Must have CPR certification. If interested please send cover letter, resume and three references, as a single PDF file to Sam Whitney, Associate Head Strength & Conditioning Coach via email at Applicant must apply and be accepted into a Temple University Graduate Program before an offer will be made.

UConn: The University of Connecticut football strength program seeks to hire two or more summer interns for Summer 2018. The goal of our program is to provide an encompassing view of collegiate strength and conditioning, including programming, exercise technique and facility upkeep. This is an unpaid opportunity to gain real world coaching experience. Aside from the daily duties required of the position there will be assigned readings and projects to further the development of your knowledge base. The goal of this internship is for you to develop the needed experience and skill to make you a stronger candidate in taking the next step in your coaching career (i.e. becoming a graduate assistant coach). Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Qualifications: In pursuit of or recent completion of a Bachelor’s degree in an exercise science related field. Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting, as a coach or athlete. If not already certified, you are expected to be in pursuit of your CSCS or CSCCa certification. Compensation: This is an unpaid position with no housing or meal assistance. Internship credit hours may be obtained. Internship Term: May 23, 2018 – July 27, 2018 Application Deadline: April 15, 2018 To apply: Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three professional references to: Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

McNeese State: The McNeese State University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 2-3 Summer 2018 Volunteer Interns. The internship will last from May 16-July 20. There will be no monetary compensation for this position. The individual’s chosen will gain knowledge and experience coaching in a Division I program, as well as future recommendation for employment. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related field, and the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in a collegiate or professional setting. All applicants should have or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Preferred qualifications include previous coaching experience in a collegiate setting and/or former participation in a collegiate competitive sport. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution for the strength and conditioning program of assigned sports, set up and break down of daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. 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 in a single PDF file with the subject header, “McNeese State S&C Internship-Full Name,” to Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning Earl Hamilton at