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Strength Scoop - Tuesday November 22, 2016

Tuesday November 22, 2016


Kent State: The Kent State University Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for 2-3 volunteer interns, specifically for Football, during the Spring (January 17 2017-May 1 2017). Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a strong desire to become a Strength & Conditioning Professional. Weekends may be required. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will gain experience training Division-1 athletes, exposure to sports nutrition, program design, professionalism, and have the potential to earn recommendation towards future employment in the field. Successful completion of the spring internship may lead to an extension with the program into future semesters. Visit the official Kent State Strength Department web page for more information regarding the program and staff. KSU Strength & Conditioning is a class credit friendly institution. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to Ross Bowsher at Please no phone calls.

Mercer: Per source, Howard University intern Jason Wooding has accepted a graduate assistant strength and conditioning position at Mercer.

Anderson University (D-II - SC): Anderson University’s Athletic Department invites applications for a full-time position as Director of Strength, Conditioning and Sports Performance. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be prepared to work closely with the Director of Athletics in the overall leadership of an NCAA Division II program. This individual will have primary responsibility to instruct, teach, and coach weight lifting techniques and strategies in addition to assisting in planning, developing, implementing, communicating and administering the goals of this position in order to help fulfill University and Department objectives. Exhibiting behavior that enhances the respect for student-athletes, the athletics program, the University, oneself and in professional responsibilities will be expected. This individual is required to assist in the direction and control of athletics in accordance with NCAA, South Atlantic Conference, and Anderson University rules and regulations. The position will serve as the Director of Sport Performance for all 17 varsity intercollegiate athletic sports teams. A Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Sports Sciences or a similar field is recommended and Accredited National Certification as a Strength and Conditioning Coach are required (i.e. NSCA CSCS, CSCCA- SCCC, or CSCCA-MSCC). A Master’s Degree and three or more years of experience in the field of Sports Performance/Strength and Conditioning are preferred. To ensure full consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter, and four professional references to Matthew Finley, Senior Associate Director of Athletics via email at prior to December 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted after this date until position is filled.