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Strength Scoop - Tuesday November 29, 2016

Tuesday November 29, 2016


Lamar (FCS - TX): Lamar is looking to hire an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Job description: Provide expertise, guidance, and training in the area of strength training and physical conditioning for all student-athletes and sports teams at Lamar University. Design and implement strength and conditioning programs that enhance athletic performance and reduce the risk of injury. Assist the strength and conditioning department by designing and implementing programs, regularly testing the student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs and maintaining accurate records of student-athlete’s progress. Responsible for the supervision and daily upkeep of the sport performance facilities. Strict adherence to established NCAA, Southland Conference, Lamar University and Texas State University System rules and regulations. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Assists with the management of the strength & conditioning department, Works directly with the head sport coaches to design and implement of strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes and sports teams, Assist with regular testing of student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs, Maintain accurate records of student-athlete’s progress within the strength & conditioning department, Report the progress of student-athletes to the Director of Strength & Conditioning and the respective head coach, Assist with the scheduling and daily upkeep of all strength & conditioning facilities, Provide for the proper supervision of student-athletes to ensure that all student-athletes receive proper instruction on the safe usage of weight machines and free weights, Other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength & Conditioning. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in exercise science or related field; Master’s degree preferred, Current first aid, CPR and AED certification required, Knowledge of strength training, speed, agility, flexibility, nutrition and cardiovascular conditioning required, Knowledge/commitment to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Southland Conference, Texas State University System and Lamar University required, Certification through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa-SCCC) or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CSCS) required, Certification through United States Weightlifting (USAW-Sport Performance Coach) preferred, Two or more years of strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate level strongly preferred, Experience coaching basketball and student-athletes of diverse backgrounds preferred, Demonstrate strong communication skills, Demonstrate the ability to motivate a variety of student-athletes on a daily basis, Demonstrate initiative and leadership qualities on a daily basis. Reports Directly to the: Director of Strength & Conditioning. TO APPLY: complete the online application via this link.

Angelo State: Angelo State University is seeking applications for a highly motivated UNPAID VOLUNTEER Strength and Conditioning Intern for the 2017 Spring semester. This position will assist with all sports. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and be interested in becoming a Strength and Conditioning/Athletic Performance Coach in the collegiate setting. Successful applicants may also receive academic credits if applicable. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Strength and Conditioning Staff in all aspects of program administration, 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. As an intern within ASU Strength and Conditioning, you will learn how to: teach proper lifting position and technique, research relevant training modalities, develop training programs, as well as completing any other tasks assigned by the Strength and Conditioning Staff. All applicants may be subject to a background check. Preferred Qualifications: a nationally accredited certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW), personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and strength and conditioning experience in a collegiate setting. Interns MUST be CPR/AED certified. Again this is an UNPAID VOLUNTEER position with the potential to possibly be hired as a Graduate Assistant for the Fall 2017 semester. If position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Those interested should send an email according to the following instructions. Subject: "Angelo State S&C Internship: Last Name, First Name" and within that email, a cover letter, resume, and three professional references should be attached. Send all applications (DEADLINE: 12/16/16) to Joe Powell, Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at