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Strength Scoop - Tuesday October 13, 2020

Tuesday October 13, 2020


Northwestern: Northwestern University Olympic Sports Performance Department is seeking VOLUNTEER interns for Winter/Spring 2021, January 4 – May 28 The internship will involve: Assisting with the supervision and execution of the training programs for Olympic sports teams; Learning coaching, programming, communication and leadership skills -Gaining experience in areas of coaching; plyometric, speed, and agility techniques; conditioning; and facility/athlete management; Daily responsibilities within the NU Sports Performance Department. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing/completed bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field; Currently certified or pursuing CSCCA or NSCA certification(s); A strong desire to work in the field of sport performance -Preferred certification in CPR/First Aid; Previous weight room or athletic experience is preferred. COMPENSATION: This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To apply: send cover letter, resume, and references in one PDF document to Matt Lemanowicz, Assistant Director of Sports Performance at Deadline to apply is November 27th.

North Carolina: University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applicants for Sports Performance Internships for the Spring ‘21 Semester. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in the Charlotte 49er Sports Performance Program Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in the organizing & implementing of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Olympic Sports Performance Program. This includes, but is not limited to, the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/mobility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Interns will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals, instructional videos and updating social media sites. This position will not work with Football or Men’s Basketball. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS, SCCC or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Background check required at own expense if hired. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. This is an opportunity to be included in the building of a High Performance Team from the ground up. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Apply To: Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to: John Patrick, Associate Director of Sports Performance, Email: No phone calls, please. Applicant must adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, C-USA Athletic Conference, The State of North Carolina University System and the NCAA. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EEO/AA Institution.

New Mexico: University of New Mexico Football athletic performance is currently accepting applications for the SPRING 2021 volunteer internship positions. These are positions for the SPRING 2021 training session. Start date: JAN 15 th . Qualified candidates would work with all facets of a NCAA Division 1 FBS FOOTBALL athletic performance program. This is an UNPAID position. However, the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. The position is responsible for assisting FOOTBALL athletic performance staff with the implementation of the program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Nate Matos at

Campbell: Campbell University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Spring 2021. We are looking for qualified candidates for two separate positions. One will work primarily with Football and Baseball while the other will work primarily with other Olympic sports (M/W Basketball, M/W Soccer, T&F, Softball). When applying please specify which position you are interested in. This is an unpaid position that will start January 11, 2021 and end April 30, 2021 (with potential to stay on through Summer 21’). Interns will have the chance to earn additional responsibilities. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary. This internship is approved for those preparing to complete the required hours for the SCCC certification. With education through experience being our main goal, interns will be provided and challenged with the key qualities of success in the Strength and Conditioning field. This includes professional development and continuing education, daily opportunities to learn and grow as a leader, expansion of network connections, teaching proper lifting technique, and daily weight room maintenance. Interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities with a consideration and recommendation for future employment. Qualifications: strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, Bachelor’s degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications below. Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, CSCS, SCCC, and/or USAW Certifications. Submit cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information no later than November 20, 2020 to Coach Mike Kelley, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning Coach at