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Strength Scoop - Tuesday October 16, 2018

Tuesday October 16, 2018


UCF: The University of Central Florida Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for the spring 2018 internship program starting January 7th and lasting to April 30th. THIS INTERNSHIP IS FOR OLYMPIC SPORTS ONLY. Selected individuals should expect to gain experience working with all Olympic sports at the University of Central Florida. Applicants should be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics. Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science, or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field and be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Accepted interns should expect early mornings, long days, and evening hours. The internship curriculum includes the opportunity to learn directly from the sports performance staff through team training sessions, as well as involvement in educational meetings designed to prepare interns for real life situations and to sit for the CSCS exam and/or the SCCC exam. This is strictly a VOLUNTEER internship. There will be no monetary compensation for this position; however, selected individuals should expect to receive valuable experience with various Division 1 athletic programs. Interns will also earn a letter of recommendation at the completion of the internship (contingent upon performance). Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. To apply, please send your resume and 3 professional references to

UTEP: The University of Texas at El Paso Strength & Conditioning program is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for spring semester of 2019. This is an UNPAID position that will last for the duration of the semester with an estimated start date of January 14 th , 2019. An educational curriculum will be provided as well as practical experience working with student-athletes. Required qualifications include working towards or completion of Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, a strong work ethic, able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week, and a strong desire to learn. Preferred qualifications: CSCS or CSCCA certification and current CPR/AED certification. Responsibilities to include: cleaning and maintenance of Larry K. Durham Weight Room, assisting or observing training sessions of all sports teams, distribution of supplements and nutrition and other duties as assigned. Please submit a resume and three professional references to Jonathan Leitch at: Subject line should read: “UTEP Strength & Conditioning Internship Application”

Bradley: Bradley University Sports Performance Department is looking for applicants for 2-3 Sports Performance Interns for the 2019 Winter/Spring Semester. This is an UNPAID, VOLUNTARY internship, and candidates are responsible for ensuring financial feasibility. Compensation includes premier Division 1 Missouri Valley Conference sports performance experience and possible recommendations for future career opportunities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting with the implementation of the strength and conditioning programs for assigned Bradley University sports programs (including strength, speed/agility, conditioning, flexibility, mobility and recovery protocols), daily setup and breakdown for training sessions, routine maintenance and cleaning of weight room facilities, completion of a assigned strength and conditioning curriculum and other duties assigned. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic and character, high energy, effective organization and communication skills, and a strong desire to work in the sports performance field. Required qualifications include CPR/AED certification, as well as earned or currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related degree and CSCS or SCCC certification. Qualified applicants may also receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable). The internship will start on January 7th, 2019 and end on May 2nd, 2019. Applications will be accepted between 10/17/2018 and 12/1/18 or until the positions are filled. To apply please submit a Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References to Matt Friend, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at: Please no phone calls.

Delaware: The University of Delaware Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for qualified volunteer strength and conditioning interns for the Winter/Spring 2019 semesters. The start date for the internship is January 7th and will end on May 17th. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Delaware’s 21 NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic programs, and assisting full time staff with daily administrative and maintenance duties. This is an unpaid internship. However, candidates will receive Division I Intercollegiate experience and college credit towards graduation (if applicable). Interns will also be involved in staff and professional development with the strength and conditioning staff. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field and certification from one or more of the following NSCA, CSCS, CSCCa, SCCC, or USAW. The deadline for internship applications is December 1, 2018. Interested candidates can email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Joe Baranello at

UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio Football Strength and Conditioning program is now accepting applications for Spring 2019 intern candidates. This is a volunteer unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the UTSA Football Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the Football Spring program in all facets. Our intern development program will give you hands on experience training Division 1 college football athletes and the tools for future professional opportunities. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. Other preferred qualifications include a strength and conditioning certification from an accredited organization, previous coaching experience, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Official start date will be January 14, 201 and continue through the end of April with an opportunity to continue through the Summer semester. Orientation will start January 9, 2019 Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Ryan Filo, at