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Strength Scoop - Tuesday October 29, 2019

Tuesday October 29, 2019


Florida State: Florida State Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for interns for the Spring of 2020.This is a volunteer, UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning.Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the training of the Florida State University’s Division I football program; assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification.Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Joey Carnes at

FIU: Florida International University is accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach for Spring 2020. Successful candidates will be working with Football and a variety of Olympic sports. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities along with our intern development program. We will provide team gear and several meals per week. Must have a strong work ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. If you are interested, send a brief cover letter and resume to

Colorado State: The CSU Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for volunteer/unpaid strength and conditioning intern positions for the SPRING 2020 semester. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD BE SEEKING A CAREER AS A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH. Candidates will be exposed to all facets of an NCAA Division 1 FBS football strength and conditioning program. RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to: hands on experience assisting with the daily operations of the weight room, assisting with GPS monitoring and velocity based training technologies, completing the educational curriculum, assisting with distribution of nutritional supplements under the guidance of a registered dietitian and strength and conditioning staff, record keeping and facility/equipment maintenance. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include completion or pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, strong work ethic, great sense of urgency, high attention to detail, a willingness to learn, and the ability to build relationships with our staff and student-athletes. Candidates should be actively pursuing certification from the NSCA and/or CSCCa. Interns will receive instruction in – and be required to comply with – NCAA regulations and policies. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references as 1 PDF document to Carl Miller at

Saint Louis University: Saint Louis University Sports Performance Department is currently accepting applications for Seasonal/ Part-Time Strength & Conditioning Coach from December to early March. Responsibilities include leading 2-4 Olympic sports. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and a willingness to work. Requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and certification through the CSCCa/NSCA. If interested, please submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Robb Hornett, Assistant Director of Athletics/ Sports Performance, at Subject line should read: “SLU Sports Performance Seasonal: Last Name, First Name”

Arizona: The University of Arizona Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting 6 applications for Volunteer Interns for the Spring of 2020. This internship will begin January, 2020 and will conclude at the end of May 2020 with opportunity to stay through the summer. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Arizona Football, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. 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 as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Daree Ajibade at

Concordia St. Paul: Concordia St. Paul: (2 POSITIONS) Concordia St. Paul is looking to hire a paid intern and a graduate assistant. The both positions will report to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and assists in all aspects of strength and conditioning for student-athletes. Please Note: This position requires the willingness and ability to work, as well as occasional travel, mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays as dictated by sport assignments. Specific Responsibilities: Develops strength and conditioning programs for male and female student-athletes with review from the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Supervises and coordinates strength and conditioning programs for men’s and women’s sports as required. Responsible for strength testing and evaluation for assigned sports. Responsible for strength and conditioning programs which elicit safe and correct execution of exercise technique. Effectively communicates with athletic trainers and coaches on exercise protocol. Participates in regular meetings with strength and conditioning staff, athletic training staff, athletics staff, etc. Promotes the Strength and Conditioning program at Concordia University, St. Paul at requested times including but not limited to the recruitment of prospective student-athletes. Represents the Department at University, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, and national-level conferences and professional development opportunities as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Has a desire to implement and grow a sports performance (ie. Heart rate monitors, GPS, velocity based training, etc) program. Assists in implementing CSP Strength and Conditioning’s intern program. Possesses an attitude and a passion to grow and develop as a professional. Assists in daily maintenance of strength and conditioning facilities. Performs related duties as required or assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience. Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) by the CSCCa or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the NSCA within one year of hire. Maintenance of CPR, AED and First Aid training required. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred. Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) by the CSCCa before employment starting date and maintained throughout appointment Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or related field. Previous strength and conditioning coaching experience with collegiate student-athletes preferred. Knowledge of rules and regulations of the NCAA, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and Concordia University, St. Paul. USAW Certification Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. Items submitted by December 1, 2019 will be given priority consideration. Interested candidates with required qualifications should email their cover letter, resume’ and references to Put “CSP – Strength” in the subject line. Start date: Successful candidate will begin January 6, 2020.

Delaware State: Department of Strength & Conditioning is accepting applications for 1Paid Intern position. Responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision and training of DSU’s 18 Division1 intercollegiate athletic programs including Football; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; Completion of various educational assignments during the paid-internship. Qualifications include: Strong work ethic; Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Preferred qualifications include: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa-SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. Individual chosen for position is subject to university background checks and standard hiring procedures. This is a 6 month position. This position will allow the opportunity to receive experience working with all DSU’s Division1 programs, work under a staff of seasoned NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa-SCCC, USAW certified coaches, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (1 PDF document) to Todd A. Riedel, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Delaware State University, 1200 N DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901, or via e-mail