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Strength Scoop - Tuesday October 3, 2017

Tuesday October 3, 2017


Buffalo: The University at Buffalo Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for Sports Performance interns to work in OLYMPIC SPORTS. This is an UNPAID position and interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I Sports Performance setting. REQUIREMENTS: CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; strong work ethic, and a desire to become a Sports Performance professional. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certifications and previous internship or coaching experience. Responsibilities will include assisting with training sessions, facility upkeep, completing weekly assignments, and other tasks as designated by the Sports Performance staff. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities required. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Mike Snowden at with the subject “Buffalo Sports Performance Internship: Last Name, First Name” in the email.

Texas: University of Texas Football Strength and Conditioning Program is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns for the Summer Conditioning Program. Responsibilities include assisting the Football Strength Staff in all aspects of developing and implementing strength, speed/agility, conditioning, flexibility, mobility, and recovery protocols for the Football Program. Additional responsibilities will be to provide; daily weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, assist with and conduct performance and strength testing, completion of internship curriculum, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should be enrolled in or completing their degree in an Exercise Science undergraduate/graduate program and should be certified in CPR/AED, and working towards certifications from any of the following organizations: NSCA, CSCCa, or USAW. Previous experience in an intercollegiate strength and conditioning program preferred. Position: This is a non-paid internship position. The successful applicant(s) will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and Division I FBS / Big 12 Conference strength and conditioning experience. Apply Between: October 3, 2017 to December 15, 2017 Internship Dates: From January 8, 2018 to May 26, 2018 To apply: Submit letter of application, resume, and three references to Nate Peoples, Assistant Strength Coach for Football at Please no Phone Calls.

East Tennessee State: Tennessee State University Football Strength & Conditioning is looking for 2-3 hard working, enthusiastic volunteer interns who are confident, have a presence and are able to assist with coaching Division 1 Football Student-Athletes for the Spring 2018 Semester. The people chosen for this position must be able to start January 11th and the position will end April 30 th . This is an UNPAID position, in which the successful candidates can receive academic credit if applicable, experience working with a Division 1 Strength & Conditioning program, and consideration for a recommendation for future employment in the strength and conditioning throughout the country. Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, and have a current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. The successful candidates should have a strong desire to not only pursue Strength and Conditioning Coaching as a career, but to also obtain Strength and Conditioning Coaching Certifications either from the C.S.C.C.A. or the N.S.C.A. A CSCCa 640-Hour Mentorship can be completed during this internship. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the Strength and Conditioning staff. Candidates should have competed in a varsity sport at the High School or Collegiate level to have a better understanding of what it takes to compete and train as an athlete. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to Daniel Wedding at

Louisiana Lafayette: Ragin' Cajuns Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for volunteer internship positions for the spring semester. Report date is January 5th and will run through the end of April. These are unpaid positions. Candidates should have, or be working towards, a BA / BS in an Exercise Science related field plus current CPR / AED certification. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate strength and conditioning. Candidates will have opportunities to work with Football and Olympic Sports. Candidates will complete weekly assignments, presentations, and participate in weekly staff meetings as part of the internship curriculum. Please submit your resume and three (3) professional references to Dylan Cintula, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Washington: University of Washington Olympic Strength and Conditioning department is now accepting applications for volunteer intern positions for Spring 2018. Interns will assist the strength and conditioning coaches in the day-to-day operations of the department and will have the opportunity to work with all of the University of Washington's Men's and Women's Olympic Sports. In addition, the educational curriculum includes weekly round table discussion, assignments, and projects led by the strength and conditioning staff. Successful candidates must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. Candidates must possess or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in exercise science or a related field. Finally, candidates must be working toward or currently certified by the CSCCA or NSCA. This is an unpaid volunteer position primary responsibilities with the Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department. Dates: Early January to End of May How to apply: Please submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff at

South Carolina: The University of South Carolina is currently accepting applications for intern strength & conditioning interns for the 2018 Spring Semester. Accepted interns will work primarily with the football team. Highly motivated and disciplined individuals are encouraged to apply. The individual will be expected to contribute at a high level from the first day and responsibilities will be dictated by performance and attitude. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certifications; CPR/AED certification and previous coaching experience at the college level. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Josh Lawson at

Cincinnati: The University of Cincinnati Strength and Conditioning Department is currently looking for highly motivated volunteer intern coaches for the Winter Off-Season. This position will work directly with the University of Cincinnati Football team. This is an unpaid position so candidates MUST be passionate for the field and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in the field of Strength and Conditioning. This internship includes assisting in all aspects of training in compliance with NCAA regulations, daily maintenance of the facility, daily set up and breakdown of the workouts, educational courses/ certification preparation (NSCA/CSCCa/USAW) and professional development with the full-time staff. To qualify, candidates should have or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field and have or be working towards attaining one of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC, CPR. It is preferred that candidates are former athletes or have previous experience working in Strength and Conditioning. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Mike Stacchiotti at