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Strength Scoop - Tuesday September 14, 2020

Tuesday September 14, 2020

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Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking qualified volunteer internship candidates for the 2021 Spring Term. The strength and conditioning program will run from January 6th (date flexible) to April 30 th . This is an unpaid position however, it is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. Chosen candidates can also have the opportunity to complete internship hours required for the CSCCa – SCCC exam under the mentorship of the Head Strength Coach. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning programs for potentially 15 D1 teams including Football, Ice Hockey & Basketball, Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Data input and upkeep, Professional development throughout the semester, Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting on the floor, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. Robert Morris has a strong reputation and a great track record of the advancement an intern’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm and effective communication skills, Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, First Aid, CPR & AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc., Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate athletic involvement. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Internship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Day@rmu.edu by, December 18, 2020. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Valparaiso (FCS - IN): Valparaiso University is filling a paid internship position. This position will provide a stipend over a 10 month period. Responsibilities will include the assistance with Football, Women’s Basketball, and Women’s Tennis, maintenance and daily upkeep of Football and Women’s Basketball Nutrition Centers, daily maintenance of Kroenke Wight Room, and administrative tasks. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; attributes including hardworking, passionate, detail orientated, and has the desire to work in the strength & conditioning field. Preferred qualifications from the accredited governing bodies (CSCCa. NSCA, USAW, etc.). Contact Alex Curtis at alex.curtis@valpo.edu with Cover Letter, Professional Resume, and Professional References.

East Tennessee State: East Tennessee State University Football Strength & Conditioning is seeking TWO hard working, enthusiastic candidates to fill OPEN internship positions for September 21st to November 20th. 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 CSCCa or the NSCA. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the Strength and Conditioning staff. Subject line of the email should include name and Fall 2020 Internship. Please send cover letter, resume and a list of three references in ONE document to Assistant S&C Coach Dylan Leffingwell at leffingwelld@etsu.edu.