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Strength Scoop - Tuesday September 18, 2018

Tuesday September 18, 2018


Washington State: The Washington State Football Strength &Conditioning program is now accepting applications for 1-2 volunteer interns for the Spring 2019 Semester. These positions are UNPAID. Successful candidates will work directly with football and assist with all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: assisting the staff in all aspects of the strength and speed programs, setting up and breaking down of training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, assisting with nutrition, as well as other assigned duties. This internship program consists of a rigorous academic curriculum along with a practical component. Minimum requirements: a current CPR/AED certification, a strong work ethic, punctuality, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certifications, or experience as a collegiate athlete. Official start date will be Mid-January and end in Early-May. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references with subject line “WSU Spring Internship – Name” to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Dan Kistler at

New Mexico: The University of New Mexico Football Athletic Performance Department is currently accepting applications for a VOLUNTEER Intern Strength and Conditioning coach position for the Spring 2019 semester. This is an UNPAID volunteer position, but academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related degree program if applicable. We are seeking highly passionate individuals who want to excel in the field of strength and conditioning. You will be asked to wake up early, you will be asked to clean and set up equipment. You will also be given a chance to coach, and coach hard. It will be a true “hands-on” experience. We all must pay our dues to coach at the level we want to coach! If this position is not economically feasible, please do not apply. Responsibilities: inclusion in Olympic sports training sessions, involvement in the supervision of football training sessions, assisting with daily administrative tasks, data collection, daily set-up and breakdown of equipment, and off-season operations for Football. Provisions: practical experience working with Division 1 collegiate football student-athletes and coaches, an extensive professional development program, and opportunity to expand your network. Qualifications: Highly motivated individuals seeking a college degree or completion of a Bachelor's Degree, and current CPR certification. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in an exercise related field; pursuing the SCCC awarded by the CSCCa. The position will begin Monday January 7th, 2019. Deadline to apply is December 21st, 2018. If interested, send a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references attached as one (1) pdf document to

Albany: The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the spring of 2019. This internship will begin January 16th and will conclude in May of 2019. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University at Albany Football and all seventeen Olympic Sports. Interns will assist with 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. Postgraduate applicants are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. 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 and Conditioning Coach Rich Irving at

Rice: The Rice University Football Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for VOLUNTEER coaches for the 2019 winter and spring off-season. The internship is scheduled to begin Monday, January 14th, 2019 and will run through Friday, April 12th, 2019 with the opportunity to earn a position on staff as one of the five designated strength & conditioning coaches. This is an unpaid position; however, this opportunity offers a valuable professional recommendation for advancement in the field of strength & conditioning. Responsibilities include, but not are not limited to: assisting with the daily implementation of off-season training for the Rice Football team, set-up and breakdown of daily strength and conditioning training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, data collection, as well as participation in a vigorous internship curriculum. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist in the design and implementation of various Olympic Sports training programs. Prerequisites include CPR/AED Certification, as well as completion of, or working towards, a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Stephen Whitlock at by Friday, October 19th, 2018. Rice University requires selected candidates to partake in a background check prior to participation in the internship.

Tusculum: Tusculum University is looking to hire 2 Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coaches for the spring term of 2019. Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Health Science or a related field. CPR/AED/First Aid certified. CSCS or SCCC is preferred, and must be admitted into the Graduate program. The successful candidates will oversee 2-4 teams, and also assist with Football. Compensation: Tuition, Housing, and a Meal Plan per semester. Interested candidates please send your cover letter, resume, and references in a single PDF document to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Poss at

Lincoln (D-II – MO): Lincoln University is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position is a 10 month position possibly starting 2nd term of fall 2018 (October) or starting in the Spring Semester 2019 and is a two year commitment. Lincoln is a member of the MIAA Conference and competes in the GLVC for Football. Compensation will include full tuition waiver for up to 9 credit hours/semester, and a $1000/month stipend. This position will write and implement programs for multiple teams at Lincoln University. Additionally, this position will assist the strength and conditioning staff with upkeep of the Strength and Conditioning Facilities. Candidates must have one of the following certifications Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa). Candidates must be able to work well with both Men’s and Women’s teams. Please provide a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 References in one PDF or Microsoft Word file to