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Strength Scoop - Wednesday April 19, 2017

Wednesday April 19, 2017


Kentucky: The University of Kentucky is currently seeking applications for “VOLUNTEER” Strength and Conditioning Interns for the SUMMER of 2017.The volunteer interns will be “UNPAID” positions starting on June 2, 2017. The interns will assist with FOOTBALL only. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and be interested in becoming a Strength and Conditioning/Performance Coach. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning Staff in all aspects of program administration. The position requires working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. Within UK Strength and Conditioning (Football), you will follow a protocol that allows you to learn how to: learn and teach proper lifting position and technique, research relevant training modalities, develop training programs and manipulate those programs based on time of year, sport-specificity, exercise progression, periodization, and utilization of available equipment. Please apply only if you are financially able. No compensation (stipend, meals, housing, etc.) will be given. A Nationally accredited certification is preferred but not required. Intern applicants must be CPR/AED certified. If interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Send all correspondence to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Deonte Mack via email only No phone calls please.

Coastal Carolina (FCS): Coastal Carolina University is seeking an intern to work with its Baseball Athletic Performance. This position will work directly with both the strength coach and athletic training coordinators for baseball. This is an unpaid position. However, the applicant will receive direct hands on experience with programming, implementation, daily operations of strength and conditioning/fueling routines and styles used in the weight room and in kitchen, and being a part of a National Championship athletic performance team. Applicants must possess or be in pursuit of a BA/BS. Desirable characteristics of applicants include: passionate about working with athletes, very dependable, organized and hard working. Preferential consideration will be made for applicants who have experience playing baseball and/or want to be a baseball strength coach. This is a unique opportunity for interested applicants to gain working knowledge of how we implement our program to make a difference for baseball at Coastal Carolina. There will be opportunities to work with other sports, if desired. This position will preferably begin in July, but considerations for August will be made. All interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resume and three references to Nick White at

Grand View (NAIA - IA): The Grand View University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the Summer 2017 Strength and Conditioning Internship Curriculum. This internship experience will expose participants to all facets of Strength and Conditioning. This is an UNPAID position that will last for the duration of the summer. Interns will complete both an academic and practical curriculum. Academic experiences include: weekly reading assignments, program design projects, daily meetings/discussions with full-time staff members, and weekly evaluations. Interns will gain practical experience with hands on coaching various sports/athletes, staff meetings, daily upkeep and maintenance, hours toward CSCCa Certification under a certified mentor, data collection, etc. Intern qualifications should include completion of or working towards bachelor’s/master’s degree in exercise science or related field, working towards SCCC or CSCS certification, punctuality, enthusiasm, and strong work ethic. To apply, interested applicants should send one document with cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Matt Paja, Director of Strength and Conditioning, via e-mail at