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Strength Scoop - Wednesday December 11, 2019

Wednesday December 10, 2019

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Florida Atlantic: The Florida Atlantic University Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff is now accepting applications for highly motivated, VOLUNTEER INTERNS for the Spring 2020 semester. The primary function of this position will be to assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports and the rest of the strength staff with the management of total athletic preparation of student-athletes to include, but not limited to: development of training programs, application of appropriate motivational techniques, instruction of student-athletes in the proper execution of weight training exercises, plyometrics, agility drills, flexibility training, speed development techniques, conditioning modalities, and communicating with appropriate coaching personnel regarding the needs and demands of the student-athletes.The successful candidate will gain valuable experience with specific Olympic sport teams and elite amateur student-athletes at a Division 1 University. Minimum qualifications include: Eligible candidates will need to be in good academic standing and finishing their undergraduate studies or have graduated with their Bachelor’s degree, current certification in CPR/First Aid/AED, and financially capable of holding the position for the Spring Semester (January to May 2020) since NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Successful applicants must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals and a tireless work ethic in order to accommodate the demands of the position. Preferred qualifications include: a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field (Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Performance, etc.), Various Certifications, previous experience working in a collegiate or professional athletic setting, and previous playing experience in a collegiate or professional level. Interested applicantsshould send a resume and a list of 3 professional references with phone and e-mail contact information to Dennis Wilson, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, via e-mail at fauolystrength@gmail.com.

Troy: Troy University is searching for a Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach who will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program; teaching sound lifting techniques to help ensure the safety of all football student-athletes; being proactive with head coach in developing programs that will assist in the prevention of athletic injuries; and providing general assistance for the football program. Certification is required. Please send resume to David Faulkner at dfaulkner@troy.edu.

Monmouth: Monmouth University, located in West Long Branch, NJ is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the Spring of 2020 semester. This is an unpaid position that will work with Football, Basketball, and assigned Olympic sports. Duties include: coaching during assigned sessions, participation in the intern curriculum, teaching proper technique and safety, set up and break down of equipment the varsity weight room/on the field, enforce the rules and philosophy of the athletics department, serve as a positive role model for all student-athletes, and learn proper communication with coaches, student-athletes, and sports medicine staff. Included within the curriculum is hands-on experience with the Polar Heart Rate monitoring systems. Applicants must be highly motivated, energetic, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Preferred qualifications include CPR/First Aid Certification, currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or in a related field, and have completed or are working toward a CSCS or SCCC certification. College credit can be given, if applicable. All interested applicants should make sure that this position is financially feasible before applying. Please send a resume and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Hardu Virks-Lee at hvirksle@monmouth.edu.