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Strength Scoop - Wednesday February 16, 2022

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New Hampshire (FCS): The University of New Hampshire Strength and Conditioning is now accepting volunteer internship applicants for the summer of 2022. This internship will begin May 31st and will conclude in July of 2022 The internship is designed for individuals who want to become collegiate strength coaches. This is an unpaid volunteer position. Duties include: Set up and breakdown of the weight room, equipment maintenance, and stocking supplements. Interns will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on coaching experience in Division I setting, assisting with daily logistical tasks in the varsity weight room. Participation in an internship curriculum is also required. Interns will be required to teach and demonstrate the progressions for the squat and hang clean. They will also learn and teach our linear and COD speed progressions over the course of the internship. Candidates will also have the opportunity to earn the accredited internship hours needed for the SCCC certification through the CSCCa. Qualifications: Current CPR / AED certification; completion or currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in exercise science or related field. Other preferred qualifications include certifications from CSCCa, NSCA, USAW, previous coaching experiences, or experience in collegiate sports. Please email your resume, cover letter, and list of references to Assistant Strength Coach Austin Bartosh at austin.bartosh@unh.edu. The subject line should read: “UNH S&C Internship: Last Name, First Name” m

Albany (FCS): The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Summer of 2022. This internship will begin June 8th, 2022 and will conclude in August of 2022. 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 gain hands on coaching experience in a Division I setting, assist with daily logistical tasks in the varsity weight room, 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. Applicants should be working towards holding a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA). 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 Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Irving at rgirving@albany.edu.

North Florida: The University of North Florida Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking highly motivated candidates for our Summer 2022 volunteer internship program. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all 17 Olympic Sports teams (non-football). Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Successful applicants will gain valuable experience working with Division-I athletes, knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a Division-I strength and conditioning program, and potential class credit. Interns will also be exposed to Firstbeat heartrate monitoring technology, Tendo Units for velocity-based training, ArenaGear timing systems, and FMS movement screening. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with facility maintenance, equipment and training set up/breakdown, supervision of athlete’s training sessions, lifting demonstrations, and working on professional development assignments/projects assigned by the internship supervisor. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach, and pursuing CSCCa-SCCC and/or NSCA-CSCS certification(s). Applications: Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least two references to Brian Bert, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at brian.bert@unf.eduApplication deadline is April 15th, 2022. Start Date is Friday, June 3rd, 2022. No phone calls, please.

Nevada: The University of Nevada football strength and conditioning program is seeking volunteer interns for the Summer 2022 semester. This internship is expected to begin on May 16 and end on July 22nd. The purpose of this internship is to develop and prepare young coaches for the profession and everything that comes with it. Interns will go through a curriculum which will cover basic S&C principles, programming, networking and most importantly, Coaching! This is an UNPAID position. To apply, send an email with your resume and three references in one PDF to Javier Ramirez at javierramirez@unr.edu.

Chicago Bears: Brent Salazar has been hired as director of high performance.

Wyoming: The Wyoming Football Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for 5 VOLUNTEER intern positions for the SUMMER 2022 semester (May 16 - July 21). These are UNPAID positions. The ideal candidate should be seeking a career as a strength and conditioning coach. Candidates will be exposed to all facets of an NCAA Division 1 FBS football strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: hands on experience assisting with the daily operations of the weight room, assisting with GPS monitoring and velocity based training technologies, helping to create a positive training environment, completing the educational curriculum, and facility/equipment maintenance. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, strong work ethic, great sense of urgency, high level of attention to detail, a desire to learn, and the ability to build relationships with our staff and student-athletes. Candidates should be actively pursuing certification from the NSCA and/or CSCCa. Interns will receive instruction in – and be required to comply with – NCAA regulations and policies. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Carl Miller at cmill109@uwyo.edu .

USF: The University of South Florida Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is currently accepting applications for Summer 2022 volunteer internship positions. We are seeking 3-4 highly qualified individuals to fill these positions. These are positions for the SUMMER 2022 training session Deadline to apply: April 15th , 2022. Start date: May 30th , 2022. Qualified candidates would work with all facets of a NCAA Division 1 FBS FOOTBALL Strength and Conditioning program. This is an UNPAID position. However, the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Responsibilities include, but not are not limited to: assisting with the daily implementation of off-season training for the Football team, set-up and breakdown of daily training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, data collection, data entry as well as participation in the internship curriculum. Volunteers will have the opportunity to gain expose to devices and systems such as Catapult and PUSH. Summer volunteer candidates will also be considered for the upcoming 2022 IN-SEASON volunteer positions first. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic and Strength movements. Applicants will be asked to submit a video demonstrating coaching of either (a) Power lift or (b) Olympic lift. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Jordan Diaz at Diaz44@usf.edu.

Hampton (FCS - VA): The Hampton University Football Strength & Conditioning department is currently accepting applications for (3) Summer Interns, for the Summer 2022 semester. The internship will begin May 27th, 2022 and will end August 29th, 2022.This is an unpaid internship and non-coaching position. Make sure this is economically feasible for you. Prerequisites: Candidates should possess a strong desire to become a collegiate football strength & conditioning coach, must be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified, and must consider pursuing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Intern Functions: bi-weekly evaluations, weekly professional development seminars, introduction quiz, mock interviews, presentations to the staff, assisting with program design & implementation, assisting in team warm ups, strength and conditioning training sessions and small position group training, data collection, and monitoring and tracking weight room attendance. This is an opportunity to gain experience at the FCS - Division 1 level and to expand knowledge in this field. You will be required to act as a professional and must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours a week. To apply: Interested applicants please send Cover Letter, Resume & List of References in ONE COMBINED PDF FILE to Coach Randy Moore at randall.moore@hamptonu.edu. Please include Summer Intern in the email subject line.