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Strength Scoop - Wednesday February 3, 2021

Wednesday February 3, 2021


Minnesota: The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department is seeking (4) highly motivated applicants to fill SUMMER 2021 (May 17th – August) internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Athletic Performance setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with the following sports: volleyball, wrestling, baseball, softball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, gymnastics, tennis, and rowing. This internship can be used for course credits. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Exposure to athlete monitoring technology (HR/GPS/Force Plates/VBT/Watt Bikes/etc.); Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship; Assisting with supervision and execution of Athletic Performance programs; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance. Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Athletic Performance Coach and pursuing CSCCA or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology. COMPENSATION: This is an unpaid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To APPLY (DEADLINE March 5th): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Scott McWilliams, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance at

Howard: Per source, Joshua Woods has accepted the Director of Strength and Conditioning and Sports Science position at Howard University. Woods was previous a Strength coach in the Tactical setting after being an assistant Strength Coach in the XFL.

Ohio: Ohio University Human Performance Master’s Program is accepting applications for start of Summer 2021. The program is tailored for students who are interested in pursuing a career related to strength and conditioning, sports science and human performance. The program is a 4 semesters, summer-summer, which integrates classroom experiences with applied practice with our Division 1 athletics teams, university strength and conditioning and ROTC throughout the course of studies. We also have funding available through graduate assistantships. Please see the attached Program Exploration Guide for more information. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, contact Dr.Anssi Saari either by email at