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Strength Scoop - Wednesday February 5, 2020

Tuesday February 4, 2020


University of Miami: University of Miami (FL) Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated people to fill the Summer 2020 internship positions working primarily with Football, but will help with some Olympic sports. This internship will start May 14, 2020 and will end July 31, 2020. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Also, you will be mentored by a certified Master Strength and Conditioning coach with the CSCCA. The candidate must be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and MUST be CPR and First Aid certified. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting staff in the design and implementation of strength programs including set up and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and ongoing professional development through the internship curriculum. Preferred Qualifications: Strong work ethic, and highly motivated. Experience working in a Strength or Sports Performance environment; currently hold or working towards a nationally- accredited strength and conditioning certification (USAW, SCCC, CSCS, etc.) PLEASE NOTE: These are non-paid volunteer position. Will gain experience as well as future recommendation for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Victor Ishmael at

Texas Tech: Texas Tech University is seeking 2-3 volunteer S&C coaches for this summer (June 01-Aug 06). You will learn how an entire basketball program functions and is in sync to get the very best out of their athletes. It’s an investment like no other. Whether you’re a “basketball, football, or Olympic guy”, or whatever background, we’re looking for the best coaches. Our goal is to find relentless and passionate strength coaches who care about the wellbeing of student-athletes and helping them to achieve their athletic and career goals. In turn, I personally will do everything in my power to help you come closer to achieving your dream job. 80% of our interns leave our men’s basketball S&C program with paid strength and conditioning positions. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree, kinesiology background, SCCC or CSCS certified. Coaches who work honestly, at max effort, not scared to makes mistakes, love the daily grind, and are sickly competitive will progress the most. Those who fit these qualifications, please send your cover letter, resume, and references to the head men’s basketball strength coach, John Reilly at The application process will remain open until the 2 internship positions are filled.

Metro State: The Metropolitan State University of Denver Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking hard working applicants for internship positions working with all varsity sports within our program for the Summer Term 2020 (June 1st – August 15). Interns will have the ability to learn from a CSCCa Approved Mentor. The intent of the internship is to provide a semester of hands-on training to prepare the candidate to take on the next level position in strength and conditioning as either a graduate assistant or full-time strength coach. Interns are expected to participate in a comprehensive and challenging educational program, including white board discussion and hands-on experience in the following areas: program design, exercise instruction, Olympic lifting progressions and techniques, plyometrics, speed and agility techniques, energy system development, regeneration methods, nutritional basics, leadership and facility and athlete management. Internship responsibilities will include various duties within the MSU Denver Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon hours, and weekends. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience is a plus. Requirements: 1) CPR/AED/First Aid 2) Must be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field 3) Must have, or working towards CSCS, SCCC, USAW, etc. 4) Must have strong desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning profession 4) Must be pro-active, excellent work ethic, and disciplined. Compensation: NON MONETARY/UNPAID Continuing education resources, SCCC/CSCS certification prep, access to networking opportunities, potential future recommendation for professional advancement and continuing mentorship beyond completion of the internship. In order to determine if you’re a correct fit for our program please email a Cover Letter, Resume, Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three current references to

San Jose State: The San Jose State Athletic Performance Staff is now accepting applications for summer 2020 volunteer internship positions. These positions are UNPAID. Chosen candidates will have the opportunity to work with Football and other assigned Olympic sports. Responsibilities of this position will include set up & break down of all training sessions, weight room maintenance, and completion of a comprehensive internship curriculum in addition to assisting the Athletic Performance Staff in all daily activities. Minimum requirements include a strong work ethic, an open mind and a desire to pursue a career as a Collegiate Athletic Performance Coach. If interested, please send in ONE pdf document your cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to Lucas White, Assistant Athletic Performance Coach at

St. Olaf College: St. Olaf College has an opening for a paid ($2,000) Spring Professional Internship – ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE COACH. This position is a semester long internship, starting ASAP and ending in early May. Current intern accepted GA position, semester starts February 6th. Looking for immediate help. Job Summary: Under supervision of the Director of Athletic Performance, assist with the development and implementation of strength and conditioning programs. Work with teams as assigned and design their training programs. Work directly with head coaches of assigned teams. Communicate with trainers to stay up to date with injuries and to design and implement injury prevention and rehabilitation programs. Minimum Qualifications: CPR –First Aid certification, experience in the field of Strength and Conditioning with student-athletes in a collegiate setting. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and Certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). To apply please send cover letter, resume, and at least three references to the Director of Athletic Performance Charlie Woida at