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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 11, 2018

Wednesday July 11, 2018


Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Football Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking highly motivated intern candidates for the 2018 Fall Semester (Early August – December 17 th , 2018). The Wisconsin strength and conditioning internship program is designed to provide students the opportunity to work with Division I student-athletes and develop the hands-on skills to start a successful career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. The experience gained during this non-paid internship will be achieved through: 1) Hard Work, the work load will be high, which will ensure that the individual involved and staff gain equal benefit from the internship, as well as allow ample opportunity for the intern to have a realistic experience of the profession. 2) Administrative duties as assigned by the staff – Administrative duties such as setup and daily maintenance will provide experience in the upkeep of the facility. These duties will increase in intensity as initiative and trust is established between all parties involved. 3) Teach proper techniques for Olympic lifts, power lifts, mobility, core, and speed development exercises. 4) Motivating student-athletes to achieve their maximum potential in all areas of performance. 5) Presentation to Strength Staff at end of semester; Presentation will include a brief overview of assigned S&C related book, findings from two-offsite visits taken during semester, and explaining a 52-Week S&C Program developed for Collegiate Football Athletes. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Kyle Costigan at KJC@Athletics.Wisc.Edu as well as fill out a short survey via this link.

Buffalo: The University at Buffalo Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for Fall 2018 Sports Performance interns to work primarily with MEN’S BASKETBALL. This is an UNPAID position and interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I Sports Performance setting. REQUIREMENTS: CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; strong work ethic, and a desire to become a Sports Performance professional. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certifications and previous internship or coaching experience. Responsibilities will include assisting with training sessions, setup and breakdown of training sessions, completing weekly assignments, and other tasks as designated by the Sports Performance staff. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Mike Snowden at with the subject “Buffalo Sports Performance Internship: Last Name, First Name” in the email.

Colorado State: Colorado State University is now accepting applications (3-4) for Football Performance Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the Fall Semester 2018 (August 6 th -December 17 th , 2018). Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Daily weight room maintenance, assisting with supervision and execution of physical preparation specific to football. An education curriculum is provided with weekly discussions to help aid in the personal development required to obtain advancement in the field. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. Contact information for former interns can be provided upon request for more information about the experience. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. Those candidates who are selected for SCCC certification must remain for the full nine month mentorship to complete the requirements set forth by the CSCCa. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Qualifications: Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. Must be first aid/cpr certified. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to Inquiries must be received by July 23rd, 2018 for full consideration. COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WHICH ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS AND WOMEN.

Campbell: Campbell University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Fall of 2018 starting the week of August 15. This is an unpaid position. Interns will also have the chance to earn additional responsibilities. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary. The internship is also Mentor Approved for those preparing to complete the required hours for the SCCC certification. With education through experience being our main goal, interns will be provided and challenged with the key qualities of success in the Strength and Conditioning field. This includes professional development and continuing education, daily opportunities to learn and grow as a leader, expansion of network connections, teaching student athletes’ proper lifting technique, and daily weight room maintenance. While working with ALL Division I athletic programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities with a consideration for a recommendation for future employment. Qualifications: strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, Bachelor’s degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications below. Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, CSCS, SCCC, USAW Submit letter of application, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information to Mike Kelley, Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Missouri Southern: The Missouri Southern State University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Volunteer Intern Strength and Conditioning Coaches for the Fall semester of 2018. Projected dates of the Internship are August 5 th or August 19 th through December 5 th 2018 with the possibility of an earning an extension. This is a voluntary position and will receive no monetary compensation. Preference will be given to Candidates who possess or are working towards Certification through the NSCA or CSCCa, CPR / First Aid / AED Certification, outstanding organizational and computer skills, great work ethic and professionalism. Previous coaching and / or playing experience is a plus. Verbal communication skills with diverse populations is a must. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Set up and breakdown of training sessions for all sports, general maintenance and upkeep of Athletic Facilities, communication with Sport Coaches, Athletic Training staff and Administration, assist with Football and all Olympic Sports. Added responsibilities as earned, such as, input into program design and leading groups / teams. Our goal is to develop COACHES. Selected candidates will receive valuable experience in the day to day operations of a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Department, program design and implementation, nutrition, speed, agility and explosive training. Please send Cover Letter, Resume and Three (3) Professional References to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Seroka at

UW-Milwaukee: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteers for an UNPAID internship to contribute to the program for Fall 2018. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to assist the full-time staff with training in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers valuable knowledge and hands on experience assisting the full-time coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program. During the internship, potential candidates will receive hands-on experience working at the Division 1 level and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic and character, great energy and enthusiasm, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Potential candidates must have a great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession as well as pursue a career in the collegiate setting. Previous experience in a strength & conditioning program, coaching internship experience or collegiate athletics experience is preferred but not required. This internship has an anticipated start date of August 2t h , 2018 and an end date of December 21 st . To apply, send an email with your cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Tom Bjugstad, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at

Allen University (NAIA): The Allen University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking applicants for 3-5 UNPAID internship positions working with 9 sports, including a new football program, within our program for the 2018 Fall semester. Allen is located in Columbia, SC. Deadline for application is July 23rd, 2018. Interviews will be conducted from July 24th-July 27th. This position will begin July 29, 2018 and conclude at the end of the Fall Semester. Internship responsibilities will include many duties within the Allen University Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, evenings, or weekend hours. As an intern in our program, you will have the chance to join a network of coaches who are committed to building a winning culture within the program at Allen University. Our mission is helping our athletes achieve their full potential in the weight room, during play, and in the classroom. Interns in our program will gain valuable knowledge and hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility, and athlete management. They will sit in meetings with sport coaches and learn the administrative duties of strength and conditioning. It is our goal to equip our interns with the skills needed to achieve a graduate assistant position or full-time position when they leave this program. All interns will take part in a formal internship curriculum with weekly meetings and assignments. The Director of Strength and Conditioning will personally take the time to mentor and develop interns within our program. You will feel like a part of this program. We believe that an educated, well-trained staff will have a powerful and meaningful impact on our athletes. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or obtaining a bachelor’s is required; CSCS preferred. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, have an excellent work ethic and have the ability to take initiative, be pro-active, and pay attention to detail. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience is a plus. Academic credit available if needed. CPR certification or the ability to sit for certification is required. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of 3 professional references to: Kerry R. Thompson, Sr., Director of Strength and Conditioning at Allen University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, public assistance status, sex, sexual orientation, status as a U.S. veteran, race or religion.