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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 12, 2017

Wednesday July 12, 2017


East Tennessee State: East Tennessee State University Football Strength & Conditioning is looking for two hard working, enthusiastic volunteer interns who are confident, have a presence and be able to assist with coaching Division 1 Football and Baseball Student-Athletes for the Fall 2017 Semester. The two people chosen for this position must be able to start August 21st-December 14th. This is an UNPAID position, in which the successful candidates can receive academic credit if applicable, experience working with a Division 1 Strength & Conditioning program, and consideration for a recommendation for future employment in the strength and conditioning throughout the country.

  1. This will be a Hands on experience w/ responsibilities assigned based on previous experience and
  2. Assist Strength staff with the implementation of strength & conditioning programs for ETSU Football and Baseball.
  3. Interns are expected to perform a variety of tasks that include:
  4. Weight room/equipment up-keep and maintenance
  5. Pre-workout set-up
  6. Post-workout clean-up
  7. Monitor Correct Exercise Technique
  8. Data Input-Microsoft Word/Excel
  9. Research assignments to enhance personal development as assigned.
  10. Weekly Athlete Weigh-ins
  11. Extra Athlete Workouts

Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. The successful candidates should have a strong desire to not only pursue Strength and Conditioning Coaching as a career, but to also obtain Strength and Conditioning Coaching Certifications either from the C.S.C.C.A. or the N.S.C.A. A CSCCa 640-Hour Mentorship can be completed during this internship. Successful candidatesshould have competed in a varsity sport at the High School or Collegiate levelto have a better understanding of whatit takes to compete and train as an athlete. Each candidate should have extensive knowledge of teaching and coaching strength and conditioning exercises and Speed and Agility Drills. Deadline for application is Friday, July 28. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to Daniel Wedding at:

Wyoming: Russell Dennison, the director of sports performance for the program since January 2016, has resigned to seek other opportunities. Dennison previously served as a strength coach at Oklahoma, Air Force, and Tulsa Union HS (OK).

Buffalo: The University at Buffalo (MAC) Football Sports Performance Department is looking to fill four (4) season volunteer positions. Two (2) positions will be on the staff of five. The other two (2) will be non-football coaching volunteer positions for the fall term. All positions are unpaid (no monetary compensation). To be in consideration for a position on the staff of five, the potential candidates must be certified through either the NSCA (CSCS) or CSCCA (SCCC) and also have their CPR/AED certification. The successful candidates will assist with all daily duties as it pertains to Buffalo Sports Performance including but not limited to: assist with coaching, data tracking, data entry, supplementation, budget management and any other duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance. Start date (in Buffalo, NY) is flexible. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in PDF format to Assistant Director of Sports Performance Donald Day at

Howard (Washington, DC): Howard University in Washington D.C. is currently accepting applications for 2-3 interns, for the fall 2017 internship program. Start date is ASAP and end date is early December. Interns will gain experience working with all 19 Division 1 sports at Howard offers. Applicants must be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics. Applicants should be working toward or have a degree in Exercise Science or related field and be working towards becoming or certified by NSCA-CSCS or CSCCA-SCCC certified. All accepted applicants should be prepared for early mornings, late evenings, and the possibility of weekend hours. The internship curriculum gives the opportunity to have hands on experience under the supervision and guidance of the sports performance staff during team training sessions, as well as involvement in weekly intern projects and discussions. Interns will be assigned to complete assignments at the end of the curriculum including an annual program for a selected sport, a professional portfolio, and experience a mock job interview by the conclusion of the semester. This is strictly a VOLUNTEER internship. There will be no monetary compensation for this position. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Director of Strength & Conditioning at

Catawba (D-II - NC): Catawba College is no longer accepting applicants for their open position. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.

Nicholls State: Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA is currently accepting applications for fall 2017 Strength and Conditioning Interns. This is an unpaid position but can count towards school credit. Start date will be August 28 2017 and end on December 15, 2017. Intern duties include supervision of weight room during team training sessions, set up/break down of conditioning/agility drills, daily upkeep of facilities, completion of educational assignments, and data entry/maintenance. Qualifications for this position include: punctuality, high energy, confidence in group settings, and willing to work 30 hours per week as a minimum. Preferred qualifications include holding or working toward a CSCS or SCCC certification, general knowledge of the strength and conditioning field and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Interns will be able to coach numerous Division I athletics teams, including football, and experience weight room, conditioning, agility, and performance testing sessions throughout the duration of the internship. References for future employment opportunities are also earned based on performance. To apply: send in a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Stacy Pundock, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Queens College (D-II - Charlotte, NC): Queens University of Charlotte, an NCAA Division II affiliate, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Coach for Sports Performance. This is an hourly, part-time position reporting to the Director of Sports Performance. Essential Functions: The PART TIME (20 hours/week) Assistant Coach for Sports Performance will have the responsibility for designing a workout program and working regularly with assigned teams to develop their strength and conditioning as is specifically related to their sport. Design, with the Director of Sports Performance Coach's direction, and implement strength and conditioning programs for Queens University of Charlotte athletic teams assigned by the Director of Sports Performance. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or related field required, Experience as an intern or volunteer strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level is required, Either the SCCC certification from the CSCCa or the CSCS certification from the NSCA is required, Knowledge of basic periodization principles, speed, agility, plyometric concepts and conditioning is required, Strong desire to be a strength & conditioning/sports performance coach is required. Please submit all application materials (cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to No calls please.