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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 13, 2016

Wednesday July 13, 2016


Millsaps: Millsaps is looking to hire a strength and conditioning coordinator.The Sports Performance and Recreational Fellowship will be responsible for the instruction, administration, supervision of the student wellness within the Hall Activities Center fitness and exercise rooms. The Fellow must have excellent communications skills in order to work with the following groups: Intercollegiate Athletics (coordinated use of indoor and outdoor facilities), Physical Plant (upkeep of the building); Health Services and Student Activities (lifestyle issues such as healthy living and alcohol use). The Coordinator reports to the Director of Athletics. Major responsibilities include: Design and implementation for selected varsity sports programs, Coordinate training schedules for varsity athletics teams in the Center, Review, develop, and implement sound risk management plans, Establish long-range planning and program enhancement, Assist in the maintenance review, repair, inventory, purchase, and upkeep in the facilities and equipment, Oversee intramural sports staff, support program enhancements, Supervise, schedule, hire, and train weight room and desk student/intramural staff. Salary is $25,000 plus a campus apartment (includes utilities, local phone service, internet connection, basic cable, use of coin free in-residence hall laundry facilities, other opportunities for additional compensation within the athletic department, standard Millsaps College benefits package. Interested candidates can send cover letter, resume, references to

Texas A&M: Texas A&M Sports Performance Department (Olympic Sports) is now accepting applications for multiple full-time intern positions for the 2016-2017 school year. Interns will assist the sports performance staff in all day-today operations at three Texas A&M weight rooms. Practical experiences will include but are not limited to: assisting staff in the implementation of sport performance programs for Olympic sports, set up/breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facilities. Interns will participate and complete all assignment requirements through our formalized intern education curriculum and attend all staff meetings. Qualifications: Applicants need to have an Undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related field and must hold a current certification by the CSCCa or NSCA. It is strongly recommended that candidates have prior experience in a college athletics setting and a strong desire to become a sports performance coach at the collegiate level. Interns will be subject to and must pass a criminal background check to be eligible for the position. This is a paid position and upon completion of both Fall and Spring semesters, interns will be qualified to sit for the SCCC exam from the CSCCa if they desire. Interns will also benefit from experiencing weekly structured education sessions and the opportunity to learn from 8 experienced and diverse sports performance coaches, including 4 Master Certified Coaches. Applications will be reviewed beginning on July 19, 2016 and will continue until positions are filled. Dates of the internship are August 22, 2016- May 26, 2017. To apply: See Job posting Number: W00209FY16 via this link.

New Hampshire: The University of New Hampshire’s Department of Strength & Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill internship positions for the 2016 - 2017 Fall and Spring semesters. This is a highly competitive internship with the goal of helping the department deliver the highest quality Strength & Conditioning product to its student – athletes. By participating in the internship, the candidate will gain knowledge and experience that will provide the young professional advancement for a career in Strength & Conditioning at a Division I institution. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting the full time staff with the supervision and execution of the training program for various sports, teaching proper exercise technique and equipment use, attending to daily maintenance of the training facility and administrative tasks. Early mornings along with evening hours should be expected throughout the internship and the applicant should be prepared to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week during the internship. Qualifications: Currently pursuing a bachelors/master’s degree in Exercise/Physiology or related field and a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning coach. Applicants should be an enthusiastic, self-starter who is highly motivated to push athletes to excel. In addition, they should be responsible and punctual. Pursuing or holding a CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification(s) is strongly desired.***All potential interns will have the opportunity to obtain Practicum Hourly Requirements needed for the Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) from the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) by an approved mentor, Paul Chapman. Compensation: This is an UNPAID volunteer position, with the opportunity to earn limited income through various programs. Interns will gain valuable experience in a Division I university as well as possible recommendations for future career opportunities. To apply for the internship, please email a cover letter, resume with three professional references to John Ciani, Associate Director of Strength & Conditioning, at

Gallaudet (D-III - Washington, DC): Gallaudet University is seeking a well-qualified intern for the 2016 Fall semester. Gallaudet University is the premier institute of higher learning for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The successful applicants will gain hands-on experience working with all 14 NCAA Division III varsity sports. It is the goal of Gallaudet University staff to provide interns with a well-rounded experience incorporating all facets of strength and conditioning. Interns who are entering into the internship program will assist the strength coaches with all sports and implement the strength, power, speed, agility, conditioning, movement assessment, and corrective exercise programs. In addition, interns will be taught the fundamentals of yearly planning and program design. An emphasis will be placed upon the professional development of each intern in an effort to ready them for a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Job Requirements:Applicants must have or be working towards the completion of a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education or another related field. Interns with either collegiate athletic or coaching experience are preferred but not required. A strong work ethic and willingness to work extended hours are a must. In order to apply each candidate must be First Aid and CPR/AED certified and either working towards or already certified strength coach. Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) is preferred. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge, it will be expected that the intern is willing to learn. Interested applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two references. The successful applicant will be provided with a dorm room and a $1000 meal card. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Stephon Healey at

Maine: The University of Maine Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 internship program, spanning from August 22 th until December 9 th . Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science (or a related field), or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field. Selected individuals should expect to gain experience working with all 15 Division 1 sports at The University of Maine, including Ice Hockey (Hockey East), Football (FCS, CAA), Basketball (America East) as well as other nationally recognized programs. Applicants should be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics. Applicants must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week working with the Sports Performance staff; undertaking responsibilities of working with both in-season and off-season program implementation, set-up and breakdown of team lifts, coaching as directed, and other administrative duties as assigned. Once accepted into the Sports Performance Internship role, interns should expect to learn directly from the sports performance staff through team training sessions, as well as involvement in weekly staff meetings and intern education workshops designed to prepare interns to sit for the CSCS exam. There will also be opportunities for interns to coach and program for their own teams as decided by the sports performance staff. There will be no monetary compensation for this position; however, selected individuals should expect to receive valuable experience with various Division 1 athletic programs. Interns will also receive a University of Maine gear package, and a letter of recommendation at the completion of the internship (contingent upon performance). The deadline to apply for this position is August 12 th . To apply, please send a resume including 3 professional references, and cover letter to Jon Lynch at

Dartmouth: Dartmouth College is seeking VOLUNTEER interns for Fall 2016. These individuals will gain valuable experience at the college level as well as credit approved by their institution. The internship will involve assisting in: the supervision of training sessions, different training methods, nutrition, learning/executing exercise technique, daily maintenance of equipment, and educational research. Qualifications: Must be working toward certification and exhibit a strong desire to be a strength and conditioning coach. To apply, send resume and cover letter along with references to Spencer Brown, Director of Strength & Conditioning at