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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 15, 2020

Wednesday July 15, 2020


New Hampshire: The University of New Hampshire’s Department of Strength & Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill 2-3 openings for Volunteer Coaching Assistant positions for the 2020/21 Fall and Spring semesters. 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, including Football, set up and break down of equipment in the weight room/on the field, enforce the rules and philosophy of the Strength & Conditioning department, serve as a positive role model for all student-athletes, 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 and the applicant should be prepared to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. These positions offer the opportunity to have hands-on coaching experience with groups/teams, and the possibility of leading groups/teams through workouts. Minimum Qualifications: Currently pursuing or has attained a bachelors/master’s degree in Exercise/Physiology or related field and a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning coach and is First Aid/CPR and AED certified. Applicants should be an enthusiastic, self-starter that is responsible and punctual who can ACTIVELY coach athletes to excel. Preferred requirements: Pursuing or holding a CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification(s) is strongly desired. Playing and/or coaching at the collegiate level and experience working in a group/team training environment 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. Applicants 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