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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 17, 2019

Wednesday July 17, 2019


Marshall: Marshall University (Olympic Sports) is seeking applications for a Part-Time Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This will start in August and will run until the end of the 2020 spring semester. Compensation is $11.51 an hour for 29 hours a week. A furnished apartment and utilities are also included. This position will write and implement programs for 2-3 Olympic sports at Marshall and assist with the basketball teams. Additionally, this position will assist the strength and conditioning staff with upkeep of the facilities and help mentor intern coaches. Candidates must have one of the following certifications Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa). Please provide a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 References in one PDF or Microsoft Word file to

Wagner (FCS - NY): Wagner is looking for applicants for their sports performance internship that runs in the fall from August - December and spring from January - May. This is an unpaid position. Specific dates are flexible based on candidate. Must hold or enrolled in a degree (undergraduate or graduate) related to Sports Performance and/or hold an undergraduate/graduate degree and have an interest in pursuing a career in the Sports Performance area; Previous competitive athletic experience; CPR/First Aid/AED; Currently hold or be actively pursuing NSCA-CSCS or CSCCA-SCCC. Email resume & references in one PDF document to Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance, Ian Jones at

Delaware (FCS): The University of Delaware Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIPS in Strength and Conditioning for the Fall of 2019. Start dates for the internship are August 22, 2019, through December 13, 2019, with the possibility of earning an extension. This is a voluntary position. Neither monetary compensation nor housing or meals will be provided. Priority consideration will be given to candidates who possess or are working towards their Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field, who possess certification through the NSCA or CSCCa and who are CPR / First Aid / AED Certified. Volunteer sports performance interns will have the opportunity to complete the CSCCa 640 hour Practicum under an approved CSCCa mentor. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Set up and breakdown of weight training and conditioning sessions for all sports, general maintenance and upkeep of athletic facilities, assist with sports nutrition and assist with data analytics. Interns will work a minimum of 6 hours per day/24 hours per week in morning or afternoon shifts. Additional hours are available upon request. Interns will work with Olympic Sports as well as football. This position is for people interested in becoming sports performance coaches. Selected candidates will receive valuable experience in the day to day operations of a collegiate strength and conditioning program. Interns will learn about program design and implementation, nutrition, speed, agility, and conditioning. Please send Cover Letter, Resume, and Three (3) Professional References to Rich Levy, Associate AD for Sports Performance Please, no phone calls.

UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio Strength and Conditioning program is now accepting applications for FALL 2019 intern candidates. This is a VOLUNTEER, UNPAID position that will be responsible for assisting the UTSA Strength and Conditioning department with our Division I programs. Assigned sports will be delegated by our full-time staff. Our intern development program will give you a hands-on experience training Division 1 college athletes and the tools for future professional opportunities. Required qualifications include: completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. Other preferred qualifications include a strength and conditioning certification from an accredited organization, previous coaching experience, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is NO MONETARY COMPENSATION so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Official start date will be August 19, 2019 and continue through December 13, 2019. After the completion of Fall there may be opportunity to continue through Spring pending performance evaluation. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Coach Wood at

Southern Utah: Southern Utah University is actively seeking applicants for an unpaid internship position working with Football for the fall semester of 2019. Position start and end date is flexible. Internship responsibilities will vary and will include various duties. Hours will vary throughout the semester and will include early morning, and late afternoons. Interns in our program can expect to gain valuable hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete management. Our staff will take the time to mentor and develop interns within our program. We believe that an educated and well-trained staff will have a powerful and meaningful impact on our student athletes. Requirements: obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, CSCS or CSCCA preferred but not needed. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, possess an excellent work ethic and have the ability to take initiative and be pro-active. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of 3 professional references to: Andrew Shirek Director of Football Strength and Conditioning at

Wofford (FCS - SC): Wofford Athletics is seeking an Assistant Coach for the Strength and Conditioning Department. This entry level position will allow for practical experience and growth through program development and implementation for assigned teams while assisting with football. Requirements for the position are as follows: Bachelor’s Degree, Certification through NSCA or CSCCa, CPR/First Aid Certification, and previous experience at the collegiate level in the weight room. The position pays a monthly stipend plus furnished off-campus housing in addition to an on-campus meal plan for the successful applicant. Anticipated start date is August 2019. Interested individuals please email cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references attached as one document to

Buffalo State College (D-III - NY): Seeks applications for a semester-long UNPAID internship in strength & conditioning. The successful candidate will assist the head coach with all aspects of the strength & conditioning program and teams as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing a sound and well-rounded program that improves all facets of athleticism; provide safe instruction, supervision and motivation to assigned sports team(s); test and evaluate the student-athletes to show improvements regards to strength, conditioning, and overall fitness levels; assist in repair and maintenance for all equipment used in strength and conditioning area; and other duties as assigned by Head Strength Coach. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The starting date will commence no later than August 26, 2019. Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to

Swarthmore (D-III - PA): Swarthmore College is currently seeking applicants for a 10-month position with benefits as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This person will directly report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Design and implementation of all aspects of year-round strength and conditioning programs for designated teams and assist in management of fitness center. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, a nationally recognized certification (NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC preferred), and at least 1 year of experience as a strength and conditioning coach at collegiate level. Please send Cover letter, Resume, & 3 references to Director of Strength and Conditioning Chris McPherson at with Subject: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Candidate and apply via this link.