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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 19, 2017

Wednesday July 19, 2017


Missouri S&T: Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T) is currently looking for an UNPAID, volunteer intern. This position will be for the Fall 2017 semester starting on August 17th and ending December 8th . This internship will be an educational opportunity including the completion of an internship curriculum along with potential for gaining experience working with a variety of teams, utilization of Excel for updating information, maintenance of a collegiate weight room, education in coaching techniques, etc. The selected candidate will receive close supervision in regard to the previous areas of possible experience. The primary goal of the internship will be to provide instruction and training in the field of collegiate strength & conditioning in order to prepare the intern for a career in this field. QUALIFICATIONS: 1) pursuit or possession of a degree in exercise science, kinesiology, or a related field; 2) CPR/AED certification; 3) strong desire to pursue a career in strength & conditioning at the collegiate level; 4) plans to take the CSCS or CSCCa exam. APPLICATION: Send a resume and references to David Adamson at Preference for this position will be given to those utilizing the internship as part of their degree requirements. Proper documentation supporting this must be supplied by the successful candidate prior to August 17, 2017.

UW-Milwaukee: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking high energy, motivated applicants for a Full-Time Olympic Strength and Conditioning Internship for the Fall semester of 2017. Candidates that apply must have high intrinsic motivation, strong work ethic, ability to work autonomously in a dynamic environment and possess the singular desire to develop a career as a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. The primary role of this full time (40+ hour) internship is to assist the Strength and Conditioning Department in all areas. Chosen applicant will assist in coaching of teams, be charged with daily responsibilities, and program/manage a sport team's training with minimal supervision. The applicant will be educated (formally and practically) on all aspects of the training process: strength and power development, energy system specific conditioning, speed and agility, as well as the collegiate strength and conditioning coach profession. Required Qualifications: - Career goal of becoming a Collegiate Strength Conditioning Coach - Previous experience in an Athletics' Strength and Conditioning Department - CPR/AED Certification - Senior status or a Bachelor's Degree in exercise science or related field Preferred Qualifications: - One of the following certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW - Intercollegiate Varsity Sports Athlete Compensation: This is an UNPAID position with no compensation/housing available, please do not apply for this position if you do not have the means to financially support yourself during the internship. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment and receive college credit if applicable. The staff is dedicated to preparing the intern coach for their next full time coaching position. Deadline: July 30, 2017 How to Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to: Matthew Holt- Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Gallaudet (D-III - Washington, DC): Under administrative direction of the Gallaudet University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Gallaudet University is seeking a well-qualified intern for the 2017 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 REQUIRMENTS: 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

University of Maryland-Baltimore County: University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) is currently accepting applications for a Strength and Conditioning Intern, for the upcoming Fall semester. This is an unpaid position. This internship program will educate and develop aspiring strength and conditioning coaches and will provide the opportunity to work with Division 1 athletes from each of the University’s 15 varsity teams. Focus will center on learning training and programming techniques for Olympic, compound and assistance lifts, as well as conditioning related aspects of training. These include acceleration, agility, multi planar movement, and dynamic warmup/recovery. The goal of this program is to develop highly skilled coaches who will find employment at the Division 1 or professional level. Internship will include a weekly curriculum of interactive, hands on assignments which will develop the following: Interns ability to program for strength and conditioning for different sports, defending choices using sound reasoning Interns knowledge of the field, including different training methodologies Interns understanding of administrative and other duties of strength coaches Qualifications: Must be currently enrolled in Exercise Science or related field OR possess a degree in an Exercise Science related field. CPR/AED/First Aid Certified Must possess or be working towards NSCA CSCS certification (mandatory) and USAW Level 1 (optional-preferred) Previous participation in athletics and strength and conditioning is preferred Must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate or professional level Starting Date: September 5 2017 Ending Date: December 12 2017 To apply: Please submit a cover letter explaining why this internship is of interest to you and how you think it will benefit you in your career, as well as a resume and three professional references. Please email this material to Neil Wittmer at

Charleston Southern: Charleston Southern University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants for the position of Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach. Duties include but are not limited to: program design, guiding student-athletes through a regimen of exercises to optimize performance and decrease injury potential; assisting with the oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs, teaching proper weight lifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques; encouraging and motivating student-athletes to train and perform to their utmost potential, scheduling athletic teams and supervising workouts of student-athletes; player development, travel, compliance with NCAA regulations; and assisting in the implementation of rehab programs prescribed by the doctors and sports medicine staff. Some weekend and holiday work will be required based on specific sports seasons and team travel. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Offer is contingent on a background check. To apply, submit letter of application, resume and names and addresses of at least three professional references to: Stephen Gossard, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Qualifications: The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree. NSCA-CSCS and/or CSCCa-SCCC Certification (or equivalent); one to two years related work experience; demonstrated experience in administering a successful strength and conditioning program at the collegiate level; thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; must be proficient in the instruction, assessment, evaluation, and supervision of multiple weight lifting techniques; strong communication skills; knowledge of use and maintenance of fitness equipment. Compensation: $1000 monthly stipend with meal plan, 12 month contract. It is important for candidates to have a positive mental attitude and the ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the community. Candidate must adhere to the University’s vision to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving.