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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 22, 2020

Wednesday July 22, 2020

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Lamar (FCS - TX): Lamar University Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for Volunteer Internship positions for the Fall 2020 semester. The internship will begin August 17. Qualified candidates will work directly with Football along with various Olympic sport teams as assigned. Our main goal is education through experience. This includes daily coaching opportunities, opportunities to lead small team sessions, continuing education, an internship curriculum, expansion of network connections, and daily weight room maintenance. While working with all Division-I athletic programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities, with a consideration for future employment recommendations. Qualifications: strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to learn, Bachelors' degree or a degree in process (can be completed for class credit), hold or pursuing a SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references with “Internship Application” in the subject line to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Travis Nichols at tnichols6@lamar.edu.

Furman (FCS - SC): Furman University Strength and Conditioning Department is now seeking applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns for the FALL and SPRING Semesters of 2020 and 2021. These are UNPAID and FULL-TIME positions that are responsible for assisting the FU Strength and Conditioning staff with the execution of training programs, preparation of the nutrition program, set up and break down of training sessions and maintenance of the weight room. This internship also provides educational opportunities for professional development in the field of strength and conditioning, coaching and certification preparation. Preferred qualifications include Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, CSCS or CSCCa certifications, USAW certification, CPR/AED certifications and experience coaching and/or participation in Collegiate Athletics. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and professional references to Matthew Thomas, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at Matthew.Thomas4@Furman.edu.