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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 24, 2019

Wednesday July 24, 2019

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Georgia Southern: Georgia Southern University (Sun Belt) Football Strength and Conditioning Department is looking to fill two to three (2-3) fall volunteer intern positions. All positions are unpaid (no monetary compensation). To be in consideration for the position, the potential candidates must have their CPR/AED certification. The successful candidates will assist with all daily duties as it pertains to Georgia Southern Strength and Conditioning including but not limited to: data tracking, data entry, supplementation and any other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. There will also be a weekly internship development course curriculum. The curriculum is centered on preparing the successful candidates to excel in their next step in the field. Chosen candidates can also have the opportunity to complete internship hours required for the CSCCa – SCCC exam under the mentor ship of the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Start date (in Statesboro, GA) is flexible. The internship will be completed after the football season with the possibility continuing through the spring semester. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength Coach John Babos at john-babos@georgiasouthern.edu.

Albright College: Lousiana Tech assistant strength coach Jason Brader has accepted the director of sports performance position at Albright, per source.

Louisiana Tech: Louisiana Tech University Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for a PROFESSIONAL PAID INTERNSHIP position starting immediately. Paid Intern will work directly with football. Responsibilities will include, whatever it takes to get the job done. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MS in a science related field, current NSCA/CSCCa certification and prior experience as a graduate assistant at the collegiate level. You must possess the ability to positively mentor athletes as well as having the open mindedness to learn. If you cannot fulfill these requirements please do not apply. Compensation is $1000K per month, a t-shirt, and the ability to keep moving forward in this field. NOTHING ELSE! Interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as (1) PDF to Kurt Hester, Head of Sport Performance at khester@latech.edu.

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University Football is currently seeking TWO qualified internship candidates for the Fall 2019 semester. This is an unpaid position. Chosen candidates can complete the required hours for the CSCCa – SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 12, 2019 (Start date flexible) to December 7, 2019. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the football, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Professional development throughout the semester, any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. *Potentially assist with Olympic sports as desired by candidate* Interns will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. In addition, there is opportunity for advancement within the Robert Morris strength and conditioning department as an apprentice or part-time assistant post internship. The internship program’s goal is to advance the intern’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm. Effective communication skills. Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. First Aid, CPR & AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field. Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc. Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting. Competitive collegiate involvement. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Internship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Day@rmu.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Utah: The University of Utah Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for our fall/spring internship program. Program start date based on availability. This is an unpaid position. Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and implementation of training programs; assisting with and implementation of athlete assessment; assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include foundational understanding of strength and conditioning principles, knowledge of proper exercise techniques, experience with proper spotting technique, punctuality, enthusiasm, strong work ethic, and the ability to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career employment. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Parker Teagle, Assistant Sport Performance Coach, Olympic Sports, via e-mail: pteagle@huntsman.utah.edu.