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Strength Scoop - Wednesday July 31, 2019

Wednesday July 31, 2019


UMass: The University of Massachusetts Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for Fall semester volunteer Sports Performance interns. If interested, email your cover letter, resume, and references in one single PDF to

Glenville State College (D-II - WV): Glenville State College is looking for a highly motivated individual, to serve as a graduate assistant for Strength and Conditioning Department in an Assistant Coach Roll. The Candidate will report to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and the Director of Athletics, and will serve a 10 month annual appointment. Examples of Duties: Program design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 2-3 assigned sports, as well as assist with all of the other sports at Glenville State College; Establish and maintain communication with sport coaches, athletic training staff and administration; Properly demonstrate all movements and drills associated with S&C program; Assist in the Daily upkeep and maintenance of the Strength and Conditioning Facility; Possess a willingness and desire to learn and grow in the strength and conditioning profession. Typical Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; Must hold or be working towards a nationally accredited certification (SCCC, USAW, CSCS); Candidates must also be CPR/AED certified. Preferred: Previous strength and conditioning experience in the collegiate setting. Candidate should be highly disciplined, possess the requisite qualities for the profession, and be able to handle a high workload in a demanding environment. Qualified applicants must possess the desire to become a full-time strength and conditioning coach. Basic Position Benefits: Lodging in campus housing; $1,000 food stipend in the campus dining hall ( $500 per semester); $4,000 salary stipend ( $2000 per semester); Up to six credit hours of paid graduate school through Salem University. Contact Nolan Harvath at

Davenport (D-II - MI): Davenport University is seeking a strength GA.This position has responsibilities that include assist in development and monitoring of the strength and conditioning programs. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University’s mission, and values which include diversity, equity, and inclusion. Pay range is $1,000-$5,000. Tuition remittance is available. Qualificiations: Bachelor’s degree required; Minimum one to three years of advanced strength and condition coaching experience. College coaching experience preferred; CPR/AED certified; Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) certification or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); Ability to work independently without direct supervision; Strong service-oriented skills and the ability to have an exceptional customer service attitude; Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution; Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences; Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality; Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the University; Business office environment. Prolonged sitting and standing. Use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain). Some travel between locations required (own transportation); May be some heavy lifting involved; Must be able to work an irregular schedule, evenings or Saturday as needed, additional hours during peak times or as required. Contact strength & conditioning coordinator Caleb Grummet at if interested.