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Strength Scoop - Wednesday June 22, 2016

Wednesday June 22, 2016


DePaul: DePaul University, the nation's largest Catholic university and one of the 10 largest private universities, is now accepting application for the Director – Sports Performance position. In accordance with the mission of the Department of Athletics, the Director - Sports Performance will administer the strength and conditioning program for the student athletes within the guidelines of the NCAA, the BIG EAST Conference and DePaul University. This includes all pre-season, in-season and post-season activities necessary to the development of a competitive program. If interested in joining our team of talented, motivated employees and helping DePaul serve its students and communities around the world, please visit this link and submit your cover letter and résumé online for this and other jobs. Please reference job number [2105].

Louisiana Lafayette: The University of Louisiana-Lafayette Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for 3-4 volunteer interns, specifically Football, during the summer of 2016. Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a strong desire to become a Strength & Conditioning Professional. Weekends may be required. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will gain experience training Division-1 athletes, exposure to sports nutrition, program design, professionalism, and have the potential to earn recommendation towards future employment in the field. Successful completion of the fall internship may lead to an extension in the program into future semesters. Visit the official UL Strength department webpage for more information regarding the program and staff. UL Strength & Conditioning is a class credit friendly institution. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to Samuel Ehrlich at Please no phone calls.

Florida Institute of Technology: The Florida Institute of Technology is currently accepting applications for (2) Fall 2016 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with Football and Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the FIT Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the Fall 2016 program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Required qualifications include completion of Bachelor’s degree by the commencement of the intern program/current pursuit of a graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), 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. Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information 3 references to Chris Duguay at

Montana State: Montana State University is currently accepting applications for 3-4 qualified and highly motivated individuals looking to further develop their skills in the field of strength and conditioning, through an UNPAID Internship for the 2016 fall semester. Expectations of the intern include the following: Provide safe and effective coaching on all lifts, movement mechanics, soft tissue and mobility/flexibility work, willingness to assist in daily maintenance and duties of the strength and conditioning facility, strong communication, leadership, integrity, self-confidence and a willingness to learn, strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, and a desire to improve one’s self for the possibility of future endeavors in the field, and willingness to work a minimum of 20 hours/week. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of professional certifications (CSCS, CSCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of a degree in a sport science or related field, CPR/First Aid and AED certification. Benefits to the candidate include; experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise techniques via staff lifts, and the ability to further professional learning and development through formal internship curriculum. Timeline of work will be August 22 – December 09, 2016. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Ricardo Ramirez at the following email address at