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Strength Scoop - Wednesday June 29, 2016

Wednesday June 29, 2016


Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the Fall semester. UPenn is a member of the Ivy League Conference. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of UPenn's 31 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Qualifications include: strong work ethic; punctuality; enthusiasm; desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Preferred qualifications but not required include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to college/university background checks. This is a Volunteer/unpaid position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Cristi Bartlett, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, via e-mail

UTEP: The University of Texas at El Paso has an opening for an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. This is a full-time position with benefits. Interested applicants can find more information regarding the requirements and application procedure on the UTEP Employment website via this link. Please DO NOT make unsolicited calls to inquire about this position.

Cumberland (TN): (TN): Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Fall 2016 semester. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; acceptance into Cumberland University graduate program; current CPR/AED certification; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach; strong work ethic; punctual. Preferred: Currently possess or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; previous internship/coaching experience; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to: Assisting head strength coach with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning/sports performance programs; supervision and instruction of training sessions to athletes including all assigned teams; data entry; daily maintenance and upkeep of weightroom facility, and any other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Compensation: Full tuition waiver, on-campus housing and meal plan. Interested applicants must send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Ryan Cotton, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at

UT-Martin: University of Tennessee at Martin Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistantship for the 2016-2017 school year. The candidate will receive an online graduate tuition waiver and a meal plan for 12 months. Graduate assistant will report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning and will be responsible to work directly with all members of the athletic and Strength and Conditioning staff. Responsibilities assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning will include but are not limited to: The development and implementation of training programs for the football and baseball team. Applicant must be able to assess and instruction lifting technique, multi-directional movement mechanics, flexibility/mobility drills, agility and coordination drills, weight room upkeep and equipment maintenance. Required Qualifications: Confirmed undergraduate degree in Exercise Science or related field; national certification or working toward certification. CPR certification is required within 30 days of hire. Practical experience coaching within the college strength and conditioning field Review of applications begins immediately and will remain open until filled with a start date of August 5st, 2016. Email a short cover letter telling about yourself, a resume and references to

West Chester (D-II - PA): West Chester University is looking to hire a head strength and conditioning coach. Working in conjunction with the coaches and the athletic trainers, this position will be responsible for developing and monitoring performance training programs for 24 NCAA Division II athletic teams plus cheerleading. The Head Coach – Strength & Conditioning will be expected to facilitate the instruction of all student-athletes in proper resistance training exercise technique, agility development, speed enhancement and general conditioning. Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree, 2 years of professional experience working with college or professional teams, current certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach Association (SCCC), CPR and First Aid certified. Preferred qualifications: Master's degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or related field, previous experience as a strength coach on a college campus. Candidates must apply online via this link. Application materials must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (required). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Davidson: The Davidson College Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the Fall Semester of 2016 Athletic Performance Interns. Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Davidson’s 21 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Intern qualifications must include: Strong work ethic; Desire to learn; Enthusiasm; Desire to become a qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; eligible to sit for the CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Expected Start Date is August 15, 2016. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Zach Rowell at

UC San Diego: UC San Diego is looking for a paid intern in the strength and conditioning department. Salary is $1,100 per month over a 9-month contract. Qualifications include; Bachelor's in related field, CSCS or SCCC certified or preparing to become certified, CPR / AED certified, 6 months experience working in a college S&C program. Please send a letter of interest and resume with references to Myles Cooper, Director of Strength and Conditioning Coach at No phone calls please.