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Strength Scoop - Wednesday June 6, 2018

Wednesday June 6, 2018


Shippensburg: Shippensburg University is currently seeking ONE qualified apprenticeship candidate for the 2018-2019 school year. This is an unpaid position HOWEVER chosen candidate will receive financial reimbursement for the CSCCa-SCCC (this includes travel cost, lodging, meal money stipend and any fees associated with conference and exam). Chosen candidates must 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 1, 2018 (Start date flexible) to May 3, 2019. The chosen candidate will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours a week during the fall and spring school semesters. It is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 20 DII varsity athletic teams, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, professional development throughout the semester and any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. The apprentice will be used as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Apprentices 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. The apprenticeship program’s goal is to advance the apprentice’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a collegiate 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, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. The individual chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Apprenticeship” 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 by July 1, 2018. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Fall 2018 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of the Jervey weight room. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, use of technology/data analysis and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing NSCA-CSCS, and/or CSCCa-SCCC certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. You will gain experience as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list in ONE PDF document to Jessica Prencipe at

UCF: The University of Central Florida Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now seeking applications for three (3) UNPAID qualified Strength and Conditioning Interns for the Fall of 2018. One position will be responsible for helping in nutrition, one in GPS player tracking and another in general strength and conditioning duties. This is an UNPAID position that is responsible for assisting the UCF football Sports Performance staff with the implementation of thee in-season program. This internship also provides an educational curriculum for professional development in the field of Strength and Conditioning and Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science, or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field, CSCCa or CSCS certifications, CPR/AED and experience participating in Collegiate Football/Athletics. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter and list of references to Coach Hill at

Ole Miss: The University of Mississippi Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking to fulfill fall 2018 volunteer (unpaid) internship positions for those interested in a career in strength and conditioning. To be eligible, you must be pursuing or hold a degree in a field related to exercise science. If you have already completed your degree, you must be within 12 months of the completion date to be eligible for this internship. Candidates must also be able to pass a background check. Those who have, or are actively pursuing, the CSCS or CSCCa certifications are preferred. It is expected that the volunteer intern be able to maintain the schedule of the strength coach/coaches that they will be working with. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs, participation in an educational curriculum that will involve meetings and demonstrations with the strength staff, and maintenance of the strength and conditioning training facilities. Successful completion of this internship will provide invaluable collegiate strength and conditioning experience in the SEC and references. To apply, please send your resume, 3-references, and a cover letter to Zach Boone, Assistant Strength Coach at

North Alabama: The University of North Alabama Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for a Part - Time Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. North Alabama is a Division I Athletics program in the ASUN Conference for Olympic sports and Big South Conference for Football, located in Florence, AL. This is a 10-month non-benefited position with a start date of July 1, 2018 with an anticipated end of April 31, 2019. Qualified candidates would be primarily responsible for the development, implementation and coaching of programs for Men’s Basketball as well as provide assistance in daily operation of the weight room. This individual will report to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, and work closely with the Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff. Candidates need to be knowledgeable in sport specific training, motivated, high energy, and contain great communication skills. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required (Master’s degree is preferred), 2+ years of experience working in the collegiate setting (basketball experience preferred), CSCS or SCCC, CPR/AED and First Aid certification. To apply, send one email including your cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references (in this order) to the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Tia Anderson at

UNC Charlotte: University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applicants for the position of Strength & Conditioning Intern/Volunteer for the Fall 2018 semester. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in the Charlotte 49er Olympic Strength & Conditioning Program. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in organizing and implementing the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Olympic Strength & Conditioning Program. This includes but is not limited to the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/flexibility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Interns/Volunteers will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals, instructional videos and updating social media sites. This position will not work with Football. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS, SCCC or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication is a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Background check required at own expense if hired. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. This is an opportunity to build a Sports Performance Program from the ground up. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Apply To: Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to: Perry Costales, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Email: No phone calls, please. Applicant must adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, C-USA Athletic Conference, The State of North Carolina University System and the NCAA. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EEO/AA Institution.

Loyola Maryland: Loyola University Maryland Strength and Conditioning department is currently accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Fall 2018 semester. Interns will gain knowledge and experience in a Division 1 setting working with a variety of sports teams. Intern duties will include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs for various sports, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, and completing the professional development curriculum set out by the strength and conditioning staff. Intern education will include staff lead discussions, readings, and assignments designed to progress interns into coaches capable of effectively creating and implementing high quality training programs. Qualifications: Candidates must possess or be in pursuit of an Exercise Science, or related degree, must be CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, and must possess or be in pursuit of certification through the NSCA (CSCS) or the CSCCa (SCCC). Candidates must also possess a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate or professional level. Interested candidates can apply for the position by sending a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Bryan Artfitch, at