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Strength Scoop - Wednesday June 7, 2017

Wednesday June 7, 2017


Louisville: The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship Program is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Fall semester. The internship will begin July 25th. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must be considering, pursing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting in the day to day operations of the facility, cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection, organizing nutrition/fueling station and assist with GPS catapult systems. The internship program will consist of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly topics and bi-weekly evaluations. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, respectable character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Please note: All unpaid interns may not work more than 20 hours per week, and if this position is not a financially feasible option for you, please do not apply. Please send a cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Scott Wilks at , and CC: EJ Hibbler at

Georgia: The University of Georgia Olympic Strength and Conditioning department is currently accepting applications for 2017 Fall Interns. Internship Start Date: Monday, August 7th. This is a Volunteer, Unpaid position. CPR/AED Certification will be REQUIRED before the start date of the position. Applicants should have an educational background in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field. Applicants should be certified or interested in obtaining one of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Individuals who apply should be highly motivated, have a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have a strong desire to become a future strength and conditioning coach. Daily responsibilities will consist of aiding the strength and conditioning staff with the evaluation of student athletes, assisting in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and cleaning/maintaining the strength and conditioning facility. To apply: send a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 Professional References to Chris Herold, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at

Maryland: The University of Maryland is currently accepting applications to fill six (6) Fall 2017 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with the Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an UNPAID position that is responsible for assisting the UMD Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the Fall 2017 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. If this position is not a financially feasible option for you, please do not apply. Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Christian Hartford, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at

Millsaps (D-III - MS): Millsaps College’s Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for 2 Strength and Conditioning Intern Coaches for the Fall Semester of 2017. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football and all Olympic Sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and participation in weekly projects and professional development throughout the internship program. Candidates will have the opportunity to program, implement, and supervise a strength and conditioning program for some assigned sports. HOUSING AND SOME MEALS may be provided. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. Inquiries must be received by July 31st. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Coach Kilgore at

Christopher Newport: Christopher Newport University is seeking highly motivated strength and conditioning interns for the fall 2017 semester. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the implementation of sport specific programs that incorporate injury prevention, mobility, flexibility, and strength and speed exercises. This is an UNPAID position, school appropriate apparel will be provided. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program. Interns will have every opportunity to grow as a strength coach by learning proper progressions, continuing education through research and hands on coaching. Qualifications: hard work ethic, attention to detail, high energy, Bachelor's degree or in progress of obtaining a Bachelor's degree, have or looking to obtain a certification (CSCS, SCCC and USAW). If Interested please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Jesse Strawser, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Colorado State: The CSU Football Strength and Conditioning department has a number of unpaid internship opportunities available for fall 2017. These positions are designed to engage students who actively seek a career as a strength and conditioning coach in the day-to- day operations of the football weight room. Students will be exposed to all facets of an NCAA Div. I FBS football strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the daily operations of the weight room, helping to create a positive training environment, assisting with distribution of nutritional supplements under guidance of a registered dietitian and strength and conditioning staff, record keeping and facility and equipment maintenance. These positions provide the opportunity to gain experience and examine career opportunities in intercollegiate athletics while working in a dynamic, exciting and collaborative environment. Students are encouraged to examine all aspects of the strength and conditioning program in an effort to maximize exposure to potential career opportunities. Individuals must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse community and advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Ideal candidates will be certified or actively pursuing certification from NSCA and/or CSCCa. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification, pending mutual agreement between the candidate and the Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preference will be given to candidates who are enrolled in a strength and conditioning educational curriculum and need internship hours as part of their educational requirements and candidates actively seeking SCCC certification through the CSCCa mentorship program. Interns should be prepared to work a variety of times including days, nights, weekends and holidays. All interns will receive instruction in – and be required to comply with – NCAA regulations and policies. Interested students are encouraged to submit a letter explaining your interest in the position and your goals for the internship experience, a resume and contact information for three professional references. Applications should be sent or emailed to: Michael Ray at DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For full consideration, applications must be received in the department of athletics by 11:59 p.m. (MT) on Sunday, July 23, 2017.