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Strength Scoop - Wednesday March 27, 2019

Wednesday March 27, 2019

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Campbell (FCS - NC):Campbell University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Summer of 2019 starting the week of May 21, 2019 and going through July 27, 2019. This is an unpaid position. Interns will also have the chance to earn additional responsibilities. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary. The internship is also Mentor Approved for those preparing to complete the required hours for the SCCC certification. With education through experience being our main goal, interns will be provided and challenged with the key qualities of success in the Strength and Conditioning field. This includes professional development and continuing education, daily opportunities to learn and grow as a leader, expansion of network connections, teaching student athletes’ proper lifting technique, and daily weight room maintenance. While working with ALL Division I athletic programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities with a consideration and recommendation for future employment. Qualifications: strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, Bachelor’s degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications below. Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Submit letter of application, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information no later than April 28, 2019 to Mike Kelley, Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning Coach, mkelley@campbell.edu

Old Dominion: The Old Dominion University Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for 2 UNPAID interns for the Summer semester. This internship will begin in late May and expect to last till the end of July. Depending on performance, these interns may be asked to return for the fall semester. Those chosen will gain valuable experience working within a Division 1 sports performance department while assisting with the design and implementation for sports such as football, field hockey, and lacrosse. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the sports performance programs, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facility, assisting with nutritional station duties, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a strong desire to become a sports performance professional. In addition, one should be pursuing or have CSCS or a relevant certification (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; NASP, PES; USAW). Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Aaron Rittgers at arittger@odu.edu.

Davenport: Davenport University is seeking applicants for 3 VOLUNTEER internships for Football (2) and Olympic Sports (1) for Summer 2019. This position will begin May 13 th and end July 26 th . Required qualifications: Currently pursuing Bachelors or Masters degree in Exercise Science or a related field, CPR/AED certified AND a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Experience as a collegiate athlete and currently pursuing or possessing SCCC or CSCS certifications. This is an UNPAID position but it may fulfill course credit if necessary. Applicants please submit a Cover Letter and Resume with three professional references on one PDF document to Gregory S. Martin, Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach at gregorymartin1976@gmail.com with the Subject ‘DU Football S&C Internship: Summer 2019’ or Caleb Grummet, Head Olympic Strength and Conditioning Coach at cgrummet@davenport.edu with the Subject ‘DU Olympic S&C Internship: Summer 2019.’