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Strength Scoop - Wednesday March 28, 2018

Wednesday March 28, 2018


Arizona State: (AZ): Arizona State University is currently accepting applications for the SUMMER 2018 volunteer internship positions. These are positions for the SUMMER 2018 training session, MAY 21st – AUG 1st, with the opportunity to stay longer. Qualified candidates would work with all facets of a NCAA Division 1 FBS football sports performance program. This is an UNPAID position. However the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. The position is responsible for assisting football sports performance staff with the implementation of the 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 or current pursuit of an undergraduate 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 and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to James Carson at

Gardner-Webb: The Gardner-Webb University Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant (GA). Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, Baptist-related university in Boiling Springs, NC home to 22 NCAA Division I Athletics Programs. This position provides tuition remission for up to 18 graduate hours per year as well as a grant for $5500 spread throughout the year, for a full-year contract (fall, spring, and summer terms). You must be accepted into the Gardner-Webb Graduate School prior to employment. The position is subject to a university background check. Intended start date is Early Summer 2018. Successful applicants should have the ability to excel within a collaborative team environment; strong work ethic; effective communication skills; & desire to further one’s career in the field of Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning while having a strong commitment to Christian higher education. Responsibilities: Assisting in all aspects of the Gardner-Webb Athletic Performance program, design and implementation of sport specific training programs for Softball, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Tennis, Women’s Tennis & the possibility of other teams; opportunity to assist with training Football, Men’s or Women’s Basketball, & Baseball or Softball; ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; supervision of team workouts; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance Facility & compliance with all appropriate university, Big South Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required as well as working toward or already obtained a certification from an accredited strength and conditioning organization (NSCA, USAW, CSCCa, etc.). Possess CPR/AED and First Aid certification. Experience working in an NCAA/NAIA 4- year college or university weight room with a variety of teams. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs & Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning related technology is encouraged. If interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references (in this order) in 1 PDF file to Director of Athletic Performance Chris McCormick at All documents should be sent entitled “Lastname_Firstname_GWUAP GA Application” when sent. Please use this same heading to title your email. Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled.

Texas A&M-Kingsville: Texas A&M Kingsville has two graduate assistant strength and conditioning positions are available beginning in August 2018. A June 2018 start is negotiable if TAMUK graduate admission is secured prior to this date. Lead positions are available for the sports of women’s basketball and softball. Finalists will also assist with the sports of football, baseball, men’s and women’s track-field and cross country. Duties include but are not limited to guiding student-athletes through a regimen of exercises to optimize performance and decrease injury potential; oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs, teaching proper weight lifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques; scheduling athletic teams and supervising workouts of student-athletes. The successful candidate(s) will ensure compliance with NCAA, LSC, TAMUK and TAMUS policies, guidelines, and procedures. Graduate Assistant Scholarship: Positions include a scholarship to cover tuition and fees (i.e. not to exceed 18 semester credit hours per calendar year), 10 meals per week (i.e. on campus), and a $200 per month housing stipend. Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in kinesiology or related discipline concentrating in exercise science or equivalent preferred. 1 year of experience training student-athletes at the collegiate level. CSCS certification. Candidates must be proficient in the instruction, assessment, evaluation, and supervision of multiple weight lifting techniques. Requirements: All requirements for full admission to a Texas A&M University-Kingsville Graduate Program must be met. Applications must be submitted by email only to and should include the following: (a) letter of application; (b) resume; (c) contact information for three professional references.