Strength Scoop - Wednesday March 31, 2021

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Wednesday March 31, 2021

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Illinois: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department (non-Football, non-Basketball) is currently accepting applications for a part-time Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach. The position is typically one year in duration (with the option to renew after one year) that pays hourly up to 20 hours per week with no additional benefits. Under the direction of the Strength and Conditioning Coaches, this position will assist in developing and implementing individualized annual training programs of the universities 17 NCAA Division I sports. Essential tasks include, but are not limited to: 1. Develop and implement individualized strength & conditioning programs for student-athletes in assigned sport programs 2. Independently manage, supervise and control the day-to-day operation of the weight room used by the sport programs assigned. 3. Ensure proper maintenance of equipment, including weight machines and other strength and conditioning equipment, including regular inspection, recommendation on repair/replacement as necessary 4. Engage compatibly and cooperatively with other strength & conditioning staff, team coaches, student-athletes and personnel in all other sports. 5. Perform responsibilities on evenings and weekends during scheduled team and student-athlete practice or conditioning sessions, and competitions, as assigned based on sport program. 6. Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required. Required qualifications include: must pass a background check; current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; current NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC certification. Preferred qualification include: degree in an exercise science related field; relevant experience in the Strength and Conditioning field as a student or graduate assistant; previous collegiate strength and conditioning internship and/or coaching experience; experience in program design; experience as a collegiate athlete; Microsoft office proficiency; demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA and Big Ten Conference rules and regulations; ability to work in a dynamic environment and be a positive member of a team; and a strong work ethic, exceptional communication skills, a passion for the profession, as well as, commitment to the student-athletes. Interested candidates, send an email with the subject header, “Illinois Certified S&C Position – Last Name, First Name.” Please email a cover letter (one page maximum), resume (two page maximum), and three professional references as one PDF file, as well as, an application video (5 minute maximum) coaching the squat, deadlift, and clean to Emily Schilling, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at emily.esselman@gmail.com. The deadline for applications is April 23, 2021.

Millersville: The Millersville University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for a qualified individual to fill the position of Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year assignment beginning with the 2021-22 academic year and includes a tuition waiver for graduate credit hours and a $2,500 per semester stipend. The Graduate Assistant will report directly to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and will be responsible for up to 3-4 Olympic Sports. Additional responsibilities include: primarily assisting with the football strength and conditioning program, assisting with nutrition education, as well as helping implement the overall training programs for all sports. The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science (or related field), and must also be admitted into a graduate program at Millersville University. Other qualifications include a strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, 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. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF file including: (1) a resume, (2) a cover letter, and (3) contact information for three professional references, in this specific order. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Intended start date is to be determined. If interested in this position please email your cover letter, resume and three references to Kyle Regensburg at kyle.regensburg@millersville.edu with the subject MU S&C GA Position. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

North Carolina Central: The Sports Performance Department at North Carolina Central University is accepting internship applications for Summer Sessions 1&2.This is an UNPAID internship; this volunteer position offers Division I experience and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning.Candidates will COACH, and will have a chance to serve as top assistants for select varsity sports. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Must be working towards a degree in the field of exercise science or similar. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing SCCC, CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Candidates additionally have the option of completing the internship practicum for the CSCCa Examination. Please submit a letter of applications, resume, and a list of references to Thomas Carroll, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach via E-mail at tcarrol8@nccu.edu.