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Strength Scoop - Wednesday March 8, 2017

Wednesday March 8, 2017


Temple: The Temple University Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking for qualified strength and conditioning interns for the 2017 summer semester. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Temple University’s football program, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties and other duties as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is an unpaid internship. However, candidates will receive Division I Intercollegiate experience, college credit towards graduation if applicable and will be involved in the CSCCa mentorship program necessary to achieve the SCCC certification. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; NSCA-CSCS or USAW certifications; CPR certification. Experience in a Strength and Conditioning Program or having previous collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Having a background in performing and coaching Olympic lifts is preferred. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Applications need to be submitted by April 6, 2017. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Jordan Barber at Please no phone calls.

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for football interns for Summer and Fall 2017. This position offers Division I experience and training and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of the South Alabama football program; assist with daily cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes and participating in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, passion for the strength and conditioning field and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Internship Start Date: End of May. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Lance Ancar

Eastern Illinois: Eastern Illinois University is seeking to fill a Graduate Assistant strength and conditioning position that will begin in the summer of 2017. Candidates must have a strong desire to be a full time Strength and Conditioning coach. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the design and implementation of sports performance programs for assigned sports, assisting with football, weight room supervision and upkeep, daily communication with sport coaches and athletic trainers, and other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Required: previous collegiate coaching experience (Internships included), CPR/AED certification, and a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field. In order to be considered for the position, the candidate must be admitted into graduate school at EIU. SCCC or CSCS certification required. Compensation includes a tuition waiver and stipend. Consideration will be given to individuals who possess strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with integrity. Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Coach Jordan Davis at Deadline to Apply: 3/20/2017

Northern Colorado: The University of Northern Colorado is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill an open Graduate Assistant Sports Performance Coach position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with the University’s 19 Varsity sports programs while assisting with the inseason/offseason training of various sports programs, designing and implement strength program for assigned teams, assist with nutrition station, participate in internship education as well as other duties assigned by the Director of Sports Performance Coach. Salary for this position is a monthly stipend and waiver of in-state tuition. This is a 2 year position commencing upon the candidates graduation. Additionally, the GA Sports Performance Coach will have the opportunity to advance their knowledge base with continuing staff education over topics such as periodization, identification and correction of biomechanical deficiencies, instruction of the Olympic and core lifts, as well as speed development and sport specific conditioning. There will also be valuable gain in knowledge and experience in the field of Athletic Performance at a Division 1 institution. Applicants should have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and have a current CSCS or SCCC. Must have a strong desire to be involved in Athletic Performance at the collegiate level; proficient in Microsoft Excel/Word/Powerpoint, excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; must be diligent and willing to learn. For full consideration email your cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to the Director of Sports Performance, Jeff Butler