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Strength Scoop - Wednesday May 11, 2016

Wednesday May 11, 2016


Washington: Per source, Columbia University's football director of speed and athletic performance Matt King has left his position to join the Washington staff as an assistant strength coach.

Lincoln Memorial (D-II): Lincoln Memorial University is currently seeking two graduate assistants for the Strength and Conditioning program for this fall semester. The graduate assistant’s responsibilities include: Design and implement training programs for designated teams; communicate effectively with staff, administrators and sport coaches; Ability to teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills. We're looking for someone with a strong work ethic, positive attitude, desire to be a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, along with experience in a collegiate weight room. The graduate assistant position includes tuition, room/board, and 50 meals per semester. Any interested applicants please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to by May 20th.

Kennesaw State: Former Penn State player and intern Matt Baney has accepted a graduate assistant position at Kennesaw State, per source.

St. Francis (IL): The University of St. Francis (Joliet, IL) is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. This position will begin August 1. Compensation includes a full tuition waiver, a $4,000 stipend and reduced housing. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate program with at least a 2.5 GPA for their undergrad. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for multiple sports. There are 21 varsity sports at St. Francis. Candidates should be CSCS certified. Previous strength and conditioning experience preferred. Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references to