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Strength Scoop - Wednesday November 9, 2016

Wednesday November 9, 2016


Christopher Newport: Christopher Newport University Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for a comprehensive volunteer internship for the 2017 spring semester. CNU is a Division 3 institution located in Newport News, VA and is a member of the Capital Athletic Conference. Individuals must be enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking in order to excel in this program. This position will offer continued education in the form of article critiques, book assignments and professional development (presentations, resume building, working with excel, programming, etc.). Candidates must be pursuing a Bachelors/Masters in Exercise Science or a related field and also have or be in the process of obtaining their CSCS or SCCC certifications. Candidates must also have a strong desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Please send your cover letter, resume and three professional references as well as a video of the candidate performing/coaching a clean (full/power) and a back squat. Please send all information to Jesse Strawser at

Howard: Howard University is currently seeking qualified volunteer / internship candidates for the spring 2017 semester. This is an unpaid position. The spring strength and conditioning program will run from January 16th until May 12th (dates are flexible). Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program of the football team and potentially other University athletic programs, teaching student athletes safe and proper exercise technique, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and professional development throughout the internship. This internship will provide hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skill, Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate setting or competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained the SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS or similar certifications, CPR & AED certified It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references in one PDF or Word document to Director of Strength and Conditioning at