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Strength Scoop - Wednesday October 23, 2019

Wednesday October 23, 2019


Tennessee:The University of Tennessee: Seeking highly motivated candidates to fill the Spring 2020 VOLUNTARY-UNPAID internship working primarily with football. This position will be 14 weeks and start the 6th of January and end April 17th. Individuals chosen will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I program, as well as future recommendation for employment if all requirements are fulfilled. Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: shadowing with, warms ups, implementation of proper lifting techniques, spotting and daily operation/maintenance of the weight room, record keeping, and helping create a great training environment. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong work ethic and have experience working in a Collegiate Weight Room setting. Candidates will be certified or actively pursuing certification from CSCCA and/or NSCA. Interns must be able to work a variety of times including days, nights, and weekends if necessary. All interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, a video teaching while also performing a Power Clean. Lastly you must have at least three professional references all materials must be submitted to the email address below by November 29th. Interested coaches can contact

FAU: The Florida Atlantic University Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff is now accepting applications for highly motivated, VOLUNTEER INTERNS for the Spring 2020 semester. The primary function of this position will be to assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports and the rest of the strength staff with the management of total athletic preparation of student-athletes to include, but not limited to: development of training programs, application of appropriate motivational techniques, instruction of student-athletes in the proper execution of weight training exercises, plyometrics, agility drills, flexibility training, speed development techniques, conditioning modalities, and communicating with appropriate coaching personnel regarding the needs and demands of the student-athletes.. The successful candidate will gain valuable experience with specific Olympic sport teams and elite amateur student-athletes at a Division 1 University. Minimum qualifications include: Eligible candidates will need to be in good academic standing and finishing their undergraduate studies or have graduated with their Bachelor’s degree, current certification in CPR/First Aid/AED, and financially capable of holding the position for the Spring Semester (January to May 2020) since NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Successful applicants must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals and a tireless work ethic in order to accommodate the demands of the position. Preferred qualifications include: a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field (Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Performance, etc.), Various Certifications, previous experience working in a collegiate or professional athletic setting, and previous playing experience in a collegiate or professional level. Interested applicantsshould send a resume and a list of 3 professional references with phone and e-mail contact information to Dennis Wilson, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, via e-mail at

St. Olaf: St. Olaf College: has an opening for a paid ($2,500) Spring 2020 Professional Internship – ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE COACH. This position is a semester long internship, starting in January and ending in May. Start and end dates are flexible. Job Summary: Under supervision of the Director of Athletic Performance, assist with the development and implementation of strength and conditioning programs. Work with teams as assigned and design their training programs. Work directly with head coaches of assigned teams. Communicate with trainers to stay up to date with injuries. To design adjusted programs as needed and implement injury prevention and rehabilitation programs. Minimum Qualifications: CPR –First Aid certification, experience in the field of Strength and Conditioning with student-athletes in a collegiate setting. Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a related area. Certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or certification by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). Knowledge of athletic injury prevention and treatment/modification protocols. To apply please send cover letter, resume, and at least three references to the Director of Athletic Performance Charlie Woida at

Yale: Yale University Sports Performance is looking for candidates to fulfill internship positions for the Spring 2020 semester. The internship is a comprehensive experience providing hands on education in the weight room, with a classroom component, including lectures on program design, theory, nutrition, athletic testing, and more. The internship will provide the opportunity to work hands on with the Football team, which won the 2017 Ivy League Championship. This is a rigorous internship with hours that would closely mimic that of a full time strength coach. The goal of this internship is to prepare individuals for full time positions upon completion. There is no monetary compensation for the internship, but there is the opportunity to use this internship as a site for the completion of College requirements. The internship is also an NSCA accredited continuing education site. You will receive 2 CEU's for participating in the internship. The ideal candidate will be a current college student, or one who has recently graduated. Preference will be given to those who are in Exercise Science, collegiate athletic experience, or prior weight room experience. Applicants of all professional backgrounds who are eager to learn and grow as a coach are encouraged to apply. Begin date: January 6th 2020 (Tentative Orientation Date) End date: May 6th 2020 (Tentative End date). Interested candidates can contact