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Strength Scoop - Wednesday October 25, 2017

Wednesday October 25, 2017


UMass: The University of Massachusetts-Amherst is currently accepting applications for the SPRING 2018 volunteer internship positions. These are positions for the SPRING 2018 training session, July 31st – December 1st, with the opportunity to stay longer. Qualified candidates would work with all facets of a NCAA Division 1 FBS football sports performance program. This is an UNPAID position. However the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. The position is responsible for assisting football sports performance staff with the implementation of the summer program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to James Carson at

Angelo State: Angelo State University is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the 2018 Spring semester. The primary responsibilities of this position are to design and implement efficient and scientific training programs for assigned teams under the approval of the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Strength and Conditioning Staff in all aspects of training for all sports, program administration, working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. As a graduate assistant within ASU Athletics, you are expected to maintain professionalism, the Angelo State University graduate assistant minimum GPA of 3.0, and must be working towards a post-baccalaureate degree. All applicants may be subject to a background check. Minimum Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, apply and be accepted into graduate school at ASU, possess or be working towards a nationally accredited certification (SCCC or CSCS), and MUST be CPR/AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: a nationally accredited certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW), personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and at least one (1) internship in the strength and conditioning field at the collegiate setting. Position includes a tuition waiver and stipend. Those interested should send an email according to the following instructions: Subject: "Angelo State S&C Graduate Assistant Position: Last Name, First Name" and within that email, a cover letter, resume, and three professional references should be attached as one document. Send all applications to Joe Powell, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at (DEADLINE: November 17 th , 2017). Tentative start date is January 8th , 2018.

Miami (OH): Miami (OH) is looking to hire an assistant sports performance coach. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field, CPR / AED certified, current certification through NSCA (CSCS), CSCCa (SCCC), USAW. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position with a 12-month contract. Interested candidates can apply here. Contact with questions.