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Strength Scoop - Wednesday October 30, 2019

Wednesday October 30, 2019


Southern Miss: Southern Mississippi invites applicants for the position of Athletics Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant. This is a 9-month, graduate student position that runs from August to May annually. Position includes graduate school tuition and a monthly stipend. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field, CPR/AED/First Aid certification, and a certification through CSCCa or NSCA. Preferred qualifications include previous athletic coaching experience, USAW certification, or experience as a collegiate athlete. Duties and responsibilities will be delegated by Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and contact information of three references in one PDF File with subject line “Graduate Assistant Position – Name” to Nick Cawthon at Deadline: 11/3/2019.

William Jewell: William Jewell College in Liberty, MO is accepting applications for a Head Powerlifting and CrossFit Coach for our newly developed program that will start in Fall of 2020. This is a full-time 10-month position with an anticipated start of January 2020, offering a robust benefit package. The Head Powerlifting and CrossFit coach will report to the Director of Athletic Performance, and be responsible for the management and administration of all activities related to his/her sport and exercises direct supervision of recruiting, training, and coaching student-athletes participating in the sport. The Head Powerlifting and CrossFit Coach will also serve as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. As a member of the Jewell Community, the Head Powerlifting and CrossFit Coach is fully responsible for compliance with all College policies and procedures as well as all applicable bylaws of the governing body of the sport. At William Jewell College, Intercollegiate Athletics are a meaningful part of a student’s educational experience and are considered to be a co-curricular activity. For more information on the responsibilities and skills required for this position, please visit our website at

Hope (D-III - MI): Hope College Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for a Seasonal/ Part- Time Strength & Conditioning Coach for the spring semester. Responsibilities include setting up weight room, and leading 2-4 NCAA DIII Athletic Teams for approximately 6-8 hours per week. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and a willingness to work. Requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and CSCS certification through the NSCA. West Michigan Area applicants preferred. If interested, please submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Dan Margritz, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach: Subject line should read: “Hope College Seasonal / Part-Time Strength & Conditioning Coach”

Catawba (D-II - NC): Catawba College is looking for qualified candidates for our Paid Internship Program for the Spring of 2020. Catawba College is a member of the NCAA Division II’s South Atlantic Conference. Additional compensation will include Sports Performance attire/gear, learning from an approved mentor via the CSCCa, potential to sit for the SCCC certification in May, an opportunity to design and implement year-round programs for varsity teams, and recommendations for future career opportunities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the sports performance program at Catawba College, assist with football and other assigned sports, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of an extensive internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a very strong work ethic, completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or related course of study, and a desire to become a collegiate or professional strength and conditioning coach. Preferred applicants will have a current CSCS certification and working towards SCCC certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Effective August 1st, 2015, NCAA legislation mandates that only certified personnel can coach athletes unsupervised, therefore current SCCC or CSCS certification is highly desired. Applicants without their CSCS or SCCC can still design and implement programs under the supervision of certified staff. Applications will be accepted until December 14th, 2019. SCCC and CSCS certified applicants will receive preference. Interested candidates can email a cover letter, resume and three references, in a single document, to Wayne Adams, Director of Sports Performance at