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Strength Scoop - Wednesday September 26, 2018

Wednesday September 26, 2018


Southern (FCS - LA): Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge, La.'s Strength & Conditioning department is now accepting applications for 3 full time interns for the Spring of 2019. Qualified candidates will work directly with football as well as various Olympic sport teams as assigned. The positions do not come with monetary pay but DO come with FREE HOUSING AND MEAL PLAN along with being a part of one of the most hands on internship programs in the country. Candidate responsibilities will include programming and running assigned sports, assisting with football, daily facility upkeep, and participating in weekly educational and self-growth assignments as part of the intern curriculum. All applicants must be CPR/AED certified. Preferred qualifications: CSCS/SCCC, USAW with previous intern or GA experience. The internship will begin January 16, 2019 and is open ended. Cover letter, resume, and three references should be sent to Laramie Immel at

Ole Miss: The University of Mississippi Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking to fulfill Spring 2019 volunteer (unpaid) internship positions for those interested in a career in strength and conditioning. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 S&C environment under the guidance of an approved CSCCa mentor and three Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Upon completion, interns will be qualified to sit for the SCCC exam from the CSCCa if they desire. To be eligible, you must be pursuing or hold a degree in a field related to exercise science. If you have already completed your degree, you must be within 12 months of the completion date to be eligible for this internship. Candidates must also be able to pass a background check. Those who have, or are actively pursuing, the CSCS or CSCCa certifications are preferred. It is expected that the volunteer intern be able to maintain the schedule of the strength coach/coaches that they will be working with. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs, participation in an educational curriculum that will involve meetings and demonstrations with the strength staff, and maintenance of the strength and conditioning training facilities. Successful completion of this internship will provide invaluable collegiate strength and conditioning experience in the SEC and references. To apply, please send your resume, 3-references, and a cover letter to Chas Ossenheimer, Assistant Strength Coach at

Virginia: The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach to support the Strength & Conditioning program for Olympic Sports. The primary duties of the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach include: overseeing various individual sport program's strength and conditioning needs; assessing student-athlete's physical attributes to improve athletic performance; maintaining weight rooms and equipment; assisting head coaches with official visits by prospective recruits; managing and/or coordinating services with various departmental and University offices; upholding NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations; and performing miscellaneous related duties when necessary. Candidates must possess either a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCC) certification. Required qualifications include: a Bachelor's degree and some professional experience in strength and conditioning for collegiate or professional sports. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCC) certification required. Preferred qualifications include: a Master's degree and considerable (4+ years) professional experience in Strength and Conditioning. Experience in a Division I intercollegiate Athletics program and with Men's Lacrosse and Wrestling is highly preferred. To apply, create an application at: by searching under Posting Number 0624123. In addition, please attach a cover letter and CV/Resume. Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to staff of the Department of Athletics, as only applications received through the Jobs@UVA system will be considered.

UCF: The University of Central Florida Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now seeking applications for the Spring 2019 internship program. This is an UNPAID position that is responsible for assisting the UCF football Sports Performance staff with the implementation of thee off-season program. Interns will gain knowledge in GPS tracking, sports nutrition implementation, along with practical experience in general strength and conditioning. This internship also provides an educational curriculum for professional development and earned recommendations for future career opportunities. Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science, or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field, CSCCa or CSCS certifications, CPR/AED and experience participating in Collegiate Football/Athletics. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter and list of references to Coach Hill at

Lamar (FCS - TX): The Lamar University Strength and Conditioning Staff is currently accepting applications for strength and conditioning intern positions for the Spring 2019 semester. The internship will begin on January 19h and end May 8th. Qualified candidates will work directly with Football along with various Olympic sport teams as assigned. Education through experience is our main goal. This includes daily coaching opportunities, opportunities to lead small team sessions, continuing education, an internship curriculum, expansion of network connections, and daily weight room maintenance. While working with all Division-I athletic programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities, with a consideration for future employment recommendation. Qualifications: strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to learn, Bachelors' degree or a degree in process (can be completed for class credit), hold or pursuing a SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification. Please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references in one PDF document with “Internship Application” in the subject line to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Lane Trudo at

Lindenwood (D-II - MO): The Lindenwood University Athletic Performance Department is looking to fill 3-4 Athletic Performance Intern Coach positions for Spring 2019. Positions require a 16-week commitment. These positions are unpaid, but offer experience, education, and an opportunity to fulfill course credits. The purpose of the internship program is to help educate and develop aspiring athletic performance coaches in all aspects of sport performance development. Successful candidates will begin around the first week of January 2018. Preferred candidates should be working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in or related to Exercise Science. Resume and 3 professional references to be emailed to Assistant Director of Athletic Performance Mitch Schwartzman at