Sunday November 8, 2015
South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Spring 2016 internships positions. Successful applicants must not only have the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, but also possess a relentless work ethic and positive attitude. The level of initiative set forth by our interns will determine their overall learning experience. The University of South Alabama currently has 17 division I sports with approximately 380 athletes. The strength staff are approved mentors through the CSCCa. After a 640 hour internship completed at the University of South Alabama the interns will be eligible to sit for the SCCC exam at the CSCCa conference the following May. With the accumulation of all these certifications and experience, the staff will provide a great learning atmosphere for any young coach who participates in the program. After successful completion of the program, strength & conditioning interns will have an understanding of sports nutrition, understand program design and implementation, develop a coaching philosophy, and be able to teach all of the innovative athletic training movements involved in our program. This includes acceleration, multi-directional movement, maximum velocity mechanics, Olympic weightlifting, and Power lifting techniques. Interns will also gain valuable experience leading a group of athletes through: movement preparation, core activation, plyometrics, lift post-workout core movements, and post workout regeneration routines. Applications for the internship at the University of South Alabama should include a cover letter, resume, and references. Applicants should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Applications will be due November 30th, 2015. This is a nonpaid position but free apparel will be provided to the student during participation. A background check and liability form must be signed before participation stating the university will not be held responsible for any injuries that may occur during the internship. If there are any further questions pertaining to the internship feel free to contac Joshua Miller M.S., SCCC, USAW Associate Strength & Conditioning Coach University of South Alabama at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wisconsin-River Falls (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Athletic Performance department is accepting applicants for a 5 month, $4,000 non-benefited graduate apprenticeship position to assist with the development of 17 NCAA DIII sports. Expect long hours, constant learning and assisting with coaching, testing, and evaluation of student athletes. Successful candidates will have created strong bonds with student- athletes, athletic staff and will make a long lasting impact on the UW-River Falls Athletic Performance program. To apply go to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Human resources webpage here. Review of applicants will begin immediately with an expected start date of January 4th, 2016.