Thursday February 19, 2015
New Mexico State: New Mexico State is currently accepting applications for TWO Summer UNPAID Internships for Summer 2015. The dates, which are somewhat flexible, are May 20th – July 31st. Selected interns will be working with Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, and Women’s Soccer. Job duties will include assisting the Sports Performance Staff in all aspects of running a Sports Performance Department at the highest possible level. First priority will be assisting in implementation of strength and power development, linear and lateral speed development, plyometric periodization, and all aspects of conditioning. These responsibilities will go along with assisting in facility maintenance and aiding in enforcing weight room policies and procedures. QUALIFICAITONS: Applicants must be pursuing a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Additionally, the applicant must be completing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained their CSCS, USAW, and CPR certifications. They must have a strong work ethic, great energy and enthusiasm, and great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession. BENEFITS: If accepted, interns will gain the experience of operating in a Sports Performance Department at a D-1 (FBS) school . They will learn proper exercise techniques, correct exercise prescriptions, and develop leadership skills that are critical to being an effective coach. If desired, applicants can complete their SCCC (CSCCa) internship portion of their certification under mentor Don Decker (Director of Sports Performance/CSCCa Board Member). Additionally, selected interns will gain knowledge on data management, bar velocity training and standards, and become proficient using the EliteForm system on all 24 platforms. All interested applicants email a cover letter, resume, and references to Riley Allen, Senior Associate Director of Sports Performance at email@example.com.
San Jose State: SJSU is looking to hire 2 athletic performance graduate assistants. Duties include; assist with supervision of 20 Division 1 teams. Applicants will be responsible for design, implementation and supervision of 2-4 teams as assigned by the Head Athletic Performance Coach. Qualifications: Must have experience in program design and teaching proper technique with all field and weight room exercises. Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field. Applicants must be SCCC and/or CSCS or currently in the process of becoming certified. The successful applicants must meet the admission requirements for SJSU’s Graduate School (http://www.sjsu.edu/gape/prospective_students/) and be prepared to begin working no later than June 1st, 2015. Personal qualities desired are professional, dependable, strong work ethic, with exceptional communication and organizational skills. Compensation options for in-state are as follows: Option A – Receive $12,000 annual stipend and pay own tuition. Option B – Tuition is deducted from annual stipend, and receive $500/mo stipend. Grants and scholarships are also available. Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date is June 1st. Submit letter of application, resume and three references to Taylor Johnson, Lead Assistant Athletic Performance Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.