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Thursday February 5, 2015

Thursday February 5, 2015

Chicago Bears: The Bears are currently accepting applications for a paid Strength & Conditioning Coaching Assistant Position. This will be an entry level position with a salary and medical benefits. The position will report directly to the Chicago Bears Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and assist the full-time staff in all the phases of the Strength and Conditioning program. Duties will include but are not limited to: assisting the Strength and Conditioning staff with the design and implementation of football specific strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs; helping with supervision of the Clyde Emrich Weight Room; daily upkeep up the facility and the equipment; computer data entry and other duties as needed. Candidates that choose to apply are required to have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree but a Graduate degree in sport science is preferred. Must have previous coaching experience with strength and conditioning for football at the collegiate and/or professional level. CSCS or CSCCA certification is preferred, as well as First Aid/CPR/AED is preferred. Experience with the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is highly preferred. To apply please send a cover letter, resume and references to Rick Perry, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Applications must be received by February 10 2015. No phone calls please.

Notre Dame: The Strength and Conditioning department at the University of Notre Dame is currently accepting applications for internship positions for both the Summer 2015 & Fall 2015 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all 25 Olympic Sport Teams at the University of Notre Dame. Qualifications: Candidates MUST be enrolled in an institution of higher education AND be receiving class credit. Candidates must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW. Candidates must possess one year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Interns will receive hands on experience with elite level Olympic Sport teams. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Kaitlin Sweeney, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at Notes: Please provide your semester of choice (example: Summer 2015 or Fall 2015) in your cover letter.

Central Connecticut State: CCSU is looking to hire a strength and conditioning graduate assistant. Duties include; assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with supervision of 17 Division 1 teams. Applicant will be responsible for design, implementation and supervision of 2-4 teams as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Qualifications: Must have experience teaching Olympic lifts and other strength exercises. Must possess a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science or fitness related field. Applicant must be SCCC and/or CSCS or currently in the process of becoming certified. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for CCSU’s Graduate School and be prepared to begin working no later than June 1st, 2015. Personal qualities desired are professional, dependable, good people skills and judgment, with exceptional communication and organizational skills Compensation: $ 9,500 stipend and tuition waiver for 6 hours of graduate study (fall and spring) as well as 3 hours during the summer. Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date is June 1st. How to apply: Please email a link from (Youtube, Vimeo, or other viewable websites) of yourself demonstrating proper technique of the following lifts (Clean & Squat). Submit letter of application, resume and three references to Michael Ericksen, Director of Sports Performance, at No phone calls please.

Notre Dame: The University of Notre Dame Sports Performance department is currently accepting applications for its Sports Science Internships for the Summer 2015 and Fall 2015. A background in various sports science technologies and software’s along with Microsoft excel and statistics experience is preferred. The successful candidate will assist in implementing initiatives, tracking and logging data for the sports science program. In addition daily duties will include; implementing athlete monitoring systems, equipment maintenance, statistical analysis, data entry along with other assigned duties. This role may include a small level of exposure to hands-on strength and conditioning. Candidates must be enrolled in an institution of higher education and be receiving class credit. Candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. Candidates must show initiative and be able to work efficiently on assigned tasks. No monetary compensation is provided along with this position. However, the position offers the opportunity to work with some of the best sports science technologies including: Catapult Sports GPS, Polar Heart Rate Monitoring Systems, Kistler Force Plates including Kistlers’ Bioware software to conduct force plate analysis. The successful candidate will gain valuable experience in implementing these systems with specific Olympic sport teams and athletes. To apply please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to Matthew Howley via email at Please do not call regarding this position. Note: Applications for the Summer 2015 will not be accepted after Friday 24th April. Applications for the Fall 2015 will not be accepted after Friday 31st July 2015.