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Thursday January 28, 2016

Thursday January 28, 2016

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Sacred Heart University: Sacred Heart University is looking to fill three graduate assistant positions. Positions are ten-month commitments (August 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017) and are renewable for a second year in order to finish graduate level coursework. Applicants are only considered for candidates planning to enter the MS in Exercise Science and Nutrition program (Performance Track); applicants may apply to a GA position prior to acceptance into the academic program. The three positions report to the head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Applicants should have (or be expected to have upon GA start date) a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field (strong preference with candidates > 3.0 cumulative GPA), current NSCA CSCS or CSCCa SCCC certification, current CPR/AED certification, and experience within a collegiate strength and conditioning setting. Included in the position is a tuition waiver covering 18 credits/academic year (note: MS program typically requires 19 credits/academic year) in addition to a stipend. The purpose of this position is to assist with the year round development and implementation of Strength and Conditioning for all 32 varsity teams. Graduate Assistants will also assist any club sport or student that may need guidance in the area of Strength and Conditioning. Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist in areas of coaching Strength and Conditioning with all 32 varsity sports Daily cleaning of all equipment in Pitt Center weight room Assist with scheduling of teams and clubs in the Pitt Center weight room Tracking and Data entry for all 32 varsity sports Program Development for assigned areas by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Adhere to department and University policies and procedures as stated in respective manuals Adhere to NSCA’s Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards and Guidelines Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Coach Chris Fee at feec@sacredheart.edu. Candidates should have their application materials submitted by February 26, 2016 in order to be considered for the positions.

Wyoming: Russell Dennison, the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the University of Oklahoma has been hired as the new Director of Sports Performance at Wyoming.

Maryland: The University of Maryland is currently accepting applications for Summer/Fall 2016 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with the Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the UMD Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the summer and program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is no monetary compensation, so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 5 references to Esteban Doria at edoria@umd.edu.

Newberry (SC): Newberry College in South Carolina, is seeking applicants for a 10 Month Strength and Conditioning Assistant intern position. Compensation is approximately $1,000 monthly stipend plus the possibility of all-inclusive housing. Primary responsibilities include: Assisting with daily Strength and Conditioning operations; Assisting with programming for 19 intercollegiate Division II programs (including Football). Assisting with daily team workouts, maintaining the Strength and Conditioning Facility, and consulting with the Athletic Training staff on return to play issue; other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Must have a strong work ethic and strong desire to learn and excel in their career as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Start Date will be March 1st. Job Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in an associated field of Study. NSCA certification, or NCAA Compliant. Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification is required. A Valid driver’s license and access to a personal mode of transportation. Contact: Erik Schwager Director of Strength, Conditioning and Sports Performance at erik.schwager@newberry.edu.

Montana: The University of Montana is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position in its Strength and Conditioning program for the 2016-2017 academic year. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the strength and conditioning coaches with the design and implementation of sport-specific strength, speed, and agility programs; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; they will be assigned their own sports and any other duties as assigned. The Graduate Assistant position is a one-year assignment beginning with the 2016- 2017 academic year, with the option to renew the contract for a second year. The position is 12 months and includes a tuition waiver and a $1,000/month stipend. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field with a GPA over a 3.0 and acceptance into a University of Montana graduate program. Preferred qualifications: Internship experience with a collegiate program; NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa- SCCC, USAW, CPR and First Aid certifications. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date is tentatively set for May 23rd. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for at least 3 professional references, GPA and GRE/GMAT scores to: Charlie Woida at Charlie.woida@mso.umt.edu.

New York Giants: Per source, Aaron Wellman has been added as the Giants' head strength coach. Wellman served as an assistant strength coach at Notre Dame last season, and was the head strength coach at Michigan and San Diego State under Brady Hoke prior to that.