Thursday January 30, 2014

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Thursday January 30, 2014

Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh’s Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Summer 2014 semester. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and fields for conditioning workouts; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. The Successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, USAW and/or have experience as a collegiate athlete. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Please send a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a link to a video from (You Tube, Vimeo, etc…) demonstrating correct technique of the following lifts (Power Clean, Bench Press, & Back Squat) to: Chris Gilman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach, at cgilman@athletics.pitt.edu. Deadline to apply is March 14th , 2014.

Washington State: Auburn intern assistant strength & conditioning coach SaJason Finley has accepted the assistant director of sports performance position at Washington State.

Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina University is now accepting applications for the position of SUMMER AND FALL Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, participation in weekly projects, and professional development throughout the internship program. Intern qualifications include: punctuality; enthusiasm; strong work ethic; strong communication skills, and the ability to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working for a highly competitive Division I University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professional. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to swoods@coastal.edu, Attention: Sonya Woods.

Central Florida: Former UCF strength coach BJ Faulk has accepted a position with the 160th special operations unit out of Fort Campbell, KY.