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Thursday January 8, 2014

Thursday January 8, 2014

Georgia: The Strength and Conditioning Department at the University of Georgia is now accepting applications and resumes for Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for Football. These positions will begin immediately for the Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters of 2015. These are UNPAID Internships. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree or seeking internship requirements for the completion of an undergraduate or master’s degree in exercise science or related field. A strong desire to pursue a career as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and obtain Strength and Conditioning Coaching Certifications from the C.S.C.C.A. or the N.S.C.A. Candidates must exhibit adequate knowledge and coaching experience with Olympic-style lifts and posses the ability and aptitude to adequately demonstrate these lifts. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Extensive knowledge and experience with implementation of strength and conditioning programs for college football players. All interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and 3 references complete with sufficient contact info to Aaron Feld at strength@sports.uga.edu.

Arkansas: Head strength coach Ben Herbert has signed a contract extension and has received a raise to from $300,00 to $330,000 for 2015. That will bump to $340,000 in 2016 and $350,000 in 2017.

Georgia: Mark Hocke, director of strength and conditioning, will make an annual salary of $200,000 (was making $90,142 as an assistant strength coach at Alabama) Mark Weiszer is reporting.

Pitt: Per source, Notre Dame assistant strength coach Dave Andrews will join Pat Narduzzi's staff as head strength coach.

Georgia: Speed coach Sherman Armstrong is no longer with the program according to Marc Weiszer.