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Thursday October 17, 2013

Thursday October 17, 2013

Western Michigan: Sources tell us that Florida offensive graduate assistant Dan Wenger has accepted a full-time assistant strength and conditioning job with Western Michigan. 

Merrimack: Merrimack College is seeking applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern in the Department of Athletics. Merrimack is a Catholic Institution with more than 2,000 students, and is a member of NCAA Division I Hockey East and also of the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 conference. Responsibilities for the position will entail assisting in implementation of all aspects of Strength and Conditioning programs for 23 intercollegiate sports in a brand- new 5,000 square foot Varsity Weight Room. Interns will assist with all strength, speed, and conditioning training, as well as weight room maintenance and upkeep. Interns may also be responsible for the design and implementation of programs for 1-2 teams. This is an unpaid position. Candidates are required to be working toward a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, also pursuing relevant certifications, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in Strength and Conditioning. Applications will be accepted year round to fill internship positions for each of the semesters and also the summer. To be considered, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Jim McGuire, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning mcguirej@merrimack.edu.

Mercer: Mercer University Football, a Division I FCS member of the Pioneer Football League and future member of the Southern Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of one (1) Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions. Duties will include assisting with Mercer University Football’s Strength & Conditioning Program in brand new 5,000 square foot weight room, as well as writing and implementing Strength program for one (1) assigned collegiate team. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other movements to collegiate teams; 6+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; first aid and CPR certified; an accredited certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Position primarily needed to assist with Football and Lacrosse, and be fully responsible for one of the assigned teams (M&W Tennis, M&W Golf, Cross Country, Cheer; but not limited to only these sports). Position is NON PAID/VOLUNTEER and would start work January 6th, 2014. Strength staff can provide advice / assistance for outside employment and low cost housing. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to: Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning, mangel_ja@mercer.edu.

Wisconsin-Whitewater: UW-W has aStrength & Conditioning Internship for Spring Semester 2014 (Jan. 20-May 9) available. This is an UNPAID internship but great opportunity to gain experience. Duties: Assist S & C coordinator with all aspects of training for all varsity sports. Provide leadership and instruction in the athletic development of student athletes to include skill analysis, teach proper technique and adapt workouts to match each sports specific need. Provide encouragement, motivate, and give feedback to student athletes to ensure maximum development of athletic potential. Assist with outside activities as assigned by S & C Coach. Job Requirements: Strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Excellent work ethic. Ability to adapt to schedule changes. CPR/First Aid certified. Desired Skills: Knowledge and experience in all areas of strength training including Olympic style lifting as well as speed, agility, plyometric, flexibility and conditioning methods. Working towards or completion of an undergrad/grad degree in Exercise Science or related field. Currently certified or working towards certification from nationally known organization. To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume with 3 references to: Lee Munger, Strength & Conditioning Coordinator, UW-Whitewater. E-mail address - mungerl@uww.edu.