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Tuesday February 3, 2015

Tuesday February 3, 2015

Nova Southeastern (D-II - FL): Nova Southeastern is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Strength & Conditioning. The Graduate Assistant reports directly to the Director of Sports Performance, while working collaboratively as a member of the NSU Sports Medicine Interdisciplinary Team. The position is responsible for assisting the Strength and Conditioning staff in all departmental functions. The successful candidate will have full responsibility of three teams and will assist with the implementation of strength training, conditioning, speed/agility, flexibility and recovery workouts for all 17 athletic teams in our state of the art 5,500sq ft Strength & Conditioning Complex. Qualifications: The GA positions are required to work up to but not limited to 35 hours per week, which include flexible hours, evenings and weekends. GA positions work 12-month, renewable contracts. Graduate Assistants must be enrolled at a full time status (6 credits per semester) and be in good academic standing throughout their employment. Applicants must be admitted into their respective graduate program before they can sign a contract through NSU Student Employment. Experience with Microsoft Office is required. Candidates must be certified with at least one of the following organizations CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USAW, Tuition Scholarship up to $10,000 per year ($4,000 fall/winter, $2,000 summer), Housing – Full Cost. Single apartment in the residence halls (includes utilities). Valued at - Meal Plan - $3,000 ($1,500 each semester, fall/winter, used only by Graduate Assistant). This is a declining balance plan that can be used in all dining areas on the NSU campus. Please email a cover letter, resume, two work references and 1 character reference, and one letter of recommendation to director of sports performance Steven Orris at

Baylor: Tony Randalph, who most recently worked in the strength department at Tulsa, has been hired on staff at Baylor as the associate director of athletic performance.

Saint Louis: Saint Louis University is currently accepting applications for a part-time Assistant Sports Performance Coach. Saint Louis University is an NCAA Division I program that is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Current Assistant Sports Performance Coach, Bret Kelly, has accepted a full-time position with the Chicago White Sox. We are now currently accepting applications. Responsibilities will include: coordinating with coaching staffs of assigned teams in the design and implementation of year-round strength and conditioning programs at SLU; assisting in the complete training of all teams, student workers, projects, scheduling, cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Applicants must have a strong knowledge in teaching the various techniques of Olympic style weightlifting. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required-Masters preferred in appropriate field. CSCS and/or SCCC certification required. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a collegiate athletic setting. Commitment to the profession of sports performance is a must. Send cover letter, resume and list of references to Assistant Director of Athletics/Sports Performance, Erick Schork. Mail to: Erick Schork is a recognized CSCCa Mentor and Master Strength Coach.

Alabama: Alabama intern Johnny Larson has accepted a strength and conditioning position with the St. Louis Cardinals' organization.

Georgia State: Former Kansas head strength and conditioning coach Scott Holsopple has been named head strength coach at Georgia State.