Tuesday January 27, 2015

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Tuesday January 27, 2015

Houston Texans: The Texans have hired Penn State assistant strength coach Brian Bell as an assistant strength coach.

Chicago Bears: Central Michigan director of strength and conditioning Rick Perry is leaving to join the Chicago Bears.

Georgetown Preparatory School (MD): The Georgetown Prep department of strength and conditioning is now accepting applications for strength and conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting with all day-to-day operations within the department, assist training 14 sports, and daily facility maintenance. All applicants are required to bring a strong work ethic and enthusiasm to the work place. Compensation: Even though this is an UNPAID INTERNSHIP, the applicant will gain valuable HIGH SCHOOL strength coaching experience, future recommendations, and college credit. Candidates must desire to become a high school or collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Gaining experience training high school level athletes can be beneficial towards working with collegiate level athletes in the future. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. Hours: 15-20 hours per week. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Nick Panetta, Director of Strength and Conditioning at npanetta@gprep.org. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and wish to pursue a career in the field of high school or collegiate strength and conditioning.

Tulsa: The University of Tulsa Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the Summer 2015 Athletic Performance Internship Curriculum. This volunteer internship will expose participants to all facets of Athletic Performance. Interns will complete both an academic and practical curriculum. Academic experiences include: weekly reading assignments, program design projects, daily meetings/discussions with full time staff members, and weekly evaluations. Practical experiences include: hands on experience in running a Division I Athletic Performance Department, staff meetings, daily maintenance, technology implementation and record keeping. Interns will receive experience working with various teams in a Division I training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Intern qualifications include: enrollment in a bachelor’s/master’s program in exercise science or related field, punctuality, enthusiasm, and strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include: SCCC or CSCS certification, CPR/First Aid certification. To apply, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Ryder Weischedel, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance, via e-mail: ryder-weischedel@utulsa.edu.