Tuesday October 16, 2012

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Tuesday October 16, 2012

Iowa: Iowa has an opening for a strength and conditioning internship. Job Description: Assist the Olympic strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Iowa varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 23 varsity sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Gabriela Quiggle at gabriela-quiggle@uiowa.edu. Internship dates: January 2013-May 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately

Mercer: Mercer University, a Division I FCS member of the Pioneer Football League and Atlantic Sun Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of one (1) Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for Assisting the Head Strength Coach in all departmental functions. Duties will include assisting with Mercer University Football’s first ever Offseason / Winter Strength & Conditioning Program in brand new 5,000 square foot weight room and field house. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other exercises 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 2013. Head Strength Coach 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, Football Strength & Conditioning Coach mangel_ja@mercer.edu