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Wednesday August 7, 2013

Wednesday August 7, 2013

Northwestern: Northwestern University Sports Performance is looking for Olympic Sports Intern Fall 2013. This is an unpaid internship position working with male and female athletes across 18 teams. Candidates should be pursuing a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach or a similar field. Candidates should be dedicated, hardworking, and outgoing and will be expected to assist in daily facility duties, execution of team workouts, and complete assignments pertaining to the field. Positions are open to all applicants but past collegiate weight room experience and certifications are preferred. Candidates are expected to uphold rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and Big Ten conference. Interested candidates should fill out the application questions found here, and submit them along with a resume and professional references to: Mike Schweigert – Assistant Director of Sports Performance at Deadline to apply is August 23, 2013.

James Madison: Christian Carter, from East Tennessee State University, has accepted the senior assistant strength coach position. Carter was a grad assistant strength coach at Virginia Tech before doing his doctoral work at ETSU. Also, Jake Patton, former head strength coach at American University, is the associate director of strength and conditioning for football at JMU.

Shenandoah University: James Madison assistant strength coach Quintrel Lenore has accepted the head strength and conditioning position at Shenandoah University.

Washburn (D-II - KS): Washburn University, a NCAA Division II member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference, is accepting applications for a Paid Intern/Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the school year 2013 - 2014. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. This position offers no benefits. Washburn University seeks qualified individuals preferably with collegiate experience to assist with all 10 Division- 2 varsity athletic sports and cheer squad. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs, assisting the strength staff in all phases of the program including upkeep of facility. Secondary responsibilities will be working with assigned sports. Qualifications include strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Also prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Certifications in one or more of the following is preferred, but not required: SCCC, CSCS, and USAW. Knowledge in the area of sports nutrition a plus. Position is open until filled. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, David Trupp at

University of Great Falls (NAIA - MT): The University of Great Falls is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated professional for the position of Graduate Assistant in the strength and conditioning department. The dates of responsibility will be September 1-June 30 and is a part-time position. Compensation includes Tuition remission plus $5,000 dollar stipend. The candidate will need to be accepted into the university’s graduate program, as well as maintain an AED/CPR and current First Aid Certification This position offers the opportunity to gain direct experience training athletes, encompassing strength and conditioning program design and implementation for student-athletes in all 14 sports; involving education and instruction on proper lifting technique, running mechanics, speed development, agility training, flexibility and recovery methods. A Bachelor’s degree is required. The successful candidate must possess significant expertise within the strength and conditioning field; excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to motivate student-athletes and work cooperatively with coaches and the sport medicine staff; a commitment to excellence and value of education; familiarity and comfort working in an environment with a strong academic commitment; and sensitivity to cultural differences. Proficiency with computer applications, general office software and knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations required. Certification by CSCS, USAW and/or CSCCA needs to be actively pursued if not already obtained. To ensure full consideration submit a cover letter, resume and complete contact information for three professional references to