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Wednesday February 27, 2013

Wednesday February 27, 2013

North Carolina Central (FCS): North Carolina Central University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning coaches to work with Football and Olympic sports. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional; Must have completed or are working toward completing a bachelors degree at an accredited college/university; Must stay the entire summer and volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week; Knowledgeable in exercise physiology and biomechanics; Must have a current CPR/AED certification. Preferred qualifications: Bachelors degree completed, previous internship and collegiate athletic experience, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, USAW, or FMS. Rewards: Those seeking to become SCCC certified will receive mentoring from a certified Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. You will learn various training methodologies, in-depth Olympic lifting modalities, and programming. The knowledge and experience gained will prepare interns for potential graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: John Reilly, Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach, at . Hiring will occur at the beginning of April.

Purdue: Former strength and conditioning assistant Rob Van Valkenburgh has joined the staff at Ponderosa HS (CO) as strength and conditioning coach.

Wake Forest:  Wake Forest University’s Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer interns over both the summer and fall 2013 semesters. Interns will assist the sports performance coaches in the day-to-day operations of the department and will have the opportunity to work with many of Wake Forest’s Men’s and Women’s sports. In addition, they will complete an educational program that will consist of weekly topic discussions, assignments, and projects. The successful candidates must be working towards earning a Bachelor’s degree and certification through the CSCCa. They must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. The preferred candidates will have previous experience as a collegiate athlete and be CSCS, SCCC, and/or USAW certified.To apply, please provide a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Lauren McGuigan at Deadline to apply is April 15th, 2013.

Villanova: Villanova University Strength and Conditioning staff is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Summer 2013. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and football field for conditioning workouts; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. Applicant should be eligible to sit for the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Interns MUST be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Please send resume and references by email to: The deadline for resumes is March 13, 2013.