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Wednesday March 23, 2016

Wednesday March 23, 2016


Rutgers: Rutgers University is in need of volunteer interns to assist with the Football Strength and Conditioning Program. The positions begin immediately and will run until the first week of August. Exceptional Interns will be invited to remain with the program during the 2016 Season. The duties include the set up/break down of lifts, maintenance of the training facility and assisting with the implementation of performance training for D-1 football athletes. Applicants MUST be hardworking, intelligent and willing to learn our system. There is NO monetary compensation for the position. Recommendations for future job opportunities and college credit can also be earned. Please send a cover letter and resume to In addition, there is NO Full Time Football Strength Assistant Position available at this time. Please do not inquire about a full time opportunity at the University for Football.

Ball State: The Ball State University Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 2 Volunteer Interns for Summer of 2016. The internship begins May 16th and ends July 22nd. These are unpaid positions. Applicants should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS in an Exercise Science related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill potential credit hours toward a program degree, and offer an opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Daily responsibilities for these positions include, but are not limited to; assistance in the supervision of the Ball State University Football team and Women’s Basketball team, set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning, and organization of the training facility. Desired characteristics for these positions include; great work ethic, strong desire to enhance knowledge of strength and conditioning, attention to detail, punctuality, and accountability. Please email a resume and three references to Zane Fakes at by April 22, 2016. No phone calls are requested at this time.

Maine: The University of Maine Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for the summer 2016 internship program, spanning from May 16th until August 19th. Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science (or a related field), or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field. Selected individuals should expect to gain experience working with all 15 Division 1 sports at The University of Maine, including Ice Hockey (Hockey East), Football (FCS, CAA), Basketball (America East) as well as other nationally recognized programs. Applicants should be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics. Applicants must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week working with the Sports Performance staff; undertaking responsibilities of working with both in-season and off-season program implementation, set-up and breakdown of team lifts, coaching as directed, and other administrative duties as assigned. Once accepted into the Sports Performance Internship role, interns should expect to learn directly from the sports performance staff through team training sessions, as well as involvement in weekly staff meetings and intern education workshops designed to prepare interns to sit for the CSCS exam. There will also be opportunities for interns to coach and program for their own teams as decided by the sports performance staff. There will be no monetary compensation for this position; however, selected individuals should expect to receive valuable experience with various Division 1 athletic programs. Interns will also receive a University of Maine gear package, and a letter of recommendation at the completion of the internship (contingent upon performance). The deadline to apply for this position is November 30th. Selected individuals should expect to be contacted before December 6th. To apply, please send a resume including 3 professional references, and cover letter to Jon Lynch at

Arizona: The University of Arizona Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the summer of 2016. This internship will begin May 23rd, 2016 and will conclude at the end of July 22nd, 2016. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Arizona Football team and potentially other University Athletic Programs, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Bryan Klobucar at

Campbell: Campbell University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified intern candidates for Summer 2016. Internship will begin May 16, 2016 and conclude on July 29, 2016. This is an unpaid position. No monetary compensation will be provided. Accepted applicants will be eligible to apply completed hours during the internship towards CSCCa practicum requirements and/or undergraduate/graduate internship requirements, in addition to gaining a recommendation for future employment. Intern responsibilities will consist of but are not limited to the following: 1.) Assisting with the supervision of athletes and implementation of training programs for various sports, 2.) Setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, 3.) Assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, 4.) Active participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the internship, 5.) Any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff. Applicants must be certified or working towards certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS) and have current CPR/AED certification. Candidates must possess a strong desire to work in the strength and conditioning profession, have knowledge of multi-joint strength movements, Olympic lifts, and basic knowledge of the human anatomy. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to Mike Stryffeler, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, at

East Tennessee State: East Tennessee State University Football Strength & Conditioning is looking for two hard working, enthusiastic volunteer interns who are confident, have a presence and be able to coach Division 1 Football Student-Athletes for the Summer 2016. The two people chosen for this position must be able to start May 30th 2016 and end July 29th, 2016. This is an UNPAID position, in which the successful candidates can receive academic credit if applicable, experience working with a Division 1 Strength & Conditioning program, and consideration for a recommendation for future employment in the strength and conditioning throughout the country. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. This will be a hands on experience w/ responsibilities assigned based on previous experience and 2. Assist Strength staff with the implementation of strength & conditioning programs for ETSU Football. 3. Interns are expected to perform a variety of tasks that include: a. Weight room/equipment up-keep and maintenance b. Pre-workout set-up c. Post-workout clean-up d. Monitor Correct Exercise Technique e. Data Input-Microsoft Word/Excel f. Research assignments to enhance personal development as assigned. g. Weekly Athlete Weigh-ins h. Extra Athlete Workouts QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. The successful candidates should have a strong desire to not only pursue Strength and Conditioning Coaching as a career, but to also obtain Strength and Conditioning Coaching Certifications either from the C.S.C.C.A. or the N.S.C.A. A CSCCa 640-Hour Mentorship can be completed during this internship. Successful candidates should have competed in a varsity sport at the High School or Collegiate level to have a better understanding of what it takes to compete and train as an athlete. Each candidate should have extensive knowledge of teaching and coaching strength and conditioning exercises and Speed and Agility Drills. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to Rob Kohlhaus at

Mary Washington: The University of Mary Washington is hiring an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Duties include assisting with team and individual workouts, assigned team responsibilities, daily maintenance of facility, management of the strength and conditioning social media pages, and other duties as assigned. A bachelor’s degree and CSCS certification through the national strength and conditioning association are required upon start of employment. This position is a part-time, 9 month appointment with a compensation package that includes room, board, and stipend. Graduate tuition remission may be possible after one year of employment. Follow the link below to apply. Only applicants who apply online via this link will be considered for the position. ​​