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Wednesday October 1, 2014

Wednesday October 1, 2014

Winthrop: Winthrop University is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the Fall Semester and Spring Semester. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Winthrop's 16 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Qualifications include: strong work ethic; punctuality; enthusiasm; desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to college/university background checks. This is a Volunteer Position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants 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. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Todd A. Riedel, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at Please visit for more information. Winthrop University is a member of the Division 1 Big South Conference. NOTE: 1 GA position will OPEN May 2015! Interns will be highly considered for the position.

Stanford: Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve all 36 sports including Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is a unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff implement individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 5th 2015, and requires a 6-month time commitment. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn a Part-time assistant or Graduate assistant position on the Sports Performance staff. Deadline to apply is: Friday, October 31st 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Andy Ward, Sports Performance Coach at

Wyoming: The University of Wyoming Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for Spring 2015 VOLUNTEER INTERN positions (4). Application review will begin immediately. Job Description: Assist the sports performance staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Wyoming weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for Football and Olympic Sports, setup and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Interns must also complete all requirements assigned through the intern education program. 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. Prospective interns must pass a background check to be eligible for the position. 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, weekly structured education sessions, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. Internship Dates: January 2015-May 2015. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three references to Coach Travis Vlantes, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at

Louisiana-Monroe: The University of Louisiana - Monroe, is seeking qualified applicants for (2) Interns /Volunteer Strength & Conditioning Coach with ULM for the Spring 2015 season. This is a 5 month, volunteer position that will begin in January and end in May (extension of position is possible). Position Responsibilities: Assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 12 sports (this DOES include football), set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Interns are expected to stay for the entire duration of the internships unless other arrangements have been made. Applicants that require internship for completion of a degree are preferred. Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification preferred. Experience in collegiate strength and conditioning preferred. Pursuit or completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required. Completed or working towards a Master’s Degree in Exercise science, Physical Education or related field preferred. Females are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Mike Rhoades at

Villanova: Villanova University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Spring 2015 Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of athletic performance programs for Football and (2) Olympic Sports, creating a productive and competitive training environment for our student athletes, daily setup and breakdown of our weight room and supplement stations, and performing tasks delegated by the strength staff. Qualified candidates are expected to bring fire, passion, and a positive hardworking attitude to the workplace day in and day out. Compensation: This is a non-paid position, but offers the opportunity of advancement within the department of Strength & Conditioning and Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED; however, Nike athletic apparel and some meals will be available. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification and are selected to remain for the full nine month mentorship program. Inquiries must be received by December 1, 2014 for the Spring Semester 2015 (January 5, 2015 through May 1, 2015). If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to (attached in ONE DOCUMENT) Attention: Strength and Conditioning Staff.