Strength Scoop – Monday February 22, 2021

Monday February 22, 2021

Illinois: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department (non-Football & non-Basketball) is currently accepting applications for our Summer 2021 volunteer internship.  This is a voluntary position and will receive no monetary compensation. Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to gain experience coaching Division I (Big Ten) student-athletes, as well as, participate in a practical and classroom-based education program.  Interns will be eligible to apply internship hours towards undergraduate/graduate internship requirements.  Upon successful completion of one semester, interns will have the opportunity to receive a recommendation for future positions. Minimum qualifications include: current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; currently pursuing (or holding) a degree in an exercise science related field; a great work ethic and strong desire to become an industry professional. Preferred qualifications include: currently pursing (or holding) a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, CSCCa, USAW, ACSM, etc); previous internship/coaching experience; experience as a collegiate athlete; Microsoft Office proficiency; and the ability to commit to at least 20 hours per week. Responsibilities include: assisting with team training sessions; daily, weekly, and semester-long professional development assignments; remaining updated on current developments in strength training and conditioning; and facility maintenance. Interested candidates, send an email with the subject header, “Illinois Olympic S&C Internship – Last Name, First Name.”  Please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references as one PDF file to Emily Schilling, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected].

Miles (D-II – AL): Miles College is seeking to hire three unpaid volunteer assistants. Local candidates highly recommended to apply. This is strictly an unpaid position. Hands-on coaching experience, if your time permits. Must be able to work Microsoft office, Hudl, etc. This is great for someone who is wanting to get into college coaching. Interested coaches can send their resume to [email protected].

Fort Scott CC (JC – KS): Fort Scott Community College Football (Fort Scott, Kansas) is currently seeking potential candidates to serve in an assistant strength and conditioning coaching role for the upcoming Summer and/or Fall Semesters of 2021. This is a non-salaried position, but housing, meal plan and a stipend are available with RA duties. This position will entail first-hand experience assisting all aspects of the strength and conditioning program of the FSCC Football team. This includes set-up and break-down of equipment for training sessions, facility maintenance, and completion of an internship curriculum. Successful applicants will be expected to assist in coaching student-athletes on a daily basis, as well as any additional aspects of the FSCC Football Program and other responsibilities as assigned. This will be an intensive hands-on experience that will provide daily coaching responsibilities. Successful applicants must exhibit a strong work ethic, a desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, excellent communication skills, possess or be working towards a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, and possess or be working towards certification from either the CSCCa or NSCA. Previous coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Interested candidates please email cover letter, resume, and three references in ONE PDF file titled “last name, first name, FSCC Football S&C Assistant Application” to  Director of Football Operations Justin Amstutz at [email protected].

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