Graduate Assistantships in Strength & Conditioning

deadline 30 August 2017
employer Texas A&M Univeristy- Kingsville
type Internship
approved No

About Texas A&M University-Kingsville: Located on the Texas Tropical Trail in Kingsville, Texas, home of the King Ranch and Naval Air Station-Kingsville, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a comprehensive, doctoral granting, residential university of 9,300 students. A member of the Lone Star Conference, the NCAA II Javelina Athletics Department includes 15 sport programs, 7 team National Championships, 55 individual National Champions, and is consistently recognized as a national leader in community engagement, game day environment, and home football attendance.

Summary: Duties include but are not limited to guiding student-athletes through a regimen of exercises to optimize performance and decrease injury potential; oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs, teaching proper weight lifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques; scheduling athletic teams and supervising workouts of student-athletes. The successful candidate(s) will ensure compliance with NCAA, LSC, TAMUK and TAMUS policies, guidelines, and procedures.

Graduate Assistant Scholarship: Positions include a scholarship to cover tuition and fees (i.e. 18 semester credit hours per calendar year), 10 meals per week, and a $200 per month housing stipend.

Qualifications: Bachelor?s Degree in kinesiology or related discipline concentrating in exercise science or equivalent preferred. 1 year of experience training student-athletes at the collegiate level. SCCC Certification or CSCS certification. Candidates must be proficient in the instruction, assessment, evaluation, and supervision of multiple weight lifting techniques.

All requirements for full admission to a Texas A&M University-Kingsville Graduate Program must be met.

Applications must be submitted by email only to and should include the following: (a) letter of application; (b) resume; (c) contact information for three professional references.