Only Division III program with two full-time strength coaches
Central College provides a unique and advanced program to students interested in gaining experience as a strength and conditioning coach. By serving as an intern, students can receive academic credit through Central’s exercise science department. The curriculum includes advanced videos, professional articles and books about strength and conditioning. Interns also gain hands-on experience, working with the student-athletes we train on a daily basis. Our goal is for students to apply what they have learned through their coursework and personal study to the actual setting in which they’ll work.
After successful completion of the program, a strength and conditioning intern will be able to:
Through this experience the prospective strength coach will be ready to lead a group of athletes and develop programs. It is our goal to help place each student intern with a graduate assistant opportunity.
"Launching Strength Coaches to Change the Lives of Athletes"