Careers

Intern Sports Performance Coach

deadline 28 September 2018
employer Stanford University
type Internship
approved No

Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance program for the 2019 Spring & Winter quarters. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to serve all 36 sports including Football and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff to implement individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. The internship includes a curriculum to learn and apply Stanford Sports Performance's training philosophy. Also part of the curriculum includes strength & conditioning basics, educational presentations, structure & organization, progressions, weight room management/logistics, sport science technologies/concepts, communication with other support staff & coaches, along with informal discussions.

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 and SCCC or CSCS certification. Applicants must also have current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Sunday, January 6th, 2019, and requires a 6-month time commitment with opportunities to continue pending positive evaluation. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn consideration for a paid intern position on the Sports Performance staff.

Deadline to apply is: Friday, September 28th, 2018.

Please email your cover letter, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Raymond Tam, Sports Performance Coach at rtam@stanford.edu