Olympic Sports Internship

deadline 08 December 2018
employer University of North Carolina at Charlotte
type Internship
approved No

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte sports performance department is seeking applicants for the position of Sports Performance Intern/Volunteer for the Spring 2019 semester. The internship will work with all student athletes that utilize the Miltimore-Wallis ATAC weight room.

Successful candidates will be hands on in coaching and administering the sports performance program. This includes but is not limited to the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/flexibility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Interns/Volunteers will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of sports performance manuals, instructional videos and updating social media sites. This position will NOT work with Football.

Pursuance of a bachelor's degree in an exercise science related field required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication is a must. Applicants will be punctual, enthusiastic, have a strong work ethic and have the ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes as well as mentorship. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant's host institution.

Apply To:
Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references in ONE PDF document to: Perry Costales, Assistant Sports Performance Coach for Women's soccer and Men's and Women's Tennis. Email: Applicant must adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, C-USA Athletic Conference, The State of North Carolina University System and the NCAA. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EEO/AA Institution.