Careers

Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach

deadline 20 July 2021
employer Fordham University
type Internship
approved Yes

Fordham University (Division-I FCS) Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for 3-5 Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for FALL 2021. The internship will last from August 30 2021 - December 13 2021.

Interns will gain practical experience working and coaching in a Division 1 S&C environment with 22 Varsity sports, possible future recommendations, and college credit if applicable. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; attributes including: hardworking, passionate, detail orientated, and has the desire to work in the strength & conditioning field. Preferred qualifications include certifications from highly regarded governing bodies (CSCCa, NSCA, ACSM, USAW, etc.), previous intern/coaching experience, and current/previous competitive sport involvement. Applicants should either be working towards or hold a BS/MS in Exercise Science/Kinesiology, or closely related field.

Responsibilities will include: Daily maintenance of the facility and all its equipment, setup and break down of weight room and field for all training sessions, and assisting in the coaching of those sessions, small teams may be assigned to those who display excellent coaching ability. Learn and assist with the implementation of Gym-Aware Velocity Based Training and data entry, and athlete monitoring. This program will also consist of weekly educational projects and reports to further develop S&C knowledge and coaching ability.

Qualified interns may have the opportunity to earn hours for, and sit for the CSCCa-SCCC certification exam (May 2022).

This is an UNPAID position. No monetary compensation, meals, or housing will be provided. Interested applicants should email ONE PDF file containing their cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Gio Grassi at ggrassi1@fordham.edu. Subject line should read “Fordham S&C Internship: Fall 2021; Last Name, First Name.” Background check via HR will be a part of the hiring process.