University of Minnesota & Team USA Sports Performance Internship

deadline 18 July 2021
employer University of Minnesota
type Full-time

University of Minnesota & Team USA Sports Performance Internship

The University of Minnesota & Team USA Athletic Performance Staff (Cal Dietz) is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill Fall 2021 (September-December) Sports Performance Internship Positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division 1 Collegiate and Olympic Athlete Strength and Conditioning setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with the Gopher Men’s & Women’s and Women's Olympic Hockey team. This internship can be used for course credits.

Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Download/analyze Catapult and Polar Team 2 data from practices/games/training sessions
Conduct and analyze weekly Omegawave tests
Download/Analyze Force Plate, MUSCLELAB, EMG, Moxy, 1080 Sprint and Quantum data
Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship
Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs
Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance
Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned.

Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic.

QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing Bachelors/Masters in Exercise Science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing CSCCa or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology. COMPENSATION:

This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To APPLY (DEADLINE July 18th): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:

Cal Dietz, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning