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Strength Scoop

Friday October 17, 2008

University of Richmond: Performance Specialist Internship. University of Richmond. Location: The Robins Center/College Road, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 23173. Duration: Semester Long = approx. 16 weeks (Fall, Spring, Summer). Hours: This is an unpaid internship. The hours will vary depending on sport responsibilities. Overview: Our goal is to expose you to different philosophies and ideas and how they are integrated into our methodology and systems of training. We want you to learn how to evaluate the body in a more 3 dimensional format, understanding the entire kinetic chain and prescribing and implementing the best exercises and progressions to meet the individual needs of each athlete. Open your mind about all of the possibilities when training athletes--think outside the box and forget the cookie cutter approach. Daily duties and responsibilities include: facility and weight room maintenance, laundry, equipment set-up and break down, stretching, assisting the Strength Coaches as needed with various aspects of training and testing, and much more. Qualifications: Proficient with Anatomy, Computer Literate-Word and Excel, Excellent communications skills, Attention to Detail, Proactive, Fulfilling a curriculum/graduation requirement in Exercise Science or related field. Perks: Work in a great facility, working apparel. Requirements: Please email a cover letter, resume and 3 references. Jason DeMayo, CSCS, Head Strength Coach Basketball/Internship Coordinator, Fax: 804.289.8791, <jdemayo@ricmond.edu>