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Fall Intern - Strength and Conditioning with USA Rugby in Chula Vista, CA

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Title: Strength and Conditioning Internship
  • 19th August – 13th December (longer if possible)
  • 2 positions available
  • Interns must be eligible to receive compensation in the form of college credit, or be satisfying an academic requirement, in order to be considered. This is a full-time, unpaid internship at 40 hours per week.

  • The role will be working with the USA Rugby 7s programs based in Chula Vista, California. If successful you will be part of the strength and conditioning departments of the men’s and women’s national squads.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist lead coaches with all gym and field sessions
  • Implement prescribed programming in the area of strength, power, speed and rehab
  • Design and implement own programming where applicable
  • Assist with return to play protocols 
  • Gather, process and report on training data
  • Participate in department CPD
Benefits to the Intern:
  • Work alongside full time Olympic athletes and coaches
  • CPD with S&C department
  • Opportunity to be hands on with practical application of your knowledge
Percentage of duties (estimated):
  • 70% - Hands on assistance coaching in the gym or on the pitch
  • 20% - Collecting and analyzing training data (GPS, RPE, gym load)
  • 10% - Participating in department CPD.

Note: When applying for the job online, you will be required to answer the following:
  • Are you able to get school credit for this internship?
  • Are you willing to work in / relocate to Chula Vista, CA area at your own expense if hired?
  • Do you have any prior rugby experience?
  • Any other points that you have

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you able to receive School Credit for this internship?

  3. Are you willing to work in/relocate to Chula Vista, CA area at your own expense if hired?

  4. Do you have prior rugby experience?

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