Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Equipment Intern - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (Colorado Springs · CO)

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About Weidner Field
Weidner Field is home of the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC of the United Soccer League. The team is a part of the second tier of the American soccer pyramid and the largest 2nd division soccer league in the world.

2024 Switchback FC Internship
Location: Weidner Field, 111 W. Cimarron St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Dates: January 1 – Nov 16
Number of Internships Available: 3-4
Number of Hours: 30-35 per week, Game Days are mandatory work events
Supervisor for Internship: Caden Fergison, Equipment Manager

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist with field set up and break down of equipment. 
  • Gather training balls throughout each drill. The objective is to ensure a smooth training session i.e. smooth transition between drills and each coach has the correct equipment for drills. 
  • Work closely with the Equipment/Kit Manager to set up the locker room with training gear every morning and uniforms on game days. 
  • Work with Equipment/Kit Manager to pack travel bags and arrange travel gear (field bag, uniform bag, boot bag) prior to the team departing for travel. 
  • Ensure accurate inventory of training equipment every morning before training and post training (cones, balls, disks, pennies) 
  • Ensure balls are pumped (13.0 PSI.) 
  • Wash and dry the training gear (including pennies) and game gear.

  • Working towards a Bachelor degree in Sport Management, Business or a related field
  • Decent understanding of soccer and training drills
  • Desire to build a career in the sports industry.
  • Subject to work in all weather conditions
  • Flexible schedule (shifts include nights, weekends, and some holidays)
  • Represent the Switchbacks at business and community events in a professional manner.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner both in personal appearance and attitude.

Compensation and benefits
Paid on game days with the opportunity to earn school credit based on requirements set by your program.