Internship: Sports Performance

Sports Performance

Position: Sports Performance Intern
Hours: 10– 15 hours/week
Start Date: July 1
End Date: August 12
Applications Accepted: May 1 - May 31 
Reports To: Ryan Metzger, Assistant Sports Performance Coach


  • Desire to pursue a career in sports performance.
  • Dependable and professional.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Practical knowledge and experience with strength training.
  • Practical knowledge and experience with energy systems training.
  • Previous experience in formal exercise instruction.
  • Currently pursuing or interest in pursuing a degree in exercise science or other related field.
  • Currently holding or interest in pursuing CSCS or SCCC Certification.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence.
Job Description
  • Assist in the design and implementation of a sports performance program.
  • Assist in all areas related to the maintenance of a strength and conditioning facility.
  • Completion of the VCU Sports Performance curriculum including: classroom discussions, readings, written assignments, practical demonstrations, and special projects. 
  • Implementation of technologies relevant to sports performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply:

Email resume, cover letter, and completed application to: Please use Athletics Summer Internship in the subject line. It is preferred that all materials are attached as ONE pdf file. Click HERE to download application (.pdf). 

Selected interns must consent to and successfully complete a criminal background check.