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VACANCY: Strength and Conditioning Internship

VACANCY: Strength and Conditioning Internship

London Scottish warm ups during the Greene King IPA Championship match between London Scottish Football Club and Yorkshire Carnegie at Richmond Athletic Ground, Richmond, United Kingdom on 13 January 2018. Photo by Jason Brown / PRiME Media Images.

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London Scottish is accepting applications for an exciting strength and conditioning internship position for the 2018/19 season. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their coaching skills in the professional sporting environment of a dynamic Greene King IPA Championship club based in South West London.

London Scottish is accepting applications for an exciting strength and conditioning internship position for the 2018/19 season. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their coaching skills in the professional sporting environment of a dynamic Greene King IPA Championship club based in South West London.

Key Responsibilities will include, but not be restricted to:

·       Assist in preparing and delivering a comprehensive S & C program to the 1st XV Squad

·       Work diligently to ensure content delivery is in line with current best practice

·       Data input and analysis of gym and field-based sessions including monitoring and testing data

·       Assistance in ensuring players are ready to perform in training and at games

·       Participate in department CPD

MPU

·       Ensuring confidentiality at all times

Person Specification:

·       Must have or currently be enrolled in, an undergraduate degree in sports science/S&C

·       A keen interest in developing as a strength and conditioning coach

·       A good understanding of the game of rugby union

·       Excellent understanding of Excel and computer literacy

·       Confident coaching athletes 1 on 1 and in groups

·       Outstanding work ethic and punctuality

·       Reliable and enthusiastic with the ability to work well both independently and in a team

 

Reports to: Head of S & C

Hours: Part-time, including early mornings and weekends (flexible – as discussed with Head of S & C)

Remuneration: Voluntary

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 5th August 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 15th August 2018

Start date: September 2018

End date: May 2019

If you wish to apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a CV (max 2 pages) and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to the Head of S & C, Owen Nicholls (Owen.Nicholls@londonscottish.com)

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