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Job listing closed on 13 Apr 2024
29 Mar 2024

Athletic Training Intern - Colorado Rapids Academy

🇺🇸 Commerce City, CO, USA
2+ years exp.
US$18.29 per hour

Job Title: Athletic Training Intern

Department: Colorado Rapids Academy

Business Unit:

Location: Denver, Colorado

Reports To: Academy Technical Director

Employment Type: Full Time/Part-Time/Variable Hour – Salaried/Hourly– Exempt/Non-Exempt

Supervisor Position: No/Yes


Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is an American Sports and Entertainment holding company based in Denver, Colorado. KSE is committed to providing world class sports and entertainment for both live and broadcast audiences. We are the employer of choice as the owner and operator of Ball Arena, DICK’S Sporting Goods Park, the Paramount Theatre, 1STBANK Center, Denver Nuggets (NBA), the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), KIMN,KXKL, KKSE (FM/AM), Altitude Sports & Entertainment, Major League Fishing/Fishing League Worldwide (MLFLW), Winnercomm, Outdoor Sportsman Group and SkyCam.

Nature of Work:

The Athletic Training intern will support Academy Athletic Trainer in providing day to day sports medicine operations to approximately 80 Colorado Rapids Academy players aged between 13 & 17 years of age. In this capacity, the Academy Athletic Trainer Intern will support provision of injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for players’ medical problems.

Examples of work performed:

  • Support Academy Athletic Trainer in providing preventive care for Academy players.
  • Support Academy Athletic Trainer in evaluating injuries, providing treatment, and develop /implementing rehabilitation programs.
  • Support Academy Athletic Trainer in maintaining accurate medical records of player injuries, treatment, and rehabilitation.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, professional, and welcoming training room.
  • Assist in providing player hydration at training and games.
  • Assist in managing sports medicine inventory and budgetary items.
  • Prepare game sites for practice and competition.
  • Prepare medical kits for team travel.
  • Administer ImPACT concussion testing.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business needs. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Typical Office Conditions
  • Lift 50 lbs. daily
  • Work in extreme weather conditions


  • Minimum
    1. BS/BA degree in athletic training or related field like sports medicine
    2. High School or GED
    3. 2+ years’ experience in field
    4. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
  • Preferred
    1. Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid driver’s license and meet company vehicle driving standards.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and demonstrate professionalism
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to complete work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently & in a group setting and demonstrate good judgment skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt to changing environments


  • Base hourly rate $18.29 per hour

Benefits Include: (For FT Benefits Eligible only if not delete except 401K-all employees get this benefit)

  • 401K/Employer Match

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.