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Position Summary:

The intern will assist the Director, Strength & Conditioning in delivering performance-enhancing services to elite MMA athletes accessing the UFCPI on a daily basis. The Intern will have the opportunity to be involved with a variety of essential tasks; including assisting in the delivery of strength training sessions, giving technical coaching cues to athletes, supporting metabolic conditioning and speed/agility training, leading warm-up and movement preparation activities, engaging in athlete monitoring and assessment, managing weight room hygiene and cleanliness, and other associated tasks as required. The intern will be required to establish strong personal working relationships with athletes and coaches, and will be required to work independently in supporting our Strength & Conditioning mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Director, Strength & Conditioning in any physical training-related tasks

  • Assists the Director, Strength & Conditioning in planning and preparing physical training activities.

  • Deliver small group and/or individual warm-up exercises as requested.

  • Implement monitoring and assessment interventions as requested.

  • Ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of the weight room environment is maintained within the facility.6. Act in an inter-disciplinary role with other technical areas as required.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must be enrolled in a relevant academic program.

  • Must possess or be working toward CSCS, CSCCa, or another internationally recognized certification.

  • Outstanding work ethic and attention to detail.

  • Able to demonstrate ability to work independently on assigned tasks and to deliver outcome goals effectively.

  • Strong desire to work with elite combat athletes.6. Experience working with athletes from weight-categorized sports is desired.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Additionally the ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols is necessary.

Frequently required to sit, talk, hear, walk, stand, bend, and twist.

Must have the ability to use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.

Ability to reach with hands and arms.

Occasionally lift and/or move large or heavy objects.

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet. The work environment is primarily indoors.

Important Notices:

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an Employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced, or delegated by Management to meet the business needs of the company.

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