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WIMX Tennis Academy Strength & Conditioning Internship
The WimX Tennis Academy require an intern to support the coaching staff and players in the field of strength and conditioning.
Remuneration: This is a non-paid position but it does includementorship towards your UKSCA accreditation along with the following free courses below.
- FREE L2 REPS Gym Instructor qualification
- FREE L2 Certificate in Coaching Sport
- FREE L1 Tennis Coaching Certificate
- FREE L2 in Mental Health Awareness
Free package is worth approx £1600
Hours of work: This position will involve working up to 16 hours in two, three of four blocks per week but has the potential to lead to a paid position and any cover work will be paid by a day rate. Duties will include preparing and delivering tennis specific sessions to academy players and is an opportunity to work directly with elite performance players.
Length of Contract: Minimum contract time is 4 months and maximum is 10 months. We are currently recruiting for 4, 6 and 10 month positions starting the week of Sep 9th 2019.
Responsibilities: Assist and lead group and individual S&C sessions to all academy athletes along with performance testing and screening. Collaborate with a team of support staff, players and parents to continually instil a high performance culture.
Applicants will preferably have a degree in sport and exercise science and qualifications within the field of fitness and performance. Applications from people working towards such qualifications will also be considered. UKSCA or working towards UKCSA is preferred. Applications from candidates looking for a sandwich year internship would be most welcome.
The intern will report directly to the Strength and Conditioning Manager and Academy Manager and will receive guidance and support from the S&C Manager concerning session content.
Interested applicants should mail a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and put internship in the subject bar.