ORGANIZATION: Seattle Mariners
JOB TITLE: Applied Sports Science/Strength & Conditioning Intern
JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES: Collecting, analyze, and interpret performance testing & workload data within Seattle Mariners minor league system. Collaborate with S&C, medical, and field staff to ensure data is being used to influence and drive the decisions where possible. Create data visualizations and reports for upper management as required, S&C and medical staff apprised of athlete status/well-being. Implement new sports science initiatives. Assist S&C staff with weight-room and on-field training sessions.
PREFFERED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree in exercise science -OR- strong analytical background with knowledge of strength & conditioning and sports science concepts.
- Previous coaching experience and/or experience monitoring athlete workloads and well-being.
- Knowledge of strength & conditioning principles.
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel and/or the ability to process and analyze data using programming languages such as Python or R (programming skills an asset but not required).
JOB LOCATION: Peoria, AZ
JOB DURATION: Seasonal – March 1st till the end of the minor league season (early September).
SUPERVISION: Successful candidates will report directly to Dan Adams (Minor League Applied Sport Scientist) and Rob Fumagalli (Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coordinator). Candidates will report indirectly to Lorena Martin (Director of High Performance).
- Housing provided.
- Meals provided at field for practice and games.
- Hourly wage
INCLUDE IN APPLICATION:
- 1-page summary of athlete monitoring concepts (BULLET POINT)
- What is athlete monitoring?
- What are some ways to track well-being & workloads?
- What are some general research findings in this area?
- Demonstrate your knowledge of athlete monitoring while keeping your summary clear, and concise.
Dan Adams – firstname.lastname@example.org