Fellowship in Strength & Conditioning

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by USTA

Orlando, FL 32801
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Purpose:
  • Provide hands on opportunity to young next generation of strength and conditioning professionals in high performance and tennis specific strength and conditioning.
  • Train the next generation of leaders in strength and conditioning specialized in tennis athletes and player development.
  • Opportunity for independent research in a current topic in strength & conditioning, player development, coaching or related topic

Key Elements:
  • Mentoring by USTA PD Strength and Conditioning staff
  • Hands on opportunity helping to run testing, setting up training sessions, and working special projects to further their knowledge.
  • Hands on opportunity to apply and conduct tennis specific strength and conditioning sessions to players who train at the National Campus as a supervised coaching role
  • Online seminars, workshops, and skills training to develop the frameworks of coaching competitive youth and professional tennis players
    • Completion of Coach Youth Tennis course
    • Completion of USTA Player Development Coaching Philosophy Course
    • Completion of USTA Sport Science course
    • Completion of USTA High Performance Coaching Program
    • Completion of iTPA CTPS (Certified Tennis Performance Specialist) program
  • Professional engagement with mental skills specialists and national level performance coaches
  • Skills development in leadership, player relations and media relations
  • Additional on-site development opportunities at other USTAPD training centers as well as regional centers
  • Fellowship will last approximately 18 weeks from February to early June

Compensation:
  • Stipend plus travel expenses

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field (degree earned in last five years) OR Graduate student in Exercise science or related field
  • CSCS
  • Fellowships are based at the Home of American Tennis in Orlando, FL. Housing expenses are not provided.
  • Fellow should maintain a high level of personal fitness and professionalism
  • Fellow should be able to provide references upon request
  • Fellows must be US citizens or individuals lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence
  • Completion of Background Screening and SafePlay courses


Reference: 561324234

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