Strength & Conditioning Internship

West Perth Football Club

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West Perth Football Club is seeking applications from suitably qualified applicants for the above positions. The main responsibility of the interns will be to assist Craig Soley (Head Coach S&C) through a range of programs extending from Development Squads right through to Senior Football.

These internship positions are volunteer roles. The total volunteer hours expected are approximately 6 hours per week. The internships are available for immediate commencement and the duration will be negotiable (but will range between 6-12 months).

Interested parties should address the following requirements in their application:

Personal Attributes

  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, visual).
  • A passion for sports and athlete management.
  • Professional, reliable and flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to encourage and motivate players.
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently.

Understanding and experiences of:

  • Injury prevention and performance related testing of athletes and programs to football players.
  • Recovery methods for team sport athletes.

Qualification:

  • Have either completed or are in your second or third year of a relevant Sports Science and/or other Strength & Conditioning qualification
  • Working with Children Check (We can assist successful applicants)

Recent interns have gone on to roles within national sporting organisations (Western Force and Fremantle Dockers , private business and the US College system.