Stanford Sports Performance Internship


The Stanford Sports Performance Internship is a full time volunteer internship. Volunteer Intern Sports Performance Coaches play an integral role in the Sports Performance department. They are responsible for the daily operations of the Sports Performance facilities and assist the Sports Performance staff with the implementation of training programs.

The internship includes a curriculum to learn and apply Stanford Sports Performance’s training philosophy. Part of the curriculum also includes strength & conditioning basics, educational presentations, structure & organization, progressions, weight room management/logistics, sport science technologies/concepts, communication with other support staff & coaches, along with informal discussions.

We accept applications year round. If you are interested, email letter of application, resume, cover letter, and at least three professional references to Anthony Tran, Sports Performance Coach at The current internship application details are posted below.

Position Announcement

Volunteer Intern Sports Performance Coach

Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance Program for the 2020 winter and spring quarters. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to serve all 35 olympic sports and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff implement individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific, injury prevention and performance enhancement programs.

Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study and CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must have current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 5th 2020, and requires a 6-month time commitment with opportunities to continue pending positive evaluation. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn consideration for a paid intern position on the Sports Performance staff.

Deadline to apply is: Friday, November 15, 2019.

Please email letter of application with attached resume, cover letter and list of at least three professional references to Anthony Tran, Sports Performance Coach at

Where Are They Now

Other than earning positions on the Stanford staff, our successful Volunteer Intern Sports Performance Coaches have earned internships, part-time, graduate assistant, and full-time positions at high level programs.

Some recent institutions include:

Arizona State University
Auburn University
Clemson University
Colorado Rockies
Colorado State University
Dominican University
Fresno State
New Mexico State University
North Dakota State University
Northern Illinois University
Phoenix Suns
Resilience Code
Rice University
Sacramento Kings
Saint Mary’s College
Santa Clara University
Stockton Heat
UC Riverside
University of Alamaba
University of Central Missouri
University of Colorado
University of Dayton
University of Illinois
University of Minnesota
University of Montana
University of Southern Mississippi
Western Illinois University

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