Wyoming Sports Performance Internship

Program Objective

The University of Wyoming sports performance department is committed to aiding in the development of prospective strength & conditioning coaches. "College of Knowledge" is a program designed to develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a well-rounded, successful strength & conditioning coach. Interns must complete a curriculum involving: exercise progression, exercise demonstration, program writing, resume building, interviewing skills, movement pattern recognition and coaching philosophy. The program offers the opportunity to work directly with division one student-athletes on a daily basis. Learning opportunities are provided by five full time strength & conditioning coaches, including two master strength & conditioning coaches and two registered dieticians. Access to the latest readiness and performance tracking technologies prepares interns for the future of sports performance.


1. Assist sports performance staff in all daily facility and equipment maintenance
2. Aid in the implementation of: warm-ups, strength, speed, conditioning and recovery sessions
3. Complete all assigned continuing education
4. Specific duties will be assigned based on education and experience level


Interns must demonstrate:

1. Desire to pursue a career in sports performance
2. Enthusiasm to learn and develop a coaching philosophy
3. Outgoing and professional behavior
4. Interest in taking the CSCS or CSCCa certification exams
5. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
6. Ability to receive credit towards a college degree (preferred)
7. Must pass a background check

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume and three references to:
Travis Vlantes, Assistant Sports Performance Coach: tvlantes@uwyo.edu
Spring Internship: January-May (Apply by Nov 1)
Summer Internship: June-August (Apply by April 1)
Fall Internship: September-December (Apply by July 1)