Leicester Tigers Academy are once again offering the chance to become involved with their Developing Player Programme (DPP) and the DPP coach development programme. The roles are available to current university students for the 2015/16 season and are a fantastic opportunity to gain Strength & Conditioning experience with rugby union. Interns are needed at a number of venues within the region. We have had students in this programme for the last two years and they have had a really positive experience, taking on leadership roles.
Full details of the internships and the application process are available here: DPP S&C Internship Overview 201516. The application deadline is April 24th.
If you would be interested in discussing their experiences with the students who have been interns please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will put you in touch.
The University’s Volunteering Office have a number of exciting sports-related voluntary opportunities. These positions include the following:
- various roles with Lincolnshire FA including University Football Activator
- Lincolnshire Sport School Games Event Makers
- Positive Futures Sport Leaders
- Lincoln City FC Sport & Education Trust Youth Leaders
- Lincoln City FC Academy performance analysts and S&C coaches
- YMCA Volunteer fitness instructors
- and many more!
Full details of the roles and their responsibilities, the support you will receive and the benefits you will gain can be found on the Community: Sport opportunities page.
UK Anti-Doping offer a free online course that leads to Accredited Advisor status, which will be a very useful qualification for anyone competing, coaching or providing athlete support. The course takes about 90 minutes and is highly recommended.
You will need to register at the UKAD website and then access the course via the Learning Zone. The website contains a lot more information about the organisation along with useful resources for anyone involved in sport.