The IUSCA are delighted to be able to offer a unique and exciting opportunity to carry out a Virtual Mentorship within the NCAA Division 1 Sport Performance environment.
During this 10 week, immersive experience, you will receive weekly education sessions covering all aspects of S&C within the high-performance collegiate environment. This will include modules on program design, testing & monitoring, program implementation, coaching, and will also provide detailed insight into the workings of collegiate athletics.
In addition to this, you will be assigned a personal mentor; an experienced Director of S&C/Sports Performance at a Division 1 university. You will have opportunity to liaise with your mentor 1-2-1 through email, phone, and zoom sessions.
At the end of this 10 week mentorship you will have completed a portfolio of experience and will be assessed by your mentor. Upon acceptable completion you will receive our IUSCA endorsed International Certificate in Collegiate Sports Performance.
Summary of benefits:
10 week mentorship
Weekly online education sessions (live with video recordings available)
Detailed curriculum covering all major topics within collegiate sport
Unique insight into the running of a high-performance department
1-2-1 mentoring by a NCAA D1 Director of S&C/Sports Performance
IUSCA Endorsed, International Certificate in Collegiate Sports Performance
This is strictly limited to 12 participants, so register now to avoid disappointment.
Meet your Tutors & Mentors
Michael Hill has been with the Georgetown University athletics department since 2004, and is currently the Director of Sports Performance, working specifically with men’s basketball while overseeing the development of all 29 collegiate sports. Coach Hill is recognized as a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSCC) by the CSCCa, and in 2014 the NSCA named Hill one of the top four collegiate strength and conditioning coaches in the country.
George Greene serves as Associate Athletic Director of High Performance and Competitive Success at Stony Brook Athletics. Greene oversees all aspects of athletic performance, performance nutrition and sports science. He also partners with coaches and administrators to identify opportunities to achieve sustained competitive success. He extensively works with the men’s basketball and football programs.
Jon Lynch is entering his third year at the University of Maine, where he serves as the Director of Sports Performance. Lynch is directly responsible for the performance training of football, and oversees all aspects of the university’s sports performance program. Lynch also has sports performance experience working with Division 1 collegiate athletics at the University of Connecticut, UCLA, as well as the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Who is the Virtual Mentorship for?
This is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the world's best coaches, which means that we need participants who love a challenge and show excellent dedication and commitment to their own development.
With this in mind, we have set the following expectations for participants:
Currently studying for a Degree/Master's Degree in S&C, Sport Science, or similar; has recently graduated in the past three years; or dedicated to continuing professional development
Has already accumulated some practical hours work experience within sport
Has a strong desire to pursue a career in S&C/Sports Performance
Has an excellent work ethic and desire for self improvement
This is strictly limited to 12 participants, so we recommend applying early to avoid disappointment
We are looking to develop the next generation of leaders within our industry. This is a truly unique and valuable learning experience with the opportunity to gain 1-2-1 mentoring from highly experienced professionals.
Andrew Langford, Director of the IUSCA
Scott Kuehn is a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Arizona. Kuehn joined the Arizona Wildcats from William & Mary, where he served as an Athletic Performance Coach and Coordinator of Data Science. Kuehn has also worked within collegiate sport at the University of Tulsa and the University of Kentucky. He is certified by the NSCA and CSCCa.
Andrew Langford is a Strength and Conditioning/Performance Consultant and is a Director of the IUSCA. Andrew has worked with elite teams and athletes in a variety of sports, including several world champions and Olympians. Previously, Andrew has also been the Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach for Team Hallam, and for Great Britain Basketball.
Our July intake is now full, but we are taking applications for our December cohort.
If you are interested in this unique experience to learn from the best in collegiate sport, please apply using the link below.
Only £349 (approx. $499)