Internship

Strength & Conditioning Internships

  • The Deer Park Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern for the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

    Deer Park High School is located in the southeast corner of the Greater Houston area and the strength coaches develop programs for 13 sports and over 30 teams working out of two newly renovated facilities totaling over 15,000 square feet.

    The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 20 hours per week with the Strength and Conditioning Department. The program is designed for both the current undergraduate student, and the post bachelor young professional looking for experience.

    The daily responsibilities will include:

    1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs; for assigned teams.
    2. Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use.
    3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities.
    4. Participation in weekly projects and assignments throughout the internship program.

    Interested candidates must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a Strength & Conditioning professional. The minimum qualification to participate is to be entering your second semester of your sophomore year in a college degree program in Exercise Science, Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Measurement and Evaluation, and/or Nutrition.

    Application periods for each semester are:

    Summer Semester (2x – paid)
    • Application reviews on March 30th
    Fall Semester (1x – unpaid)
    • Application reviews on May 31st
    Spring Semester (1x – unpaid)
    • Application reviews on October 31st

    ** It is not uncommon for our fall and spring interns stay on as paid staff to work our summer training programs.

     

    Interested Candidates:

    Contact: Coach Troy Ramsey @ pramsey@dpisd.org

    Former Interns

    2017 - 2018
    • Ashley Alvarez - Student University of Georgia
    • Jeremy West - Student Praire View A&M University
     
    2016 - 2017
    • Will Barker - KBRWyle Labs (NASA)
    • Rashard Porche - Memorial Herman Sports Med
     
    2015 - 2016
    • Nate Furrh - Nate Furrh Fitness
    • Hunter Anne Postier - Graduate Assistant Strength Coach - University of Toledo
    2014 - 2015
    • Stephen Whalen – Baseball Strength & Conditioning Coach – University of Texas
    2013 - 2014
    • Katie McClosky – United States Olympic Training Facility
    2012 - 2013
    • Derek Lege – Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach  – New Mexico State University
    2011 - 2012
    • Christa Grienke – Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – Kansas State University
    • Aaron DeBoy -

    2010 - 2011

    • Tina Robinson –