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Sport Science Data Analyst Intern

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Orange County SC


1mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


AI generated summary

  • You need soccer experience, excellent communication skills, flexibility, computer proficiency, and an interest in data analysis and sport performance for this internship.
  • You will be responsible for managing and setting up Catapult player tracking hardware software, monitoring live parameter outputs, formatting reports, assisting with athlete rehabilitation, and supporting performance staff with data analysis and athlete development.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Orange County Soccer Club is seeking to hire a sport science data analyst intern to assist the sport science/performance staff with day-to-day operations for the Club. This internship provides valuable experience within a professional sports setting and will equip students on how to use Catapult player tracking technology. Students will learn how to set up the equipment for practice and game sessions. In addition, interns will learn how to run live sessions and create session reports, which will introduce concepts such as athlete load management, periodization, injury prevention, and performance enhancement. Students are also encouraged to learn from other branches of the club such as athletics training and strength and conditioning, as this opportunity will require students to communicate across a variety of fields within the team.


  • Applicants with previous experience in soccer (coach, staff, player) are preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information.
  • Must be able to work successfully in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks at once.
  • Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work weekends and evenings, as required.
  • Proficient in excel, word, and power point.
  • Some experience in computer programming, coding and/or other data analyzation platforms is highly recommended but not required.
  • Some experience in sport performance and/or strength and conditioning is highly recommended but not required.

Area of Responsibilities



  • Setting up and taking down Catapult player tracking hardware and software, before and after training sessions and matches.
  • Manage Catapult software system (consistently update system, organize daily session data, ensure all data is properly synced, and submit technical support with any problems pertaining to software malfunctions).
  • Manage Catapult hardware (ensure all units are charged before sessions, monitor hardware functionality and status, assist in distributing vests before sessions, and submit technical support with problems pertaining to damaged equipment or device hardware malfunctions).
  • Monitoring live parameter outputs for each athlete during training sessions and matches.
  • Assist sport scientist, athletic trainer, and/or the performance coach with monitoring parameter outputs for athletes coming back from injury.
  • Format cloud-based reports or non-cloud-based reports for athletes, coaching, performance, and medical staff. (It should be noted that at times, this may require different reports for each field).
  • Complete any project requests from the sport scientist, performance and/or coaching staff, using the Catapult data.
  • Assist sport scientist in attending to any emails requesting shared data for players going overseas or players participating on national teams.
  • Assist strength and conditioning/performance coaches in the gym with workouts and/or baseline testing.
  • Assist performance coaches with fitness sessions after practices and matches.


Work type

Full time

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