Coaching, Sport Administration, and Student-Athlete Development Concentrations
To expand and broaden my ability to recognize and understand opponents philosophies and tendencies by breaking down game film and pre-scouting opponents
Through the accumulation of statistics and arranging them in categories requested by the coaching staff, I hope to develop my skills in understanding and recognizing the skills and tactics that make up good players
To learn how to set up a recruiting database to best serve a coaching staff and help make recruiting data and the flow of information easier to access
To learn how the coaching staff interacts with players and families during on campus recruiting
To do an extensive review of literature for practice planning and organization
High School Athletic Administration Internship
To learn and mange the multiple duties required to administer high school athletic events.
To learn and engage in the day-to-day operations of a high school athletics department.
To write job descriptions for all event workers specific to each event as well as to write scripts for announcers for each event.
To develop and implement a risk-management plan for a high school athletic department.
To gain more experience and a better understanding of facility management.
To learn the management skills and functions of high school event administration for both the fall and spring semesters.
To understand the process of how to schedule games for all sports seasons for the upcoming year.
To understand how the athletic budget is conceived and the processes in which funds are allocated.
Sport Administration Internship
Learn how a sports advertising firm successfully creates corporate partnerships between themselves, the corporation, and a sports organization
Learn how to successfully create a media kit for clientele use. A media kit is a booklet of information given to potential clients, in order to present the benefits of the product in question
Create a network of contacts in the professional and corporate sports industry through [company name] and its affiliates
Assist with the organization and daily management of the summer high school coaches’ clinic, sponsored by the football program at MSU.
To assist with the organization and management of the football youth clinic and alumni football golf outing.
To assist the Director of Football Operations with the planning and daily management of spring football practices and programs.
To assist the Director of Football Operations with the advance planning and weekly management of all aspects of team travel.
To learn and experience the daily functions, duties and operations of a Director of Football Operations for a NCAA Division I-A football program.
Student Athlete Development Internship
To gain experience in the duties of an Academic Coordinator for a major NCAA Division I athletic program
To expand my knowledge and experience of how to mentor and operate a mentoring program for at-risk student athletes
To obtain a working knowledge of the compliance department within intercollegiate athletics as the rules relate to academic support services
To gain experience by assisting with all areas of Life Skills, Career Counseling, Community Outreach, and Personal Development within the Student Academic Support Services at Michigan State University
To gain a better understanding of NCAA legislative practices and the process of proposals at they relate to athletic and academic reform
To gain a better understanding of budget principles and human resource practices as they relate to operations for the department of Student-Athlete Support Services at Michigan State University.