MIKE SNOWDEN

OWNER

ABOUT MIKE

Mike Snowden is a leader in the field of Strength & Conditioning field having experience working with athletes at every level. He is currently the Strength & Conditioning Coach for the University of Alabama Men's Basketball team. A military veteran who served on President Barack Obama's Helicopter Squadron staff, Snowden spent two years prior to arriving in Tuscaloosa working as the Director of Sports Performance for Olympic Sports at the University at Buffalo. 

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CREDENTIALS

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology • George Mason University

  • Master's Degree • VCU's Center for Sport Leadership

  • Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach (RSCC)

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

  • Precision Nutrition Level I (Pn1) Coach

  • USA Weightlifting (USAW) Level 1 Coach

  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)

  • Executive Council Member for the National Strength & Conditioning Association's Basketball Special Interest Group (SIG)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • CURRENT: Strength & Conditioning Coach • University of Alabama Basketball Team

  • 2016-2017 & 2013-2014: Strength Coach • George Mason University (two stints)

  • 2015: Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant • VCU Men's Basketball Program

  • 2014–2015: Volunteer with University of Maryland Football Team

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INTERNSHIPS

Why Intern with Human Performance Solutions?

  • Gain work experience

  • Build your network in the field

  • Develop new skills and refine others

  • Gain confidence in your abilities

  • Access to benefits and resources

 

The Human Performance Solutions internship program is an incredible learning opportunity that will dramatically improve your coaching skills beyond the classroom. The internship program is a hands-on, learn by doing based program in which you will have the chance to coach athletes ranging from the middle school to professional level along with adult and general fitness clientele under the supervision of our qualified staff of Human Performance Coaches. Interns will become more familiar with the intricacies of all areas related to human performance including:

  • Program design

  • Methodology and systems

  • Periodization and planning

  • Strength & power

  • Performance Nutrition

  • Acceleration & Speed Training

  • Performance Therapy

  • Technique and mechanics

 

As a Human Performance Intern you would have the opportunity to compliment your hands-on learning experience with participation in our weekly staff in service which focuses on continuing education in a classroom style learning environment. We work closely with our internship participants to develop coaching, assessment, and program design skillset to compliment career aspirations within the athletic performance industry. Our goal is for you to develop a deep understanding of the ins, outs, and whys of programming along with acquiring a valuable knowledge of the strength and conditioning field. Additionally, all interns may be provided with Human Performance Solutions apparel.  

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SCHEDULE & DEADLINES

Human Performance internships are scheduled according to traditional academic semesters and summer vacation. Interns are asked to work a minimum of 30 hours per week throughout the duration of their program.

  • Fall: September – December (2 Positions) Application Deadline: May 1st

  • Spring: January – May (2 Positions) Application Deadline: August 1st

  • Summer: June – Aug (2 Positions) Application Deadline: February 1st

 

If you are interested in any of these internship positions, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to info@humanperformancesolutions.com.