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High Performance

An Intern in the High Performance Department is responsible for the following:

Assist the Director in the following areas/tasks:

  • Oversight of USATF’s High Performance programs, consisting of 60-plus Committee programs, with a budget of $700,000.
  • Preparation of program and financial reports on USATFs High Performance Relay program, with a budget of $110,000.
  • Research and preparation of reports, charts and budgets for USATFs submission to the U.S. Olympic Committee of its 2009-2012 High Performance Plan.
  • Maintain records of USA track & field athlete’s performances and earnings at IAAF Grand Prix and Championships meets/events.
  • Oversight of USATF High Performance sponsored/supported track meets.
  • Work on the NACAC Under-23 Championships track meet. Assist the High Performance Programs Coordinator in the following areas/tasks:

Assist the High Performance Programs Coordinator in the following areas/tasks:

  • Oversight of the USA Junior National Championships in late June.
  • Managing the Date of Birth Verification Process for the USA Junior National Championships.
  • Junior Team sign-up at the USA Junior National Championships.
  • Oversight of USATF Coaching Education programs and schools.
  • Working with members of USA Track & Field's High Performance Team on the planning and operation of competitions and related events.
  • Assisting in all areas of Coaches Education, Development, Junior National and Elite training camps.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Computer proficient, especially in MS applications including Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Sports background, preferably in track & field or cross-country.
  • Energetic self-starter.
  • Detail oriented.

Note: All interns with USA Track & Field receive either a stipend or school credit as well as parking assistance.

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