Student Opportunities

Practicum Opportunity

Coaching Technology Team

Aid USM Football and the Army Gaming Studios in developing Go Army Edge, a virtual reality coaching software.
Interact with the software in the Beta phases to:

  • Create playbooks and other play diagrams for use in coach and player meetings
  • Test software capabilities and brainstorm ways for the software to be used for coaching, teaching and evaluating players 
  • Document any issues and provide feedback to improve the product 
  • Develop a user-friendly and time efficient workflow for coaches and players to use with the software
  • Report research to football team as well as the Army


  • A strong desire to be on the cutting edge of coaching technology
  • A basic understanding of computers and/or football
  • Self-motivated and able to work productively with little to no supervision
  • Ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team

If interested, contact Dr. Melissa Thompson at 

Posted: 8 December 2014