Catapult: Applied Sports Scientist
181 Ballardvale Street
Wilmington, MA 01887

Employee Testimonials


Do you want to work for the world leader in elite sports performance analytics?

Catapult exists to build and improve the performance of athletes and teams at all levels of sport. The company has evolved from an Australian startup to a global leader in sports technology with solutions for every element of the performance ecosystem; from wearable tracking to athlete management and video analysis. Catapult is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: CAT) and works with over 2,900 elite teams and institutes around the world. The company is headquartered in Australia, with major hub offices in the US and the UK.

We offer software, analytics and services that enable sports organizations at all levels to better scout, recruit, teach and win. Our products can be found internationally at practice facilities and arenas, in meeting rooms and on the road, serving premier teams in the AFL, NFL, EPL, NBA, NHL, MLS, NCAA and more.

We want people who are passionate about sports science and athletics

The rapidly growing demand for Catapult in North America has led to the required services of an Applied Sports Scientist to service the US market by installing hardware and software for new clients, as supporting existing Catapult clients around the country. In this role, you will work closely with a regional Business Development Manager and be a self-motivated individual capable of making decisions in the best interests of Catapult and its clients while also delivering impeccable customer service. You will be compensated competitively, and incentivized based on client retention, contract renewals and new sales. Youll be the frontline voice for Catapult in the region, and the standard to which our product performance is measured.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Assisting the Business Development Managers in running demonstrations of the
    Catapult System to Elite clients.
  • Installation of the Catapult system from the OptimEye wearable athlete tracking
    hardware, to the OpenField analytics software platform.
  • Training and interpretation of Catapult data for client use.
  • Customer service initiatives, follow-up calls, visits, emails and communication
    central to creating a great customer experience.
  • Effective account management and monitoring of client health to assist with
    retention and renewals.
  • Capturing market feedback and communicating this to the product team.
  • Leading sports science research initiatives to develop sports science knowledge
    in the marketplace
  • Hands-on training for all clients and potential clients.
  • Representing Catapult at industry trade shows and global events, as needed.

What Youll Need:

  • At least 2 years of experience with account management and customer service initiatives
  • Bachelors degree in the field of sports science or similar, with a passion for
    making a difference in the lives of elite athletes and coaches.
  • Ability to travel 5060% of the time, and work weekends and off-hours when
  • Able to perform high quality, scientifically-driven presentations in the field of
    athlete performance. Your audience will be strength and conditioning and
    performance coaches from some of the most respected US sporting institutions.
  • Understanding of many sports and can communicate with coaches.
  • Able to communicate with variation in performance training, strength and
    conditioning, tactical skill training, rehabilitation.
  • Adaptable, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Why Youll Like Working for Catapult:

  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard but we always have fun doing it.
  • We value development. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development. Youll need to be great to get hired here and we promise youll get even better.
  • We care about you. We offer competitive compensation and outstanding paid maternity and paternity leave. In the US, we offer a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match.
  • We want you to love where you work.We have great office spaces located around the world with state of the art equipment. Be aware, we have very competitive table tennis games in a couple offices so be prepared to play and have fun.
  • We work with elite sports teams. Why wait until the weekend to be involved with your favorite sports teams? Every day you can make an impact with our clients who are some of the most elite teams in the world

Employee Testimonials

Georgie Lack
PR Manager, London

“In the year that I have been with Catapult I’ve done everything from taking journalists into Premier League clubs, leading influencer programmes and events, and helping to tell the story of a team of inspirational women playing football on top of Mount Kilimanjaro!”

Hector Gonzalez
Quality Assurance Engineer, Boston

With just over a year of experience, it has become clear to me that Catapult always makes room for anyone with ambition regardless of rank to make a significant and lasting difference in the company. Not only are we titans of the sports metrics industry, but we also care about producing top quality products that developers can be proud of and that our customers will love.

Ken Saito
Business Development Manager, Tokyo

“Catapult has provided me an opportunity to help sports teams to integrate the latest and best technology into their performance programmes. It makes me proud to know I am making a difference in the sports industry.”

Kanishk Kumar
Business Development Manager, Mumbai

“I joined Catapult in early 2018 and have had a great experience working here. In that time I’ve travelled the length and breadth of India, meeting a diverse range of teams and stakeholders from different sports.”

Sam Boyes
Client Account Manager, Leeds

"After leaving school, I was two months into my degree when I realised it wasn’t for me. A year later, an opportunity presented itself at Catapult that I couldn’t pass up. I now work and learn alongside some extremely talented and highly ambitious people, all passionate about sport, which makes me excited for my future here."