Atlantic Sports Performance is an industry-leading sports performance facility in the South Shore Massachusetts area.  An internship at Atlantic Sports Performance will help prepare you for your future each and every day. Interns will be exposed to everything from professional and youth athletes, group strength training, program design, and assessment protocols.  The position offers the opportunity to learn in the field of athletic performance through hands-on experience on the gym floor. During your internship, you will coach middle school, and high school athletes, observe and assist athletes in the areas of injury reduction and performance enhancement. You will have the opportunity to develop a coaching philosophy, and to learn about programming and communication with athletes. In addition to training experience, interns will also be exposed to the business/sports management side of the fitness industry, like marketing, using online software systems for scheduling and client database management, resume building, selling your services, and much more.


Upon completion of this internship, the student will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • The intern will demonstrate an understanding and application of the sports performance methods and techniques associated with Atlantic Sports Performance
  • The intern will demonstrate an understanding and application of appropriate assessments, needs-analysis, population and sports season
  • The intern will demonstrate an understanding and application of movement prep, activation, movement training (including speed development, agility change of direction), plyometrics, and lower/upper body strength and power exercises
  • The intern will demonstrate an understanding and application of mental skills applied to athletics and language of coaching
  • The intern will demonstrate an ability to search, read, interpret and periodization techniques, exercises selection and progression
  • The intern will demonstrate the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with athletes, staff and fellow interns
  • The intern will demonstrate the ability to act in a professional manner the duration of the internship
  • The intern will demonstrate the ability to think critically and problem solve on a daily basis
  • The intern will demonstrate the ability to explain and defend exercise selection and programming for assigned athletes/assignments


  • Expected to work from start date to end date
  • Expected to report to expected shifts as schedules as directed by internship coordinator at designated facility
  • Expected to report to intern meeting and presentation to coaching staff weekly (times to be decided) at Atlantic Sports Performance facility
  • Complete assignments as assigned and report to shifts prepared to actively participate
  • Assisting and collaborating with staff personnel
  • Be able to give and receive constructive feedback and engage in learning environment daily
  • Meet the physical demands of performing demonstrations for athletes and clientele
  • Participate in intern-implemented performance training program at the discretion of the facility’s head coach
  • Conducting training sessions including dynamic warm-up and flexibility drills, multi-direction speed and agility drills, plyometric drills, core stabilization; including medicine ball work, upper and lower body strength training
  • Daily setup and maintenance of the training center including post-session break down and clean up, pre-session set up, and immediate reporting or any broken or malfunctioning equipment
  • Assist with front office and administrative tasks as needed
  • Chart keeping and programming for athletes as needed
  • Other duties as assigned at the discretion of ASP Staff


  • Be enrolled in professional-level internship college credit
  • Have knowledge in the field of strength & conditioning
  • Have previous experience in a fitness environment


Internship Application

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