Phone: Mike Baker 937-469-6242 - Email: mpowersportsperformance@gmail.com

Internships

The M-Power Sports Performance Internship Experience

An internship at M-Power Sports Performance will present you with the opportunity to experience hands-on, individualized coaching with as many as 50 athletes per day. The intern will have the chance to coach middle school, high school and collegiate athletes, become more familiar with the intricacies of program design, athlete assessment, and observe and assist a variety of athletes under the supervision of MPower’s owner Michael Baker.

We work closely with our internship participants to develop coaching, assessment and program-design skill sets to compliment career aspirations within the fitness industry.

Duration

This is an unpaid academic internship that last approximately 16 weeks, and takes place during typical school semester schedules. During the Spring, Summer, and Fall this program is outside every day. Interns will get wet, hot, and cold depending on the season. From November 1st through March 31st we will be indoors.

Hours

M-Power Sports Performance internships are scheduled according to academic semesters and summer vacation. Interns are asked to work a minimum of 35 hours per week throughout the duration of their program.

Semester 1: Sept. 1 – Dec. 23 (1 Positions)
Semester 2: Jan. 3 – April  30 (1 Positions)
Summer: May 10 – Aug. 30 (2 Positions)

There is flexibility with these dates to work around the end of your specific school date.
Monday – Thursday from 3 p.m. – 9:00p.m.
Fridays 3pm until 6pm
Saturdays from 7:45 a.m. – 3pm (Hours are subject to change during the summer)

Application Process and Requirements

Qualifications and Requirements

  1. You must be able to receive college credit for the internship.
  2. Experience in personal training, strength and conditioning coaching, or related fitness field preferred
  3. Ability to perform and demonstrate high intensity exercise techniques
  4. Multi Sport High School or College level athletic participation
  5. A commitment to work with young athletes is highly desirable
  6. Relevant educational background such as exercise science, kinesiology, pre-physical therapy, biomechanics, or athletic training with relevant course work (anatomy and physiology, exercise science, nutrition, statistics).
  7. First Aid/CPR certification that’s valid for the duration of the internship term.
  8. Available to commit to the entire length of the internship (dates vary by season/semester) and work 35-40 hours per week.
  9. Punctual, engaged, enthusiast and ready to learn 

Expectations of all Applicants

  • Be competent teaching dynamic warm-up & flexibility drills
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of training techniques
  • Be eager to learn and accepting of constructive criticism
  • Teaching athlete’s proper techniques and equipment use.
  • Assisting with supervision and execution of Linear, lateral, and transitional speed development
  • Assisting with supervision and execution of strength and speed training programs
  • Assisting with supervision and execution of plyometric training techniques
  • Assisting with supervision and execution of reactive agility training techniques
  • Assisting with supervision and execution of Core training techniques
  • Assisting with supervision and execution of athletic assessments
  • Assisting in daily maintenance, setup and teardown of the training facility.
  • Must be comfortable interacting with clients, parents, etc.
  • Present yourself in a manner that will reinforce your status as a role model for impressionable young athletes (see Intern Code of Conduct)

Internship Application

If you are interested in any of these internship positions, please email us to request that a copy of our application be sent to your attention. All inquiries can be directed to the attention of Mike Baker  937-469-6242

mpowersportsperformance@gmail.com