Sports Performance Intern

deadline 01 January 2018
employer Brattain Sports Performance
type Internship
approved No

Facility Description: Brattain Sports Performance (BSP) is s fitness and performance facility designed to help individuals reach their athletic and personal health goals. BSP works with athletes and individuals ages 9 through their late 60s. Our youth athletes stem from all sports, from dance to football. We work with athletes and individuals primarily in personal training or small group (2-5 person) formats.

For Who: This internship position was designed to bring in 1-3 young professionals looking to expand their knowledge in the field of sports performance and fitness training. This individual will work closely with our staff as we prepare for and coach each individual toward their sport and fitness goals.
BSP requires individuals who are passionate about the field of strength and conditioning and human performance. These individuals should be self-motivated and desire to better themselves through this process. It is also preferred that this individual has an eye for details and strong inter-personal skills.

Where/ When: We are located in the greater New Orleans area within the suburb of River Ridge- 2324 Hickory Ave. River Ridge, LA 70123. This internship opportunity is offered year-round in order to accommodate all internship semesters.

Responsibilities: This individual will have the opportunity to observe training as one of the sports performance coaches lead individual and group training sessions. Throughout the internship process there will be multiple opportunities to lead individuals and groups through their programs.

Along with coaching responsibilities this individual will be responsible for developing relationships with clients, maintain facility cleanliness, staying current on training topics and staying up to date on prescribed weekly readings and assignments. These assignments will be based around that week's topics and how Brattain Sports Performance designs and builds our programs for our athletes.

What you will take away: We hope that through this internship you will obtain the knowledge and experience necessary to begin your own professional career. We will also work to introduce you to a number of professionals in order to help to grow your professional network in order to gain any advantage in the hiring process.