Optimum Internships

Internship Overview

An internship at Optimum will dramatically improve your skills as a coach. Our internship is a real life, learn-by-doing experience. During your internship, you will coach middle school, high school, and collegiate athletes and observe the training of professional athletes. Interns are asked to work a minimum of 15 hours per week throughout the duration of their program. The majority of internship hours will be during the afternoon and evening. (Prerequisite: CPT/CPR/AED)

Expectations of Applicants

  • Demonstrate competence teaching foam rolling, dynamic warm-ups, and mobility work
  • Understand the basics of various training techniques
  • Perform daily setup and clean-up of gym duties
  • Present yourself in a professional manner and be comfortable interacting with clients, athletes, and parents
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to learn and develop as a coach through continuing education
  • Maintain a positive attitude during your tenure as an intern

Internship Schedule

  • Winter: January 2 to March 12 (4 positions) Application Deadline: December 1st t
  • Spring: March 14 to May 30 (4 positions) Application Deadline: February 1st 
  • Summer: June 8 to August 20 (4 positions) Application Deadline: April 1st t
  • Fall: September 3 to December 20 (4 positions) Application Deadline: August 1st

If you are interested in any internship positions, please email a brief essay of why you would like to intern along with a copy of your resume to