2020 Summer - Sports Performance Internship

NST Sports Performance - Austintown, OH (8 months ago)

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WHO IS NST SPORTS PERFORMANCE?: NST (Nervous System Training) Sports Performance was founded in 2012. NST started with a focus on large group team training enhancing Speed, Strength, Power and Injury Prevention. Our team training success led to opening our first facility in North Canton, OH in 2014. Here in 2020 we now have 5 facilities located in North Canton, OH, Strongsville, OH, Austintown, OH, Twinsburg OH and Hinkley OH. NST has worked with 100 High Schools in 3 states OH, PA and WV. Last year alone over 3,000 athletes and 70+ High Schools. Every year NST has doubled and our goal is to continue that trend with highly motivated coaches to assist us in our mission.

DETAILS: Internship will be this 2020 summer (May 26 - August 7). Approximately 6 positions are available for students during the time period. (Non-Housing Positions)

  • Days: Monday-Thursday
  • Time: 5:00 AM-9:00 PM exact time varies upon the position.
  • Hours: 35-45 Hours per week with exact hours is dependent upon position.

LOCATION: 6255 Mahoning Ave, Austintown, OH 44515

JOB SUMMARY: An internship at NST will present you with the opportunity to experience hands-on, individualized coaching with as many as 300 athletes per day. Each intern will have the chance to coach elementary, middle school, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. This will give you the ability to learn the art of coaching and gain a ton of experience with all ages and genders. Interns will implement a comprehensive athletic performance enhancement program. That comprehensive program includes NST's Performance Coach training, curriculum dedicated to building proficiency in cutting edge athletic training techniques (which includes: Speed, Strength, Power, Flexibility, Mobility and Injury Prevention). Interns will be required to participate in group training, observe coaches, and participate in coaching as part of their training. Once the internship program is complete, non-certified interns will be encouraged to sit for their NSCA-CSCS certification. All participants who have received their CSCS will have an opportunity for positions within the NST Sports Performance company.

JOB POTENTIAL: Your internship is a great opportunity for you to learn and fully understand our systems while showcasing your talent and ability. NST is always looking for high-level individuals to add to the staff. Every year 2 or more interns have been hired.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Participate in training large groups of athletes to improve athletic performance. Observe and participate in Performance Coaching during training sessions of various ages, skill levels, and protocols. Attends coach's meetings. Assists Sports Performance Director with maintaining the facility and team training. Completes all assigned readings, lectures, labs, and assignments in a timely and concise manner. Adheres to NST Sports Performance's dress code and behavior requirements.


PLEASE ENCLOSE: Cover letter, a Personal statement that includes:

  • Personal sport background
  • Specific interests in the field
  • Experience with the sports we offer here at NST (soccer, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball, and football)
  • Past experiences that have helped them prepare for this internship
  • Expectations of this internship
  • Future goals in the field
  • (Minimum of 2 reference letters (you may send these separately but they should arrive by the application deadline)
  • An application packet (assembled in the above order)


  • info(at)nstsports.com


  • Must be attending a 4-year university
  • Must major/have majored in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Strength & Conditioning, Athletic Training and or related field
  • CPR / FIRST AID certified
  • FBI / BCI background check
  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2020

CONTACT: If you have any questions about our services and/or internship programs, please do not hesitate to call Jarrett Pelley 330-639-8289

Job Type: Internship