Summer Intern - Junior Sports Performance Coach


Are you looking to love what you do in an environment that values innovation and growth while working alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, be excited because Jenkins Elite is hiring.

At Jenkins Elite, we’re solving the world’s most important athletic development issues with individuals who share our passion to change the world. Our Culture is fast-paced, energetic and innovative.

Our mission is to provide World Class athletic development through a holistic support staff. We hire the world’s best and brightest people to help make this mission a reality for every client we serve.

We are looking for hardworking, dependable, innovate individuals who operate with the highest level of integrity.

Job Title: Intern – Junior Sports Performance Coach

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Department: Sports Performance

Pay Type: Hourly

Position Summary: Responsible for learning and assisting in all aspects of Sports Performance training.


Position Responsibilities


  • Within the structure of the Sports Performance program, prepare, and deliver a high-quality Sports Performance training program aimed at achieving the athlete’s goals.
  • Have open two-way communication between athletes, parents and guardians, and coaches, on the progress of the Athlete and the goals that have been set.
  • Advise the Athlete on camp schedules, pre-season preparation, and benchmarks for optimizing and measuring performance.
  • Gain and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the instructional equipment and methodologies incorporated into the Jenkins Elite Sports Performance program.
  • Interact with the Athletes as a mentor and as an educator of their sport and life.
  • Continually assess the skill and emotional development of each client, and liaise with the Sports Performance program management to ensure all internal and external partners are utilized to support Athletes ongoing comprehensive development
  • Act as an advocate communicating with the Athlete, parent or guardian, and coach in their overall development.
  • Assist in the college placement of the Athlete as required
  • Work closely with all members of the Sports Performance team to continually review program structure, content, delivery, objectives, and resources, making recommendations where changes could improve quality or opportunities to grow the business.
  • Support recruiting and retention initiatives aimed at current and prospective Athletes as required.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High standard of proficiency in Sports Performance, training, and instructional techniques.
  • Strong commitment to Sports Performance clientele
  • Professional and/or collegiate playing or coaching experience
  • Passion for developing Athletes on and off the field
  • Ability and desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • A superior work ethic

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Sports Management, Entrepreneurship) or Equivalent
  • Master’s Degree (Business, Sports Management, Entrepreneurship) or Equivalent
  • Knowledge of latest trends in Sports Performance training methodologies and technologies
  • Understanding of college recruiting processes, rules, and current trends
  • CPR Certification

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift, move, push, and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40 pounds
  • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time
  • Must be able to move around all facilities which include, gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends, and holidays is required
  • Ability to travel nationally for camps, clinics, and events

Background Requirements:

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer
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