Pursue your passion with a Premier internship. We routinely hire interns to join our team in an effort to assist with the progress of our clients. If you have a great personality and want to gain experience that will last a lifetime, apply for a Performance Coach Internship at PFP.


Premier Fitness & Performance provides Internships on a yearly basis to successful candidates with the opportunity to be educated on the latest scientifically based training methods in athlete and adult training. The successful candidates will gain “hands on” practical training experience and will learn the Premier training system with daily lectures and on floor training protocols. The Premier training system is highly education based and focuses on an integrated training approach.  Our methods have been successfully used by over 20,000 athletes since 2004


  • Must be a Junior or Senior enrolled in an Exercise Science program at the Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Great Personality, ability to Motivate athletes and are passionate about helping athletes succeed in sport and life.
  • Must be a self starter, be willing to learn and be a team player for consideration.
  • Experience in competitive athletics (preferred)
  • Creative thinker (ability to think outside the box and come up with new ideas to make company better)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Learning Premier methodology through daily practical training
  • Coaching groups of athletes, adults and private clients
  • Assisting the PFP team with athlete training modification to accommodate unique needs of clients that include Competitive preparation, Recovery and regeneration, testing and data entry.
  • Assisting with facility cleaning, setting up and preparing the facility for training sessions.

Job Potential

The majority of PFP employee hires come from within the organization. Your internship is a great opportunity for you to gain experience and expand your knowledge while showcasing your talent and ability with a possible opportunity for a career upon completion.


This is an unpaid internship and typically lasts a school semester or 12-16 weeks in length (Winter/Spring, Summer, Fall) Summer Internship length may vary. Interns are required to work Monday-Friday and some weekends (rotating schedule).


  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.
  3. 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).
  4. Available to commit to the entire length of the internship (dates vary by season/semester) and work 30-40 hours per week.


All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume by the following dates to be considered for an interview:

  • Summer – May 1st (approximate start date between May 25th-June 1st)
  • Fall – September 1st (approximate start date between September 15th- September 25th)
  • Winter/Spring – December 31st (approximate start date between January 25th – February 1st)


Premier Fitness & Performance
9087 Dutton Dr.
Twinsburg, OH 44087

Application Process

To apply for a PFP internship, email your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:
Mike Caza with Internship in the Subject line