Boston Bolts

Boston Bolts

Soccer Operations & Coaching Intern - Boston Bolts (Newton · MA)

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Soccer Operations & Coaching Intern

Boston Bolts Overview

The Boston Bolts possess more than 35 years of experience in bringing the world’s game to communities across Massachusetts. In addition to overseeing youth teams across a full developmental pathway, the Boston Bolts participate in the USL, the largest and fastest-growing professional soccer organization in North America, with a team in the USL League Two. 

The Boston Bolts are a growing organization that looks for team members to grow with it. The internship is hands-on, allowing successful candidates the opportunity to learn in a professional environment and experience a dynamic organization first-hand. The Bolts are searching for a hardworking, self-starter who is motivated to make contributions to the organization’s continuous growth and seeks a career in sports management.

Position Description

The Soccer Operations & Coaching Intern will help design and implement programs to improve team performance and elevate the Bolts experience for players. In conjunction with MLS Next academy staff, this individual will assist in game day and training operations to help prepare players to perform at their peak. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Help implement Boston Bolts coaching philosophy
  • Assist coaches in building out the Bolts session plan database Assist in planning and organizing Union Youth training sessions.
  • Attend weekly coaches meetings and field/classroom sessions. 
  • Support in daily operation of the Boston Bolts, as well as field setup and breakdown for matches.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Quick learner who can function in the fast-paced environment mandated by the sports industry
  • Ability to successfully manage several projects at once and prioritize assignments
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Prior soccer experience strongly preferred
  • Able and willing to travel up to 10% 
  • Able and willing to work non-traditional hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed


Application & Compensation

The candidate must be enrolled in college or university at the time of the internship. Because internships at the Bolts are educational experiences, they are unpaid.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. We currently have openings with our Boston Region, which primarily operates out of Newton, MA. The candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends depending on the club's schedule. Will you be able to reliably commute to Newton to fulfill in-person duties?

  2. Do you have prior soccer experience as a player or coach? Please explain.

  3. Are you able to work flexible hours, including potential weekend games?

  4. Will you be receiving college credit for this internship?