Pennsylvania Badminton Association Volunteer Internship
Smashville is a community-oriented badminton facility located in Pottstown, PA run by the Pennsylvania Badminton Association with programming for both juniors and adults. We are pleased to offer an Internship opportunity for Sports Management students at either our Pottstown or King of Prussia locations, or both!
We currently serve over 600 badminton players (kids & adults), who utilize Smashville for ongoing badminton club play, training, elite coaching and tournament competition.
Smashville has seen over 6000 player sign-ins since commencing operations on E. High St. in 2015! In conjunction with the PA Badminton Assoc, Smashvile has conducted clinics for over 500 kids at Pottstown High School and has provided special trainings in badminton for Pottstown High School and Middle School Physical Education Teachers. Smashville conducts Junior camps and periodically hosts US Olympic team players as guest coaches. In addition to badminton play, Smashville has become a social hub for members of the local Indian and Filipino communities, who book evenings at the facility for food, fun and exercise events.
PBA provides office space with PC (space may be shared)
Target 3 days / week min approx 6 hrs e.g. 10am-4pm or 1pm – 7pm (We are flexible)
Position is on a volunteer basis, however some commissions may be possible on advertising and bulk equipment sales.
Smashville Internship Activities:
* Onsite assistance with daily operations, membership drives, sign-ins
* SportsPress management – powerful WP web plugin for sports activities, leagues, ladders, standings
* Collate newspaper promo clippings, compile digital poster versions. Document media attention.
* Develop online presence, Update website, Update social media outlet feeds – FB, Twitter, Instagram etc,
* Community Outreach – visit local schools, churches, playgrounds, etc., distribute promo material
* Grant writing. Seek sponsors, and advertisers for Smashville & tourney programs
* Research collegiate contacts for tourney and send promo
* Onsite special events. Produce programs in house, and assist with tournaments
Locations: Smashville 310 E. High St. 3rd Floor, Pottstown
• & Max Power Sports, 250 King Manor Dr., King of Prussia, PA
contact: Dr. Eric Miller 610-999-5960
Smashville Internship Application Form
Days / week M T W Th F Sat Sun Times:
Internship length in months 3 4 5 6 1 yr Other __
Complete and return to: Eric@Smashville.us