Intern With Matt Wenning

Welcome to the Wenning Strength Internship Program, hands on learning and training with Matt Wenning.

Matt Wenning

If you’re hungry enough, you can learn from the powerlifting legend himself: Matt Wenning.

If you come board as an intern here at Wenning, here’s what the expect:

  • Hands-On Grit: As an intern, you won’t be a bystander; you’ll be in the trenches, sweating it out. Train side-by-side with Matt and our battle-hardened team. We bring the gym to you, wherever you are. No excuses, just results.
  • Ironclad Education: This is a deep dive into fitness science. We’re talking periodization, recovery, and peak performance across the board. Dive into challenging assignments designed to push your limits and expand your horizons. With us, you won’t just pump iron; you’ll dissect it.
  • Knowledge Arsenal: Knowledge is the ultimate weapon, and we’re arming you to the teeth. Get your hands on a reading list curated by Matt Wenning himself. These books are your roadmap to mastery, laying the foundation for your fitness empire. Because knowing your stuff isn’t just an advantage; it’s a game-changer.
  • Wear Your Dedication: When you’re part of Wenning Strength, you wear it proudly. Score official WENNING shirts, a badge of honor that signifies your commitment to greatness. It’s not just a shirt; it’s a statement. Wear it, and wear it with pride.

Pursuing a PhD and holding a Master’s Degree in Biomechanics and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Ball State University, Matt is a highly educated professional in his field.

In addition to his military expertise, Wenning has served as an advisor for the NFL and has represented the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as an international speaker. He has also worked as a contractor for various prestigious organizations, including the Border Patrol, Airborne Divisions, and the Pentagon.

With his extensive knowledge and experience, Wenning continues to make significant contributions to the fields of strength training and physical fitness. And you have the opportunity to learn from HIM.

Not only is Matt Wenning a three-time world champion powerlifter, but he has led and supervised more than 6,000 troops, including Infantry and Ranger Divisions, in the U.S. Army.

This 1-12 week program offers hands-on learning and training tailored to your interests. It includes:

  • Homework and projects based on the student’s learning goals.
  • Insider business knowledge and social media tips.
  • Lifting schedules adjusted according to the season and time of year.
  • An opportunity to review all of Matt’s fire department contracts and the intricacies of working private contracts as a strength coach.

Cost: $1,200 per week or $7,500 for the full 12 weeks.

Please note: Interns are responsible for their own housing, food, and transportation.


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Statement of Internship with Wenning Strength

“My experience as an intern at Wenning Strength was nothing short of transformative. Under the guidance of Matt Wenning, a highly respected, world class athlete and coach in the strength, sports performance, and tactical fields.

I was exposed to an unparalleled level of education, skill development and work ethic during my time with Matt. His expertise is evident in every aspect of his coaching, from his deep understanding of biomechanics to his tried and tested training methodologies, application and world class championship mindset.

The internship was intensely hands-on, providing an abundance of opportunities to engage in practical hands-on coaching and mentorship from Matt. You will not be a passive observer under his guidance; He will have you actively participating in coaching sessions, assessments, training and knowledge transfer sessions. You will receive personalized feedback and learn to apply high-level knowledge and skill in real-world scenarios. This approach ensured that theoretical concepts were immediately reinforced through practice, solidifying both understanding and skills development.

Days at Wenning Strength are long and demanding, filled with coaching, training, and studying. The rigorous schedule is a true test of the endurance and commitment needed to find success in an ever-changing industry. However, the depth of knowledge and practical experience gained make every hour worthwhile. Matt’s expectations are high, and he pushes you to perform at your best. For those willing to embrace the challenge, the rewards far outweigh the sacrifice.”

Andrew Siepka, CSCS
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Andrew Siepka