Fitness Coach Job Description

Fitness Coach Job Description

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Fitness coach provides necessary instruction for the teaching of fundamentals, technique, and strategies relative to the sport of Rowing.

Fitness Coach Duties & Responsibilities

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Responsible for the safety of your participants in regard to heart rate, exercise technique, posture and spine, joint stress and stability when resistance training
Managing the safety of your participants in regards to heart rate, exercise technique, posture and spine, joint stress and stability when resistance training
Ensure safety of participants in regards to heart rate and exercise technique
Ensure safety of participants in regards to heart rate, exercise technique and form
Responsible for the safety of your participants in regards to heart rate, exercise technique, posture and spine, joint stress and stability when resistance training
Ensure Member safety regarding heart rate and proper exercise technique
Cleaning and Maintenance of Equipment as Assigned
1 Year Experience in Fitness or Related Field Preferred
The OTF Fitness Coach will lead up to 36+ participants through OTF specific group training sessions
Responsible for executing positive, high energy, OTF training sessions

Fitness Coach Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Fitness Coach

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, MUST

Education for Fitness Coach

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the fitness coach job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in Education, General Education, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Associates, Exercise Physiology, Health Science, High School Education, Coaching

Skills for Fitness Coach

Desired skills for fitness coach include:

Physiology
Exercise technique and body mechanics
Exercise technique
Body mechanics
Market and competition
Product
Diet and nutrition
BOSU and plyometric exercises recommended
HIIT
Indoor rowing

Desired experience for fitness coach includes:

Have a basic understanding of nutrition
Certified through a nationally accredited organization
Able to adapt to various workspaces
Must be able to lift heavy weights
A passion for fitness & strong customer service
Strong individual and team contributor

Fitness Coach Examples

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Fitness Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of fitness coach. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for fitness coach
  • Responsible for organization and cleanliness of the training floor, other area of the studio when needed
  • Responsible for marketing OTF training services inside and outside the OTF studio
  • Responsible for building OTF attendance and retaining current clientele
  • Attend monthly fitness staff meetings and all relative, mandatory webinars and other requested corporate meetings and continuing education presentations
  • Creating positive, high energy, OTF training sessions
  • Building OTF attendance and retaining current clientele
  • Group training program design and lessons plans to be reviewed, as required by your Head Coach
  • Maintaining the organization and cleanliness of the training floor, other areas of the studio when needed
  • Marketing your OTF training services inside and outside the OTF studio
  • Deliver pre-designed workouts to groups of 24 clients
Qualifications for fitness coach
  • Prior personal training experience preferred
  • Must have a keen business sense and understand the dynamics of human behavior change
  • Must be familiar with current fitness trends
  • Experience in the business of personal training is necessary
  • Experience in training clients through functional training techniques
  • Experience in group exercise and training settings is highly desirable
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Fitness Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of fitness coach. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for fitness coach
  • Ensure the safety of participants in regard to heart rate and exercise technique
  • Attend monthly fitness staff meetings and required educational presentations
  • Designate 12-15 hours a week to the Lake Forest OTF studio
  • Assist sales associates, when needed, with Lake Forest OTF studio tours and sales
  • Energize and motivate clients throughout the one-hour sessions
  • Build OTF attendance, energize and retain current clientele
  • Assist sales associates, when needed, with OTF studio tours and sales
  • The OTF Trainer/Coach will lead up to 26 participants through 60-minute OTF-specific group training sessions
  • Responsible for organization and cleanliness of the training floor other areas of the studio when needed
  • Responsible for marketing your OTF training services inside and outside the OTF studio
Qualifications for fitness coach
  • Must have the ability to progress and regress exercises on the fly, in real time
  • Must have the desire and capacity to train all fitness levels, novice to elite
  • Must hold a current fitness certification from an OTF approved education company such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFFA
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Exercise Related Field is preferred
  • Must have current CPR/AED certification
  • 1+ years of professional experience teaching groups and/or personal training in the Fitness Industry
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Fitness Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of fitness coach. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for fitness coach
  • Handle member concerns/feedback in a professional, objective manner with the goal of resolution and retention
  • Assist Sales Associates with OTF studio tours/sales with new prospects staying abreast of current service offerings
  • Designate 8-15 hours a week to the Creve Coeur, Ellisville & Central West End OTF studio
  • Deliver predesigned workouts to diverse groups of 24-36 Members
  • Inspire, energize and motivate clients throughout their sessions
  • Modify exercise options to accommodate various skill levels and needs
  • Attend regular fitness staff meetings and educational presentations
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of each coaching block
  • Follow studio cleaning guidelines provided by Head Coach at the end of each coaching block
  • Participate in 1 OTF community event per quarter
Qualifications for fitness coach
  • Ability to be professional and motivate participants
  • Must have the strength and ability to safely lift and move up to 40 lbs
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and stay organized while training up to 30 clients in one group training session
  • Must hold a current fitness certification from an OTF approved education company such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFAA, NFPT, NPTI
  • Must invest 10+ hours per year in continuing education lectures and workshops outside of OTF curriculum
  • Preferably 2+ years of experience teaching groups personal training in the fitness industry
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Fitness Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a fitness coach. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fitness coach
  • Wash and return studio cleaning towels as needed per studio schedule
  • Contact all first session participants aka intros via email within 24 hours of first session
  • Coaching the OTF workout as it is written
  • Educating, motivating and challenging members
  • Correcting exercise form to prevent injuries
  • Attending monthly/mandatory meetings
  • Working closely with the Sales staff to ensure best member experience
  • Deliver predesigned workouts to groups up to 36 - 45 clients
  • Designate 8-20 hours a week to the studio(s)
  • Collaborate with OTF team in helping build the membership base and studio culture
Qualifications for fitness coach
  • 2 + years personal training and group instruction experience is required
  • Certified Instructor (ACE, AFAA) or equivalent
  • Must be able to safely lift and move up to 40lbs
  • ACE PT (Personal Trainer) and GFI (Group Fitness Instructor)
  • NASM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)
  • AFAA GFI (Group Fitness Instructor)
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Fitness Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of fitness coach. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fitness coach
  • Attend 2 Studio events per month
  • Energize and motivate members throughout the sessions
  • Attract and retain OTF members
  • Provide options and challenges for specific exercises to accommodate various skill levels
  • Meet or exceed performance metrics
  • Flexible to work day, evening, holidays and/or weekend hours as needed
  • Modify specific exercises to accommodate various skill levels and needs
  • Be able to multi-task and stay organized
  • Have positive, motivating and effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Have the desire and capacity to train all fitness levels
Qualifications for fitness coach
  • NSCA CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) and CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
  • ACSM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer), GEI (Group Exercise Instructor) and CEP (Certified Exercise Physiologist)
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized while training up to 36 clients in one group training session
  • Desire and capacity to train all fitness levels—novice to elite
  • Must be flexible and willing to work weekends when needed and as requested by your Studio Manager and/or Head Trainer
  • Must hold current fitness certification from an OTF approved education company such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFFA, NFPT, NPTI

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