Updated 23 days ago

Personal Trainer / Sports Performance Specialist

Middletown, NY 12940
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$11.69 - $19.10
Full-time, Part-time
Sports Performance Trainer Job Description:

The Strength Compound is a stand alone self contained athletic training facility (3,800 square feet) located inside Gold's Gym Middletown. As a Sports Performance Training Specialist and Personal Trainer, we are seeking applicants with experience in training athletes of all ages and fitness levels (starting at age 9). Applicants should possess the ability to design customized fitness programs for athletes in both one-on-one and group training environments. At the same time, applicants should possess the ability to train general population fitness clients on the main fitness floor as well. This is a role that requires an understanding of sports performance training, proper nutrition, cardiovascular exercise, resistance training and attaining a healthier lifestyle. This role seeks a fitness professional who possesses the knowledge, skills and abilities for safe and effective exercise and fitness program design, instruction and assistance for the purpose of enabling athletes to increase speed, agility, strength, and maximize the potential of their athletic ability. Candidates must also be comfortable in working with kids in a group training environment. This position seeks a much higher profile than an average personal trainer. The Strength Compound is committed to assisting our dedicated and driven staff members in the development of their skills and professional growth.

Sports Performance Specialist and Personal Trainer Expectations & Responsibilities:
  • Someone to join our team as a specialist in both sports performance and personal training
  • Someone with experience who has the desire to work with both youth/adult athletes and general population fitness clients
  • Possesses the ability to train clients in both one-on-one and group settings
  • Passionate about fitness and coaching others with purpose while providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to motivate others to improve their overall fitness and health
  • Desire to help clients reach their health and fitness goals through proper cardiovascular, flexibility and resistance exercise
  • Knowledge of anatomy, functional exercise, basic nutrition, and basic exercise science
  • Educates clients on current health and fitness issues and trends
  • Exceptionally member service oriented and possesses outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to design exercise programs tailored to the needs of specific clients/goals
  • Ability to demonstrate and teach exercises while providing feedback on technique
  • Ability to execute individual fitness program design in a safe and effective manner
  • Understands the importance of maintaining accurate and current client files
  • Dedicated to maintaining personal integrity and personal health and fitness
  • Willingness to uphold GGH protocol and policies
  • Attends mandatory and optional staff training classes
  • Promotes and sells personal training programs and services
  • Remains current on certifications and new trends in the industry
Job Requirements:
  • Current CPR/AED Certification and basic First Aid knowledge (short grace period is offered)
  • Current Nationally Recognized Personal Trainer Certification
    • NASM Cooper Institute
    • ACSM NFPT
    • ACE CSCS
    • NPTI NSCA
    • ISSA PTA Global
    • AFAA NESTA
    • NCFS RTS Resistance Training Specialist
Compensation: $25 to $35/hour

Today Gold's Gym is the most recognized name in fitness serving more than 3 million members in 38 states and 28 countries around the world. Always at the forefront of the fitness revolution, Gold's Gym has continually evolved its profile by equipping gyms with the best amenities, the latest in cardio and strength training equipment and functional training areas as well as the most dynamic group exercise programs including Zumba, yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, muscle endurance training, and Pilates. We also offer signature classes which include GRIT, P90X, and RIP 60.

Gold's Gym is growing and looking for new team members to help us redefine strength. We'll challenge your skills, talents and abilities and reward your every success. Ask yourself if you have what it takes. Become an active participant in our growth and you'll share in the rewards for your efforts.

Posting ID: 553637798Posted: 2021-07-08Job Title: Personal Trainer Sport