Personal Trainer Coordinator

Job Posted 4/2/2024
YMCA of South Hampton Roads
2769 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States
Category Personal Trainer
Experience Required
Exercise / Fitness
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
$14.00 to $16.00 Per Hour
Job Description
Under the supervision of the Regional Fitness Director, the Personal Trainer Coordinator will assist in all aspects of the Personal Training program, including hiring and supervision of Personal Trainers and scheduling complimentary training sessions to meet the needs and demands of the membership. This position will be responsible for leading and coaching their staff team in the delivery of an outstanding member experience. This position’s time is split between instructing, training, and administrative work.
  1. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the YMCA’s policies.
  2. Responsibilities include assisting in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  3. Support the mission, vision and goals of the YMCA.
  4. Promote a professional work environment through character development by modeling the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  5. Lead in a manner that advances our cause to strengthen the foundations of community through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
  6. Assist in supervising, training and scheduling of personal training staff.
  7. Oversee the implementation of the daily operations of the personal training program.
  8. Responsible for updating and maintaining the communication between staff and leadership.
  9. Assist in planning and conducting staff meetings. Attend all staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  10. Act as a leader in emergency situations. Report any accidents or incidents according to Emergency Action Plan. Ensure all members, guests, and program participants are in a safe environment and actively follow branch Emergency Action Plan).
  11. Will play an active role in the center annual giving campaign. This includes recruiting volunteers, securing pledges, and helping with events.
  12. Assist in organizing, planning, promoting and scheduling Group Exercise events and special programs.
  13. Maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of health, fitness and wellness programming.
  14. Maintain group and water exercise attendance records. Communicate with the Regional Fitness Director regarding any trends.
  15. Carry out other related duties as deemed necessary by the Fitness Department and Family Center operations to ensure an excellent member experience.
  16. Teach a specified number of classes per week, as agreed upon with the Regional Fitness Director.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in related field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience.
  • Nationally recognized personal training certifications required
  • Certification of CPR/First Aid/AED/O2.
  • Complete and maintain required trainings to include but not limited to: New Employee Orientation, Bloodborne Pathogens, Child Abuse Prevention (CAP), and Sexual Harassment upon hire and annually thereafter.
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.
  • Communication and Influence
  • Developing Self and Others
  • Engaging Community
  1. Requires a person of maturity and good judgment, who can independently manage defined territory
  2. Requires ability to exercise appropriate independent judgment, to assess facts and issues, and make non-routine decisions regarding day-to-day operational problems and issues
  3. Requires effective team-building and team leadership skills
  4. Must maintain cooperative, functional relationships with senior leadership team, peers, and subordinates
  5. Must maintain positive, energetic attitude toward YMCA work, goals, and values
  6. Performs the duties of direct reports as needed
  • Walk, stand, kneel, and stoop
  • Maintain continuous operations requiring attention to detail and multi-tasking
  • Must be able to lift, pull and move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Must be physically able to successfully complete required certifications
An offer of employment is contingent upon receipt of satisfactory results to meet minimum requirements of the position. They may include criminal background and reference checks, E-Verify, drug test, driver’s license record, and/or a Child Protective Services Check (CPS). Additional driver’s license check, CPS, criminal background check, alcohol, and/or drug testing may be required to be processed in the future in order to meet and/or maintain the requirements of this position.
INTERNAL APPLICANTS - Currently active employees of the YMCA of South Hampton Roads should apply through Careers on the Employee Dayforce Account. Submit an online application, resume, and references.

Chesapeake VA 23320
United States