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Lead Fitness Trainer

Location : Austin, Texas
Job Type : Direct Placement
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2 years
Required Education : CPT Certified
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Fitness and Wellness
Job Category : Health and Wellness

Job Description :
The Lead Fitness Trainer is responsible for overseeing the fitness training operations and ensuring the delivery of high-quality fitness programs and services. This role involves managing a team of fitness trainers, developing training programs, providing personalized training sessions, and promoting a positive and inclusive environment for members. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Team Management

  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise a team of fitness trainers. 

  • Provide ongoing guidance, feedback, and coaching to trainers to ensure consistent delivery of high-quality training services. 

  • Create and maintain trainer schedules, ensuring adequate coverage for group classes and personal training sessions. 

Training Program Development: 

  • Develop comprehensive fitness training programs tailored to meet the diverse needs and goals of members. 

  • Stay updated on industry trends, research new training techniques, and incorporate innovative methods into training programs. 

  • Collaborate with other fitness professionals to develop specialized programs for specific populations or fitness goals. 

Personalized Training Sessions: 

  • Conduct one-on-one personal training sessions with members, assessing their fitness levels, setting goals, and designing customized workout plans. 

  • Demonstrate proper exercise techniques and provide guidance and motivation to maximize member performance and safety. 

  • Monitor and track member progress, adjusting training programs as needed to ensure continued improvement. 

Group Fitness Classes: 

  • Lead and instruct group fitness classes, providing a safe and engaging environment for participants. 

  • Develop class formats and choreography, ensuring variety and progression in workouts. 

  • Modify exercises and provide alternatives to accommodate different fitness levels and abilities. 

Customer Service: 

  • Provide exceptional customer service by building rapport with members, understanding their fitness goals, and providing ongoing support and motivation. 

  • Address member inquiries, concerns, and feedback promptly and effectively. 

  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all members, ensuring a positive training experience. 

Safety and Equipment Maintenance: 

  • Ensure compliance with safety standards and procedures during training sessions and while using fitness equipment. 

  • Conduct regular inspections of equipment, report any issues, and coordinate repairs or replacements as necessary. 

  • Educate trainers and members on proper equipment use and safety protocols. 

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field (preferred). 

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification from a reputable fitness organization. 

  • Proven experience as a personal trainer or fitness instructor, with a track record of achieving positive results. 

  • Strong knowledge of exercise physiology, anatomy, and training principles. 

  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with members and lead a team of trainers. 

  • Strong organizational and time management abilities to coordinate schedules and manage multiple priorities. 

  • Proficient in using fitness tracking software and technology. 




  • Leadership: Ability to lead and inspire a team of fitness trainers, providing guidance and support. 

  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively instruct, motivate, and educate members and trainers. 

  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adjust training programs and approaches based on individual member needs and goals. 

  • Customer Service: A strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service and building positive relationships with members. 

  • Technical Competence: Proficiency in using fitness equipment, tracking software, and other technological tools to enhance training services. 

  • Motivational Skills: The ability to inspire and motivate members to achieve their fitness goals through effective coaching and encouragement. 

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