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Triathlon Coach

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Company: Life Time Fitness

Location: Garland, TX

Date Posted: November 1, 2014

Source: LIFE TIME FITNESS, Inc

General Summary

A member of the Personal Training Team, the Triathlon Coach at is an endurance sport training specialist, passionate about the sport of triathlon and helping members realize the benefits of participation and achieve their goals. The Tri coach will be charged with delivering quality training programs and giving training and racing advice to athletes of all abilities, from beginner to advanced. They will be required to execute corporate objectives related to triathlon events and programs, driving participation and awareness. As part of the PT staff, the Triathlon Coach will report to their DH and be an effective and engaged team member, while also reporting to the National Triathlon Lead to deliver on national and regional goals.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

1. Promoting and delivering event specific training programs, online and in-club

2. Promote & facilitate triathlon information sessions, triathlon clinics, and seminars

3. Responsible for building relationships with the area ...
General Summary

A member of the Personal Training Team, the Triathlon Coach at is an endurance sport training specialist, passionate about the sport of triathlon and helping members realize the benefits of participation and achieve their goals. The Tri coach will be charged with delivering quality training programs and giving training and racing advice to athletes of all abilities, from beginner to advanced. They will be required to execute corporate objectives related to triathlon events and programs, driving participation and awareness. As part of the PT staff, the Triathlon Coach will report to their DH and be an effective and engaged team member, while also reporting to the National Triathlon Lead to deliver on national and regional goals.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

1. Promoting and delivering event specific training programs, online and in-club

2. Promote & facilitate triathlon information sessions, triathlon clinics, and seminars

3. Responsible for building relationships with the area triathlon community

4. Deliver one on one and/or small group training programs

5. Sell ancillary services related to tri-training (i.e. metabolic testing, nutrition coaching, etc.)

6. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of triathlon training techniques and concepts

7. Assist in the promotion and execution of certain events (i.e. Indoor Triathlon, local LTF events, etc.)

8. Deliver the best tri-training experience possible for members

Responsibilities of All Positions

- Support and articulate the Life Time Fitness mission statement

- Adhere to company policies and procedures

- Ensure cleanliness of the club using all 5 senses

i. Sight to ensure club is neat and orderly

ii. Sound to ensure music/sound levels are appropriate

iii. Touch to ensure floors, countertops, etc are clean and dry

iv. Taste to ensure food & beverages in the café` are up-to-standards

v. Smell to ensure the club is fresh and odor free

Customer Service

- Demonstrates positive attitude and actions through a display of courtesy, service, cooperation, hospitality, sensitivity, and professionalism to internal and external customers

Safety

- Safety responsibilities include:

- Comply with all company safety rules

- Use all required safety devices and personal protection equipment

- Report accidents and injuries to supervisor as soon as possible

- Notify department head of any unsafe acts or conditions as soon as possible

- Participate in safety training and safety inspections

- Discuss methods of preventing hazards to safety committee

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
- High School diploma or GED
- Four-year degree in kinesiology, sports medicine, or other related field preferred

Experience
- Minimum of 3 years Triathlon participation required
- At least one year Triathlon coaching preferred

Licenses / Certifications / Registration:
- Certified Personal Trainer
- National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) preferred and required within first year of role
- USAT Level 1 Certification preferred and required within first year of role
- CPR/AED certification
- Life Time Fitness PT Certified

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

- Excellent customer service and promotion skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational

- Ability to handle and resolve customer service conflicts in a professional, tactful manner

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- Advanced knowledge of fitness, cardiovascular training, nutrition, and program design

- Knowledge of safe exercise techniques, potential injuries, and the ability to handle emergencies

- Demonstrate exercises and adjust machine weights, free weights, and cardiovascular equipment

- Ability to multi-task and learn quickly

- Excellent time management and organizational skills

- Ability to operate a computer and office software

Primary Location: : TX-Garland - GAR - Garland
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No

Nearest Major Market: Garland
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas
Job Segments: Fitness, Nutrition, Training, Testing, Sports Medicine, Hospitality, Healthcare, Education, Technology
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