Head Coach

Orangetheory Fitness - Cambridge, MA3.7


Orangetheory Fitness is a trendsetting franchise fitness organization with 1,000+ locations open in over 19 countries and 300+ new fitness studios under development. We are currently seeking a qualified Head Coach who can manage and ensure a fantastic workout experience to our clients.

As an OTF Fitness Coach, you will be responsible for delivering scientifically predesigned workouts for up to 28 clients per session. This position requires a strong ability to coach and manage time, motivating multiple clients in a group setting. An OTF Coach must focus on a well rounded knowledge of fitness, including endurance, strength, and power, using the tools given to optimize the client’s experience and results.

This is a full time position and requires exclusive employment upon hire. A head coach will coach between 8-15 hours of classes in addition to 25-30 hours of administrative and management duties.


  • Responsible for managing and upholding all aspects of the Orangetheory staff using the Orangetheory business model, policies, and franchise policies.
  • Running various reports and making calculated decisions based on them
  • Taking a minimum of two classes per week to ensure coaches are up to standards in their coaching.
  • Payroll for coaching staff.
  • Successful execution of all special events that pertain to fitness in the studio including Dri Tri, Benchmark days, etc.
  • Hiring, educating, and training new coaches.
  • Evaluation and development of existing coaches by providing improvement plans and additional training.
  • Provides workshops for both fitness staff and members
  • Communication with new, current, and former Orangetheory members.
  • Community outreach and studio outreach activities.
  • Building studio class attendance, retaining current members, and motivating members to utilize their memberships.
  • Achieving monthly revenue budgets for the studio.
  • Lead or assist our fitness consultants with Orangetheory studio tours for new prospects as well as staying current with all pricing options.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work weekends and holidays when needed.
  • Must be knowledgeable and stay current on all current and new heart rate products, prices, promotions, etc. for Orangetheory Fitness.
  • Stays abreast of market changes, competitor activity, and industry trends. Seeks insight into customer needs and challenges in order to keep his/her finger on the pulse of the dynamics which are driving current and future market trends.
  • Possesses business acumen - understanding how business works, how organizations develop strategies, vision, technology, serve customers, etc.
  • Possesses great problem solving and decision making skills with actionable goals of resolution.


  • Must hold a current fitness certification from an Orangetheory approved education company such as: ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFFA, NFPT, NPTI, etc.
  • Must invest 10+ hours per year in continuing education programs, lectures, and workshops outside of the Orangetheory curriculum.
  • Must have current CPR/AED certification.
  • 1-3+ years of professional experience teaching and/or managing in the fitness industry
  • Must understand heart rate focused training programs and the science that supports the Orangetheory workouts.
  • Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Traits of an amazing Head Coach: Energy, Leadership, Experience, Drive, Compassion!

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time