Cross Fit Instructor

YMCA of Greater Charlotte - Charlotte, NC (30+ days ago)4.1


YMCA of Greater Charlotte trainers are fitness professionals who work with individuals and groups to help them achieve their fitness/health goals. Trainers instruct their clients through purposefully constructed exercise prescriptions based on each individual’s goals, continually assessing and documenting fitness, body composition and overall progress. Trainers are also expected to provide general health guidance and to direct clients to seek the proper professional help when it is appropriate.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
  • Promote the Cross Fit program to members and community at assigned branch
  • Responsible for developing and implementing a specialized exercise program for clients based on personal fitness goals
  • Help clients reach their health and fitness goals through appropriate cardiovascular, flexibility, and resistance exercise movements
  • Offers ongoing guidance, support, and motivation
  • Explain safety rules and know how to properly demonstrate movements
  • Build member relations through active promotion and marketing of program services
  • Report any problems or safety concerns to director
  • Perform administrative tasks associated with class attendance/participation
  • Dedication to maintaining personal integrity and your own health and fitness
  • Comply with all departmental safety guidelines to ensure standards are met
  • Stay up to date on fitness and nutrition information through workshops, continuing education classes, fitness events, etc.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, training and functions as part of the staff team
  • Maintain a neat and professional appearance according to departmental uniform guidelines
  • Actively participate in community fundraising campaigns i.e. Annual Giving, etc.
Requirements

KNOW HOW:
  • Must hold Cross Fit Level 1 certification or higher
  • Advanced qualifications are required including but not limited to:
  • At least One year of experience, averaging 5 hours of coaching per week or more, OR a 4 year degree in health or a related field or the equivalent education/experience, OR additional certification in related field
  • All mandatory YMCA of Greater Charlotte trainings must be completed by the required date
  • Passion for helping people achieve their fitness goals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Reliable, self-motivated, and self-starter
  • Outgoing personality with a natural ability to build positive and trusting relationships
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to promote programs and services
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor and genuine committed in providing quality service
  • Willing to work flexible work hours based on clients availability
  • Basic computer skills i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
x Walking x Speaking x Sitting x Climbing x Pushing (50lbs) x Kneeling x Lifting (50lbs)
x Crouching x Seeing x Stooping x Standing x Carrying (50lbs) x Hearing x Pulling (50lbs)
x Ability to “spot” participants

YMCA COMPETENCIES:
  • Relationships
  • Developing Others
  • Communication
  • Inclusion
  • Innovation
  • Quality Results
  • Functional Expertise