Full Job Description
The Vice President of Fitness is responsible for ensuring that each club’s Personal Trainers exemplifies the company’s culture and values, achieves the desired financial results, and for the flawless execution of company operations, procedures, and programs in place for each club location. The Vice President of Fitness will also be held accountable for ensuring the following:
Achieve and exceed the Company’s PT sales plans and KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators).
Ensure that programs and operational protocols are in place to ensure the achievement of member satisfaction and retention.
Ensure that each club is following company policies and values as well as health and safety procedures.
Ensure that the appropriate performance management is in place to ensure feedback is occurring on an ongoing basis and performance problems are addressed in a timely and appropriate manner with the appropriate level of support from HR / upper management.
3-5 years of Fitness Management experience, talent development
Must have a passion for fitness and maintain at least one nationally recognized certification and qualification in personal training
Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver information clearly, concisely, and timely
Have collaborative team-building and performance management capabilities
Job Travel Requirements: 100%
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Finance and Operations
Meet or exceed fitness department budgeted gross revenues, maintain positive net income on a quarterly and annual basis (per pro-forma) as well as headcount forecasts
Create a plan to manage existing PT accounts and aggressively expand customer base through new business acquisition.
Maintain PT dashboard to track and evaluate client sessions (session package status, expiration of packages and renewals and coordinate lead flow management).
Maintain a safe, productive and inviting exercise environment for employees, members and guests
Develop schedules and goals for all staff members of the fitness department
Audit day to day functions of the personal training staff. Oversees schedule to make sure personal trainers adhering to all expectations set forth by management.
Track member feedback through the use of comment cards and other customer care techniques. Supervises and follows up on member requests and comments.
Continuously monitor the PT business and financial results and develop meaningful action plans to improve performance of the business.
Model team expectations by interacting and observing team members, checking the details of member experiences, making recommendations and proactively solving problems.
Lead and educate the team and provide leadership to reinforce the contributions in which Personal Training delivers to provide greater member engagement and retention.
Ensure that the Team has current and up-to-date Personal Training certifications.
Update database on certifications (Datatrak)
Submit annual fitness budget for each club within district
Assist in the implementation and promotion efforts as they pertain to upcoming club events, new health and fitness programs/SGT classes
Handle client questions and concerns at the fitness desk including but not limited to: taking payment for training sessions, scheduling appointments, etc.
Provide monthly/quarterly equipment needs for each club
Report and monitor all equipment issues/replacements via Fitness Manager
Communicate with all Partners and Crunch Corporate on all new training programs and protocols
Certified in DotFit; Train all new employees on Dotfit
Order all necessary supplements/equipment/apparel for DotFit
Manage a team of Fitness Managers assigned to each club.
Recruit, train, develop and manage Fitness Managers and Personal Trainers to ensure that clubs are adequately staffed at all times and succession plans are appropriately maintained for Company needs.
Identify, develop and leverage existing talent to support the growth of the District through the talent planning process.
Assess all team members progress continually; coach team members with positive reinforcement, and create training and development plans when necessary to fill performance gaps
Oversee the recruiting, hiring, and orientation of staff to ensure that each location has the most qualified management and sales team.
Identify and develop associates with leadership or other special skills for succession planning.
Provide counsel to General Managers, to include personnel issues, club events, problem solving, crisis intervention, etc. and foster open communications.
Administer site audits to ensure all clubs in area are in compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Resolves escalated Employee Relations, performance and customer service issues in partnership with the DM, GM, and HR.
Approve all documentation on performance issues and assist club management on progressive discipline when necessary.
Fosters cross-district and cross-divisional relationships to support the company’s expansion and growth strategies.
Escalate and communicate all situations and/or conditions that affect the district (i.e., customer complaints, safety issues, worker’s compensation injuries, progressive discipline issues, workplace harassment, unemployment hearings, etc.) with the appropriate level of management or department.
Complete annual performance evaluations for all Personal Trainers in district and submit them to the appropriate level of management for approval. Ensure employee reviews are administered prior to due dates.
Uphold and model company core values.
Be a courageous people manager – give specific and timely feedback (positive or constructive) as needed. Remove obstacles for your staff, communicate issues and trends upward as appropriate, find ways to continuously innovate and improve yourself and your management skills. Don’t let performance issues escalate. Figure out how to hire the best and the brightest, and hire and promote based on the merit principle.
Find ways to innovate, improve and become more efficient with all aspects of the clubs within your district including finance, sales, operations, customer service, member retention and talent acquisition.
Build relationships and recruit new trainers through local/national programs
Please note: This job description was designed as a summary of the typical function of the job, and is not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities. The tasks and duties might differ from those outlined above and other duties, as assigned may be part of the job.
Crunch Fitness is looking for energetic, enthusiastic people that are passionate about health and fitness to join our team.
Looking to combine work, fitness and fun? Crunch Fitness is looking for energetic, enthusiastic people that are passionate about health and fitness to join our team. Working at Crunch is more than a job, it’s an opportunity to inspire others to reach their fitness goals. Our ‘No Judgments’ philosophy attracts a diverse and welcoming group of professionals and makes Crunch an amazing company to work for.
Crunch is a gym that believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment and pioneering a philosophy of No Judgments. Our gyms are packed with the latest state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, weight room, full-service locker rooms with showers, tanning booths, HydroMassage® bed, and an extensive schedule of Crunch’s signature classes including Zumba®, BodyWeb with TRX®, Yoga Body Sculpt, Belly Butt and Thighs Bootcamp, and more.