Personal Training Director

Do you have a passion for helping people with their health and wellness goals? 
Job Description

Key Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas strategy for health/wellness classes and group exercise.
  • Works closely with the Association Director of Personal Training, Executive Directors, and Membership Directors to maximize member engagement and assist members to reach their health and fitness goals.
  • Oversees the Personal Training and Wellness Coach staff at each branch location.
  • Utilizes data to make improvements as well as member feedback.  
  • This position in relationship with the Association Director of Personal Training, is responsible for monitoring the fitness floor environment to ensure that the YMCA is a welcoming place for current and potential members as well as health seekers.
  • Cleanliness of the fitness center and building is high priority.
  • This person will be a role model for developing relationships, interacting effectively with members, and different levels of staff.
  • Incumbent should have good presentation skills and be comfortable speaking in front of groups.
  • This position requires participation in our Personal Training Department, knowledge on fitness machines and equipment, an educational background to coach and develop personal trainers regarding business and client exercise programming.
  • The person in this position facilitates the improvement of the member experience based on member survey data as well as information from the branch leadership staff.
  • This position will oversee 3-5 YMCAs and will visit and support each branch weekly. The position will also support these branches in wellness engagement, events, and member engagement events.
  • Bachelors Degree in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or equivalent or least three years related fitness industry experience.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in attracting and retaining members through relationship building and effective marketing strategies.
  • Must have a keen business sense and understand the dynamics of human behavior change.
  • The ideal candidate will have leadership and management experience.
  • Must be familiar with current fitness trends.
  • Must have a current, NCCA accredited personal training certification
Essential Functions

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Long & Short-Term Disability, Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan, Supplementary Insurance (Cancer/Accident/Critical Illness), Employee Assistance Plan, Free family membership, Discounts on Y programs including summer camps, enrichment classes, youth sports, childcare and more! Eligible to enroll in a 403(b) tax deferred account at beginning of employment. 12% paid by the YMCA upon meeting eligibility requirements.  (PTO) Paid time off based on hours worked and years of service. Training and leadership development opportunities. Employee referral awards of $100 and up.