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Personal Trainer in Training (PTiT)

Company: Town Sports International Holdings Inc
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The Personal Trainer in Training (PTiT) focuses on providing a positive fitness experience relevant to our member's specific goals through scientifically based, personally tailored fitness programs. Our PT Academy program will provide PTiT's with a 6-week immersive training experience. The PT Academy will consist of 3 weeks/40hr of classroom and practical training and an additional 3 weeks (part-time) of support in building their business as they transition to their home club. As PTiT's enter their new home location, they will be transitioned to our revenue split model as they build their business and reputation within our community. The PT Academy is conducted at our New York Sports Clubs Dobbs Ferry location. This position will report to our Fitness Education Director during the PT Academy and will then be supported by the club General Manager/Fitness Leader as they transition to their home club.

As PTiT's transition out of the PT Academy, they will create value in our fitness programs and member experience through one-on-one personal training, small group training and member engagement activities including, but not limited to, fitness floor member engagement, relevant fitness special events, external fitness education and outreach. The PTiT drives retention through motivation, accountability, consistency, and knowledge-based fitness programs where growth and results are a main focus. This applies to both the member experience and their personal training business.



  • PTiT's will be required to attend the PT Academy for 3 consecutive weeks and successfully complete the program prior to transitioning into their home location.
  • Engaging with members, clients, and peers through internal and external prospecting activities.
  • PTiT's will build relationships at the club by meeting new and existing member by working the Welcome Desk, hosting fitness demonstrations, actively conducting new member call drives, speaking to our GEX members at the beginning/end of classes, and other activities as required.
  • Maintaining PT certifications and necessary continuing education credits.
  • Creating smart goal action plans to meet individual goals for revenue, sales and retention.
  • Quickly addressing any member issues, questions or concerns regarding their fitness programs, including cancel requests, suspensions and transfers and escalate issues to management appropriately.
  • Completing all administrative tasks including, but not limited to, scheduling PT sessions two weeks in advance, rescheduling all canceled appointments and following session authorization policies.
  • Partnering with sales team to meet new members and prospects, to review Needs Analysis and to present fitness services at POS.
  • Hitting and exceeding all revenue, session and sales targets reflecting a consistent month over month growth; meet and maintain monthly and quarterly production minimums for specified PT professional job role.
  • Delivering safe and effective fitness programs followed with documented mid-program fitness assessments.
  • Working with individual clients around their specific needs and maintaining tailored client fitness programs to gain the best results.


  • H.S, Diploma or GED equivalent, basic computer literacy.
  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Recreation or P.E. related field preferred.
  • Previous personal training experience preferred in corporate gym setting.
  • Maintain active TSI approved Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Child & Adult CPR/AED certification.
  • Physical demands include ability to lift up to 45 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations, walk through all areas of clubs, climbing stairs (where applicable), repetitive squatting, bending and lifting, restacking of weights, moving of equipment as necessary and ability to demonstrate other exercise movements as part of a personal fitness workout. The company reserves the right to change them as business needs require and that jobs may require other tasks as assigned to the employee by the company.
  • Good technical (fitness programming) skills and time management skills.

Keywords: Town Sports International Holdings Inc, Hawthorne , Personal Trainer in Training (PTiT), Other , Hawthorne, California

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