KIDS FITNESS COACH
Summary & Reports to:
Our Edge Kids Programming along with Coaches attention, enthusiasm and creativity sets the Edge apart from our competition. Edge Kids provides an active, upbeat and motivating atmosphere where Fitness Meets Fun!
Duties & Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
General Club Responsibilities:
- Support and articulate Edge Kids mission
- Adhere to Edge Kids Policies and Procedures
- Greet parents and check in children to Edge Kids in a professional and friendly manner
- Be energetic, enthusiastic and motivated·
- Engage and instruct children in age-appropriate fitness games and activities according to provided curriculum
- Support fellow staff in all areas of the Edge Fitness Clubs
- Demonstrate a positive attitude
- Be comfortable with children ages 12 weeks through 12 years
- Keep room neat, clean and sanitary
- Work within clubs and community outreach events
- Working some split shifts and some weekends are required
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Demonstrates a “roll up the sleeves” mentality
- Must have a passion for kids
- Must have a passion for fitness
- Positive and enthusiastic
Education & Experience:
- Has a history of leadership and people management of functional teams including proven success in leading, coaching and motivating teams to achieve goals
- Experience in youth programming preferred
- Experience in exercise science preferred
- Experience in working with children
- CRP certified a plus
- First Aid certified a plus
- Epi Pen certified a plus
Integrity & Trust: Demonstrates consistently sound personal and business ethics and behaviors. Builds trust with others through openness and candor. Communicates intentions, ideas, and feelings openly and directly.
Customer Focus: The ability to identify and respond to current and future customer's needs.
Accountability: Takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions; follows through on commitments; implements decisions that have been agreed upon; maintains confidentiality with sensitive information; acknowledges and learns from mistakes without blaming others; recognizes the impact of one’s behavior on others.
Initiative: Identifies opportunities and issues, and proactively acts and follows through on work activities to capitalize or resolve them.
Negotiation Skills: Effectively explores alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain all parties support and acceptance.
Safety: Places a high value on workplace safety of self and others; maintains a clean environment. Identifies potential hazards and pursues corrective actions; follows established safety policies and procedures.
Communication Skills: Conveys information accurately, concisely and compellingly to a variety of audiences and adapts communication methods based on the situation.
Coaching Skills: Provides timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/ skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
Business Acumen: Fosters knowledge in policies, practices, trends, and information affecting the business and/or industry.
Continuous Improvement: Originates action to improve existing conditions and processes using appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impacts.
Managing Change: Encourages others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities, facilitates the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
Teamwork: Actively participates and fosters an environment that sustains a collaborative approach to working with others.
Decision Making: Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences. The ability to make decisions and solve problems involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity, and risk.
Building Partnerships: Identifies opportunities and takes action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
Conflict Management: Prevents, manages, and/or resolves the conflict.
Inspires Vision: Articulates a clear image of the future or sense of purpose and inspire others to believe and work towards it.
Influencing Others: Gains others' support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions.
Forward Thinking: Anticipates the implications and consequences of situations and takes appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies.
- Bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, balancing
- Aerobic activity
- Sustained physical exertion
- High energy
- Ability to lift 50 pounds
This job operates in a childcare environment in a health club and occasion office work is necessary. The position will interact with children, Edge coaches, and supervisors and members on a daily.
There is very little travel in this position. The employee may be asked to travel locally infrequently to other clubs or to corporate for meetings.
Position type & expected hours of work:
This is a part-time nonexempt position with varied hours based on the needs of the business. Occasional evening, weekend and split shift work will be required as job duties demand.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Edge Fitness, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.
The above statements are intended to describe the general activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Please note these statements are not an exhaustive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Duties, Responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We Are Edge Strong
Join our winning team. The competitive spirit of our Edge Strong team is unmatched by anyone. We have never woke up a day and thought “we want to be #2 today”. NEVER! Winners keep score and we are a team who is motivated to be the best health club in the industry and provide the greatest customer experience for our members. We bleed Edge Red and We Are Edge Strong.
We Love People: “People don’t care about how much you know until they know how much you care.” From the day our founder opened our first gym, he greeted every member, employee and vendor by name. We celebrate each and every one of our employees and our members and treat them as family. Our team has a genuine gleam in their eye when they are servicing people.
We Love Fitness: Fitness is our calling. We have what it takes to empower others to love fitness just as much as we do by helping our members be the best version of themselves. We change lives.
We Love our Facility: Our teams take pride in their club! Our facilities sparkle with natural light, shiny equipment and clean amenities, making our clubs Best in Class. This is our home away from home and we do everything we can to ensure a positive environment.
We Love to Compete: We are fierce competitors. Our teams live and breathe a “do whatever it takes attitude” to help our members achieve their fitness goal. We are always looking to be better today than we were yesterday. Our leadership team keeps score. We ask ourselves daily, what are we doing right, and what are we doing wrong and how are we going to get better?
We Love our Team: We play for the name on the front of the jersey. Our people lead from the front and we own everything in our four walls. We come to work to win while having fun.
We change lives. Everything we do stems from those three words. This is our why. We are committed to do the right thing every day for the right reasons. We believe in fitness. Our philosophy is “how can I help you not what can I sell you”.
“If it is to be, it is up to me.” Our employees project a winner’s mindset that sets them up to achieve their highest potential. With the right energy and enthusiasm, we crush challenging goals. Unlimited career opportunities become attainable with heart, humility and hustle.
Our employees come here to do something, not for something to do. Run the play that your coach lays out for you and we will give you the tools to win games. Win the day.
We play for the name on the front of the jersey, not the back. Our employees work hard to reach the finish line together. We are culture champions who celebrates other’s successes.
We wake up in the morning excited to get to work. Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life. Come to work in sweatpants and sneakers and feel awesome!
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