Kids Fitness Coach Farmington, CT

Kids Fitness Coach

Part Time • Farmington, CT


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

Key Qualifications:

  • 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.

Physical Demands:

  • Bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, balancing
  • Aerobic activity  
  • Sustained physical exertion
  • High energy   
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Work Environment:

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.

Supervisory Responsibility:

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.


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Medical, Dental, Vision
We “insure” you and your family stay healthy with tiers of several options to fit you or your family’s needs.
401K, LTD, Life Insurance
We want to make sure we are able to help our employees plan for the future.
Paid Time Off + Holiday
We work hard to play hard…. You’ve earned it, take the day, vacation days have proven to increase wellbeing and productivity.
Complimentary Membership
Workout for FREE! Walk the walk and talk the talk. Receive an additional for a friend or family member with any full time position.
Employee Discounts
Whether you are working with a personal trainer, at the shake bar, in the Edge Kids room or shopping on the apparel rack, you as an employee get a discount!
Fun Work Environment
Not all heroes wear capes… we wear sneakers and sweatpants.
Additional Perks
Team builders and outings. Leadership and development trainings. Reimbursed training certifications.
Growth Opportunities
Be a part of our growth story and make your mark on the industry. With our expansion into so many new markets, career opportunities are endless.