Consistent with the Christian mission and Hope for Life Vision of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the Wellness Coordinator, the Wellness Coach is responsible for providing instruction on strength training and cardiovascular equipment that significantly contributes to each members health and fitness goals. The Wellness Coach will perform components of fitness evaluations and assist members in setting and accomplishing fitness goals. The Wellness Coach will instruct various wellness education classes. The Wellness Coach will maintain cleanliness and up keep of the Wellness Center and exercise equipment.
Minimum 18 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent required; Exercise Science degree preferred
Experience in fitness testing and exercise programming and/or successful completion of college course work in Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Fitness Testing, and Kinesiology preferred
This position requires an individual with good human relation skills and a willingness to serve members. He/she must have a clear understanding and commitment to the purpose and mission of the YMCA and attempt to incorporate these values into his/her daily work activities.
Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility; model the New Way to Work.
Conduct wellness evaluation and program recommendations for all new members.
Conduct fitness evaluations (e.g., step test, flexibility, resting heart rate, blood pressure, and heart rate) following the Ys way to physical fitness protocol; use information from evaluations to help members set and reach their fitness/wellness goals; perform follow up testing to insure goals are being met.
Maintain the Wellness Centers equipment to the highest level of efficiency and keep the Wellness Center clean.
Monitor Wellness Center; communicate with members offering suggestion to enhance member workouts, correction of bad form, and providing spots; provide equipment and strength training orientations.
Check the appointment book and initial your appointments at the beginning of shift; meet appointment at check-in desk.
Keep accurate records of member interest and preferred fitness activities; schedule follow-up appointments with members to ensure they are getting the most out of their YMCA membership.
Offer creative ideas and changes to the Wellness Director to constantly monitor and improve the YMCA Wellness program.
Attend all required training and meetings; assist with special events.
Keep all certifications current.
Please send resume and YMCA of Middle TN application to:
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