Personal Trainer 

General Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or Kinesiology and/or current certification in personal training with one of the following organizations:

    • NSCA - CPT or CSCS

    • NASM

    • ACE

    • ACSM

    • AFAA

  • Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications 

  • Current fitness insurance 

  • Functional Movement Systems FMS Level 1 certification with experience in conducting fitness testing and functional movement screening.  

  • Interpret FMS assessments results to clients and, based on evaluation and client's goals, design and implement a fitness program.  

  • Experience in program design and teaching appropriate fitness programs to members of varying ages and fitness levels.  

  • All Personal Trainers must be certified as Precision Nutrition Level 1 to serve as a coach in Powerworks Special Programs which involve weight loss and nutrition coaching.

  • One (1) year or more years of fitness experience as a personal trainer; less than one year of experience will be required to complete 40 hours of in-service training with the Fitness Director or Athletic Performance Director. 

  • Current in annual continuing education credits to maintain certification(s).  

  •  Full working knowledge of Powerworks Fitness safety and emergency procedures . 

  • Ability to recognize members who are in distress.

  • Demonstrate sound judgment in handling issues with staff and members.

  • Attend quarterly trainer/instructor meetings and assist in the marketing of Powerworks Fitness.  

Position Requirements for Training Special Populations 

In addition to the requirements outlined above, Personal Trainers at Powerworks Fitness who will train and develop programs for athletes must possess the following training and certifications:

Youth, Junior High and High School Athlete Training:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with NSCA

  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Level 1 Certification 

  • Golf:  TPI Certified Level 1 and TPI Certified Level 1 Fitness

Please submit resumes and certifications to Lex Bitner, Program Director, at info@pwfchatham.com.  

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347 Williams Lane

Chatham, IL 62629

217.697.8727

(Gym: 24/7 access)

info@pwfchatham.com

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