Program Aide - Personal Trainer in Recreational Sports
Texas A&M University
January 23, 2018
College Station, Texas
Monitor and motivate client progress as well as setting up and storing any necessary equipment. Ensure the safety of all participating clients by using proper form and spotting techniques learned in a personal training certification program prior to being hired. Provide a safe and effective workout routine that meets the needs of the client and provides a realistic and safe way to reach the clientâ™s goals and objectives. Educate participating clients in the benefits of exercise and a healthy lifestyle. Provide support and motivation as the client progresses to their individual goals. Continue personal growth and knowledge by attending mandatory training workshops. Ensure the safe use of exercise equipment and training methodologies. Be available to the client to answer questions within the scope of the personal training practice. Other duties as required.
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma.
Current certification in personal training from a nationally recognized certification organization is required prior to application, such as NSCA, NASM, ACE, ACSM, etc.
Current certification in CPR is required prior to application.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
High level of understanding of human anatomy and exercise physiology.
High level of working knowledge of the proper utilization of all modalities of resistance training and cardiovascular conditioning equipment in the Student Recreation Center and Weight and Fitness Room.
Good understanding of the principles of nutrition and dietary modification.
Willingness to train a diversified community of clientele.
Good time management as well as interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
Frequent lifting of light to heavy equipment.
Common muscle strains and sprains associated with exercise and activity.
Possible exposure to loud music.
Possible exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals.
Must complete personal training program orientation prior to working with clientele.
Must complete mandatory shadow sessions prior to training clientele.
In-Service workshops and professional speakers.
Must maintain CPR and Personal Training Certification by accruing ample CECs/CEUs required by certification organization.
Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Licenses and Certification:
Please Note:Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
Internal Number: R-001255
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