Careers

 
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Forge Valley Fitness is always open to add a fitness coach to our world-class team.

We are looking for people that first and foremost fit our culture, our vision, and our values. 

Our ideal candidate is someone who is humble, hard-working, great with people, and wants to be a part of a strong team. Knowledge and experience is a plus, but likely not the determining factor. 


About the position:

We are looking for coaches that can come in and coach 15-20 hours per week of group classes combined with personal training sessions. 

We believe that the best way to make a career out of being a coach is through a combination of personal training, group classes, and taking on outside of coaching like programming, events, social media, etc. We are seeking an individual who aligns with our mission and core values and aspires to become a full-time coach, whether they are ready now, or believe they can work their way towards this role in the coming years.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Recognized Personal Training Certification or CrossFit Experience

  • Team Player - Humble, Welcomes Feedback

  • Understands and is driven by the Forge Valley Fitness mission and vision

  • Understands and lives by Forge Valley Fitness Core Values

  • Your role as a coach and a leader in our community must come before your own training

  • Lives locally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach all scheduled group classes

  • Attend and actively participate in weekly coach’s meetings and coach’s development sessions

  • Be available to take on personal training clients and 1-on-1 fundamentals a minimum of 10 hours per week

  • Never ending pursuit of coaching excellence via continued education, coach’s development sessions, and 1-on-1 coach’s evaluations.

  • Participate (as a member) in Forge Valley Fitness group classes at least 2x/week minimum.

  • Eventually take on a role outside the gym. Social media, programming, front desk, sales, marketing, etc.

Additional Expectations:

  • Forge Valley Fitness (and the role as a full-time coach) is a top priority in your life.

  • Adhere to Forge Valley Fitness core values inside and outside of the gym (including social media)

  • Push towards excellence each day

  • Be an open source of communication. No gossip.

  • Cover additional classes when needed (up to 3 per week)

  • Fulfill all opening and/or closing duties

  • Fulfill all cleaning protocols

  • Be on the floor and engaged with members at least 5 minutes before and after every class.

  • Be fully prepared for class (lesson plan) prior to the 10 minutes before every class.

  • Greet and take care of walk-ins and drop-ins whenever present at FVF

  • Actively participate in all FVF hosted coach’s development sessions and 1-on-1 coach’s development sessions

  • Help stage, clean, and organize the gym before and after all classes

  • Help set up, clean up, and run events such as in-house competitions, and parties.

  • Continued education and never-ending pursuit of coaching excellence

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary and Income Potential: $25,000 - $70,000

  • Paid sick time and vacation time

  • % of revenue from personal training, programming, and 1-on-1 coaching

  • Coaching uniforms and FVF apparel (free)

  • All retail and supplements at our wholesale cost. Free coffee

  • 50% credit towards any approved continuing education that you want to pursue

  • Extended Benefits after 3 months of full time employment (Senior Coach level)

  • Option to participate in our Business Mobility Plan

 

Forge Valley Professional Mentorship Program

In order to create the highest level of fitness coaches, Forge Valley Fitness is partnered with Active Life Professional to provide our coaches the best training available to foster a long term career in the fitness industry.


This program is designed to produce more than a coach who can teach a movement according to textbook standards, we are bridging the gap between the health and medical industry. Active Life helps educate our fitness coaches to grow as fitness professionals to achieve fulfilling careers helping their clients in a way no one else can. 

We are gearing our fitness professionals to change the industry from the inside out.

Let's do this together.