Fitness Instructor

Anytime Fitness Santa Monica, CA

About the Job

Job Summary:

As a Basecamp Fitness Coach, you will be responsible for guiding Basecamp members and guests through pre-designed interval training formats. Basecamp Coaches are high energy, mission driven individuals who are comfortable performing on stage. Successful coaches are strong communicators that know how to develop personal connection, manage class intensity, and efficiently facilitate class flow. Additionally, Basecamp coaches need the knowledge and confidence to quickly identify and correct exercise form to prevent injuries. Individuals in this position should be highly motivated by the idea of helping people live healthier lives

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Free Membership
  • Workouts and mixes provided
  • Fitness casual dress-code
  • Energizing and positive atmosphere


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Must facilitate a high energy premium experience that keeps our members coming back daily. Coaches are responsible for filling their classes and bringing Basecamp’s programming to life
  • Create a great impression for first time guests. Must be able to juggle the needs of a first timers while continuing to challenge veteran Basecamp members
  • Must understand and be able to explain Basecamp’s training programs and the science that supports the Basecamp Fitness workouts
  • Responsible for guiding Basecamp members and guests through pre-designed interval training formats
  • Developing personal connection with members and new guests, managing class intensity, and efficiently facilitating class flow
  • Quickly identifying and correcting exercise form to prevent injuries
  • Willing to attend periodic team meetings and training
  • Coaches are expected to work as a team with the front desk to facilitate a premium experience for first time guests. This includes “handoffs” at the start of class and “hand backs” and the end of class. Coaches need to be able to provide modifications for injuries and individual programming recommendations that align with a guest’s fitness goals
  • Additional duties based on studio specific needs


Required Qualifications

  • Behaviors

o Ability to create immediate rapport with new clients and ongoing rapport with existing members

o Punctual and detail oriented

o Shows up to create an impact. Actively engaged every second they are on the clock (15 minutes before class to the 10 minutes after class is done)

o A strong motivator who knows how to bring the energy and keep a group connected throughout the class

o A genuine interest in people and desire to encourage clients at all levels with a wide range of fitness goals

o A friendly approachable demeanor

o Desire to collaborate *We teach as individuals but work as a team

o Open to coaching and receiving feedback

o Self-starter, able to own the class from start to finish without management or supervision

  • Skills

o Fundamental understanding of basic exercise technique, progressions, regressions and modifications

o Excellent customer service skills

o Strong verbal communication skills

  • Minimum Education & Knowledge

o High school diploma or General Education Degree required

o Must hold and maintain a current fitness certification from a Basecamp Fitness approved training program. Preferred certification (NCAA accredited fitness certifications) ACSM, ACE, AFAA, NASM, NCSF, NESTA, NETA, NSCA, PTAG, CI

o Must hold and maintain a current CPR & AED certification

o Must have completed and passed the Basecamp Fitness Coaches Course and audition process.

  • Minimum Work Experience

o One year of experience leading group workouts preferred

o On-Microphone teaching experience preferred

  • Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions

o Fitness Coaches are leaders of the Basecamp Fitness workouts. This requires them to talk, hear, and remain on their feet while leading and instructing members for the entirety of the workout. In the weight room, coaches must demonstrate all exercises for members which can involve bosu balls, medicine balls, dumbbells, TRX straps, barbells, kettlebells, plyo boxes, ladders, resistance bands. Must be able to safely lift and move all studio equipment. Physical effort required for daily duties also include bending, squatting, reaching, spotting, and re-racking weights.

o Willing and able to work nights, weekends and holidays

Reporting Structure

  • This position reports directly to the Fitness Manager


AAP/EEO Statement

Basecamp Fitness provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.