Ultimate U

As an Ultimate U Personal Trainer, you’ll be responsible for designing and conducting customized personal training services that meet the unique needs of each client so that clients have an upbeat, energizing, effective workout experience that keeps them engaged in the pursuit or maintenance of their wellness and sports-related goals at Ultimate U.


  • Effectively/accurately conduct baseline and progress assessments according to company protocol
  • Design customized individual, pairs and group personal training programs that:
    o Are appropriate for the client’s health status, body type, and fitness level
    o Utilize effective, evidence-based exercise protocols
    o Prevent injuries/debilitating DOMS
    o Satisfy clients’ personal exercise preferences
    o Prevent client boredom and burnout
    o Adapt to gym usage by trainers and clients
    o Exceed client expectations and thereby retain clients long-term
  • Conduct individual, pairs and group personal training sessions for UU clients:
    o In an uplifting, motivating manner
    o With full focus on the client(s) throughout
  • Modify exercise programs to adapt to changes in clients’ goals, abilities, health issues, wants and needs
  • Coach, educate, encourage and inspire UU clients on the path to success
  • Troubleshoot clients’ barriers to success
  • Connect UU clients to the knowledge, tools and resources they need to succeed including UU’s multidisciplinary team of wellness professionals
  • Remain current on certifications and new research/trends in the industry
  • Demonstrate full knowledge and behavioral alignment with Ultimate U’s vision, mission, core values and approach
  • Satisfactory completion of UU-assigned courses and implementation of key takeaways
  • Promote/advise clients and guests regarding Ultimate U specials, sales, events, etc.
  • Carry out client satisfaction/retention initiatives
  • Attend/actively engage in team meetings
  • Maintain the safety and orderliness of Ultimate U’s fitness center


  • Ability to effectively perform all of the job tasks described above in a manner that supports the success and satisfaction of clients, a positive and harmonious company culture, and the overall growth of the organization
  • High positivity, with a strong ability to encourage, motivate, inspire and thereby retain clients
  • Passionate about fitness and inspiring clients to live a healthy lifestyle
  • Desire and expertise to train all fitness levels
  • Ability to ensure the safety of up to 18 clients as they participate in a group training session
  • Excellent listening, communication and customer service skills
  • Honest, reliable, respectful and professional team player
  • Punctual, prepared and organized
  • Maintains high level of personal health and fitness


  • 4-year degree in exercise science, kinesiology, sports medicine or related field
  • 2+ years of school-related and/or professional personal training and program design experience preferred
  • Study in the area of behavioral psychology and/or wellness coaching preferred
  • Proficient in the instruction/spotting of Olympic lifting techniques with 1 – 2 years of experience preferred
  • Experience coaching/training student athletes especially football, basketball, baseball and lacrosse preferred


  • Nationally-recognized, UU-approved personal training certification such as ACSM, NSCA, NASM or ACE
  • Current CPR/AED Certification and basic First Aid (within first 4 months of hire)


Commission-based and commensurate with candidate’s strengths, skills, experience as well as the number/type of sessions trained per week, client retention rates, and other factors. We believe in rewarding good people for good work. We’re proud that our compensation plans are among the highest in the industry.


Great work environment, paid time off (full-time status), free UU membership, discounts on massage and other UU products and services, fun team member events, professional development opportunities and more!


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