Certified Personal Trainer - Yates Field House

Washington D.C.
Jul 16, 2018
Jan 03, 2019
Full Time
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Certified Personal Trainer - Yates Field House

Georgetown University, as a leading American and Jesuit institution, is committed to the cultivation of the whole person; the training not only of the intellect and spirit, but also the body. With this in mind, the Yates Memorial Field House (YFH) was built to meet the recreational, instructional, and intramural sport needs of the entire University Community.  As the primary recreation facility for Georgetown University, Yates offers comprehensive recreational programming to serve the needs of university students, faculty and staff.

The Certified Personal Trainer designs and leads clients through safe and effective individual workouts. They work one-on-one with students and members to help them reach their personal fitness goals and help to promote living a healthy lifestyle. Reporting to the YFH Director of Fitness and Wellness, the Certified Personal Trainer has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Provides students and members with an opportunity to participate in a program that encourages and supports a healthy lifestyle in a fun environment.
  • Supports Georgetown University's cura personalis value, allows the trainer to offer individualized attention to participants, providing a unique exercise opportunity.
  • Interacts with their peers in addition to Georgetown University faculty and staff, students, and members, enhancing their opportunity to become positive influences in the community, and encouraging them to partake in a holistic, healthy lifestyle.


  • Current national certification from a reputable certifying organization, such as ACE, ACSM, NASM, or NSCA
  • CPR/AED/First Aid certification
  • An engaging and professional approach
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, workout structure, and cueing proper exercise technique/form
  • Self-motivation and a passion for helping individuals achieve their fitness goals
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, workout structure, and proper form

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