• FAST Trainer - Ahwatukee (part-time)

    Job ID 2018-1401
  • Overview

    At Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, we believe that we have a unique opportunity to impact and improve the lives of our patients and clients through an innovative spirit, and hands-on, personalized care. Furthermore, we believe that we can significantly impact the future of the physical therapy profession by offering employment and educational opportunities to those looking to advance their career in physical therapy.
    Born in 2000 with one small location and the initiative to “do things differently” in the world of physical therapy, Foothills is now changing the landscape of outpatient physical therapy providers in the southwestern US. Staying true to our roots, we are physical therapist operated and believe in keeping the profession in the hands of physical therapists. We prefer to grow from within and many of our current physical therapists and physical therapy assistants began their careers with us in a support role.
    Based in beautiful Phoenix, AZ which boasts 299 days of sunshine annually, Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy employees embody the adventurous and active spirit of the region. When not helping our patients regain their active lifestyles, our employees are often found pounding the pavement or grinding their gears on the thousands of local hiking and biking trails. If relaxation is your thing, sit back and enjoy the beautiful Arizona sunsets with family or friends or hit the links at our world-famous golf courses.
    Full-time Employee Benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
    • Short term disability, long term disability and life insurance
    • 401K program with company match
    • Continuous training and development
    • Paid time off and six observed holidays

    Think you’ve found your fit? See what we’re looking for and apply today.

    Brief Description

    FAST is seeking FAST Trainers to join out growing team. FAST Trainers are responsible for assisting athletes in achieving speed, agility, power, and strength training goals at the Foothills Acceleration and Sports Training (FAST).

    Essential Job Functions

    • Manage and expand our indoor fitness studios
    • Manage personal training programs and small group classes
    • Coordinate special fitness events
    • This is a full time position
    • Teach group fitness classes
    • Train a variety of clients from general population to elite athletes
    • Instruct sport performance sessions
    • Explore outreach opportunities to increase business
    • Work within the community to promote FAST


    Minimum Education/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field or in process of working towards your Bachelor’s degree
    • 1-2 years of fitness training experience 
    • CPR certification
    • Certified as a Personal Trainer or Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    • Valid & current AZ driver’s license

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills dealing with a diverse range of people.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
    • Ability to act with integrity in regards to all matters of confidentiality.
    • Great communication skills with coaches, parents and physical therapist.
    • Ability to build relationships within the community and with clientele.

    Work Environment
    Will work primarily within a FAST facility. Travel between locations and to meetings will be necessary. Environment can be moderate to noisy at times.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    The physical requirements include walking, sitting, standing, bending and moving continuously during the course of a day. Additionally, lifting of objects is required occasionally (weights up to 100 lbs.).

    Travel Required


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