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Group Exercise Coordinator

Fitness, Recreation & Aquatics --> Full-Time

Research Triangle Park, NC
ID: 20210829

HealthFitness has a great new opportunity for a Group Exercise Program Coordinator at our client site located in Research Triangle Park, NC. The Group Exercise Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, planning, coordination, marketing and/or implementation of the group exercise programs and events, maximizing participation and engagement.  This position also manages program delivery process and teams, ensures all staff are properly trained, monitors quality and reports on program outcomes.  This individual may also participate in program delivery and perform other staff responsibilities such as instructing group exercise classes; personal training; conducting fitness tests, exercise prescriptions, and orientations; and fitness floor coverage and facility oversight.


HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is a proven leader in providing fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities. 


Duties & Responsibilities: 


  • Oversees all programming within group exercise; develops, coordinates, manages, implements and evaluates health and fitness programs within specified program areas to maximize participation, outcomes and customer satisfaction and supervision of programs, services and staff. Ensures staff is properly trained and certified.
  • Facilitates the close alignment of programs with the client’s business needs, employee culture and corporate health strategies. Coordinates marketing of programs to maximize outreach and engagement; develops and distributes electronic and print promotional materials to communicate program offerings and special events.
  • Provides individual and group exercise instruction as applicable, minimum 5 classes per week; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness. 
  • Gathers program outcomes data and measures results; evaluates and reports on program effectiveness in meeting objectives and makes recommendations for future program enhancements or modifications.
  • Researches health & fitness educational topics within their specified areas and identifies appropriate participant educational materials.
  • Participates in business planning and budgeting process relating to program and service offerings in their area of expertise.
  • Provides individual and group exercise instruction as applicable; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness. 
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.


Education, Experience & Certifications:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline and 1+ years related experience or equivalent combination of education, certifications and experience.
  • CPR/AED & First Aid certification through the American Heart Association, Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute (if not current will be required within 30 days of hire).
  • Industry recognized Group Exercise certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NETA or other NCCA accredited specialty certification (if not current will be required within 90 days of hire).
  • Ability to instruct a variety of group exercise class formats.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, coordinating and delivering effective programs including budgeting, marketing and promotions.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.



  • Personal Training certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA or NASM.


HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business.  EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran


Trustmark is pleased to have earned recognition from the Chicago Tribune as a Chicago Top Workplaces 2020 Award winner.