The Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness hires group fitness instructors and personal trainers to work in our SouthFit program.
Applicants must have a current CPR/AED certification and at least one group fitness or personal trainer certification from an accredited, nationally-recognized organization.
Certified group fitness instructors lead classes such as step aerobics, bootcamp, functional training, TRX®, dance and Zumba®, water aerobics, yoga, Spinning®, body sculpt (resistance training), and more. Fitness classes run concurrent with the academic calendar.
Accepted certifications and trainings include AFAA Primary Group Exercise Instructor, ACE Group Exercise Instructor, NETA (any group or specialty certification), Mad Dogg Spinning® Instructor, YogaFit Level 1, Zumba® Instructor, and more.
Certified personal trainers lead clients in exercise sessions at the Student Recreation Center. Personal trainers may set their own schedule around their academic classes.
Accepted personal trainer certifications include ACE, AFAA, NASM, NETA, ACSM, or NSCA. Other accredited fitness certifications will be considered. Applicants with a B.S. degree in kinesiology or exercise science will also be considered.
Have you thought about becoming a group fitness instructor or personal trainer, but aren’t sure how to get started? Please fill out this interest form and a staff member will contact you.
We also offer a non-credit course to teach hands-on skills and prepare you for a fitness certification. The next course will meet in Fall 2023.
Questions? Email email@example.com or call 251-460-7268.