Personal Trainer Job at Performance Optimal Health, Westport, CT

  • Performance Optimal Health
  • Westport, CT

Job Description

Join Performance Optimal Health as a Personal Trainer. Here at Performance, we take a holistic approach to health and recovery, ultimately striving to empower all clients to live better lives. Each of our clients undergo a unique Optimal Health Assessment, allowing us to tailor their plan of care to their specific needs using a variety of our services. Our services we offer are based upon the Four Pillars of Optimal Health – exercise, nutrition, recovery, and stress management. We have highly trained professionals in all four pillars, who make the clients journey their priority.

We are excited to continue growing and building upon our Personal Trainer and Wellness Team as a whole. We are seeking an individual with a passion for health and wellness, and a willingness to work within a team of individuals focused on impacting the lives of our clients in a positive way. Our Personal Trainer’s monitor fitness and ensure clients are using proper technique and form when exercising. They encourage clients to perform a workout that they believe they would exceed at, in their professional opinion.

Performance Optimal Health provides top quality care to our clients, and we would not be able to do so without our highly trained team of individuals. Come join us on our journey!

We are currently looking for a part-time personal trainer with the potential to move into a full-time position.


Performance Optimal Health is driven by five main cornerstones that are ever present and inform all actions and decisions regarding how we scale, what direction our business takes, and how we conduct ourselves.

  • We care from the core
  • We sweat the small stuff
  • We are teachers & scholars
  • We take ownership
  • We huddle

Key Areas of Ownership

  • Conduct Thorough fitness assessments.
  • Design individualized programs.
  • Tailor programs to clients’ fitness levels and health conditions
  • Monitor progress of clients’ fitness levels.
  • Complete client progress notes within 24 hours of working with client.
  • Explain safe and proper use of gym equipment.
  • Thoroughly explain exercises and suggest alternatives if needed.
  • Lead individual/group training sessions.
  • Build positive and lasting relationships with clients.
  • Communicate effectively with Physical Therapists.
  • Communicate effectively with Wellness Lead and Wellness team.
  • Work towards building clientele and brand.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work


  • Bachelor's / Master's Degree in a related field. (Exercise Science, Physiology, Kinesiology)
  • National recognized Certified Personal Trainer certification. ("NSCA / NASM / ACE / ACSM")
  • Ability to travel between several Performance locations.
  • Experience with the ability to safely and effectively fitness train clients.
  • Ability to teach and give instruction to our clients.
  • Offer constant guidance during the client's fitness training appointment, correcting technique, providing solid instruction for client to learn and safely follow.
  • Ability to customize one-on-one training programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, and team members.


  • Competitive Rate of Pay
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401K
  • Growth potential within the organization.
  • Access to facilities at all locations.
  • Internal and External Discounts.
  • Fun atmosphere

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States.

Job Tags

Full time, Part time,

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