Sports Performance Specialist:
RedLine Athletics seeks experienced Sports Performance Specialists (SPS) for our Springfield, Virginia location. SPS staff train athletes in strength, conditioning, and sport-specific skills development. Full time, part time, and private lesson SPS positions are available. SPS tasks include: Training RedLine athletes: SPS staff are the primary trainers for our youth athletes. They implement the workouts, teach semi-private sport specific skills, and communicate with athletes and their parents. SPS staff members may run morning bootcamps, private lessons, and other programs outside of normal business hours. SPS trainers report to the Director of Sports Performance (DSP) to implement, adjust, and teach workouts and skills training. SPS staff will have member recruiting incentives and will be expected to actively recruit new members and help to retain existing members. SPS staff will ensure that the facility is clean and properly maintained. Requirements: SPS staff are typically former collegiate or professional athletes. SPS staff must be proficient with strength and conditioning instruction. Ability to teach: SPS staff need to be effective communicators who are able to help youth athletes improve strength and skills while having fun. SPS staff must be willing and able to learn in order to teach valuable skills to our athletes. Certification: In order to be a full-time SPS staff member, the trainer must first pass the RedLine SPS certification test. This test ensures that the trainer has a working knowledge of the basics in strength and conditioning, stretching protocols, and intimate knowledge of the RedLine culture and gym flow. This test is usually completed at the end of an internship, or after the interview process and initial training is completed.