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"If You Have Enthusiasm, A Positive Attitude, Have A Passion For Helping Others Achieve Their Fitness Goals, And Are Willing To Become Part Of The Best Team Of Fitness Professionals In The Bay Area, I Have A $35k-$75k , Fun and Fulfilling Job Just For You!"

First of all, thanks for taking the time to visit this site. It's my hope that you have precisely what I need in a coach so I can take this page down immediately and put you to work in the fun and rewarding coaching position I have available.

You should have arrived here because you saw my employment ad that reads like this:

"Fitness Coach, up to $40-$100/hr, excellent attitude, people person, growth/bonus opportunities.

Golden State Fitness & Performance (GSFP) is dedicated to improving the quality of life and performance of all of our clients through science based and proven programs tailored specifically toward their individual strengths and weaknesses. There is NO cookie cutting programs here where one workout fits all.  For that reason we are known as the premier location in the Bay Area.  We pride ourselves in educating our clients so that they fully understand the direction their programs are going and guiding them every step of the way toward their goals.  If you join Golden State Fitness & Performance, you will become part of a fast-paced and dedicated team that works together to provide the highest quality of service and guidance to its clients and members. We have a great family, team, fun, and supportive culture at Golden State Fitness & Performance, and I am confident that you will make a wonderful addition to our team and family.

As a member of Golden State Fitness & Performance team, we would ask for your commitment to deliver outstanding quality service and results that exceed client expectations. In addition, we expect your personal accountability in all the products, actions, advice and results that you provide as a representative of Golden State Fitness & Performance. As a team member you are responsible for your continued education that will enhance your training ability as well as improve the lifestyle of Golden State Fitness & Performance clients.  You will reinforce all programs, services, promotional products and or programs that is sponsored by Golden State Fitness & Performance. In return, we are committed to providing you with every opportunity to learn, grow and stretch to the highest level of your ability and potential. We have developed some of the top professionals in our area and are confident that we have the BEST team in the Bay Area.

     Our Team is dedicate to:

  • Helping men and women move, look, and feel better through results driven customized fitness & nutrition programs tailored toward their individual lifestyle.

  • Coaching athletes to reach their athletic potential through customized strength & conditioning/nutrition programs tailored toward their specific strengths and weaknesses making them move better, become stronger, more explosive, and minimize their risks of injury in sport.

And business is booming!

We're looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, hard working, and energetic person to start training some of our clients during our early morning shift 6-10/11am and afternoon to early evening 3pm-7pm.

Our facility is located at 2011 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94611 (Montclair District of Oakland).

We currently offer One-on-One Personal Training (paid hourly), semi-private personal training (paid per person up to 4 people/session), group personal training (our group/bootcamp rates), and nutrition programs which motivate, educate, and support men, women, and teens to improve their health, fitness, and performance.

If you are hired

This coaching position, institutes a 90 day on boarding/probational process (may be adjusted and fast tracked based on experience), then you'll begin coaching clients in our studio right away on an as needed basis. The majority of your hours will be early morning and evening times.

Bottom line:

You'll get at least 10 hours of training clients per week starting at $15 per session. You will be paid as an independent contractor, and have the opportunity to be promoted after a 90-day trial period. Our facility offers a casual, fun environment, nice training equipment and the opportunity to learn the inner-workings of a successful fitness business.

Oh yeah, I'm also very fair, respectful and appreciative. I like having fun and providing highly valuable fitness services and products.

You will be compensated fairly, treated fairly and I will certainly look for ways to pay you more for your efforts if they warrant it. I want someone who enjoys working with people and making a difference in the lives of others - because that's what we do at Golden State Fitness & Performance.

Tasks We Need You To Perform

Deliver Comprehensive Health & Fitness Programs For Clients: You'll receive coaching and training on our fitness system and programs, but you'll be expected to deliver them in a fun, enthusiastic, educational, and supportive manner.

Tracking Client Progress: In order to ensure a client's success in our programs, you'll need to track weekly progress, current successes and challenges, review client nutrition and exercise log worksheets and more on a weekly basis. It will be your job to hold client's accountable to his/her health and fitness program to ensure the best results possible.

Perform Fitness Evaluations: Ideally, you'll have some fitness assessment skills and can test for: body composition, bodyweight, girth measurements, and various strength and flexibility tests. You do not need previous experience, but if you do, that's a bonus.

Demonstrate Proper Exercise Instruction: This is a big one. I need you to be able to provide proper coaching, instruction, and motivation during a client training session. You should have a working knowledge of the human body (i.e. muscles, movements, functions, etc.) and be able to provide appropriate exercises for client's goals.

Provide Ongoing Health and Fitness Education: Our clients rely on us to service all of their health and fitness needs. It is your job as a fitness coach to provide our clients with health and fitness education on various topics that will empower them to lead healthy lives forever.  We take pride in educating our clients on how to live a healthier lifestyle.  You'll be provided with educational tools and resources, will be expected to study them and speak about them with your clients. We also spend time covering this in our weekly staff meetings and trainings.

Required Skills

These are the skills you must already have in order to qualify for this position:

Good Communication Skills: You will be talking with our clients who are views as an extension of our family, and are VERY important to me and our team at GSFP. You must be comfortable conversing in-person and on the phone and know how to conduct yourself professionally, and deliver clear instructions to the clients. We'll teach you everything you need to do during a training session, but I can't teach you manners and professionalism.

People skills and personality: You must LOVE working with people! As mentioned above you must be very comfortable working with people. This is an exciting training facility and you must be able to show your clients energy and excitement while working with them even at 6am.

Health and Fitness Education: You should have at least 1-2yrs of personal training experience and the willingness to want learn and to be the best for your clients. We are willing take someone who is new to the field, who is coachable,and loves to help people improve their quality of life.


Bonus Skills

If you have these additional skills, your resume will go right to the top of the stack (but if you don't have these skills, you should still apply because these are not mandatory).

Previous Personal Training/ Strength & Conditioning experience (fitness studio, health club, in-home trainer, etc.)

National Certification (NSCA-CSCS/CPT, NASM, Z-Health-R-Phase)

Kinesiology/Exercise Science Degree

CPR Certified

Z-Health Professional

FMS Certification

Nutrition Certification ( Precision Nutrition L1/L2)

How to Apply

We're looking to hire the right person as soon as possible. So if this job sounds good to you, then click  HERE and complete the web form.

I will review your submission. If we feel you're a good prospect, we'll call or email you to set up a personal interview and from there send you an offer letter discussing our policies and terms.

Again, thanks very much for your interest.



David N. Bolduc, owner


P.S. - This is not the type of job where just showing up is enough. Golden State Fitness & Performance is everything to me.  We have a family and team like atmosphere where there is NO competition for clients because we are here for them and as a team and family we work together and support each other in order to assure that our clients receive the highest quality of service and reach their goals.  If you perform, you will be rewarded. If you have great client retention you will be rewarded.  I want nothing more than to find a person who takes real interest in doing good work and taking care of our clients. If that's you, I promise that our base hourly rate of $15-$25/session is only the starting point. I recognize and reward performance!

With all that said, as I mentioned in the headline on this page, enthusiasm and a positive attitude go long way in my book. I'm a very positive, upbeat person and appreciate those qualities in others. As long as you have the basic skills I mentioned, and a great attitude, you are honest, and driven to succeed, you're definitely a candidate!

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