EMPLOYMENT - SOCCER

Elite FT, the largest soccer and fitness training organization in the area, is seeking instructors for our programs. We are looking for inexperienced and experienced soccer coaches, and goalkeeper coaches.

Our programs are offered in the evenings during the week and occasionally on weekends in Edwardsville, O’Fallon and the Metro East area. Beginner instructors will learn from our experienced coaches and work with kids ages 4-12. Experienced instructors will work with more advanced players, ages 2-18. Goalkeeper instructors will work with kids ages 8-18.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arrive early to set up the field and meet other coaches
  • Execute the practice plan that is written for you
  • Lead the kids through a fun but educational training session
  • Demonstrate a like-able personality
  • Can work 1-4 evenings per week
  • Can work year round or seasonal

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Responsibility - works shifts you commit to, be on time and dressed properly
  • Personality - be fun with the kids, be like-able, not too tough but not too ‘goofy’ as well
  • Coachability - be willing to learn from our experienced coaches
  • Available in the evenings during the week and occasional weekend
  • Experience working with kids through sports or even babysitting

BENEFITS

  • Great staff to work with
  • Educational program to learn from
  • Being around sports and kids

Please contact us at info@eliteft.com with your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would like to join our team and work with kids.

EMPLOYMENT - YOUTH FITNESS

Our Elite FT Speed program and The Annex youth strength programs have merged to create an all NEW Youth Fitness Program!  We are seeking a part time coach for our Youth Fitness classes for kids, teens, and athletes. We have opportunities for personal training athletes as well.  You can apply for any of the above and expect to work 1-3 evenings per week.

We are seeking a coach who is passionate about fitness and healthy living. We thrive off positive attitude and energy and want our coaches to have a passion for changing lives and possess good work ethic.

As a coach for Youth Fitness you will be responsible for challenging kids age 6-18 and teaching proper strength movements (bodyweight and weighted), proper running form, agility, speed, and explosiveness. This position requires the ability to train in a group setting, motivating athletes and providing a positive community atmosphere.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and motivate athletes
  • Live a lifestyle similar to the way you want our members to live theirs
  • Ensure safety in regards to exercise technique
  • Modify specific exercises to accommodate various skill levels
  • Attend coach meetings with the Program Director
  • Handle customer concerns when applicable

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and previous coaching experience in CrossFit and/or sports performance
  • CPR-AED certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field
  • Current possession of a nationally accredited personal training certification (ACSM, NASM, ACE, NSCA) and CPR-AED certification. Plans to pursue an NSCA- CSCS certification and USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach Certification.
  • Possession or in the process of completing a Master’s Degree in a related field. Thesis students would have a facility to conduct research!
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach

Please send resumes to info@eliteft.com

EMPLOYMENT - ADULT FITNESS

Elite FT is growing! Our gym, The Annex powered by EliteFT is located inside The Sports Academy in Glen Carbon, IL. We are seeking a part time coach for functional fitness classes.  We have opportunities for personal training as well. You can apply for any of the above and expect to work 1-3 evenings per week.

We are seeking a coach who is passionate about fitness and healthy living. We thrive off positive attitude and energy and want our coaches to have a passion for changing lives and possess good work ethic.

As an Annex coach you will be responsible for delivering challenging workouts to members of all fitness levels, demonstrating positive energy and developing meaningful relationships with the athletes and other coaches.  This position requires the ability to train in a group setting, motivating athletes and providing a positive community atmosphere.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and motivate athletes
  • Live a lifestyle similar to the way you want our members to live theirs
  • Ensure safety in regards to exercise technique
  • Modify specific exercises to accommodate various skill levels
  • Attend coach meetings with the Program Director
  • Handle customer concerns when applicable

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and previous coaching experience in functional fitness, CrossFit, and/or sports performance
  • CPR-AED certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field
  • Current possession of CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate or higher
  • Current possession of a nationally accredited personal training certification (ACSM, NASM, ACE, NSCA) and CPR-AED certification. Plans to pursue an NSCA- CSCS certification and USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach Certification.
  • Possession or in the process of completing a Master’s Degree in a related field. Thesis students would have a facility to conduct research!

Please send resumes to our Program Director, Crystal Gedris, at crystal@eliteft.com

INTERNSHIPS

Are you in college?

Do you need or want an internship?

We can help!

The programs we have had interns from over the years are

  • Business Management
  • Business Marketing 
  • Kinesiology
  • Exercise Science
  • Sports Management

Contact us at info@eliteft.com if you or someone you know is interested in an internship with us!