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Basketball Trainer

PickUp USA Fitness
Madison Heights, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $23 Hourly
  • Other
Job Description
PickUp USA Fitness is currently hiring for a full-time basketball trainer that will perform various duties at our fast-growing fitness club.

Who We Are

PickUp USA Fitness is a fast-growing basketball-focused fitness club. Our unique club provides our members with a full weight-room and cardio area, luxury lounges, shooting machines, and several basketball courts.
We are passionate about delivering an unmatched basketball-focused fitness club experience to our members. To do this, we strive to maintain an immaculately clean club that operates one-of-a-kind basketball related services. One of these services is our Officiated PickUp Games. We run back-to-back-to-back organized 10-minute basketball games with 2 referees daily. In addition, we run daily group training sessions and offer private training packages to members looking to take their game to the next level! The latter will be the Trainer’s primary focus.
Our Core Mission
Deliver A Better Way to Play!TM
Our Core Values

  • We are Passionate about our Brand
  • We are Focused on Growth
  • We Do What We Say
  • We Respect Each Individual

Job Summary

Make a difference every day while building an exciting career in basketball & fitness. You will complete a comprehensive paid training program that, upon successful completion, will set the foundation of success for you as our Basketball/Fitness Trainer.

You will assist the management team in nurturing a fun, friendly, and clean environment. More specifically, you will be the heart and soul of our one-of-a-kind Group Workout and Private Training Services. Functions that are integral to our Core Mission of delivering A Better Way to Play!TM

As a Basketball Trainer at PickUp USA Fitness you will work one-on-one and in small groups with members to help them achieve their basketball/fitness objectives. Be the spark that inspires someone to keep training, to try harder, and be the best they can possibly be. We will help you advance your career through our development program and provide you access to our countless list of prospective clients.

Job Responsibilities

The Trainer’s primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Conduct a fun and engaging group basketball workout that challenges members to reach their basketball/fitness goals
  • Conduct goal-oriented one-on-one private training sessions focused on member objectives
  • Prospect relentlessly to grow the pipeline of potential clients
  • Assist GMs in meeting operational goals and PickUp USA Fitness Brand Standards
  • Assist GMs in meeting financial goals by selling Private Training and membership packages

Estimated % Time Spent

  • 20 % - Leading Group Basketball Classes
  • 65 % - Conducting One-on-One Basketball/Fitness Training
  • 15 % - Booking & Conducting Basketball/Fitness Skills Assessments

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Expertise in Basketball/Fitness
  • Knowledge of safe exercise techniques and principles
  • Ability to effectively demonstrate all skills being taught
  • Outgoing, energetic, and thrives in performing in front of an audience
  • Experience in running or being part of group workouts
  • Eager learner able to follow directions
  • Punctual and able to project a professional image through dress, behavior, and attitude
  • Ability to deal with a diverse member base
  • Ability to deal with all age groups
  • Experience in customer-facing position with demonstrated customer-service skills
  • Experience in prospecting and sales with demonstrated strong communication skills

Minimum Educational Level

  • High School Diploma

Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications

  • Expertise in basketball training
  • Expertise in fitness training

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions

  • Ability to work in fitness club; move about club floors and rooms; review, revise, create club paperwork; communicate with employees, members, prospects, club owner, & vendors
  • Required to demonstrate or explain proper physical fitness/basketball activities, techniques and procedures
  • Ability to communicate telephonically with members and prospects
  • Ability to access and operate Company computer systems including preparing documents, entering data into computer systems, reading reports from a computer data base or email system
  • While performing the duties of this job, regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • The noise level in the environment is occasionally loud
  • Ability to work a varied schedule to support the needs of the business, including frequent extended workdays, and weekends and holidays may be required

Required/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrable expertise in basketball is required
  • Sales experience is preferred
  • Fitness industry experience is preferred
  • Operations management experience is preferred

Work Schedule

  • Assigned Group Workouts
  • Additional Flex Hours based on Private Training Schedule

Job Type

  • Full-time


  • This position offers base pay PLUS commissions
  • Increased base pay for PT sessions executed
  • Complimentary gym membership

Club Advantages for Trainer

  • Clean and fully equipped training facility that houses the following amenities
    • Multiple courts
    • Functional training area
    • Cardio equipment
    • Machine & free weights
    • Vertimax
    • Shoot-A-Way Gun
    • Towel Service
    • Air Conditioning/Heating
  • Hundreds of potential clients available for prospecting

Action Items to Apply
If you are interested in joining our team and taking your career to the next level, please submit your Resume with a Cover letter!
In your Cover Letter, please detail why you believe you are qualified to be a PickUp USA Fitness Personal/Group Trainer. In your Resume, please highlight past sales, and most importantly, basketball/fitness-related experiences that showcase your qualifications to help lead our team and deliver world class basketball-focused fitness services to our members.
For more details about us, please visit our website:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other duties as assigned. This job may be reviewed as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.

PickUp USA Fitness


29380 John R Rd

Madison Heights, MI
48071 USA


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