Posted 2 years ago

Salary: $65,000.00 – $100,000.00 Per Year

Total Anticipated Compensation Up to: $100,000.00

Do you love to teach the game and want to be part of the future of golf instruction? SMART Golf & Fitness Instruction is looking to add an experienced Fitness Professional to join our growing team of golf and fitness experts. 


About the Company

Founded by Joe Sheren and Tommy Asuma in 2011, SMART Golf & Fitness Instruction is a golf instruction and fitness training company with two locations in Illinois. SMART teaches and trains golfers who are looking to take their games to the next level. Each member of SMART Golf & Fitness receives their own personalized improvement plan and works exclusively with their own Golf Instructor and their own Fitness Coach. Members utilize the facility for golf lessons, personal training, practice sessions, and gym usage. In summer 2019, SMART opened a brand new 11,000 square foot indoor facility in the Lombard neighborhood of Chicago. The facility features the following amenities to its members and guests:

  • Four Trackman golf simulators
  • State-of-the-art gym
  • 1,000 sq. ft. indoor putting green
  • SAM PuttLab putting studio
  • Full service retail shop featuring custom equipment as well as golf and fitness merchandise
  • Player’s Lounge that can accommodate simulator golf leagues and private events
  • Conference room for meetings, board retreats, and small events
  • Two massage therapy rooms
  • Men’s and Women’s locker rooms

Position Description

The Golf Fitness Coach will report to the Director of Fitness and be responsible for coaching private, semi-private, and small group fitness sessions. The Golf Fitness Coach will utilize state-of-the-art fitness equipment and technology, grow a healthy clientele, and monitor the financial performance of your session book.  The Golf Fitness Coach will be self-motivated and will continue to place an emphasis on facilitating relationships with current members and guests, as well as any future clients.

Experience Required

Including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Minimum of 1 years-experience with fitness instruction preferred
  • Experience in upscale fitness operation preferred
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication skills and computer skills
  • Experienced in written and oral business communications
  • College degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or similar discipline preferred
  • TPI, FGS, or similar certification preferred, but not required

Essential Responsibilities

  • Embrace learning and become an expert on the company’s best practices
  • Provide golf fitness sessions for all skill levels
  • Maintain a high level of visibility with members and guests
  • Ensure daily upkeep of all gym equipment and ensure the facility is always kept in a safe, clean, and professional condition
  • Keep accurate daily records of all programs sold, sessions taught, and client status
  • Assist in developing and coordinating a strong junior golf program
  • Maintaining regular communication and interaction with the Director of Golf, Director of Fitness, Director of Instruction, fellow Fitness Coaches, Teaching Professionals, and clientele


  • He/she/they must be a compelling and self-assured fitness instructor with a proven ability to attract and develop students of all skill levels
  • Excellent fitness and fitness teaching skills
  • Proficient in K-Vest, Boditrak, and video analysis
  • Possess an understanding of the biomechanics of the golf swing
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong understanding of general computer and retail software systems
  • Proven track record of maintaining a detailed client log
  • Team player with a well-regarded reputation for professionalism

This role might be for you if:

  • Your greatest passion is helping others improve their overall health and wellness
  • You get joy from providing exceptional member service and providing an experience that is second to none
  • You speak clearly and carry yourself with confidence
  • You enjoy playing golf
  • You enjoy traveling with your students to some of the finest courses throughout the country
  • You have a drive to continually improve and learn
  • You are a team player and understand the power of working together toward to achieve goals
  • You take action to solve problems and actively look for ways to improve both your teaching and our operation


The facility will provide a compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This includes, but not limited to, the following:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Session Revenue Commission
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • License fees and Professional dues paid
  • Vacation – Per Arrangement with Company
  • Education Allowance – Per Arrangement with Company
  • Relocation Allowance – Negotiable

Job Features

Job Category

Golf Fitness Coach

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