Personal Training Manager

Personal Training Manager DISC Chart

Job Summary

The personal training manager is responsible for overseeing the personal training department at a fitness facility. Tasks for this position include hiring, training, and scheduling personal trainers, along with developing and implementing training programs. Additional responsibilities include managing the department's budget, working with clients to develop personalized fitness plans, and tracking their progress. Experience managing people is highly desired.

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Personality types of a Personal Training Manager

Each letter of DISC represents polar personality types with correlating behaviors and characteristics. Learn more about their strengths and weaknesses, how they communicate, and more

high D - Problem Solver

Likes to take action

high I - Influencer

Likes to interact with people

low S - Voyager

Likes a flexible work environment

high C - Rule Follower

Likes to follow procedures

Behavioral Qualities for a Personal Training Manager

Behavioral qualities make people naturally act in a certain way. Utilize people's natural behaviors and strengths at work.
  • Self-reliant. Independent and autonomous.
  • Interactive. Engaging and expressive.
  • Active. Movement/Action oriented.
  • Systematic. Creates/follows structured processes.

Motivators for a Personal Training Manager

Motivators are values that drive people. To retain passionate employees, place people in a role that utilizes their values
  • Economic: A utilitarian drive for results and maximal returns. To tend to the economic drive, give them rewards for leading their team successfully when achieving or surpassing goals.
  • Political: A drive for authority, to take command. To tend to the political drive, give opportunities to lead a team for a common goal like meeting or exceeding customer satisfaction scores.
  • Regulatory: A drive to maintain order and the status quo. To tend to the regulatory drive, allow them to be creative in motivating their team and developing procedures.

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