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Fitness & Wellness Coordinators

Also called: Fitness and Wellness Director, Fitness Coordinator, Fitness/Wellness Director, Wellness Director

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What they do:
Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.
On the job, you would:
  • Manage or oversee fitness or recreation facilities, ensuring safe and clean facilities and equipment.
  • Provide individual support or counseling in general wellness or nutrition.
  • Supervise fitness or wellness specialists, such as fitness instructors, nutritionists, or health educators.


  • customer service
  • management
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
Math and Science
  • psychology


Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • notice when problems happen


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Concern for Others
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Dependability


You might use software like this on the job:

Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • MicroFit HealthWizard
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Electronic mail software
  • Email software


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

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