Now Hiring in Elmhurst!

 Windy City Ninjas, Elmhurst’s newest fitness facility, has positions available at our awesome 11,000 square foot space located at 684 W Lake St. We are seeking energetic and athletic individuals with a sincere passion for children and fitness. This is a very active position involving high energy, hard work and hustle. It’s also very rewarding to help children of all ages develop physically, cognitively and emotionally as they build confidence and self-esteem.

We have 4 new positions open for our new Elmhurst location opening this summer! 

  • Manager
  • Sr Coach
  • Youth Coach
  • Jr Coach

Job Description – Program Manager/Coordinator – Fitness, Ninja Warrior Gym

General Summary

Windy City Ninjas, Elmhurst’s newest fitness facility, is looking for a highly qualified Manager of Programming and Classes at our awesome 11,000 square foot space located at 684 W Lake St. We are seeking a PASSIONATE, HIGH ENERGY and POSITIVE Program Manager/Coordinator at Windy City Ninjas. The right candidate is passionate about mentoring employees, programming, coaching and helping kids grow. This position will be responsible for developing the class programs, coaching/instructing classes, managing and training coaches/instructors and always ensuring a safe setting and positive environment for the kids. We will provide mentoring resources to assist in building programming.

In summary, we’re seeking a vibrant, full of energy and passionate candidate to truly make this a great experience for the kids and grow this as a sport! This is a very active position involving high energy, hard work and hustle. This position will give you the opportunity to help children of all ages develop physically, cognitively and emotionally as they build confidence and self-esteem.

This could be either full-time or part-time (25-35 hours) position.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

* High and positive energy

* Certified trainer – Certified strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer or group fitness instructor i.e. NSCA, CSCCa, NASM, ACE, etc.

* Kid’s coaching experience in class environment. Gymnastics background and/or experience in coaching kids’ classes ideal

* Experience developing programming for group classes. Kids’ programming experience ideal

* Excellent organizational and communication skills

* Passionate about working with and coaching kids

* Experience using Mindbody or willingness to learn

Essential Functions of Position:

Class Management:

* Proactively manage weekly class schedule and availability to maximize class participation

* Ensure proper coach to student ratios

* Staff and teach classes

Staff Development:

* Identify and hire coaches/instructors as needed with Facility Manager

* Develop and facilitate training programs

* Training Coach/Instructors and conduct regular reviews

Class Goals:

* Develop a set of goals for each class category and create a program description and milestones

* Communicate class goals with parents

* Develop class curriculum for each class category and ongoing lesson plan updates for classes Identify and develop potential additional skills clinics, events and classes

* Build-out competitive team and schedule, requirements and curriculum for

* Further develop and continuous improvement of our preschool program

Safety Management:

* Conduct regular safety and spotting clinics with coaches/instructors

* With Facility Manager, continually monitor gym environment and institute routine maintenance checks on all equipment and ensure coaches/instructors are always maintaining a safe environment

Promotional Activities:

* Provide Web Manager appropriate updates to maintain social media outlets

* Provide Web Manager appropriate updates to maintain website accuracy and interest

* Conduct with other management regularly scheduled competitions and other promotional and fun events

About Windy City Ninjas

Our mission is to help kids overcome, persevere and achieve what they didn’t know was possible…and to have that degree of fulfillment that we all know is so special! That is our brand of fun! We cater to adults also, but our primary focus is kids with structured, progressive classes to make them achieve what they didn’t think possible. Our measure of success is the pride and excitement worn on the faces of these children as they conquer! We are going to make this a sustainable sport!

Thank you!

Overcome. Persevere. Achieve.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

* Management: 1 year

* Certified Training: 1 year

* Coaching Kids: 1 year

* Gymnastics Coaching: 1 year

Education:

* Bachelors preferred

Please send resume to elmhurst@windycityninjas.com 

Job Description – Sr Coach, Youth – Fitness, Ninja Warrior Gym

If you love working with kids, we’ll train you to work in our high-energy, fun-filled ninja environment! Primary responsibilities will be coaching kid’s ninja classes, working in the gym with kids for day-off camps and parties. Estimated weekly hours of 15-25.

Some of the qualities we look for in candidates are:

* High and positive energy

* Sincere love of children

* Background in fitness (athletics, dance, sports, cheer / cheerleading, gymnastics, martial arts, exercise science, physical education, or related field)

* Certified trainer required– CSCC (Certified strength and conditioning coach) and/or other training certifications i.e. certified personal trainer, certified group trainer

* Kid’s coaching experience in class environment a must. Gymnastics experience in coaching kids’ classes ideal

* Experience in developing class / group training programming

* Passionate about working with and coaching kids

* Experience working with children

* Friendly, positive attitude, team player

* Looking for a long-term position

Please send your resume and a note detailing why you want to become a Windy City Ninjas Sr Coach to elmhurst@windycityninjas.com.  Please detail your availability in your response.

Thank you!

Overcome. Persevere. Achieve.

Pay Rate: $13.50 – $17 per hour

Job Description – Youth Coach – Fitness, Ninja Warrior Gym

Windy City Ninjas, Elmhurst’s newest fitness facility, has positions available at our awesome 11,000 square foot space located at 684 W Lake St. We are seeking energetic and athletic individuals with a sincere passion for children and fitness. This is a very active position involving high energy, hard work and hustle. It’s also very rewarding to help children of all ages develop physically, cognitively and emotionally as they build confidence and self-esteem.

If you love working with kids, we’ll train you to work in our high-energy, fun-filled ninja environment! Primary responsibilities will be coaching kid’s ninja classes, working in the gym with kids for day-off camps and parties. Estimated weekly hours of 15-25.

Some of the qualities we look for in candidates are:

* High and positive energy

* Sincere love of children

* Background in fitness (athletics, dance, sports, cheer / cheerleading, gymnastics, martial arts, exercise science, physical education, or related field)

* Certified trainer preferred– CSCC (Certified strength and conditioning coach) and/or other training certifications i.e. certified personal trainer.

* Kid’s coaching experience in class environment a must. Gymnastics experience in coaching kids’ classes ideal.

* Passionate about working with and coaching kids

* Experience working with children

* Friendly, positive attitude, team player

* Looking for a long-term position

Please send your resume and a note  to elmhurst@windycityninjas.com detailing why you want to become a Windy City Ninjas Coach! Please detail your availability in your response.

Thank you!

Pay Rate: $11 – $13 per hour

Job Description – Jr Coach, Youth – Fitness, Ninja Warrior Gym

If you love working with kids, we’ll train you to work in our high-energy, fun-filled ninja environment! Primary responsibilities will be assisting in coaching kid’s ninja classes, working in the gym with kids for day-off camps and parties. Estimated weekly hours of 15-25.

Some of the qualities we look for in candidates are:

* High and positive energy

* Sincere love of children

* Background in fitness (athletics, dance, sports, cheer / cheerleading, gymnastics, martial arts, exercise science, physical education, or related field)

* Kid’s coaching or other experience with leading kids preferred.

* Passionate about working with and helping kids

* Experience working with children

* Friendly, positive attitude, team player

* Looking for a long-term position

Please send your resume and a note detailing why you want to become a Windy City Ninjas Jr Coach to elmhurst@windycityninjas.com. Please detail your availability in your response. Thank you!

Overcome. Persevere. Achieve.

Pay Rate: $8.50 – $10 per hour