Certification Requirements

Requirements for Fitness Instructors & Personal Trainers

Thank you for your interest in working with Campus Recreation's fitness programs.

Candidates for personal training and group fitness must hold a national certification. Preferred certifications: 

Certifications and exams must be obtained through live administration. For group fitness instructors:

  1. Submit an employment application to be considered for an audition. Assistant Director Jill Isabelle determines audition schedules.
  2. Prepare an audition consisting of a 20-minute version of the class format you would like to teach, including warm-up and cool-down. A separate audition may be required for each class format you would like to teach.
  3. As a group fitness instructor, you are required to attend mandatory meetings and commit to the classes you will be teaching.