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Fitness and Wellness Coordinators - 11-9179.01

O*NET-SOC Description

Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Clinical and Wellness Programs Manager
  • Fitness and Wellness Coordinator
  • Fitness and Wellness Director
  • Fitness Center Manager
  • Fitness Coordinator
  • Fitness Director
  • Group Fitness Manager (GFM)
  • Wellness and Coaching Manager
  • Wellness Director
  • Wellness Programs Director

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-9000 Other Management Occupations
11-9170 Personal Service Managers
11-9179.00 Personal Service Managers, All Other
11-9179.01 Fitness and Wellness Coordinators

Related Occupations


  • Conduct needs assessments or surveys to determine interest in, or satisfaction with, wellness and fitness programs, events, or services.
  • Conduct or facilitate training sessions or seminars for wellness and fitness staff.
  • Demonstrate proper operation of fitness equipment, such as resistance machines, cardio machines, free weights, or fitness assessment devices.
  • Develop fitness or wellness classes, such as yoga, aerobics, strength training, or aquatics, ensuring a diversity of class offerings.
  • Develop marketing campaigns to promote a healthy lifestyle or participation in fitness or wellness programs.
  • Develop or coordinate fitness and wellness programs or services.
  • Evaluate fitness and wellness programs to determine their effectiveness.
  • Interpret insurance data or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) data to develop programs that address specific needs of target populations.
  • Maintain or arrange for maintenance of fitness equipment or facilities.
  • Maintain wellness- and fitness-related schedules, records, or reports.
  • Manage or oversee fitness or recreation facilities, ensuring safe and clean facilities and equipment.
  • Organize and oversee events such as organized runs or walks.
  • Organize and oversee fitness or wellness programs, such as information presentations, blood drives, or training in first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Organize and oversee health screenings or other preventive measures, such as mammography, blood pressure, or cholesterol screenings or flu vaccinations.
  • Prepare or implement budgets and strategic, operational, purchasing, or maintenance plans.
  • Provide individual support or counseling in general wellness or nutrition.
  • Recommend or approve new program or service offerings to promote wellness and fitness, produce revenues, or minimize costs.
  • Respond to customer, public, or media requests for information about wellness programs or services.
  • Select or supervise contractors, such as event hosts or health, fitness, and wellness practitioners.
  • Supervise fitness or wellness specialists, such as fitness instructors, nutritionists, or health educators.
  • Teach fitness classes to improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, or general fitness of participants.
  • Track attendance, participation, or performance data related to wellness events.
  • Track cost-containment strategies and programs to evaluate effectiveness.
  • Use computer skills and software to manage Web sites or databases, publish newsletters, or provide webinars.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze data to inform personnel decisions.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Conduct opinion surveys or needs assessments.
  • Coordinate special events or programs.
  • Develop marketing plans or strategies.
  • Develop training materials.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Hire personnel.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Maintain personnel records.
  • Maintain records, documents, or other files.
  • Manage guest services.
  • Manage outreach activities.
  • Perform manual service or maintenance tasks.
  • Prepare operational budgets.
  • Present information to the public.
  • Provide health and wellness advice to patients, program participants, or caregivers.
  • Recommend organizational process or policy changes.
  • Schedule activities or facility use.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Teach classes in area of specialization.
  • Train employees on environmental awareness, conservation, or safety topics.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aviation Survival Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Command Fitness Leader (CFL) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education and Training Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Force Fitness Instructor (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Force Fitness Instructor Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Instructor, Officer Training School (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Investigator (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Officer (Marine Corps - Warrant Officer only)
  • Marine Corps Community Services Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Military Police (Army - Enlisted)
  • Morale Support (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aircrewman (Mechanical) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Physical Training Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Services (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Reconnaissance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Reconnaissance Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Reconnaissance Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Reconnaissance Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Reconnaissance Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Reconnaissance Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Services Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • USMA, Professor of Physical Education (Army - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Manager, Health Club