personal trainer group fitness instructor resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Passionate Personal Fitness Trainer adept at making workouts fun and rewarding. Expertise in instructing clients on proper workout techniques and educating clients on proper nutrition and hydration needs. Experience providing instruction for one-on-one sessions, buddy sessions, and group training classes.

Extensive experience in the funeral and cemetery industry with a talent for helping bereaved families. Patiently able to counsel families, as well as clients exploring pre-need future funeral options.

  • Health and wellness
  • Exercise program design
  • Motivational
  • Group and individual instruction
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Activity Planning
  • BMI knowledge
  • Demonstrating exercises
  • Sales
  • Web design
  • Healthy living role model
  • Passion for fitness
  • Safety and compliance
  • Knowledge of human anatomy
  • Safety techniques
  • Nutrition principles
  • Program development
Work History
02/2020 to Current
Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Valley Health Stanley, VA,
  • Handle 14 personal training clients in-gym/ at home
  • Teach group fitness classes.
  • Run fitness website providing nutrition counseling services, zoom workouts, and in-home fitness coaching.
  • Design specific workout systems for individual clients based on performance ability.
  • Create inspirational physical training initiatives to foster healthy lifestyle decisions.
  • Design and execute individual and small group exercise fitness programs and regimens.
  • Teach clients how to properly operate exercise equipment.
  • Curb learning time by effectively developing customer rapport and training clients.
  • Screen clients and performed client assessments.
  • Develop, plan and lead personal and group fitness sessions as well as well-known specialty fitness programs.
  • Train clients during strength training, cardio vascular exercise and stretching.
  • Educate customers on preventative care, nutrition, fitness, stress management and ergonomics.
  • Develop organization systems for personal fitness plans, records and contracts.
  • Provide clients with safe and reasonable exercises to perform at home or at gym.
  • Build customer loyalty by executing effective completion of training initiatives.
  • Explain exercise modifications and contraindicated movements to participants with history of injury.
09/2011 to Current
Pre Arrangement Counselor Santa Rosa Memorial Park City, STATE,
  • 12 years mortuary and cemetery pre- arrangement planning and sales
  • At- need counseling and coordination of mortuary and cemetery services and property sales.
  • Personal and company advertisement, event coordination, administrative office duties (paperwork, computers, filing, file locating, phones, appointments, etc.)
  • Handling of remains
  • New property and construction planning
  • Seminar and workshop production
  • Collaboration with multiple mortuary and cemetery firms throughout Sonoma County.
  • Serve as the marketing director providing all web design, social media publications, publicity, ads and brochures, signage, marketing material design, etc.
  • Hold a CA life insurance license that allows to write insurance pre arrangements.
  • Jones/ Jones and Lewis Mortuary Body handler/ Pre need Counselor.
  • Liaised between hospitals, physicians, county coroner, and members of clergy to coordinate final arrangements.
  • Arranged transportation between sites for remains, mourners, pallbearers and members of clergy.
  • Promoted funeral service merchandise such as caskets, urns, outer burial containers and flowers.
  • Conducted funerals, visitations and memorial services.
  • Displayed highest level of professionalism and sensitivity when dealing with grieving family members.
  • Discussed nature of funeral service, disposition of remains and funeral costs with family members.
  • Picked up deceased at private homes, hospitals and county morgues.
  • Communicated with insurance companies to secure death benefits for payment of services.
  • Secured and filed burial permits and made funeral arrangements.
  • Arranged funeral/memorial services for grieving families to meet budget and memorialized instructions.
  • Discussed pre-arranged funeral options and explained pricing to clients.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
01/2008 to 01/2012
Counselor/ Removal Specialist Jones/ Jones And Lewis Mortuary City, STATE,
  • Handled funeral pre-arrangements in office and in-home, assisted autopsies and embalming, on-call deceased removal, and cremation assistance.
  • Have held a CA life insurance license that allows me to write insurance pre arrangements.
  • Coordinated many community events that we sponsored, gave presentations and group sales meetings, in-home sales presentations and follow up.
  • Arranged transportation between sites for remains, mourners, pallbearers and members of clergy.
  • Promoted funeral service merchandise such as caskets, urns, outer burial containers and flowers.
  • Met with families of deceased to discuss funeral service requests, disposition of remains and pricing.
Expected in 01/2020 to to
Certification: Personal Training Certification
National Academy of Sports Medicine - Sacramento, CA,
  • Awarded Personal Training Certification
  • Awarded Nutrition Certification
Expected in 2007 to to
Bachelors Degree: Visual Communications
National Academy of Design And Technology - Las Vegas, NV,
  • Awarded BA Visual Communications
  • Majored in Visual Communications
  • Minored in psychology
  • Continuing education in graphic arts, web design, marketing
  • Coursework in graphic arts, web design and marketing
  • Continued use in web design and marketing for current projects
  • Coursework in Adobe programs, In-design and Wacom
Expected in 2006 to to
Health/ Life Insurance License: Health/ Life Insurance
Nevada School of Insurance - Las Vegas,
  • Received Health/ Life insurance license
  • Coursework in Life, Health and Annuities
Expected in 2003 to to
High School Diploma:
Kelseyville High School - Kelseyville, CA
  • Awarded HS Diploma
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • National Academy of Design And Technology
  • Nevada School of Insurance
  • Kelseyville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor
  • Pre Arrangement Counselor
  • Counselor/ Removal Specialist


  • Certification
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Health/ Life Insurance License
  • High School Diploma

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