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We try to hire the best and most promising coaches in the DC area.  Check out the details on your upcoming interview so that you can properly prepare.

  • Team Comes First

    We share clients and work together to provide the highest level of training to benefit the client.

  • Who we hire

    Intelligent, organized, and motivated individuals who can demonstrate a passion for fitness and the ability to improve.

  • Supercharge your Career

    Be prepared to learn new things, the job gets more challenging every month.  We are building a company and a culture.

We are Hiring

Two Open Positions for Experienced Coaches

up to $30/Hr

Certified Coaches with Experience earn up to $30/hr


Coach 30 hours per week, and you are eligible for Medical Insurance, Vacation Time, and Certification Reimbursements.

Choose Your Own Hours

Work on the days you want
Choose your own time blocks

Mentorship Training

Power Lifting, Olympic Lifting, Kettle Bells, Mobility, one-on-one coaching time with Paul

Marketing Mentoring

Learn how to write and optimize blog posts, post on social media, edit and upload videos

Employee Parking

Employee Parking for Mentee Included

Open Gym

Practice your techniques and build your own fitness

Coaching Qualifications

We are currently hiring experienced coaches with:

  • A personal training or CrossFit certification; CPR/AED Certification.
  • Personal Training Insurance & Experience coaching at least 50 clients.
  • Ability to demonstrate power lifting, Olympic lifting, and kettle bell technique.


Salary Range from $18/hr -$30/hr depending on experience and certifications

Mentorship/ Registration / Interns unpaid.


Coaches are eligible for benefits after 3 Months.  Coaches must coach at least 30 hours a week to be eligible.*

Open Gym: You’ll also have complimentary Open gym access when clients aren’t training.

Flexible Hours: You can set your own hours at Sand & Steel for the month at a time.  You are paid if you are actively working on marketing tasks or are training clients.

Paid Vacation: One week paid vacation accrues annually.  You must work at least 30 hrs per week to qualify.

Certification Reimbursement: Accrues annually.  Up to $500 back for certifications in fitness and personal training.

Medical Benefits: you are eligible for 50% medical insurance reimbursement after 3 months.  To qualify you must coach (on average) 30 sessions per week.

*Additional details apply.  See store for details.

Level 1 Certification

Sand & Steel’s Personal Training Certification

All coaches must pass our Level 1 Certification to work at Sand & Steel.  You’ll get a free coursebook and manual.  Tested material includes:


  • Barbell Technique (Powerlifting and Olympic Lifting)
  • TRX, Exercise Tubing, Rip Training Technique
  • KettleBell and Dumbbell Technique
  • SandBag, Sandbell, Medball Technique
  • Gymnastics and Body Weight Training

Mobility and Corrective Exercises:

  • Corrective Exercises
  • Partner Mobility Stretches
  • PNF Stretching

Coaching Skills:

  • Movement Cuing,
  • Scaling,
  • Biomechanics,
  • Programming,
  • Anatomy

Mentorship Foundations

Good For a highly experienced Coach that needs training onwith experience.  Foundations covers:

  • Workout Programming and Sequencing
  • One-on-One Coaching Feedback
  • Assisting Coaching Clients
  • Scaling and Cueing Exercises

Mentorship Training 16 Hours

  • Workout Programming and Sequencing
  • One-on-One Coaching Feedback
  • Assisting Coaching Clients
  • Scaling and Cueing Exercises
  • Power Lifting Technique
  • Olympic Lifting Technique
  • Kettle Bell Technique
  • Mobility and Stretching
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics

Mentorship Marketing 14 Hours

  • Building a Bio
  • Commenting and liking posts
  • Posting on Social Media Channels
  • Drafting and Optimizing Blog Posts
  • Taking and editing pictures
  • Video Editing and sharing

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Coaching @ Sand & Steel

Sand & Steel Personal Trainers provide personalized attention, professional instruction, and exercise programming to each member to maximize the member’s health, fitness, and wellness goals while providing the highest level of customer service. Join us and discover a dynamic work environment built around helping others maximize their potential, where limitless opportunity is cultivated by the highest in industry standards across training, education, marketing, media and sales.

 We currently have personal training opportunities at our location in Alexandria, VA near Washington, DC.

Personal Trainer Job Opportunity includes:

  • Earning potential of $60K+
  • Flexible hours (work as many hours as you like)
  • Performance-based pay
  • Pay-period, monthly and annual bonus opportunities
  • In-house certification program and training
  • Benefits such as medical and vacation days.*

Personal Trainer Job Description:

  • Scale and customize workout to clients
  • Provide the best client workout experience you can
  • Take clear notes on how the work progresses
  • Provide hospitality to all members.

Why We are different:

  • We are team focused.  All clients work with all coaches
  • Sand & Steel is a leaning environment, we will teach you to be a better coach
  • We won’t have you train any clients, until you are ready
  • Learning never stops at Sand & Steel — we are always improving our craft.

Things We Don’t Do:

  • You don’t have to find new clients (we will do this for you), but you do get bonuses if you do
  • You don’t do any cold calling
  • You don’t have to troll the floor looking for clients
  • You don’t have to compete for clients


  • Focus on helping clients move better and lose weight safely
  • Desire to learn new techniques and skills to teach clients
  • Understand principles of physical fitness and proper exercise technique.

Personal Trainer Requirements

  • A personal training or CrossFit certification; CPR/AED Certification
  • Personal Training Insurance & Experience coaching at least 50 clients
  • Ability to demonstrate power lifting, Olympic lifting, and kettle bell technique.**
Real Mentorship to Build Your Career
Our head coach Paul has over 10 certifications in Mobility, CrossFit, and Strength Training.  He has trained over 100 coaches and 3000 clients.  If you want to be the best coach you can be, this is where you need to work.

Better Coaching — Better Results
We take the time to certify and mentor every single personal trainer at Sand & Steel.   Sand & Steel is a place where you can change people lives, empower them to overcome obstacles, and help them become the best they can be.  Client results begin and end with us having the best coaches possible.

The Client Comes First
We are the Professional Grade Personal Training Studio in Old Town.  Every client is hand-built a custom workout program based on their goals, fitness, injuries, and mobility.  We get better results for our clients because we work harder for our clients.