We're Hiring

Iron Forged is growing and looking for our next professional coach!


1. To product life changing results to personal members.
2. To help personal members build long-lasting habits, achieve their goals, learn how to sustain a healthy lifestyle outside of the gym, and grow as people.
3. To provide a world-class group fitness class experience and lead by example in Iron Forged Athletics.
  • Has a past as an athlete, then as a trainer in their sport.
  • Easy to establish honest relationships with all kinds of people.
  • Is now interested in training because of the impact it can have on people's lives.
  • Is happy to be established in Fayetteville.
  • Not sure if it is possible to have a sustainable career as a coaching professional.
  • Has training in physical therapy, kinesiology, exercise science, or psychology.
  • Already working as a trainer, but, would like to be able to go deeper to help their clients.
  • Wishes to have a career as a professional trainer, but does not see how their present job can provide him with this opportunity.
  • Knows they want to live in Fayetteville.
  • Wants to work within a team, but also to have the freedom to develop professionally independently.
  • Already a full-time trainer or coach.
  • Receives acceptable pay, but is tired of working the floor from morning to night to make it happen.
  • Enjoys helping people by working on basic and long term aspects of physical capacity.
  • Would like to be part of a team for the professional energy that this brings.
  • Seeking to live in Fayetteville long-term for its quality of life.

Committed to a professional career in coaching. We seek a coach who is passionate about helping others realize the transformative potential of fitness and who has experience coaching individuals with varied skill and fitness profiles.

Brings value to group classes, personal training, and the coaching team by generously sharing their expertise and knowledge with others, and s/he routinely invests in their personal and professional development though continuing education practices

Current Open Position

Pro Coach

The Pro Coach is a full-time leadership role at Iron Forged Athletics contributing to the company's overall success and strategy.

The Pro Coach is responsible for leading group classes and performing personal training sessions with new and existing clients. In addition, the Pro Coach will complete administrative duties related to member acquisition and service, development of our in-house “Professional Coach Development (PCD)” program, and contribute toward the development of the group class programming.

We seek a coach who can guide and onboard new members into our training program. This position will build and service a stable client roster and support membership retention efforts by completing ongoing personal training sessions, and digital and in-person coaching touchpoints.

This position offers the opportunity for full-time employment as well as income and career growth. Our ideal candidate is committed to a professional career in health and fitness coaching. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work and communicate with diverse individuals and groups are required.


  • Active Fitness Certification – (CSCS, CF-L1 etc.)
  • CPR Certified
  • Must be able to coach group classes, in addition to taking on personal training clients
  • Must have a growth mindset and read a self-development book at least once a month
  • Must have 1-2 years of coaching or personal training experience
  • Must practice healthy fitness and nutrition habits
  • Must NOT be an asshole
  • Must NOT do this as a hobby


  • Degree in Exercise Science or Related Field
  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (or higher) credentials.
  • Personal Trainer credentials, such as CSCS, ACE, ACSM, ISSM, or NASM.
  • Marketing/Sales experience – Being Social Media savvy is all the rage!
  • Other training certifications, such as USAW coaching certifications, Catalyst Athletics Weightlifting Coach certifications, Precision Nutrition certifications, FMS certifications, etc.

We provide our professional coaches the opportunity to grow a compensation that is livable, and respectable.

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Jordan@findlaymovement.com.

Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

In your cover letter, please address the following questions:

Why do you feel you are a perfect fit for this position?

How do you think you will add value to our clients?

What are your core values?

Please provide examples of how these values influence your approach to coaching/training as well as life more broadly.

Above all, we are looking for quality people with whom to share a project that we are passionate about.


Iron Forged Athletics strives to be a diverse, equitable and inclusive company, where every team member, no matter their experience, perspective, identity or belief, has a sense of belonging.

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