Employment Opportunity

Fitness > Employment Opportunity

Learn to Teach

Fall 2022 Fitness Instructor Course

This program is designed to teach you everything you will need to know to become an ISU Recreation Services Fitness Instructor, and to prepare you to take the ACE (American Council on Exercise) nationally accredited fitness instructor certification exam. The course will consist of a lecture portion and practical portion. Attendance on both days is required. At the end of the course, you will instruct a fitness class to determine skill eligibility to be hired as a fitness instructor for ISU Recreation Services.

To qualify to register you must currently be enrolled as an Iowa State University student and have at least 3 semesters remaining until graduation. A nationally accredited fitness certification is required upon the completion of training and mentoring.

Dates: September 6th – December 1st (No Class Week of Nov. 21st)
Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Location: State Gym 1218
Fee:  $75, due by September 15th
Registration: Fall 2022 Learn 2 Teach Registration Form

  • Inquire for information on scholarship opportunities to have the registration fee waived upon certain circumstances

For questions about registering or to learn more about the training and the eligibility requirements required to work as a fitness instructor for ISU Recreation Services please contact Muriel Hyndman, Fitness Coordinator, mhyndman@iastate.edu .

Learn to Train

Next opportunity is Spring 2023

For questions about becoming a Personal Trainer or to learn more about the training and the eligibility requirements required to work as a personal trainer for ISU Recreation Services please contact Nora Hudson, Assistant Fitness Director, nhudson@iastate.edu .

Featured Videos