Careers

Careers

Central Athlete’s belief is that the lessons learned from prioritizing health will lead toward a more fulfilling life. Our purpose is to model the best example of holistic fitness instruction with coaches who strive to empower others. Central Athlete’s growth over the past 6 years has been exponential and we are excited to take it to the next level—with your help.

Keep in mind, Central Athlete is not for everyone. We’re a small team with an entrepreneurial mindset that encourages everyone, from Administrator to Head Coach to CEO, to work creatively and efficiently to grow the business.

As of July 6th, 2021: Central Athlete is currently hiring for an On-Site Coach, Marketing Manager, and a Director of Operations and Business Development in the Austin area. Please read the descriptions below.


Central Athlete is looking for a Director of Operations and Business Development to run the day-to-day operations of the gym and lead its growth in the coming years. The area of responsibility for this role is very wide and thus requires thorough knowledge of various company processes including sales, business development, accounting basics, customer success, and marketing. The ideal candidate must be competent and able to plan and execute many different kinds of operational activities. They also must be an excellent leader who can discover the most efficient ways for the entire team to operate. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Sales
    • Responding to and managing all leads until they are paired with the appropriate coach
  • Meetings
    • Organize agenda for weekly team meetings and monthly marketing meetings, including following up on action points and ensuring deliverables are assigned and completed
  • Clients
    • Ensure clients are receiving the highest level of service, beginning with their onboarding email.
    • Handle client holds, cancellations, coach switches, contract updates, and other feedback
  • Accounting
    • Review and reconcile accounts on a monthly basis
    • Ensure tax compliance in coordination with CPA
    • Verify and run payroll each month
  • Marketing
    • Work with Marketing Manager to assist on marketing projects as needed
  • Business Operations
    • Keep Standard Operating Procedure documents and employee handbook updated 
    • Maintain company dashboard to report on progress towards monthly, quarterly, and annual goals
  • Business Development
    • Manage strategy for growing clients and overall organizational growth and scalability, through the use of the exercise video library, speaking engagements, digital products, and more.

What We’re Looking For

  • 4-5 years of progressive operations and management experience with a growing startup
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a small team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to various types of stakeholders 
  • High emotional intelligence and the ability to work and communicate with different personalities
  • An entrepreneurial mindset (comfort with ambiguity, excitement to test - measure - iterate on ideas, ability to take initiative, etc.) 
  • Experience with all social media/technology platforms, Hootsuite, MailChimp, Trello, and Google Drive.
  • A passion for health and fitness (bonus points for currently training consistently towards a specific goal.)

What You'll Get:

  • Competitive salary offer
  • Discounted professional coaching from a Central Athlete coach, including unlimited use of the training floor and recovery center
  • A cool work environment at the Springdale General complex on the eastside

If this sounds like you, submit your application here!


Central Athlete is looking for a Marketing Manager to help accelerate our growth in 2021. This is an end-to-end marketing role with specific client and revenue goals. You will be leading the direction of Central Athlete’s marketing efforts; this is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter to develop and grow into their dream role with a scaling organization. This role reports directly to, and works closely with, the Chief Operating Officer. 

What You'll Do:

  • Developing and executing on a comprehensive marketing strategy that includes:
    • Conducting consumer research to develop target buyer personas
    • Identifying new customers and supporting lead generation efforts
    • Developing and managing social media content, including paid ads eventually
    • Identifying and executing on event marketing opportunities 
    • Researching, developing, and executing email marketing campaigns 
    • Systemize, audit and refine our marketing funnels for lead magnets and digital products
    • Manage graphic design initiatives for social media and digital products
    • Filming and editing simple videos for social media and YouTube channel
  • Measuring all efforts and reporting on the results 

We are a fitness company, obsessed with our clients and with striving for excellence.

What We're Looking For:

  • 3-4 years of relevant experience with a track record of measurable results 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • The ability to work autonomously in a small team 
  • An entrepreneurial mindset (comfort with ambiguity, excitement to test - measure - iterate on ideas, ability to take initiative, etc.) 
  • Experience with all social media/technology platforms, Hootsuite, MailChimp, Trello, and Google Drive.
  • A passion for health and fitness (bonus points for currently training consistently towards a specific goal.) 

What You'll Get:

  • Competitive salary offer
  • Discounted professional coaching from a Central Athlete coach, including unlimited use of the training floor and recovery center
  • A cool work environment at the Springdale General complex on the eastside

If this sounds like a good fit, submit your application here!


A Central Athlete On-Site Coach is on the front lines of the Coach/Client relationship. Coaches are in charge of providing excellent training services and health recommendations that are aligned with the client’s objectives. You will engage with clients in person, through our technology infrastructure, email and via Zoom. All applicants must have a belief in individual program design and place a high value on empowering clients to achieve the results they set out to accomplish.

What You'll Do:

  • Assessing clients, meeting our quality and professional standards
  • Hosting a monthly consult with every client, in person or via Zoom, to provide a brilliant client experience month in and month out
  • Programming clients' training on a minimum of a weekly basis through our technology platforms
  • Attending all Central Athlete meetings and events
  • Writing educational articles and client testimonials on a monthly basis

We are a fitness company, obsessed with our clients and with over-delivering.

What We're Looking For:

  • Excellent oral and written skills (samples will be requested)
  • Ability to organize data in an efficient manner
  • Experience working with people in an individualized manner in a fitness setting
  • Minimum of 5 years’ coaching experience
  • Completion or willingness to complete the OPEX CCP course
  • Consistent training background without 10 or more consecutive days off for 2 years

It is our expectation that as the Coach grows with Central Athlete, there will be ample opportunities to develop both intellectually and financially. If this sounds like a good fit for you, please apply here!

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