100 : Leadership Skills for Personal Training and Group Fitness Directors

Wednesday, 9:00am-1:00pm

Session Format : Lecture

by Sherri McMillan, MSc

6 Ratings

Type: Session

Item: CA13P1


Managing a team of personal trainers or group fitness instructors can be one of the most challenging tasks for any fitness director. Dealing with egos, personality conflicts and staff turnover can leave you feeling drained with little energy left to work on enhancing and developing your department. This 4-hour preconference will focus on important leadership skills so you can empower your team and inspire them to work together toward a common vision. This session will help you to clarify your role as a leader and provide you with practical skills to help you grow and develop your leadership potential. After implementing these tools, you’ll see each member of your team perform at levels you never thought possible!
  • CECs are pending.
  • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

About the Author

Sherri McMillan, MSc

Sherri McMillan, MSc IDEA Author/Presenter

Sherri McMillan, M.Sc. has been inspiring the world to adopt a fitness lifestyle for over 20 years and has received numerous industry awards including 2006 IDEA Fitness Director of the Year, 1998 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, 1998 CanFitPro Fitness Presenter of the Year and 2005/2006 ACE Fitness Educator of the Year - Runner up. As a fitness trainer, fitness columnist for various magazines and newspapers, author of five books and manuals including "Go For Fit - the Winning Way to Fat Loss", "Fit over Forty" & "The Successful Trainers Guide to Marketing", and featured presenter in various fitness DVDs, she is a spokesperson for Nike, Twist Conditioning and PowerBar. She has presented hundreds of workshops to thousands of fitness leaders throughout Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, England, Spain, South America, Asia and the U.S.A. She is the owner of Northwest Personal Training, two training studios in Portland OR and Vancouver WA that generated over $2,000,000 in revenues in 2009 and was awarded the 2006 BBB Business of the Year. www.nwFitnessEducation.com