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COPA SpeedLab Trainer

COPA | Walnut Creek, CA | Part Time

Job Description

 Running & Movement Coach, Hourly and Full-Time Positions. 

About SpeedLab: 

SpeedLab is a new innovative running and movement space located inside COPA Soccer Training Center (COPA STC) in Walnut Creek, California. SpeedLab features elite-level technology, proven training methods, and curated spaces designed to teach people how to move and run. SpeedLab is designed to serve the modern athlete with engaging technology and carefully constructed teaching methods. Running is a life skill that is often overlooked. SpeedLab coaches and trainers teach effective and healthy running techniques to beginner and experienced athletes from a variety of sports. 

SpeedLab Classes Offer:   

  • Expert running instruction utilizing high-speed treadmills and dynamic movement devices. 

  • Detailed movement and running analysis to base training programs on objective results. 

  • SpeedCourt: This floor sensor technology from our German partner, GlobalSpeed, is used by professional organizations worldwide. It facilitates interactions between the brain, the nervous system, and the muscles to improve movement skills. 

  • SpeedTrack: An indoor sprint track for training and competitions that uses sensors and smart technology to assess various stages of an athlete’s running process.   

  • Movement Skills: An engaging routine that refines nervous system development for athletes of all ages. 

  • Small group classes. 

  • Locker Rooms with lockers, showers, and towel services for all members. 

  • Running and movement coaching for both athletic and general members. 

About the Position: 

Our SpeedLab coaches are running and movement experts who will lead technique and movement training sessions for SpeedLab members. This position will provide opportunities to coach small groups of athletes of all ages and from many sports. 

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Design, teach, and lead classes. 

  • Create a safe, welcoming, and fun environment for clients to enjoy. 

  • Participate in staff development and outreach events.  

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Customer Service experience. We pride ourselves on providing high-quality experiences for our members. 

  • Proven growth mindset: Desire to obtain additional skills, certificates, and advanced education. 

  • A professional, enthusiastic, and friendly personality. 

  • A strong interest in the development and progression of athletes. 

  • Maintain high standards of conduct.  

  • Ability to learn and become comfortable with our technology, operating software, and hardware which will be integral to our programs. 

  • Must be experienced, comfortable, and skilled at working with athletes of all ages.  

  • Committed to providing a fun and rewarding experience for SpeedLab members. 

  • Physical effort and exertion are required for this role. This position’s responsibilities may include all exercise and sports-related movements, equipment maintenance, lifting weights up to 45 pounds, and prolonged periods of walking and standing. 

Preferred Background: 

  • College Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field is preferred.   

  • Experience as an exercise coach with diverse populations.  

  • Current CPR/AED certification or an ability to gain certification within two months of hiring. 

  • The ability to dependably arrive on time at our Walnut Creek facility. 


  • Competitive compensation.  

  • Annual performance-based rewards and salary increases. 

  • Onsite education and certification opportunities. 

  • Potential for professional advancement. 

  • Regular staff training sessions, exercise and training perks, and fun activities. 

Additional Requirements: 

All new hires must successfully complete a background check as a condition of employment. 

To Apply:  

To be considered for this position please fill out this brief form:  



 This job description is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position; and will be reviewed by management periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. management reserves the right to modify duties as deemed necessary.  

We offer a competitive compensation package to be tailored to the skills, experience, and contribution of the candidate. For immediate consideration, please reply to this ad with your cover letter and resume.  Principals only, no phone calls please. 

It is the policy of COPA Soccer Training Center to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status about public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.