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Apply to become a ninja instructor today!

Do you love American Ninja Warrior? Are you a high energy person who loves working with kids & adults? Traverse Fitness is looking for instructors to help build our Ninja Warrior program at our facility in Richmond, CA. We need instructors to teach classes, run our ninja camps, and throw birthday parties for the next generation of ninja warrior athletes!! Ninja instructors will teach movement skills (roots in parkour, gymnastics, climbing, etc), and assist students through ninja challenges (Rope Swing, Cliffhanger, Warped Walls, etc).


Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead youth students through rules, warm-ups, and ninja obstacles, as defined by the program curriculum

  • Coach youth students through games, drills, and progressions

  • Manage and monitor youth open gym time

  • Conduct kid’s classes, open gym, camps, and birthday parties

  • Be responsible for class safety and class management

  • Create a positive and fun learning environment by fostering a positive coaching style that builds student confidence, drive, and creativity

  • Build collaborative relationships with participants and parents to retain class numbers

  • Prepare space for classes (set up and test obstacles)

  • Support attendance check-in duties

  • Assist, as needed, for special events

  • Some cleaning duties, as needed

  • Actively participate in required staff trainings and meetings


Skills Required:

The only requirements are to be passionate about coaching, developing athletes, and working with kids. Dependability is preferred, as well as strong oral communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience in coaching children or training ninja warrior are big pluses!


  • Training from/with veteran and pro ninja warriors, including defined ninja training curriculum

  • First Aid and SAFE certification will be provided by the gym

  • Access to gym facilities and special staff-only ninja training sessions, when not working

  • Opportunities to build a career in fitness, ninja, and business management (if desired)


Job Type: Part-time

Pay: DOE


How to Apply:

Please send your resume and information to Include any information on why you enjoy working with kids, as well as your interest in being a part of Traverse Fitness.

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