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Health & Fitness Specialist

Arlington, Virginia, United States
February 05, 2018

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Patrick Shroyer


*** ********* **** *** *** Falls Church, VA 22044

Work Experience

Health & Fitness Specialist, (Government contractor August 2016-Present Aquila Ltd., Arlington, VA/Washington, DC

• Public Trust Security Clearance

• Assists members in safe/effective exercise, performs a wide range of technical exercise/admin duties

• Collaborates in the design and execution of wellness/fitness promotions, incentive programs, and external events

• Coordinates personal training schedule/waitlist of two sites, matches interested members with appropriate staff

• Conducts one-on-one personal training sessions and teaches group exercise classes

• Supervises exercise areas and aids members in spotting and equipment usage

• Educates members concerning safe exercise techniques and ensures the maintenance, cleanliness, and safety of all equipment

• Performs exercise assessments and prescribes exercise upon American College of Sports Medicine guidelines including cardiovascular, strength, flexibility and body composition analysis; evaluates/interprets data and identifies high risk participants and special populations

• Performs daily administrative duties

Produce/Grocery/Courtesy Clerk July 2009-May 2016 Kroger, Clarksburg/Morgantown, WV

• Transferred between 3 different stores coinciding with college moves

• Supervised department in absence of department head, maintained inventory and sales floor, trained/supervised new employees, provided customer service

Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (Job Shadowing July 2013 Ft. Knox, KY

• Observed two groups of Army employees undergo resilience, wellness, and psychological skills training. Also gained knowledge about the ins and outs of a performance enhancement/wellness promotion profession Education

California University of Pennsylvania July 2015-July 2016 Master of Science, Exercise Science & Health Promotion (Sport Psychology Track)

• 3.95 GPA

West Virginia University August 2010-May 2014 Bachelor of Science, Sport & Exercise Psychology (SEP)

• Minor in Business Administration

• Elected Treasurer of SEP Club (2013-2014)

• Dean’s List: Spring 2012, Fall 2013, Spring 2014 Relevant Coursework & Skills


• Industrial Clinical & Corporate Wellness

• Research Methods

• Performance Enhancement & Intervention

• Counseling

• Marketing

• Accounting

• Economics

• Business Management

• Finance

Skills & Strengths

• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

• Schedule management

• Collaboration

• Research & data gathering

• Experience writing & editing

• Adaptability, fast learner

• Critical thinking & problem solving

• Extremely strong work ethic

• Leadership

• Detail-oriented

• Social marketing & behavior change experience

• Health promotion experience

Clearance & Certifications

Certified Personal Trainer

• American College of Sports Medicine

First Aid, CPR, and AED

• American Red Cross

Public Trust Security Clearance

• Obtained as a requirement of current employment

REFERENCES: Available upon request

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