Posted January, 2022
Training and Development Manager

Manager of Training and Development

Reports to: COO

Employment Status: Full-Time

Stretch*d is seeking a Manager of Training and Development to lead, develop and train our team of 38 Stretch*rs (and growing) across three locations. This will include ensuring we attract, develop, and retain the strongest talent in the industry, supporting our ongoing growth and development (both as Stretch*rs and as ambassadors of the brand).

This position reports to the COO and is based in New York City. It requires frequent visits to all regional locations, as necessary. 


  • You will oversee a team of Stretch*rs and other talent, which includes Master Stretch*rs, Senior Stretch*rs, Stretch*rs and team members for our new offering, Face*ssage
  • You will be responsible for departmental organization, efficiency and oversight, program innovation, recruiting, and the skills and knowledge enhancement programs for our Stretch*rs
  • You will help with the development, success and commercialization of Stretch*d Academy, a program to bring the Stretch*d Method to non-Stretch*d employees.
  • You must be organized, decisive, detail-oriented, hardworking and excited about managing a growing team of Stretch*rs
  • The ideal candidate has been in a people management, training or development role. You do not need to know how to Stretch people!

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic planning for the Stretch*r team and all trainings
  • Lead and motivate a team of Stretch*rs across multiple regional locations
  • Build a culture rooted in teamwork and accountability amongst the Stretch*rs
  • Manage Stretch*d space schedule optimization, payroll and strategy; work with Operations Coordinator for NYC, Regional Manag*r and Location Manag*r for Rye Brook
  • Oversee Stretch*r recruiting to ensure we are bringing on the best talent; work with the Stretch*r Recruiter
  • Work closely with the Director of Programming to oversee the training and onboarding strategy, execution and efficacy
  • Work with the Director of Programming to create and implement innovative service offerings
  • Oversee Stretch*r reviews, continuing education, career development and quality control
  • Ensure constant improvement in Stretch*d Methodology, protocol development and session experience
  • Oversee department budgets and expense reporting
  • Be involved in content creation and outcomes of Stretch*d Academy, an online and in-person training program
  • Embody and uphold the Stretch*d Core Values


  • 3+ years experience in fitness or relevant industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience with the Stretch*d brand preferred
  • Experience managing a team and people development 
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills with a balance of analytical and creative capabilities
  • Experience managing labor budgets and departmental budgets
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Ability to give direct, constructive, motivational feedback including criticism
  • Highly organized and a strong multi-tasker
  • Highly adaptable to change

Work Requirements

  • This is a Full-Time role
  • Ability to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends
  • Regular travel to Stretch*d spaces within region


  • Holidays and paid time off
  • Healthcare and cell phone expenses reimbursed
  • Complimentary Stretch*d membership


Stretch*d was started in 2018 by the founder of SLT as the premier brand in the one-on-one assisted stretch space. We offer clients the most effective and feel good way to “get loose.”  Through our three in-person locations in New York, virtual and digital channels and Stretch*d Academy, our newly launched training program, we are on a mission to make recovery an essential part of every body’s routine. This is an opportunity to be a key employee at an emerging brand in a hot sector of the wellness market.


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