Master Trainers

Take Your SAIL Expertise to the Next Level

SAIL Seminars is pleased to offer a pathway for persons to become a Certified Trainer for SAIL Program Leaders. This certification enables the person to act as a “master trainer” for the SAIL Program in a geographic region.

Potential Certified Trainers must first complete the SAIL Program Leader training online through Pierce College, or at an onsite training conducted by SAIL Seminars.

Certified Trainer Requirements

Applicants are screened for the following:

Education: Minimum Requirements

  • Must have completed the minimum level of post-high school education to meet qualifications for national adult fitness or exercise certification examination by one of the organizations listed in the licensure/other requirements section, or
  • Must have completed an Associate, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Physical Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, or Recreational Therapy

Licensure Requirements and/or Other Requirements

  • National Fitness / Exercise Certification, or
  • Licensure as a Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, or Recreational Therapist.
  • Must have current CPR

Post-Training Requirements

After completing the initial SAIL Program Leader training and screening, applicants are asked to submit a portfolio that demonstrates their readiness to take a leadership role in disseminating the SAIL Program. Required elements of the portfolio include:

  • A letter of support from an administrator who has worked closely with the applicant
  • A video of the applicant conducting the one-hour SAIL fitness class
  • A video of the applicant conducting the Fitness Checks with one older adult
  • A video of the applicant conducting a lecture
  • An example of a marketing document created by the applicant to recruit older adults to a SAIL Program
  • A self-assessment of applicant’s readiness to act as a Certified Trainer

Please contact us so that we may send you detailed directions for the portfolio submission.

Are you ready to take the next step?

Are you ready to take the next step and become a Certified Trainer for SAIL Program Leaders? Contact us today! Call 253-209-7837, or email us at