Qualifications & Experience

Kirk Emry is a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)-certified CPT-CSCS serving a wide range of clients in and around Boulder, Colorado.


  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) September
  • Certified Muscular Strength and Range of Motion Instructor, Healthways/SilverSneakers™
  • Certified Fitness Coaching Specialist, EXERCISE ETC, INC.,  September, 2013
  • TRX Qualified Trainer, May 2014


  • American Red Cross, First Aid, CPR/AED Certification, March, 2015
  • AIARE Level One Avalanche Safety Certification, March 2009
  • NOLS, Wilderness First Aid Certification, May 2009
  • PSIA Certified Professional Alpine Ski Instructor, April 2002
  • PSIA Certified Professional Telemark Ski Instructor, April 2006
  • B.A., History/Physical Education University of Northern Colorado

Fitness Experience

  • Vail Resorts, Inc., Vail, CO: Full-time Professional Ski Instructor
    • Top performing Ski Instructor earning two status promotions in six years.
    • “Instructor of the Year” 2007 – 2008 ski season.
    • Consistently demonstrated outstanding guest services skills.
    • Served as a trainer and role model for coworkers.
    • Communicated effectively with guests, supervisors, coworkers, other departments and made significant contributions to a team environment.
    • Made safety a top priority, by actively participating in all safety training, promoting safety with guests, taking appropriate precautions and by knowing and following all safety procedures.
    • Responsible for group and private lesson products.
  • Winter Park Resort, Winter Park, CO: Part-time Professional Ski Instructor
  • Eldora Mountain Resort, Nederland, CO: Part-time Professional Ski Instructor
  • Other Fitness Experience
    • Coached middle school football, wrestling and track and field
    • Coached high school football and wrestling
    • Directed middle school and high school strength and conditioning programs