Culver City Man Nominated for National Fitness Trainer of the Year
November 28, 2019
Sixteen fitness coaches from across the Unites States are vying for the annual award, which honors trainers and coaches who have made a positive impact in the lives of their students and communities. These instructors have been nominated by members of their respective communities.
An online vote will take place at https://www.greatmats.com/2019-greatmats-national-fitness-trainer-of-the-year.php from Nov. 14 through Nov. 28, 2019. The two instructors with the most votes will be named finalists. Then Greatmats will choose the winner between the finalists, based on their demonstration of service/community impact, integrity and quality of instruction. The winner will be announced on Dec. 13, 2019.
This year's nominees are:
Eric Guilleminault - Off The Grid Fitness - Scottsdale
Josh Gallegos - Paradiso CrossFit - Culver City
Micah Morgan - MMFitness - Tampa
Dee Henry - The Dzone/Deez Fit - Byron
Jim Lathrop - Illinois State University - Normal
Jacinto Bonilla - CrossFit1939 - Brooklyn
Pete Isip - Krank Systems - Queens
Miranda Klatt - Funfit LLC - Mandan
Ed Brown - Anytime Fitness - Harrison
Allison Papenfuss - Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green
Katie Capitano Small - Beast Ninja - Myrtle Beach
Dawn Thelen - Stretch Fitness/Dawn Thelen Fitness - Hixson
Kimmie Maler - Formula Fitness - Houston
Derron Flood - Fitness First Training Services - Norfolk
Tony Jackson - TheGym - Charlottesville
RaeAnna Devey Riding - CrossFit Federal Way - Federal Way
The National Fitness Trainer of the Year Award is one of eight annual awards given out by Greatmats as part of its Fifth Annual National Award Series.
Other awards include:
National Horse Trainer of the Year
National Dance Instructor of the Year
National dog Trainer of the Year
National Striking Martial Arts Instructor of the Year
National Cheerleading Coach of the Year
National Grappling Martial Arts Instructor of the Year
and National Gymnastics Coach of the Year
Greatmats is a national fitness flooring retailer based in Milltown, Wisconsin, since 1999. Greatmats gives back to its local community by donating 5% of its annual profits to local non-profit organizations. It also supports green initiatives through the use of solar energy at its Wisconsin headquarters and by offering a large variety of products made from recycled and renewable resources.