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PRESENT – CEO of the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers

The National Council For Certified Personal Trainers (N.C.C.P.T.) delivers education for fitness professionals online and conducts Personal Training Seminars and workshops for certification both nationally and internationally. John oversees all aspects of the business. The NCCPT is nationally accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the National Board of Fitness Examiners, (NBFE).

JUNE 2004 – JULY 2007 – OWNER AND GENERAL MANAGER OF NEWBURY PARK ATHLETIC CLUB
(SOLD  THE GYM)
Oversaw all aspects of all operations of a full service, 20,000 sq. ft. facility in Newbury Park, California: budgets, payroll, programming, advertising and marketing, maintenance and repairs, equipment purchasing, etc.

December 2003 – April 2004
Director of Personal Training at Bodies in Motion

(Company was sold)
Managed all aspects of personal training for Bodies in Motion, a small chain of six clubs in southern California.
December 2002 – April 2003
National Director of Pro Results
(They sold  the personal  training rights to an outside company)
Managed and responsible for all aspects of personal training for LA FITNESS nationally. Recruited, staffed and provided education for all their Personal Trainers.

December 2001 – June 2002
Fitness Consultant to LA Fitness

(It was a 6-month contract )
Helped create all the systems and procedures for a new venture into personal training for LA Fitness called Pro Results. It was a six-month consulting job.

August 1996 – June 2000
Fitness Coordinator for LA Fitness

(They sold  the personal  training rights to an outside company)
Managed and responsible for all the fitness trainers for all 30 locations of LA FITNESS in Southern California. Recruited, staffed and provided education for all their Personal Trainers which amounted to over 500 trainers. Conducted weekly educational workshops for the continued education of the LA FITNESS staff.

June 1995 – August 1996
District Manager for LA lifestyles

(The company changed programs)
Responsible for all aspects of the training departments at 10 LA FITNESS locations, including personal training, nutrition programs, supplements, accessories and tanning. Hired the fitness manager for each location and monitored all systems and operations at each center. He was also  involved in the design and concept of the policies and directives as well as the systems and protocols of the business. This included all payroll, inventory, data entry, client tracking, computer training, sales training plus the design, marketing and regulation of prices, specials and promotions.
Designed all systems including:

  • trainers’ rules and regulations manual
  • appointment book
  • personal training brochure and advertising campaign
  • corporate trainers uniform

April 1995 – June 1995
Owner of LA Lifestyles

(I was bought-out  by LA Fitness and hired  to manage their personal  training)
LA LIFESTYLES was a personal training franchise purchased from LA FITNESS. John was in charge of all aspects of the business, such as: personal training sales, weight loss programs, sales of personnel, administration, payroll, inventory control, purchasing, marketing, administration of all offered programs, and training clients. John also provided sales training for the staff and educational seminars for the club.

July 1976 – 1979
Personal Trainer

I was the only personal trainer at World of Health Spa in North Miami, Florida. I was responsible for training all the orientations and any man who needed training.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS


Consulted For:

  • GYM MANAGEMENT SERVICES – Northridge, Ca.
  • ATLANTA FITNESS HOLDINGS – Atlanta, Ga.
  • ASPETAR Hospital and Rehabilitation Center – Doha, Qatar
  • SBPT -Sociedade Brasileira De Personal Trainers
  • LA FITNESS, LLC – Irvine, California
  • GOLD’S GYM INTERNATIONAL, LLC – Washington DC
  • GOLD’S GYM – DOHA QATAR
  • BODIES IN MOTION – LA, California
  • HOLISTIC FITNESS, INC – Malibu, California
  • CHAMPNEYS – London, England
  • ANGEL CITY FITNESS – Marina del Rey, California
  • HORIZON FITNESS – Del Ray, Florida
    • 4th in Los Angeles Men’s Physique contest.
    • Wrote, produced and featured an infomercial entitled “How to become a Personal Trainer.”
    • Presentation experience – See attachment
    • Technical advisor for the “ Ab Revolutionizer” infomercial
    • Continuing education provider for ACE, AFAA, FIT, ISSA, NASM & NSCA
    • Original Board member of the first IDEA Personal Trainer Committee
    • IDEA Presenter
    • 36 medals in cycling. See last page
    • Voted Player of the Year by the faculty at P.I.T.
    • IFBB Mr. South Florida
    • 3rd place at the Mr. Teenage Florida Bodybuilding Championships

EDUCATION


  • Graduated United States Sport Academy—M.A. Dual Master’s in Sports Medicine & Health & Fitness with an emphasis in Personal Training, Daphne, AL
  • Graduated Ashford University—B.A. in Sports & Recreational Management, Clinton, IA
  • Graduated Miami Dade Community College, N. Miami
  • Graduated Percussion Institute of Technology (P.I.T), Voted “Player of the Year”, Hollywood, CA
  • Graduated Tabor Academy, Marion, MA

CERTIFICATIONS AND COURSES OBTAINED


  • AAHFP > American Academy of Health and Fitness Professionals > Post-Rehab Conditioning Specialist
  • AAHFP> Medical Exercise Specialist  Cert. # 4JP6-97
  • AFPA > American Fitness Professional & Associates – Member ID. 3203c
  • AIFE > American Institute Fitness Educators
  • ACE >American Council on Exercise >Personal Trainer
  • ACE > Clinical Exercise Specialist, Certified Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist
  • ACSM > Health and Fitness Director – cert.# 190 ACSM ID #539922
  • AFAA > Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • ANA > American Neutraceutical Association/DSHEA/Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act
  • California State Post Secondary Vocational Instructor/- Cert. No: 127385
  • Cooper Institute > Health Promotion Director
  • CHEK Institute > Completed Care Conditioning, Program Design and Scientific Back  correspondence courses
  • CREA > Certified Resistance Equipment Analyst- Resistance University
  • FITOUR > Primary Personal Trainer
  • FITOUR  > Advanced Personal Trainer
  • ISSA > International Sports Sciences Association > Personal Trainer
  • IYCA > International Youth Fitness Association >Youth Fitness Specialist Level 1
  • GMP Fitness > Postural Analysis and Development Specialist
  • MAD DOGG Athletics > Johnny G. Spinning Instructor
  • NASM >  National Academy of Sport s Medicine – Personal  Trainer – cert #1339604
  • NASM  > Personal Trainer Advanced  Level  – cert. #4998132
  • NASM > Advanced Integrated Flexibility,
  • NASM > Corrective Exercise Specialist  – cert # 178499
  • NBFE > National Board of Fitness Examiners – Personal Trainer
  • NCCPT > National Council For Certified Personal Trainers
  • NCCPT > Cardio Specialist,
  • NCCPT > Post-Rehab Fitness Specialist – cert. # PRHS-0001
  • NCCPT > Weight Management Specialist
  • NCSF > National Council of Strength and Fitness
  • NFPT > National Federation of Professional Trainers
  • NSCA > National Strength and Conditioning Association – cert. #16710296
  • NSCA > Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • NSPA > Certified Conditioning Specialist
  • Red Cross > CPR and First Aid instructor
  • RTSM > (Resistance Training Specialist- Mastery level) – Resistance University – cert . # 02-M-16
  • Senior Fitness Association > Personal Trainer
  • USA Weightlifting > Club Coach
  • USA Cycling Level 3 Coach

AUTHORED AND PUBLISHED ARTICLES


  • OC Metro- January 1997, “Stress and exercise”
  • Brentwood Magazine- March 1997, “Staying in shape in LA”
  • IDEA Personal Trainer- June 1997, Fitness videos
  • Oxygen Magazine- Premier Issue, November/ December 1997
  • Ladies Home Journal- January 1998, “Fitness Myths”
  • Oxygen Magazine- January/ February “Shaping up for a fitness career”
  • Oxygen Magazine- July/ August 1998, “How to become a Personal Trainer”
  • Muscle & Fitness- June 1998 “Hotline”
  • Muscle & Fitness- July 1998 “Hotline”
  • Source- February 1998, “How to become a Personal Trainer”
  • Entertainment Today- February, 1999, “Training the Trainers”
  • Oxygen Magazine- March/April,, 2000 “10 minute upper body blast”
  • Shape Magazine- May 2000, “One on One Butt lifter”
  • MAX Magazine- May 2000, “Training with Carpal Tunnel”, “How to avoid the late night munchies”
  • MAX Magazine- July 2000, “What to look for when  hiring a Personal Trainer”
  • Shape Magazine- September, 2001, “How to become a Personal Trainer”
  • Exercise for Men- October 2001, “Alternative Full Body Onslaught”
  • Muscle Mag- April 2002, “Training the Obliques.”
  • Seal Beach Sun- April 18, 2002, “Which should come first cardio or weights?”
  • The Acorn Newspaper- October, 2004, “How to avoid the late night munchies.”
  • Wake up, Live the life you love – An inspirational book, “ Your last day.”
  • Conejo Valley Examiner – March 1, 2005 “Training with Carpal Tunnnel”
  • Physical Magazine – March, 2005 Peak Training
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – May, 2006, “10 Weeks to Great Abs” and “Go Wide”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – June, 2006 “Save time with medicine ball training” and “Build your treasure chest”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – July, 2006, “Kids and Exercise” and “Build Bigger Better Back Muscles”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness –  August, 2006, “Pump up your heart” and “Get lean and strong”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – September, 2006, “Core Training” and “A conservative approach to Relieving back pain.
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – October, 2006, “IronMan tough” and “Circuit Training”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – November, 2006 “Killer Quads” and “Working out the kinks.”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – Dec. 2006 “Got 12 minutes,” and “Beat Stress with Exercise.”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – February, 2007 “Cat Like Reflexes
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – April, 2007 “Don’t bench yourself” and “How to build better balance”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – May, 2007 “Six pack abs in 6 weeks,” and “Tricep Toning”
  • MAX Sports and Fitness – February, 2009 “High Achiever”
  • The Firemen’s Grapevine – September, 2009 “Tired of your exercise routine then  try Alternative Training
  • Natural Solutions Magazine – April, 2011 “Moving from Zero.”
  • The Voice – Sept/Oct, 2011 “Consistent Quality Service = Increased Retention & Sales”
  • LOS ANGELES SPORTS AND FITNESS MAGAZINE – January/February, 2012 “Integrating Kettlebells into your Training”
  • The Voice – March/April, 2012 “What is Functional Training and when should trainers implement it?”
  • The Voice – May/June, 2012 “Group Training – Is it Personal Training or Group Training?”
  • Modern Drummer Magazine – February, 2013 – “Physical Hazards of the Throne.”
  • Diets in Review.com – September, 2013 “Floyd Mayweather Stays on Top by Training Like a Champion”
  • Fitness Trainer Magazine – April, 2014, “Counsel from the Council” http://fitnesstrainermag.uberflip.com/t/47105/9
  • Fitness Trainer Magazine – June/July, 2014, “Counsel from the Council” http://fitnesstrainermag.uberflip.com/t/47105
  • Modern Drummer Magazine – February, 2013 – “Physical Hazards of the Throne.”
  • NCCPT Personal Training Newsletter- Authored 117 issues
  • Pro Results Newsletter- Authored three issues
  • Bodies in Motion- Authored three newsletters
  • Bodies in Motion- Authored a Policies and Procedures manual
  • Newbury Park Athletic Club – Authored five newsletters
  • LA Fitness- Authored two training Manuals
  • Personal Training Textbook- Authored “The Power of Personal Training”
  • Yes You Can – A New Beginning – Fitness After 40 – A fitness book for the over 40 crowd.

Featured

CYCLING HIGHLIGHTS


2013
Road Racing

Gold Medal in the Time Trial at Master’s Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
4th Place in the Road Race at Master’s Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
Overall Winner in Cycling at Huntsman World Senior Games
Gold Medal in Road Race at Huntsman World Senior Games
Gold Medal in Criterium at Huntsman World Senior Games
Silver Medal in 40k Time Trial at Huntsman World Senior Games
Silver Medal in Hill Climb at Huntsman World Senior Games
Gold medal in 40k Road Race at Nevada Senior Games
Gold Medal in 20k Road Race at Nevada Senior Games
Silver Medal in 5k Time Trial at Nevada Senior Games
Silver Medal in 10k Time Trial at Nevada Senior Games
Gold medal in the Road Race at the Utah Summer Games
Gold Medal in the Criterium at the Utah Summer Games
Silver Medal in the Hill Climb at the Utah Summer Games
Bronze Medal in the Time Trial at the Utah Summer Games
Silver Medal (overall) at the Utah Summer Games

Track (Velodrome)
Gold Medal in the Points Race at Master’s Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
Gold Medal in the 2000 meter pursuit at Master’s Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
Silver Medal in the 500 meters at Master’s Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
Silver Medal in the Scratch at Master’s Pan American Games , Guadalajara, Mexico
Silver Medal in the 500 meters at Master’s Worlds in Turin, Italy
Silver Medal in 2000 meter pursuit at California State Championships in Encino, Ca.
Silver Medal in points race at California State Championships in Encino, Ca.
Bronze Medal in 2000 meters at the Master’s Worlds in Turin, Italy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bronze Medal in the 500 meters at California State Championships in Encino, Ca.

Mountain Biking
Overall Winner (expert) at the Huntsman World Senior Games
Gold medal in the Hill Climb (expert) at the Huntsman World Senior Games
Silver medal in the Down Hill (expert) at the Huntsman World Senior Games
Gold medal in the Cross-Country (expert) at the Huntsman World Senior Games

2011
Road Racing

Gold medal in 5k Time Trial at Pasadena Senior Games
Gold medal in the 40k Road Race at Pasadena Senior Games
Gold medal in the 10k Time Trial at Pasadena Senior Games
Silver medal in the 20k Road Race at the Pasadena Senior Games

2010
Road Racing

Gold medal in 10k Time Trial at Pasadena Senior Games
Silver medal in the 40k Road Race at Pasadena Senior Games
Silver medal in the 20k Road Race at Pasadena Senior Games
Bronze medal in 5k Time Trial at Pasadena Senior Games
3rd in 2-Man Time Trial in Deutchslandsberg, Austria
5th in Gianni Motta Road Race in Deutchslandsberg, Austria
5th in Sprint competition in Deutchslandsberg, Austria
5th in Road Race in Deutchslandsberg, Austria
Silver medal in the Time Trial at the UCI Master’s Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba
Silver medal in the Criterium at UCI Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba
Gold medal in the 5k Time Trial at Nevada Senior Olympics
Gold medal in the 40k Road Race at the Nevada Senior Olympics
Gold medal in the 10k Time Trial at Nevada Senior Olympics
Gold medal in the 20k Road Race at the Nevada Senior Olympics
4th in the 40kTime Trial at Huntsman World Senior Games
Bronze medal in the criterium at the Huntsman World Senior Games

Mountain Biking
Gold medal in the Hill Climb (expert) at the Huntsman World Senior Games
Silver medal in the Down Hill (expert) at the Huntsman World Senior Games
Silver medal in the Cross-Country (expert) at the Huntsman World Senior Games

Track (Velodrome)
Bronze medal in the 2000 meter Pursuit at the UCI Master’s Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba

2009
Road Racing

Gold medal in 5k Time Trial at Pasadena Senior Games
Gold medal in 10k Time Trial at Pasadena Senior Games
Gold medal in the 20k Road Race at Pasadena Senior Games
Silver medal in the 40k Road Race at Pasadena Senior Games
Gold medal in the 5k Time Trial at Nevada Senior Olympics
Gold medal in the 40k Road Race at the Nevada Senior Olympics
Gold in the 20k Road Race at the Master’s National Senior Games (National Champion)
Gold in the 40k Road Race at the Master’s National Senior Games (National Champion)
Gold medal in the criterium (expert) Huntsman World Senior Games
Silver medal in the Road Race (expert) Huntsman World Senior Games
Bronze medal in the Time Trial at Master’s UCI, Pan American Games in Dominican Republic

Mountain Biking
Silver medal in the Down Hill Mountain Bike Race (expert) Huntsman World Senior Games
Bronze medal in the Hill Climb Mountain Bike Race (expert) Huntsman World Senior Games
Bronze medal in Cross Country Mountain Bike Race (expert) Huntsman World Senior Games

2008
Road Racing

Gold medal in the Hill Climb (experienced) Huntsman World Senior Games
Gold medal in the Time Trial (experienced) Huntsman World Senior Games (course record)
Gold medal in the Criterium (experienced) Huntsman World Senior Games
Gold medal in the Road Race (experienced) Huntsman World Senior Games

Mountain Biking
Silver medal in the Hill Climb Mountain Bike Race (sport) Huntsman World Senior Games
Silver medal in the Down Hill Mountain Bike Race (sport) Huntsman World Senior Games
Bronze medal in the Down Hill Mountain Bike Race (sport) Huntsman World Senior Games

LANGUAGES


Spanish and Portuguese