DENVER, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sport & Fitness Professional Resource Center (SFPRC), the Parent company for Personal Training Academy Global (PTAG) and Personal Training on the Net (PTN), has brought on Dr. Steele to chair its Advisory Board. Dr. Steele will actively participate across all companies within the SFPRC in building, establishing and delivering business development and educational resources for all branches of the sport, health and fitness industries.
Kevin began his career as a faculty member in Physical Education and Sports Medicine at Pepperdine University while also working with a local physician specializing in Preventive Executive Healthcare Programs for corporations throughout the United States. Dr. Steele was then recruited by Health & Tennis Corporation of America the world's largest health club organization; as the Director of Education, Research, and Member Services where he managed the fitness department and launched the first national platform for personal training. These experiences set the stage for Kevin's future successes in pioneering the integration of corporate wellness and the fitness industry. Kevin joined 24 Hour Fitness initially as the VP of Health Services/Corporate Sales; where he managed the fitness department, integrated health care into the clubs and developed 24 Hour Fitness University. Later he became VP of Sports Marketing managing all of the professional, collegiate, and Olympic sports relationships. Dr. Steele then served as the VP of Research and Business Development for Lifetime Fitness where he orchestrated the launch of the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon Series.
"Dr. Steele and I have worked together for almost 20 years during our time in building NASM, Apex Fitness and 24Hour Fitness," says Neal Spruce, Chairman of the Board of SFPRC. "As an industry renowned innovator, speaker and diplomat, Kevin will help open new important health, sport and fitness channels in need of our advanced business development and education resources. Dr. Steele will also contribute his expertise in developing and enhancing content, programs and tools for our current business channels." Spruce goes on to say: "the better we equip our facilities and staff with resources that work to accomplish members immediate goals, the more people will come into our doors and stay. Dr. Steele brings an important element to the equation that helps crack the code of staving off member and trainer attrition."
About PTA Global
PTA Global brought together the world's leading fitness educators and presenters to create the most holistic curriculum in the industry. PTA Global offers an NCCA accredited certification, expanded education, and advanced courses. The PTA Global Certification enables trainers to create an experience - not just a training session – and was specifically designed to decrease attrition for club operators among their training staff and members.
PTontheNet is the most comprehensive resource for fitness professional education and development, providing continuing education, and packages and tools designed to drive performance and strengthen a fitness facility's business. PTontheNet utilizes the world's largest online Exercise & Flexibility Library, leading edge assessment tools and program design technology, DVD and video courses, including expert training in CPR/AED, sexual harassment prevention, customer service and sales, along with CECs from major certification bodies.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dr-kevin-steele-to-chair-the-advisory-board-for-the-sport--fitness-professional-resource-center-300326324.html