The award for IFPA Fitness Director of the Year goes to Nancy Kouris, manager of World's Gym in Hampton Bays, New York.
was recently honored by World's Gym
's highest honor, the "Joe Gold Award" she
is the first woman ever to receive this award.
is long overdue for accolades from the IFPA
Many years ago Nancy and I met while I was a Faculty Instructor and Conference Presenter for "other certifications".
insisted that my expertise and practical philosophy of what fitness professionals needed to know was wasted working for the academicians of the "other certifications".
The result of nearly 2 years of "aggressive encouragement" on Nancy's part resulted in me developing the IFPA
When you meet Nancy
at the "Fitness-By-The-Bay" Conference in Tampa, FL, on August 26, 27, and 28; make sure you greet her
as the "Godmother of the IFPA".