Mar 18, 2018
John possesses a unique set of experiences and skills in the fitness business. Over the past 25+ years, he has built, owned and managed his own gyms, consulted other club owners from the ground up and has been a consultant assisting others navigate their clubs through transitions or troubled times. As a busines sconsultant, through his business GymBuilders, John has assisted countless others in starting their own fitness businesses.
John’s personal gym ownership has been both in independently
branded gyms and nationally franchised operations. Some of his own
have been Paragon Fitness, Adrenalin, All Out Fitness and Rock
Solid Training. He has been an owner of franchise brands such as
Gold’s Gym and CKO Kickboxing. Early in John’s career he was the
Eastern Advertising Manager for Weider Publications:
Muscle & Fitness, FLEX and Men’s Fitness magazines.
Additionally, John has been an independent contractor working with local dealers and manufacturers representing the top commercial fitness lines. He continues to maintain relationships with all major fitness equipment manufacturers and their representatives.
Each endeavor has offered John different perspectives,
knowledge, skills and experiences. However, his passion has always
been the club side of the business. Whether it’s building his own
clubs, working with existing operations, working with teams of
fitness professionals or helping others open their first
fitness venture John’s passion quickly reveals itself to others.