Fitness Together, the worlds largest personal training organization, has named Scott Thompson, Area Director of New York, Master Franchiser of the Year. The announcement was made at Fitness Togethers annual meeting in November. The meeting took place in Cancun, Mexico and was attended by more than 300 Fitness Together owners.
Thompson won the award based on his sales performance. He sold 18 franchises in the state of New York during 2006, more than any other Area Director in the United States. Thompson began to develop the Fitness Together franchise in New York State in November 2005.
When I took this position a year ago, my goal was to open 15 franchises within the year. The Fitness Together business model is so successful, that I am confident that I will surpass my goal next year, Thompson said.
Rick Sikorski, founder and CEO of Fitness Together Franchise Corp., said that Thompsons dedication to and passion for his work has enabled him to reach this milestone. Scotts tenacity and business acumen have proven extremely beneficial in his role as Area Director of New York. I look forward to sharing more successes with him, Sikorski said.
Fitness Togethers trainers develop individually customized, results-oriented programs to help clients achieve their goals through weight and resistance training, muscular endurance, muscular training, and nutrition counseling. Trainers also guide clients in weight loss management. Fitness Together incorporates one-on-one private personal training sessions with clients by appointments only. Costs for training programs vary depending on client needs.
Fitness Togethers New York studios are in Lake Grove, Mt. Kisco, Port Jefferson, Roslyn, Scarsdale, St. James and Woodbury. Studios sold include Northport, Massapequa, Sayville, Bronxville, Rye, Cobble Hill (Brooklyn), Commack/Smithtown, Setauket, Port Washington, Rockville Centre.
About Fitness Together: Fitness Together is part of Fitness Together Franchise Corporation. The franchise corporation, founded in 1996 by fitness leader Rick Sikorski, is built on three main foundations: strong corporate support, proven operating systems, and excellent leaders. Entrepreneur magazine ranked Fitness Together #118 in its 27th Annual Franchise 500®. The company moved up in its ranking from #259 in 2005. It also placed #53 out of 100 Fastest-Growing Franchises and #96 of 200 of Americas Top Global Franchises for 2006. There are currently over 400 Fitness Together franchises throughout the United States as well as sites in Israel, Ireland and Canada. For additional information, log onto www.fitnesstogether.com or call 877.663.0880 ext. 23.