Fitness Together Names New Area Director for New York
on Nov 16th, 2005
Yonkers, NY and Highlands Ranch, CO - November 16, 2005
Fitness Together, the world's largest personal training organization, today announced that it has named Scott Thompson Area Director of New York.
As Area Director, Thompson will be responsible for establishing Fitness Together franchises in and around the state by helping to select sites, conducting lease negotiations and identifying the proper staff and trainers.
There are currently three sites in New York, including Tribeca, Manhattan; Roslyn, Long Island; and Woodbury, Long Island. Two sites are slated to open in Scarsdale and Commack, Long Island.
Before moving to New York in October 2005 and being named to his new position, Thompson was a Fitness Together franchisee. He owned a site in Dedham, Mass. and oversaw daily operations, sales and marketing, and facilitated employee and customer relations.
Fitness Together was featured in The Boston Globe?s Business Digest and on Channel Five's Chronicle as Boston's Hottest Trend for fitness.
New York is a fertile market for the customized, personalized setting of our sites. Having served as a franchisee, I know what components are necessary to run a successful business. I am looking forward to matching the right business people with the right personal trainers and to establishing Fitness Together?s reputation in the New York market, he said.
A graduate of Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Mass., Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with a concentration in exercise science. Thompson lives in Yonkers and is originally from Brockton, Mass.
Thompson is a member of I9Sports League, an amateur men?s basketball league; the International Health & Racquetball Spa Health Association; and the National Strength & Conditioning Association.
About Fitness Together:
Fitness Together is part of Fitness Together Franchise Corporation. The franchise corporation, which was founded in 1996 by fitness leader Rick Sikorski, is built on three main foundations: strong corporate support, proven operating systems, and excellent leaders. 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.