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canfitpro Fitness Professional of the Year

Nominations now OPEN!

Nominations close May 31, 2021

About the canfitpro Fitness Professional of the Year Award

The Fitness Professional of the Year Awards recognize a canfitpro certified and practicing professional member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, motivation, technical and coaching skills that inspires clients to achieve their goals.

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Award Criteria

INFLUENCE &
IMPACT

As a canfitpro-certified fitness professional, you have succeeded in creating your brand, networking, building your business and marketing. You have unique experiences to share and shape the industry through your influence and impact, in-person, online (virtual) or both.

Prepare to list up to 4 professional accomplishments.

LEADERSHIP &
MENTORING

Being a visionary. Knowing your value. Being innovative and bold. Knowing your team or clients. How do you lead or mentor with these qualities in mind?

To support your answer, please be prepared to provide two professional reference letters from a Supervisor/Manager, Client, Mentor or Peer.

CONTINUING
EDUCATION

You are dedicated to professional development in your field which shows your ongoing commitment to education.

Prepare to provide a minimum of one (1) live in-person or online (virtual) educational event (including dates) that you attended and one (1) other example of your professional development.

COMMUNITY
INVOLVEMENT

Being involved in the community means building relationships and offering your professional skills to better your community in-person, online (virtual) or both. How do you work within your community?

Prepare to provide one (1) example of a charity or industry event where you volunteered your time or expertise.

PRIZING

$2,500

CASH PRIZE

A great gift bag with cool prizes from our sponsors

Complimentary canfitpro certification package

Featured in the canfitpro Magazine cover along with Member Spotlight

Opportunities to present at a canfitpro event

(includes a complimentary event registration)

One-year annual membership

Coaching session with a canfitpro executive to develop your brand and business

Video interview

Nominate Yourself

Nominate Someone Else

You conquered and succeeded. Put yourself forward for recognition as the 2021 Fitness Professional of the Year.



Congratulations to Our 2020 Winners!

Ruby Smith Diaz photo | PTS FPOY 2020 Winner

Ruby Smith Diaz

PERSONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST

Tony Felgueiras | FIS FPOY 2020 Winner

Tony Felgueiras

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR SPECIALIST

Past Winners

LISA MASTRACCHIO photo
LISA MASTRACCHIO

2019

Fitness Instructor Specialist
of the Year Award

LAURA JACKSON photo
LAURA JACKSON

2019

Personal Training Specialist
of the Year Award

AMINA KHAN photo
AMINA KHAN

2018

Fitness Instructor Specialist
of the Year Award

DORIS WARD photo
DORIS WARD

2018

Personal Training Specialist
of the Year Award

DIONE MASON photo
DIONE MASON

2017

Fitness Instructor Specialist
of the Year Award

SANGIL JO photo
SANGIL JO

2017

Personal Training Specialist
of the Year Award

TRINA MEDVES photo
TRINA MEDVES

2016

Fitness Instructor Specialist
of the Year Award

NADINE VANDEN HEUVEL photo
NADINE VANDEN HEUVEL

2016

Personal Training Specialist
of the Year Award

SANDI KNOX photo
SANDI KNOX

2015

Fitness Instructor Specialist
of the Year Award

RAY ORTIZ photo
RAY ORTIZ

2015

Personal Training Specialist
of the Year Award

MICHELLE SOARES photo
MICHELLE SOARES

2014

Fitness Professional
of the Year

DAVE SMITH photo
DAVE SMITH

2013

Fitness Professional
of the Year