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John Bruno Teaches Certified Personal Trainer Course in Bradenton, FL

John BrunoW.I.T.S. would like to introduce John Bruno. We are excited to have such a tremendous Certified Personal Trainer & health educator work with the future fitness leaders of tomorrow.

In 2002, after playing many sports for most of his life such as hockey, practicing martial arts, soccer, football, and wrestling, John Bruno began his career as a fitness professional when he took a part-graduate assistantship at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA. As a graduate assistant he was tasked with running a recreational martial arts and fitness program at the schools Fitness Center. From there he began training martial arts competitors and boxers and the athletic department took notice. In 2007, Bruno was hired on as a full time Strength and Conditioning Coach to overseeing both the Strength and Conditioning program and Martial Arts Program. After attaining his Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from Mercyhurst, Bruno left the college after 11 years to pursue another Masters Degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in performance enhancement and injury prevention from California University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated at the top of his class.

Upon graduation from CalU, Bruno moved to Sarasota Florida where he now resides and runs his business, John Bruno Strength and Conditioning, in addition to teaching personal training courses for WITS at local universities and colleges. He believes in being a lifelong learner and has obtained many certifications and credentials over the years.

Bruno teaches at the following W.I.T.S. locations in Florida:

State College of Florida
5840 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207

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Jeremy Kring Introduced as WITS Certified Personal Training Instructor in Pennsylvania

Jeremy KringW.I.T.S. would like to introduce Jeremy Kring. We are excited to have such a tremendous Certified Personal Trainer & health educator work with the future fitness leaders of tomorrow.

Jeremy got his start in United States Marine Corps where he was promoted to NCO in charge of training. He fell in love with physical training, witnessing the amazing ability the body had to adapt and the leadership opportunity it provided to young Marines.

Jeremy found a natural talent and enjoyment in training. After leaving active duty he attended Harrisburg Area Community College, Duquesne University, then completed his Masters in Exercise Science at CalU. Over the years he has worked with athletes, been part of dramatic weight losses, and has worked with people of varying abilities and chronic conditions.

Jeremy has been published on the Medical Fitness Network and has been cited in articles on exercise.com and Readers Digest. In 2016 and 2017 he was ranked as the top trainer in the Harrisburg area by Thumbtack and in May of 2017 came on board as a college instructor for World Instructor Training Schools (WITS). He is currently an instructor for WITS and is the head trainer for New York Fitness Clubs located in Palmyra, Elizabethtown and Lebanon. WITS locations in Pennsylvania include the New York Fitness Club in Elizabethtown.

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Patsy Schneider Introduced as New Faculty for W.I.T.S. in Connecticut

W.I.T.S. would like to introduce Patsy Schneider. We are excited to have such a tremendous Certified Personal Trainer & health educator work with the future fitness leaders of tomorrow.

Patsy has been involved in the health and wellness industry since 1997 and joined MediFit (acquired by EXOS) as a Regional Account Manager in October 2008. Patsy comes to MediFit from a large health insurance company as a Senior Regional Manager overseeing several sites in New England and Colorado. Patsy is responsible for supporting onsite teams in achieving the client’s health and wellness goals and objectives by leveraging best practices and innovations for a diverse clientele that includes such industries as aerospace, insurance, technology, consumer products and health care across the US.

Patsy’s professional experience has been in all areas of the profession from managing large commercial health and wellness facilities, to working with patients in the rehabilitation setting and in corporate health and wellness. In addition, Patsy is adjunct faculty with the World Instructor Training School’s personal training certification course taught at several local colleges. Patsy has presented at the New England chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine conference in 2006 & 2007.

Patsy is currently pursuing a PhD in Health Education and Promotion from Walden University and earned a Master’s degree in Public Health in 2007 and a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology in 2001 both from Southern Connecticut State University. In addition, she is nationally certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and is a certified Health Education Specialist as well as EXOS-XPS and EXOS-XFS certified.

Patsy enjoys practicing what she preaches and is an avid runner completing several ½ and full marathons as well as improving her yoga practice. Her motto is, “it’s not about perfection but about progress.”

Patsy will be teaching at the following W.I.T.S. locations in Connecticut:

Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708