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ACE Expands Health Coaching Market Share Through Acquisition of Dr. Sears Wellness Institute
Posted: September 7, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces an expansion of its health coaching education and training via the acquisition of the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute (DSWI). DSWI will join ACE as part of a new division, ACE Health and Wellness. This new division is unprecedented for ACE and cements its role as a leader in the health coaching industry. Read More...

ACE Welcomes Becky Roseberry to its Board of Directors
Posted: August 17, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - Becky Roseberry, former Senior Vice President of Finance for CorePoint Lodging Inc., has joined the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a member of its board of directors effective July 1, 2022. Read More...

New ACE Education Empowers Exercise Professionals to Better Serve All Individuals Seeking Healthy Lifestyles
Posted: July 25, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Size Inclusive Training Academy launched a new continuing education course, the Size Inclusive Fitness Specialist. This new course prepares exercise professionals to equip larger bodied individuals to make healthy lifestyle changes with a weight neutral mentality. This course is part of ACE’s larger effort to build a more inclusive fitness industry. Read More...

2022 IDEA World Convention Scholarship Awardees Announced
Posted: July 18, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The IDEA World Convention Scholarship Program, funded by Kathie and Peter Davis, Founders of IDEA Health & Fitness Association (IDEA) and the IDEA Foundation (now the American Council on Exercise, or ACE), announced five 2022 Award Recipients who will attend this year’s IDEA World Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 20 - 24, 2022. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Board of Directors Elects David Nixon as Chair
Posted: July 11, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - David Patrick Nixon, Executive Chairman of InformedDNA, has been elected by the American Council on Exercise’s (ACE) Board of Directors as Chair of the Board. He will preside over the 501(c)(3) non-profit Board of Directors for one year. Read More...

ACE Announces New Suite of Tools to Better Serve Exercise Professionals and Health Coaches
Posted: May 2, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces a new suite of career support tools and resources to help exercise professionals and health coaches embark on lifelong learning and charter personalized career paths. This suite of resources includes ACE Pro Compass, a new tool that helps professionals navigate their careers through curated content and resources that help them define, develop and reach their full potential. Read More...

ACE Dialogue: Recognizing Racial Microaggressions, Creating an Inclusive Space
Posted: March 23, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - Health and exercise professionals engage with people from a range of cultures, identities and backgrounds. On Wednesday, April 13, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) will host a live education session with equity, diversity and inclusion practitioner, Rory G. James, MPH, to discuss the significant role health and exercise professionals play in health equity. Read More...

ACE Expands Growth in Middle East Region
Posted: March 2, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - American Council on Exercise (ACE) expands its partnership with Inspire Fitness Academy, which will serve as ACE’s new international agent. Inspire Fitness Academy will expand ACE’s growth and impact in the Middle East region, in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. This is ACE’s first-ever agent in the region and builds upon ACE’s global effort to increase physical activity and fitness around the world. Read More...

ACE Launches New Job Board to Connect Employers with Skilled Health and Exercise Professionals
Posted: February 8, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has launched a new job board, bringing together employers and ACE certified health and exercise professionals to fill open positions and best serve health and fitness seeking consumers. The ACE Job Board is available today and accessible via the ACE website. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Welcomes Two New Executives
Posted: December 15, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces two new Executive Team members, Chris Goudeseune has been promoted to Vice President of Operations, and Lauren Shroyer MS, ATC, has been promoted to Vice President of Product and Innovation. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Expands Exercise Professional’s Development with Newly Launched Courses on Inclusivity
Posted: December 13, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - With the goal of giving individuals and communities access to health and fitness programming that positively impacts their lives, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) furthers its commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion with two new courses on how fitness managers and business owners can build more inclusive environments within the fitness industry. These courses are part of ACE’s Taking Action with ACE series. Read More...

ACE Grows Health Coach Education with the Launch of its Health Coach Advanced Training Program
Posted: October 27, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces the launch of the Health Coach Advanced Training Program, an immersive, modern learning experience packed with advanced coaching skills, hands-on training and practical experience needed to enter the field of health coaching with confidence. This expert-led program provides hands-on training and practical experience with the advanced coaching skills needed for a successful career as a health coach. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Names Sarah Beavins VP of Sales and Marketing
Posted: September 17, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has promoted Sarah Beavins to the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Beavins has more than two decades of marketing experience in higher education, nonprofit and advertising agencies. As the Vice President of Marketing, Beavins will oversee and drive ACE’s marketing of certification and education products and sales teams. She will be responsible for the global oversight of marketing strategy development, planning and management of the marketing function, market research, competitive analysis and sales support. Read More...

ACE welcomes Jay Blahnik and Tuoyo Louis to its Board of Directors
Posted: July 28, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - Jay Blahnik, internationally recognized fitness expert and Apple’s Senior Director of Fitness Technologies, and Tuoyo Louis, MPH, MBA, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Seae Ventures, have joined the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as members of its Board of Directors effective July 1, 2021. Read More...

ACE Launches Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Course for Exercise Professionals to Build More Inclusive Fitness Industry
Posted: July 8, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) furthers its commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion with a first-of-its-kind course on how exercise professionals and health coaches can build a more inclusive fitness industry. The course, Taking Action with ACE: Practicing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as an Exercise Professional, is the first step on a journey to ensure all physical activity participants have equal access and feel welcome in every environment. Read More...

ACE and WIFA Launch New Opportunity to Support Women in Fitness
Posted: May 19, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Women In Fitness Association (WIFA) reached a new milestone in their partnership with the launch of the WIFA Growth Grant, a scholarship that provides current ACE Certified Professionals the opportunity to build and grow their careers with a one-year WIFA membership. Read More...

American Council on Exercise and Precision Nutrition Join Forces to Educate Exercise Professionals
Posted: May 5, 2021 in Suppliers

ACETORONTO, CANADA - American Council on Exercise (ACE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving physical activity levels through education, advocacy and certification of exercise professionals and health coaches, and Precision Nutrition, an online nutrition and healthy lifestyle coaching and certification company announce a new partnership. Read More...

Innovative Course Equips Exercise Professional to Take Their Business Virtual
Posted: April 14, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Personal Trainer Development Center have partnered on a new course that provides exercise professionals a complete educational program to build and grow an online personal training business. The new course, Online Trainer Academy, is created and led by Personal Trainer Development Center and provides a timely solution to the growing demand for virtual personal training services. Read More...

New American Council on Exercise Campaign Seeks to take Physical Activity Outside
Posted: April 7, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) launches a national advocacy campaign calling on local and state governments to expand access and reduce restrictions to using green spaces, parks and other community spaces. These typically under-utilized spaces can provide safe locations for structured, physical activity experiences led by well-qualified exercise professionals and community organizations. With the COVID-19 pandemic ever present, ACE envisions this campaign as a long-term benefit that can improve community health and reduce health inequities. Read More...

ACE and the Special Olympics Launch New Continuing Education Course to Make Physical Activity More Inclusive
Posted: April 5, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Special Olympics have collaborated on a new course to promote inclusion within the fitness industry. This new course, created and led by Special Olympics, is specifically designed to provide exercise professionals with the knowledge and guidance to successfully serve and support individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) in their physical activity journey. Read More...

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