Newport Beach, California – September 9, 2020 – World Gym International, the iconic global fitness brand, has appointed Tiffany Hamlin as its new National Director of Group Fitness. As the National Director of Group Fitness, Hamlin will strengthen group fitness programs for the World Gym network by creating continuing education for gym Group Fitness Directors and instructors, improving studio facilities and equipment, and leading format and programming selection.
“World Gym is an iconic global fitness brand, helping to pave the way for the modern fitness industry,” said Tiffany Hamlin, National Director of Group Fitness for World Gym International. “Like so many of our members, group fitness inspires and motivates me to be the best person I can be. I am beyond excited to share my passion for great group fitness programs with World Gym locations everywhere.”
Hamlin comes to World Gym with over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry. She holds over 15 professional fitness certifications from organizations including Athletics and Fitness Association of America, International Fitness Professionals Association, Les Mills, Zumba and more. Starting in the industry as a Group Fitness instructor, she has taught Cycling, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Bodypump and many other styles of classes that members love. As an Area Manager for 24 Hour Fitness, she managed all operations for Group Exercise programs at 19 locations, managing 750 instructors and 1,200 weekly studio classes, serving 1.2 million participants annually.
Jarrod Saracco, Chief Operations Officer, added, “A strong, hybrid-based Group Fitness model is fundamental to achieving long term success as a gym operator- whether it’s establishing a strong sense of community or helping with retention or even attracting new members who may have not joined previously. We have been seeing good success with World Gym Athletics and the continual development of our Signature Group Training programs, and now we look to Tiffany to assist both new and existing franchisees to reach explosive growth in this exciting and important area of club operations.”
Over the past few years, World Gym has continued to grow, adding 39 new gyms in 2019 and 10 new locations so far in 2020, in spite of the challenging conditions. World Gym International credits its growth to the strength of the modernized World Gym brand.
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