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Greatmats National Personal Trainer of the Year Award

2017 National Personal Trainer of the Year Voting Begins Nov. 16

(If the ballot does not load, please visit - Look for the voting photo album and like the photo of the person you'd like to vote for.)

2017 Nominees
(Click on the name to see his/her nomination.)


Cassey Ho - POP Pilates - Los Angeles

Jen Widerstrom - The Biggest Loser - Calabasas


Shannon Olberding - Corkledings Fitness, LLC - Atkinson

New York

Steve Tanen - Transformation Fitness Studio - Staten Island

North Dakota

April Lund - Gold's Gym - Bismarck

Thea Jorgensen - Thea Ward Fitness - Bismarck


Ted Hart - Frisco Lakes - Frisco

How the winner is chosen:
1. Voting will take place on Greatmats' Facebook Page from Nov. 16 through Nov. 30, 2017. The two personal trainers or fitness coaches with the most votes will be named finalists.

2. Greatmats will judge the two finalists to determine the winner based on:
A. Demonstration of Service
B. Demonstration of Integrity
C. Demonstration of Quality

Grand Prize
1. $250 in Greatmats Products (or $150 Cash Option) for the training facility
2. Trainer/training facility profile to be released with the announcement of the winner on Dec. 15, 2017.
3. National Personal Trainer of the Year Certificate

Greatmats is a gym and weight room flooring leader based in Milltown, Wisconsin, since 1999. Identified as one of the top 3,000 fastest growing companies in the USA three times since 2008, Greatmats has earned an A+ Better Business Bureau rating and 9.5 TrustPilot rating. Greatmats gives back to its local community by donating 5% of its annual profits to local non-profit organizations. It also supports green initiatives through the use of solar energy at its Wisconsin headquarters and by offering a large variety of products made from recycled and renewable resources.

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This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.

All media submissions, including text, photos and videos become property of Greatmats.

The Greatmats National Award Series is designed to recognize instructors, trainers and coaches, who have made a positive impact in their communities and the lives of their students/clients.

Voting Instructions: Visit Greatmats Facebook page during the voting period to vote for this year's National Personal Trainer of the Year. Find the photo gallery ballot associated with the National Personal Trainer of the Year Contest and click like on the photo of the Personal Trainer you'd like to win. Each ''like'' counts as one vote. Only likes to the original post count as votes. Feel free to share a photo or the gallery ballot with friends and family and encourage them to vote, but remind them to like the original post to make sure their votes count. The two personal trainers with the most ''like'' votes will be named finalists. From that point, Greatmats will choose the winner (scroll down to see prizes) based on demonstration of service, integrity and quality.

Want to honor a personal trainer or fitness coach for his/her outstanding achievements, unique style, humanitarian or animal rights efforts, etc.? Then nominate him/her for the National Personal Trainer of the Year Award, sponsored by Greatmats. The award, part of Greatmats National Award Series, is designed to recognize Personal Trainers and Fitness Coaches who have made a difference in the lives of their clients and community through the virtues of service, integrity and quality.

Learn more about Greatmats National Award Series.

How to Nominate
To nominate the trainer for this award, email the following information to before Nov. 1, 2017. Nominators will not be identified.

1. Trainer/Coach's Name
2. Name and location of the training facility (Must be located in the USA)
3. A brief description of why you are nominating this trainer, including how he/she meets the criteria of high-level service, integrity and quality
4. A photo and/or video of the trainer

Learn more about Greatmats National Award Series.
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