We believe health and fitness professionals provide preventative medicine, helping society become healthier and happier—one client at a time.
Jon launched the Personal Trainer Development Center in 2011 with the goal of bringing his fellow fitness professionals the information, support, and business guidance they needed but couldn’t find anywhere else. He published Ignite the Fire, the first of his 11 books for personal trainers, in 2012; and founded the Online Trainer Academy, the first-ever certification for online fitness and nutrition coaches, in 2016. Originally from Toronto, Jon spends his winters traveling the world with his wife Alison and son Calvin. They’ve lived in 10 countries, including Mexico, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Thailand, Greece, and Montenegro.
Jason is a former rocket scientist turned fitness professional. He’s the program director brains behind the Online Trainer Mentorship. He built his online fitness business to multiple 6-figures and it’s his passion to help others to do the same. He also makes a mean cocktail.
Amber is an OTA Level 2 graduate, OTA coach, podcast production manager, and our team’s gifting guru. When she’s not helping students, she’s running her own online personal training business and managing the chaos of a toddler and three rescue dogs.
You never know where Misty may be when she’s responding to your messages! She’s our digital nomad, adventurer extraordinaire. She splits her time with her hubby between Texas, the island of Roatan, and wherever else adventure calls.