ACE Press Releases

  • May 2, 2022
  • ACE announces a revolutionary new suite of tools to better serve exercise professionals and health coaches

  • This industry-changing initiative will advance how exercise professionals and health coaches are supported throughout their careers.
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  • Mar 2, 2022
  • ACE expands growth in Middle East region

  • ACE broadens its reach and education distribution in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, and Lebanon through expanded partnership with Inspire Fitness Academy.
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  • Feb 8, 2022
  • ACE launches New Job Board to Connect Employers with Skilled Health and Exercise Professionals

  • The custom tool connects job-ready health and exercise professionals to employers, helping fill open positions with the best talent available.
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  • Dec 14, 2021
  • American Council on Exercise Welcomes Two New Executives  

  • 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.  
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  • Dec 13, 2021
  • American Council on Exercise Expands Exercise Professional’s Development with Newly Launched Courses on Inclusivity

  • 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.
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  • Nov 8, 2021
  • ACE President and Chief Science Officer Cedric X. Bryant Receives Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Read about Dr. Bryant’s award here.
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  • Oct 27, 2021
  • ACE grows health coach education with the launch of its Health Coach Advanced Training Program  

  • New health coach education pathway makes it easy to enter the field of health coaching with confidence. 
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  • Sep 15, 2021
  • American Council on Exercise Names Sarah Beavins as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) 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. 
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  • Jul 28, 2021
  • ACE welcomes Jay Blahnik and Tuoyo Louis to its Board of Directors

  • 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.
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  • Jul 8, 2021
  • ACE Launches Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Course for Exercise Professionals to Build More Inclusive Fitness Industry

  • Launched today, this course will help exercise professionals understand implicit bias and incorporate a person-centered approach to coaching.
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  • May 19, 2021
  • ACE and WIFA Launch New Opportunity to Support Women in Fitness

  • The WIFA Growth Grant will champion and accelerate women’s careers in the fitness industry.
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  • Apr 14, 2021
  • Innovative Course Equips Exercise Professional to Take Their Business Virtual

  • ACE has partnered with the Personal Trainer Development Center on timely education that prepares exercise professionals to create and manage an online personal training business.
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  • Apr 7, 2021
  • New American Council on Exercise Campaign Seeks to Take Physical Activity Outside  

  • The Moving Together Outside Campaign calls for an increase in shared-use agreements and permits for safe, structured physical activity experiences.
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  • Apr 5, 2021
  • New Continuing Education Course Makes Physical Activity More Inclusive

  • The new course will equip exercise professionals with the knowledge and skills to appropriately address the needs of people with intellectual disabilities.
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  • Mar 8, 2021
  • Studies Provide Preliminary Evidence of ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model and ACE Mover Method Effectiveness 

  • Recent research studies reveal preliminary evidence that the American Council on Exercise’s Integrated Fitness Training Model (ACE IFT Model®) and the ACE Mover Method™ are effective in providing personalized exercise programming to improve a client’s cardiometabolic health and facilitate healthy lifestyle changes. 
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