Charles Ware, NSCA-CPT
Author, educator, and international lecturer, Charles Ware is the Executive Director of the Professional Fitness Institute, the premier provider of education, training, and curriculum to the personal fitness training industry. Ware is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri where he received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Exercise and Sport Science; he received his Doctor of Health and Education degree from A.T. Still University. Ware is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Physical Activity Society (NPAS), the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), and the American Association of Health Education (AAHE). He is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) with the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC), a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Strength and Conditioning Association® (NSCA-CPT®), a certified Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach (LWMC) with the American Council on Exercise (ACE), and holds a Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist (PAPHS) certification in addition to the Exercise is Medicine® Credential Level II with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). In addition to authoring a McGraw-Hill textbook, Ware is an Adjunct Faculty member of Pinnacle Career Institute-Online, an Associate Faculty member of the University of Phoenix-Las Vegas, and a National Faculty member of the United States Sports Academy. He was recently appointed the NSCA Nevada State Director in July of 2013.