vice president of franchise operations, Fitness Together Franchising LLC
Eric Goetsch, vice president of franchise operations at Fitness Together Franchise LLC, is a hybrid of fitness expertise and business acumen, with degrees in exercise science and business, as well as two NSCA certifications. Starting his career as a personal trainer in a big box gym, Goetsch soon transitioned to a back-pain clinic corporation as the director of training. Goetsch joined Fitness Together in 2004, starting as a trainer in a Denver-area studio. Ultimately, he transitioned into the support center and eventually becoming the vice president–operations. As the head of operations for Fitness Together, his mission is to ensure franchise owners have the tools and resources to be as successful as possible. From aligning Fitness Together with the latest business improvement strategies, technology advancements and fitness trends to training new systems and procedures, Goetsch lives and breathes Fitness Together. He facilitates continued education and opportunities for franchise owners to network through town halls, regional meeting workshops and conferences. A gym rat through and through, Goetsch lifts heavy, eats his protein and always has a gallon of water in-hand.