Regional Rising Star Award

Award Categories are Front-Line Staff – includes, but not limited to, Fitness Staff, Group Exercise, Personal Trainers, Exercise Physiologist, etc. and Supervisor/Coordinator.


What does it take to be a star?

The Regional Rising Star Award program recognizes outstanding individual achievement and significant leadership within the medical fitness community.

Criteria for Rising Star Award

The nominee should:

  • Continually exceed performance expectations.
  • Makes and implements procedural and budgetary recommendations, participates in the planning and delivery process.
  • Actively pursue personal, professional, intellectual and continuing education growth opportunities.
  • Demonstrate exemplary interest in medical fitness clients and profession, and strives for promotion to the next level of responsibility within their organization/field.

Award Categories

  • Medical Fitness Professional Staff – includes Fitness Staff, Group Exercise, and Exercise Physiologist
  • Managers/Coordinators

Eligibility

  • Medical Fitness Professional Staff must have been in their current position for six months prior to nomination.
  • Manager/Coordinator must have been in their current position for twelve months prior to nominations.
  • Nominees must be a member of the Medical Fitness Association.
  • Previous award winners are not eligible within the same award category.

Nomination Process

  • The online application must be completed.
  • The application must include a brief letter of recommendation from a supervisor with specific examples of how the nominee meets the award criteria.
  • The Regional Chairs and the Annual Conference committee will select award winners.

Award Winners Receive