2022 Medical Fitness Facility & Professionals of the Year Awards

These awards celebrate and honor the best and the brightest in medical fitness center management. Awards, in a variety of categories, identify those organizations, facilities, programs and individuals that are deserving of recognition for their achievements.

Awards were presented during the 2022 MFA Annual Conference Awards Ceremony in Orlando.
To nominate a person or organization for our 2023 awards, please click here.

Hank Boerner Pioneer Award

Eric Good, Executive Director, Powell Wellness Center

Marla Richmond Memorial Education Award

Michael Stack, CEO of Applied Fitness Solutions/Clinical Professor at the University of Michigan

Individual Professional of the Year

Lisa Kulnis, Fitness Manager, Virtua Center for HealthFitness William G. Rohrer

Industry Partner of the Year


Strategic Partner of the Year

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Certified Facility of the Year Award

Presented to Beacon Health & Fitness-Granger

Program Innovation Awards

First Place

“Batty Bash” – NorthPointe Wellness in Roscoe, IL

Second Place

“Prepare 2 Train” – Virtua Center for HealthFitness William G. Rohrer

Medical Fitness Week Winners

Medical Fitness Week is an annual event for MFA fitness facility members to engage with their members in fun competitions: Walk 10K and MOVE150. For more information about Medical Fitness Week, click here.

The 2022 Walking 10K Winners

Total Number of Steps: 12,045,106

Owensboro Health Healthpark in Owensboro, KY

Highest Average Number of Steps: 88,622

UNC Wellness Centers – Meadowmont in Chapel Hill, NC

The 2022 MOVE150 Winners

Total Number of Moves: 107,184

GEHA Thrive Studio – Premise Health in Kansas City, MO

Highest Average Moves: 670

GEHA Thrive Studio – Premise Health in Kansas City, MO

2021 Medical Fitness Week Photo Contest Winner
GEHA Thrive Studios-Premise Health

MFA Rising Stars

The Regional Rising Star Awards program recognizes outstanding individual achievement and significant leadership within the medical fitness community. For more information, click here.

Kari Goorhouse, Fitness Manager
Chelsea Wellness Center in Chelsea, MI

Mike Kane, Fitness Manager
Orland Park Health & Fitness Center in Orland Park, IL

Bradley LaRocque, Fitness Manager
Loyola Center for Fitness in Maywood, IL

Whitney Propps, Medical Program Leader
Powell Wellness Center in Culpeper, VA