Geralyn (aka "G") has held leadership roles with some of the most iconic brands in the fitness industry, including: Equinox Fitness, Nike and Flywheel Sports. At Flywheel Sports as Chief Talent Officer, Geralyn was responsible for: defining the fitness experience, ensuring class quality and for the professional development of over 400 instructors in 42 locations nationwide.
Prior to joining Flywheel, Geralyn was the Global Director of Performance and Fitness for Nike, Inc. from 2013-2017. In that role, she oversaw the re-launch of The Nike Training Club App and led the strategic reset of more than 700 trainers in the worldwide Nike Trainer Network.
From 2004-2013 Geralyn was the Senior Director of the Equinox Fitness Training Institute (EFTI) for the Equinox Fitness chain. In that role, Geralyn was responsible for: redefining the educational content and process for all Equinox trainers, creating the Equinox Academy training program and providing on-going education for over 2000 trainers in 70 clubs across North America and the UK. At the end of her tenure with Equinox, Geralyn was awarded the "Noxie" for "Lifetime Achievement in Creating an Educational Culture".
Before moving into her leadership roles, Geralyn was a full-time personal trainer and group fitness instructor for over a decade. Geralyn has a Master’s Degree with Honors in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and as an Exercise Physiologist and by the National Strength & Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach with Distinction.
Geralyn is the author of Fit and Female: The Perfect Fitness and Nutrition Game Plan for Your Unique Body Type. She has an extensive media background, having served as the resident fitness expert on national two television shows, Prevention Magazine’s BodySense and Simplify Your Life. She has also been featured on: The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, Fox and Friends and The Doctor Oz Show among many others.
Now with Coopersmith Consulting, Geralyn is thrilled to bring her experience and creative problem-solving skills to help her clients expand, grow and exceed their goals.
Geralyn speaking about following her passion and finding her path in the fitness industry at the National Strength and Conditioning Association's National Conference.