Vitality Coach Bill Troy

 

To Our Age In Marketplace Friends & Family,

If we could have simply designed someone with the perfect blend of experience, life values, training and education, and personality to be our Vitality Coach it would have been Bill Troy.  Coach Bill Troy is a very dear personal friend and advisor that has changed my life in ways that I hope many of you will soon experience.

I met Bill Troy at a point in my life when a lack of focus on my fitness and wellbeing was truly affecting my comfort and confidence.  I had gained some extra weight and the arthritis that developed from my childhood obsession with basketball began to challenge my youthful mobility.

Coach Bill Troy saw my struggle and my desire to change, and he took me in under his wings leading me on a path towards optimum physical and physioliogical condition.  Along the way, he shared with me many of his personal life experiences and I continue to be amazed with the colorful threads that make up the fabric of Bill Troy.

I encourage all of you to follow his guidance and allow him to better your life, whether you are seeling post cardiac rehab, suffering from mobility issues, or are seeking to attain a higher level of physcial fitness.

CEO & Founder, Age In Place Marketplace

Will Ferrigno


 

Vitality Coach Bill Troy

Qualifications & Experience:

 

EDUCATION

University of Maryland - 1973

United States Coast Guard

100 Ton Ocean Operators License U.S. Coast Guard 1975

 

CERTIFICATIONS

AFAA Certifications (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America)

Personal Fitness Trainer Certification 2006

Practical Yoga Instructor 2007

Completed Course 0043—How to Develop A Wellness Program 2009

Completed Course 0039—The Low Back Low Down: Pain Prevention 2009

Completed Course 0053—Back on the Ball 2009

Completed Course 0090—Pumping Up Cardiac Rehab

Fitness Institute International

Certification in Exercise Science Foundation 2008

 

AWARDS

USA All American Honors 2001 – 2005

USA Triathlon All American Honorable Mention 2006 – 2010

Randolph Macon College Hall of Fame Inductee (Football) 2005

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Sivananda Yoga Camp

Swimming Instructor 1985

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades

Private Swimming Lessons (Adult, Children and Toddlers 1985-2010

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades

Aqua Aerobics and Aqua Therapy to Adults 2007-2010

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, including weekly lab practicum, and administered all grades

Yoga Instructor 2007-2010

Classes at LA Fitness and Private

Personal Fitness Trainer

Individual instruction: aerobic, strengthen, resistance, flexibility training, Balance and Equilibrium

training, injury rehabilitation, Resistance Bands Training ,diet and nutrition consultation

Working with special populations: Elderly, Cardiac, post-physical therapy rehab 2007—2010

Coaching Triathletes

Beginners through Intermediate 2007—2010

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Ocean City Maryland Beach Patrol (Sergeant)

Ocean Life Guard 1965 – 1971

Transatlantic Crosssing as Sailboat Captain Delivering Yachts 1976--1985

 

COMPETITIONS EXPERIENCE

Open Water Swimming Races

Marathon 5-26 Mile 1984--2010

Numerous Running Competitions

Triathlons/Ironman Competitions

 

LANGUAGES

English – Primary Language

Spanish and Italian – speak, read, and write with basic competence

 

MEMBERSHIPS

USA Triathlon

USA Swimming

National Strength and Conditioning Association

Aerobic and Fitness Association of America

 

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