About TruFit Academy – How I Got Here & My Goals For You

Johnny Els - Founder of TruFit Academy

My name is Johnny Els. Here is more about TruFit Academy, my athletic background, and my goals for YOU!

I have been participating in competitive sports since I was 5 years old. A variety of sports, including Taekwondo, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track, and Cross Country, led me to Competitive Swimming when I was 13 years old. I swam Year-Round and ran Cross Country all through high-school. 

In 2013 and 2014 I swam on my College swim team and placed top 6 in the 200 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke, and 200 Butterfly at Collegiate Junior Nationals. I joined the Texas A&M Triathlon team in 2014 and also became the team’s swim coach. That year, our team went on to placing 3rd at Collegiate Triathlon Nationals. 

One of my big dreams came true in 2016 when I completed my first Ironman Triathlon.

about TruFit Academy - swimming collegiate nationals
Swimming butterfly in Collegiate Junior Nationals
about TruFit Academy - texas ironman
Completing the Bike portion of the 2016 Texas Ironman

Completing the Bike portion of the 2016 Texas Ironman

In 2017, I graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, with a focus in Sport Conditioning. Shortly after, I moved to Colorado to begin my personal training and swim coaching career. 

Today, I am a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and a Level 1 Swim Coach in Broomfield, Colorado. After a period of swim coaching and in-gym personal training, I have started focusing on my online personal training business.

I created the TruFit Academy to help and coach people all over the world reach their health and fitness goals. I love online coaching so much more than in-gym training because I get to support my clients on a much higher level.

My goal for the TruFit Academy:

  • Our mission is to help one million people transform their lives by 2025. Give the ones who are serious about their health and fitness the tools and accountability they need to create a healthy and confident lifestyle.

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact me

Stay Active my Friends!