Kenneth Weichert

Franklin, TN 37064

Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®) CSP™, USA-MRT, USA-MFT, ACE-GFI is an award-winning international speaker, six-time US Army Soldier of the Year, Master Fitness Trainer, Master Resilience Trainer, Counterintelligence Agent and decorated combat veteran. Ken is a CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional), a member of the National Speakers Association, and a graduate of the John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker Course. Ken has trained over one million Service Members and civilians through Operation Fit to Fight, has written over 100 articles for GX®, Backpacker®, Outside®, Health®, and created the Operation Family Fit video series and family fitness kits for the Air National Guard. Ken was awarded the Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro) 2011 Best New Presenter of the Year, the EMPOWER Fitness 2013 Male Presenter of the Year, the IDEA WORLD 2016 Fitness Instructor of the Year, the EMPOWER Fitness 2017 Inspiration Award of the Year, the Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro) 2017 International Presenter of the Year, has been featured numerous times on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox news, and continues to serve as a host for the Fit for Duty show on the Pentagon Channel. Ken was awarded a Letter of Appointment by the Chinese Government, naming him the Ambassador of Health and Fitness for the city of Changsha. Ken was awarded his tenth Army Commendation Medal for creating the Warrior Fit Camp program for the Tennessee Army National Guard Suicide Prevention Task Force, helping thousands of Armed Service Members turn stress into strength and obstacles into opportunities through physical and emotional resiliency coaching and leadership training.

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About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, Military Science, University of Southwestern Louisiana

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: Mar 31, 2021
CI - Boot Camp and Circuits Leadership Certificate Program
TRX - TRX Suspension Training Course

CPR Certified

American Safety and Health Institute
Expires: Oct 30, 2019

AED Certified

American Safety and Health Institute
Expires: Oct 30, 2019

Liability Insurance

  • Elite Risk Insurance

Additional Information


$150.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Book Online

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • canfitpro Best New Presenter of the Year 2011
  • US Army Master Fitness Trainer 1993
  • US Army Master Resilience Trainer 2010
  • US Army Commendation Medal (10th award)
  • Life Saving Medal 2006
  • Military Cross 2006
  • US Army Achievement Medal (5th award)
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal 2004
  • EMPOWER Male Presenter of the Year 2013
  • IDEA World Fitness Instructor of the Year Finalist 2015
  • IDEA World Fitness Instructor of the Year 2016
  • EMPOWER Inspiration Award of the Year 2017
  • Letter of Appointment, Ambassador of Fitness, Changsha, China
  • canfitpro International Presenter of the Year 2017

Languages Spoken

Arabic, German



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