PERSONAL TRAINING STAFF

Personal Training Staff

A TEAM OF CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINERS AND FITNESS INSTRUCTOR


Walter Copeland II began his career in fitness in 2004 as a certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. His passion for improving the lives of others through healthy lifestyles inspired him to open WC Fitness in 2011, offering personal training, group exercise, and nutrition counselling.

Walter and his team of certified personal trainers and fitness instructors specialize in weight loss, core strengthening, nutrition improvement, flexibility improvement, sports conditioning, physical rehabilitation and clients with limitations. Call or send an email today to set up a free consultation appointment to assess your fitness and discuss your goals. Get started, get fit!

WALTER COPELAND II
OWNER/FITNESS COACH/NUTRITIONIST

Walter began his fitness career in 2004 as an NCCA accredited personal trainer and group exercise instructor. His passion for health and wellness motivated him to pursue a degree in health sciences from Purdue University. Walter's personal interests along with his studies encouraged him to deepen his involvement with fitness, and in 2011 he opened WC Fitness in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia. Owning his own fitness organization has allowed Walter to intensify his commitment to healthy living, and he especially enjoys the opportunities for community that accompany the tight-knit fitness family that his gym fosters. Walter's dedication is motivated by a sincere enjoyment of helping others change their lives, and he credits his clients and friends for his successes.  


Walter has always enjoyed venturing into the community to share the importance of a healthy lifestyle through public speaking and demonstration. Some of his community engagement affiliations include Enon Tabernacle Church, Community College of Philadelphia, Albert Einstein, and Girard College of Philadelphia. In September 2016, he was a panelist for the American Heart Association alongside other notable names such as Patty Jackson, Gerald L. Devaughn and Kim Coles. 


Certifications:  

  • International Sports Coaching Association (ISCA): Kinesiologist/Kickboxing; Master Personal Trainer; Kettle Bell; Nutrition Coaching; Sports Nutrition

  • Health Coach Institute (HCI): Health and Life Coach 

  • Precision Nutrition Level 1

  • First Aid

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

  • Expertise in: weight loss, toning, defining, strength & core training, core synergistic & conditioning, nutrition, flexibility improvement, compound movements, physical rehabilitation, body sculpting, clients with injuries/physical limitations

Accomplishments:

  • 2016, 2017, 2018 National Gym Association All Natural Bodybuilding

  • Mr. Philadelphia, 1st place

  • Masters, 2nd place

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Kobe Lipsey
PERSONAL TRAINER

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Kobe is motivated to help his community lead better, healthier lives through his work as an NCSF and Fitour certified personal trainer. As a personal fitness trainer, he guides his clients along the challenging road to success and encourages them to make every moment count. Kobe believes that nothing is more valuable than the present, and he endeavors to instill this confidence in each and every one of his clients. 

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Natalie Baumann
Marketing Analyst

New to Philadelphia, Natalie is a Marketing Analyst at WC Fitness. She creates newsletters, generates various forms of digital communication, and updates web content as needed so that the WC Fitness family can stay as informed as possible. In the spring of 2020, Natalie graduated from Arizona State University with her Master's in English. She has a passion for bringing people into fitness and believes that a healthy lifestyle has the power to transform not only your body but also your outlook on life.  

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Jerome Edlow
Bio Coming soon


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