Personal Training Staff

A Team of Certified Personal Trainers and Fitness Instructors

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 lifestyle 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!


CEO/Owner/Fitness Coach/Nutritionist

Walter began his career in the fitness world in 2004, as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, holding certification that is recognized by The NCCA. While seeking his passion in the health and wellness field, he pursued a degree in kinesiology at Temple University. At that time, he realized that he had a passion for training and improving the lives of the people around him. Walter has always enjoyed venturing into the community to share the importance of a healthy lifestyle, through public speaking and demonstration. Notable community engagement affiliations are Enon, Tabernacle Church, Phila, Pa, Community College of Philadelphia, Albert Einstein, Phila, Pa, Girard College of Philadelphia. In Septemeber 2016, He was a panelist for the American Heart Association among others like Patty Jackson, Gerald L. Devaughn and actress, Kim Coles. 

In 2012 he decided to establish his own fitness organization, WC Fitness in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia. Establishing WC Fitness has allowed him to explore many avenues within the community, including being able to personally help people. His clients and friends are the reason he is where he is today. Certification/Degree B.S. Kinesiology, Group Exercise Instructor, AFAA,/ Kickboxing, ISCA, /Master Personal Trainer, AAAI/ISMA,/ ISCA, Nutrition Coach, Pn1, Precision Nutrition,Sports Nutritionist , KettleBell, ISCA, /First Aid, CPR, AED. Expertise Weight loss, Toning, Defining, Strength & Core Training, Core Synergistic & Conditioning, Nutrition, Flexibility Improvement, Sports Specific, Compound movements, Physical Rehabilitation, Body Sculpting, Clients with Injuries/Physical Limitations. Accomplishments 2016,2017 NGA All Natural Bodybuilding, Mr. Phiadelphia, 2nd place,

Joe Morrison

Boxing Instructor/Certified Personal Trainer

Joe has been trained by and trained with professional and nationally ranked fighters in boxing and martial arts. Joe has also trained for 4 years of his own life to fight professionally. Joe has 8 years of experience as a certified personal trainer, where he specializes in high intensity, strength and sports specific training. Joe believes in the training of the mind, body and soul as one, and that fitness is a journey that is meant to be taken as a team. One of Joe’s favorite quotes is” As iron sharpens iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” Proverbs 27:17

Shakirah Bey

Group Exercise Instructor/AAAI/ISMA Personal Trainer

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Shakirah always had an interest in fitness, nutrition and public health. Raised by a father who is a martial arts master, water safety instructor and personal trainer, while excelling in school sports and dance, she inevitably followed in his footsteps and joined the community of fitness professionals as a certified trainer. She has a passion of helping people and a love for dance aerobics that is sure to make you sweat."

Marysel Jones

ACE Certified Personal TrainerYoga Instructor/ Group Exercise Instructor

Recently relocating to Philadelphia after growing up on the Coast of Queensland, Australia, Marysel believes fitness is not just physical but also a mental and spiritual journey that is essential to a balanced, happy and fulfilling life. Wanting to further her practice in Yoga, in 2014 she immersed herself in a retreat in Costa Rica achieving her Yoga Teacher Training certification. This journey then motivated her to pursue her passion for fitness and turn it into a career. Since then she has been certified as a Group Fitness instructor and is currently in the process of attaining her Personal Training certification. Her ambition is to inspire and help others in achieving their goals and to be a healthy role model for her daughter. Move, Breathe, Thrive, Succeed !


Monday6:00AM - 12:00PM|4:00PM - 9:00PM
Tuesday6:00AM - 12:00PM|4:00PM - 9:00PM
Wednesday6:00AM - 12:00PM|4:00PM - 9:00PM
Thursday6:00AM - 12:00PM|4:00PM - 9:00PM
Friday6:00AM - 12:00PM
Saturday8:00AM - 12:00PM


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WC Fitness

6769 Germantown Ave,

Philadelphia, PA 19119

Phone. 215 438 3488