Profession & Organization

  • President, PTA Global and PTontheNet

Kevin D. Steele, PhD


Dr. Kevin Steele has been in the health and fitness industry for the past 25 years. He began his career with a private personal training business for celebrities and athletes while a faculty member in Physical Education and Sports Medicine at Pepperdine University. During this period; he also worked with a local physician specializing in Preventive Executive Healthcare Programs for corporations throughout the United States.

Dr. Steele was then recruited by Health and Tennis Corporation of America/Bally Total Fitness to be their Director of Education, Research, and Member Services; where he managed the fitness department and launched the first national platform for personal training. Following Bally he joined 24 Hour Fitness initially as the VP of Health Services/Corporate Sales; where he managed the fitness department, and developed 24 Hour Fitness University, later he became VP of Sports Marketing.

Dr. Steele also served as the VP of Research and Business Development for Life Time Fitness. Through his various roles with some of the fitness industry’s leading club chains; Dr. Steele has created corporate universities, fitness education platforms, personal training curriculums, established relationships with numerous health care providers, established corporate sales programs, participated in government relations/public policy initiatives for the fitness industry, coordinated numerous sponsorships with professional sports teams, and the U.S. Olympic Committee just to name a few. Dr. Steele worked as the Vice President of Education and Programs for Mad Dogg Athletics, and a Principal with Communication Consultants, WBS, INC., providing high quality consulting and training for the health and fitness Industry worldwide.

Currently; Dr. Steele is President of PTA Global & PTontheNet, providing high quality on-line education for the health and fitness Industry worldwide.

Specialties: Health Care Integration, Fitness Programming, Corporate Education Platforms, Corporate Sales, Personal Training Sales/Marketing, Sports Performance, Sports Marketing, Government Affairs/Public Policy, Medical Referral Programs, Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, and Kids Fitness Programs

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