Avril Coakley has been a successful entrepreneur for the past 12 years as an owner of the Ruidoso Athletic Club located in a mountain resort community at 7,000 feet nestled in the Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico. The Ruidoso Athletic Club is an 18,000 square foot full service facility, open 24 hours 7 days a week, complete with the latest in cardio, circuit and free weight equipment, indoor swimming pool, racquetball, world class group fitness classes, high altitude endurance event training, as well as personal and post physical therapy/rehab training.
Avril has a very diverse business background with experience as a corporate employee working for very large international companies, as an educator and as a small business owner and operator. She is currently teaching health, wellness and physical fitness classes for Eastern New Mexico University as well as for her members at the Ruidoso Athletic Club. Avril is also active as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, nutrition advisor, facility manager and has enjoyed membership with the American Association of Nutritional Consultants as well as the Medical Fitness Association. As a strong believer in “Exercise is Medicine”, Avril is committed to making a positive difference in the health and well-being of others through balanced nutrition and fitness.
- Wellness Coach, Guest Speaker
- Certified Personal Trainer,
- National Academy of Sports Medicine
- Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine
- CPR, AED, & First Aid Certified, American Heart Association
- FitMarc, Body Pump™ Assessor
- Certified Les Mills Body Pump™ Instructor
- Certified Les Mills Body Flow™ Instructor
- Certified Enhance Fitness® Instructor
- Certified Nutrition for Optimal Health, Wellness & Sports, SUNY Stony Brook School of Professional Development
- Adjunct Faculty, Eastern New Mexico University
- Member, American College of Lifestyle Medicine
- Member, Medical Fitness Network
Learn more about Avril’s Athletic Health Club in New Mexico, ruidosoathleticclub.com