Director of TigeRec
Kirby Field House, 1
BS, York College
Betsy Leonard became Director of TigeRec at Hampden-Sydney College in January 2013 after serving as Assistant Director since August 2010. A resident of Farmville, VA, Leonard currently holds a personal training certification from AFPA (American Fitness Professionals and Associates). In addition to her work as a personal trainer, she is also Head Cross Country Coach and Head Swim Coach for Hampden-Sydney.
Betsy was a member of the school's swim and track teams while attending York College (PA). Along with her passion for nutrition and fitness, She is also is an avid horseback rider and trainer. Said Leonard on her desire to become involved in personal training," I was so inspired by my own success and body transformation after the birth of my second son that I decided to help others to discover the benefits and satisfaction that come from leading a fit and healthy lifestyle."
Founded in 1994, the AFPA has over 65,000 certified members worldwide, and circulates a newsletter which reaches over 100,000 people. The AFPA offers a wide variety of professional certifications, including Personal Trainer, Weight Management Consultant, Sports Conditioning, and Strength Trainer.