D1 Training, a leading fitness concept utilizing the five core tenets of athletic-based training to help people of all ages, announces the appointment of Jake Van Der Stad as Director of Pre-Sales.

Van Der Stad spent the past 20 years in the fitness industry in positions from General Manager to Executive Vice President. He played an instrumental role in the oversight of as many as 56 locations generating upwards of $75 million in annual revenue, while supporting 100+ locations as a Franchise Operations Manager. 

“I found my place within D1 thanks to the alignment we share on our mission and core values,” said Van Der Stad. “D1’s holistic approach, catering to scholastic athletes and individuals of diverse backgrounds and aspirations, positions us to create meaningful transformations in numerous lives and communities. Looking forward, I am eager to be a part of the growth planned for D1 as we continue to be one of the most known names in the training and fitness space.”

As the Director of Pre-Sales, he will be responsible for building and maintaining D1’s high performing sales teams as well as new customer relationships. He aims to achieve this by combining expert strategic planning and business skills with consistent success in outperforming the competition and delivering sustainable revenue, market, and profit growth.

“Jake is an excellent addition to our team, and with his proven track record, we are eager to see his contributions in strengthening our brand performance,” said D1 Training Chief Operating Officer, Dan Murphy.

For more information on D1 Training and franchise opportunities, please visit www.d1franchise.com