Meet Your Coach

Samantha Cordova has been a NASM Certified Personal Trainer in the Bay Area since 2009. She started MissFit Training in San Francisco in 2014, and relocated to the East Bay and home town of Alameda, Ca. in 2016.

Her professional experience includes Personal Training, Semi Private Training, Alameda Running Festival Ambassador, Pilates Reformer Instructor, small and large Group Training for outdoors & indoors, as well as Corporate Group Training. She is also active in providing Free Community Workshops for the general public. Health and wellness should be accessible to everyone, and Samantha is happy to deliver this great content for her community.

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Samantha highly values continuing education and regularly attends fitness and business conferences and workshops to stay on top of the most relevant information that she can bring back to her clients and community. Samantha is a member of the Fitness Revolution High Performance Coaching Program, the Todd Durkin Mastermind group, and an active supporter of the RISE Fitness Business Conference group.

Samantha is also featured in the Fitbit Coach app; is a contributor for ACE Fitness; winner for February 2018 PFP Trainer of the Month, nominee for 2019 PFP Trainer of the Year, nominee for Best Personal Trainer in 2018 for Alameda Magazine; and has partnered up with the ATHLETA to stay connected with more of her community. 

Samantha grew up and is involved with the small business community in both the Greater Alameda Business Association (GABA) and Alameda Chamber of Commerce.

Samantha's personal interests involve very high elevation hiking, running events (trails, obstacle course races, and road races); capoeira; acro, vinyasa, and power yoga; other mindful movement practices; and taking her mini chihuahua, Chica, on as many adventures as possible. 

Samantha's philosophy is to #KeepItMovin - always forward towards your goals regardless of the many obstacles that will lie ahead. Learn what you can about the things that are relevant and learn what you can control. Do this, and you can take yourself anywhere in life. 

Samantha Cordova is selected as 2018 PFP Trainer of the Year Award finalist!

[Alameda, Ca] (September 1, 2018) —Personal Fitness Professional, the leading industry resource for personal trainers and fitness professionals, is pleased to announce the twelve finalists for the 2019 PFP Trainer of the Year Award.

Local fitness professional, Samantha Cordova of MissFit Training, has been selected from among over 500 national applicants as one of twelve finalists for this prestigious award. The PFP Trainer of the Year is awarded to a fitness professional who is an exemplary leader in the industry and who demonstrates a strong commitment to his/her clients, career and community.

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"We're excited to celebrate our 14th year of this award," said PFP Editor Lindsay Vastola. "The PFP Trainer of the Year Award highlights those in the industry who continue to raise the bar for their communities, their businesses and the industry as a whole. This award showcases the number of exceptional fitness professionals this industry has to offer."

Following the final round of application and judging, the 2019 winner will be announced on October 25th at the Club Industry Show in Chicago, as online at as well as their social media outlets on Facebook and Twitter. The winner will be featured in PFP’s 2019 Winter issue and will receive prizes from leading industry sponsors. For more contest information click here.

Personal Fitness Professionals is the leading professional media company specifically focused on independent fitness professionals, personal trainers group instructors, club, studio and franchise owners, club managers and fitness director/managers. Readers rely on the trade magazine and robust website to stay informed on industry developments and trends, cutting-edge products, continuing education resources and business-focused ideas to build a successful fitness career and business.