New fitness director at IAC in Freeland

Jon Atkins has joined Island Athletic Club in Freeland as fitness director and will lead the club’s team of certified personal trainers.

Atkins, an Army veteran of six years, graduated from Western Washington University with a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology.

He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the United States Association of Weightlifting.

IAC said Atkins has successfully led “boot camps” at other clubs. and he is looking forward to bringing his program to club members and the South Whidbey community.