About Anthony Dominic
Anthony joined Club Industry in September 2016 and covers fitness industry news, in addition to administering the brand's e-newsletters, social media and sponsored content. Anthony previously worked as an assistant editor at Dispatch Magazines in Columbus, Ohio, where he earned an Excellence in Journalism Award from The Press Club of Cleveland for feature writing. He also won numerous grants and accolades during his tenure as editor-in-chief of The Burr, Kent State University's student magazine, including a William Randolph Hearst Award. In 2015, Anthony was published in "Car Bombs to Cookie Tables," Belt Publishing's fifth narrative nonfiction anthology about the storied Rust Belt city of Youngstown, Ohio-located just north of where Anthony grew up. Anthony is an avid follower of boxing and basketball, and spends much of his time reading, writing, climbing and mountaineering.
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A Man of Many Hats
Through CourtSouth, IHRSA and Club Insider, Norm Cates Has Devoted a Lifetime to the Club Industry
November 2017 - Originally published by Club Industry on its website (www.clubindustry.com), September 13, 2017. (Courtesy of Club Industry/Penton Media, Inc. and Penton Business Media, Inc. Not to be reproduced without written permission.)
If one is to tell the story of how Norm Cates helped revolutionize the health club industry, there is only one logical starting point: the 1973 oil embargo. It was a cooler-than-usual October in North Central Georgia, and Cates was beside himself. A world away, the Yom Kippur War was raging, and OPEC was playing gasoline hardball with the United States. Per-barrel oil prices doubled, tripled and eventually quadrupled. Shockwaves fired off in every direction, even rattling the U.S. airline industry. Read Article...