Schober - Fitness - Everett, WA, USA

Neil Schober

Everett, WA, USA


The former owner of Harts Athletics Club, once voted the best fitness company in the state of Washington, Neil Schober founded Emerald City Athletic Club in 2009. As the Chief Executive Officer of the club, which is located in Everett, Washington, Neil Schober ensures that it maintains the best possible equipment and meets the ever-changing needs of its clientele. The club provides members with access to a swimming pool, racquetball and basketball courts, and a world-class indoor track, among other amenities. Throughout his career, Neil Schober has opened around 100 clubs. He previously owned Pure Fitness together with his wife, Gina. Pure Fitness encompassed 11 different locations in the greater Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, areas. Schober sold the company the 2010.

Schober began his career in fitness as a janitor, a position he held concurrent to his studies in economics and sociology at Western University. Soon thereafter, he began training and working in management. Since then, he has dedicated his career to building and developing top-tier clubs throughout California, Arizona, and the Pacific Northwest.

Outside of work, Neil Schober remains dedicated to the local and global community by supporting a wide range of initiatives. He has paid for the construction of two homes for orphaned children and their foster parents, and he established the Future Generation Project, which provides opportunities for children struggling with obesity to lose weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Neil Schober also regularly donates to Save the Children. He purchased the land for the establishment of a new congregation, Evergreen Christian Church, in Sammamish, Washington, which is now the home of Mars Hill Sammamish.



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