The Playmakers Fitness Foundation is managed by an executive team and Board of Directors with strong ties to the Mid-Michigan area. They are committed to the mission of the Foundation and dedicated to its work.
Marcy Gillespie-Kinzer, Executive Director: Marcy became the foundation's first Executive Director in August of 2012 after working 17 successful years in public education as a teacher, coach, and administrator in the Mason and East Lansing school districts. She brings the same passion for learning, personal growth, and service to her role with the PFF that she brought to school with her each day. A life-long resident of the Lansing area, Marcy is deeply committed to the health and wellness of area residents and to the community as a whole.
Rob Antcliff, Director of Marketing: The long-time Lansing area resident has been a fixture in youth coaching for nearly 30 years. His passion for teaching, creative problem solving and ability to develop win-win relationships are at the core of his success. With a background in start-ups, marketing and project management, the proven leader and team builder is an invaluable asset to the foundation.
Alicia Armstrong, Director of Community Outreach: After completing her social work education, Alicia returned to her mid-Michigan home and has dedicated herself to wellness initiatives. She brings particular passion, experience and expertise to program development, teamwork and community engagement. With Playmakers since 2003, Alicia has worked with community coalitions, training teams and charitable races to positively impact the health and fitness of residents in our community through innovative and sustainable programs and events.
Cynthia Eiseler, Program Director: Cynthia is a business and community advocate with a background encompassing all aspects of sales, management, and business development in both the private and non-profit sectors. The bulk of her career has been in the financial services and health insurance arena but she has developed expertise in all facets of business management and non-profit disciplines. Cynthia is a Team Playmakers, Running and Good Form coach who is committed to the health and wellness of individuals within the Greater Lansing community.
Through education and opportunity we will improve the health of the community!