Playmakers Fitness Foundation

Since 1981, Playmakers has been proud to call Lansing home. The Playmakers Fit Foundation is our way of giving back to the community that has given us so much.

Who We Are

The Playmakers Fitness Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the wellness of the mid-Michigan community. We work to empower people to adopt and sustain a healthier and more active lifestyle by providing opportunities for people to move more and educational programs that train people to move better.


Our Commitment

Since 1981, Playmakers has been an integral part of the Greater Lansing community. The commitment of original owners, Curt and Judy Munson, to building their business was equaled only by their desire to serve the community.

With a mission of getting people to Move More and Move Better, the Playmakers Fitness Foundation has generated broad corporate and community support to expand their programs specifically targeted to youths, adults, seniors and physical education teachers. All in all, more than 40,000 people are impacted by the foundation every year.

The Foundation operates with resources from Playmakers along with generous support of individuals, groups and corporations to educate and provide opportunities to improve the health of the mid-Michigan community!

Foundation Leadership


Joe Dimambro, Executive Director

Joe became the Executive Director of the Playmakers Fitness Foundation in January of 2023. He is a nonprofit professional with over 8 years of experience in the nonprofit and running industries. Joe believes that everyone should have equitable access and opportunities to positively impact their own health and wellness, and is motivated to further the mission of the foundation in service to the Greater Lansing community. Joe holds a BS in Kinesiology from Michigan State University, where he also ran cross country and track. On a personal note, Joe is a proud husband and father of two, and loves to run, cook, travel, and make others laugh.


Cynthia Eiseler, Program Coordinator

Cynthia is a business and community advocate with a background encompassing all aspects of sales, management and business development in the private and nonprofit 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 nonprofit 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.

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