About Cody Sunkel

Partner Growth Manager  After standing up the gymnastics program at Diablo CrossFit, Cody joined Zen Planner in 2014 as one of the company’s first outbound sales reps. On his first day, he broke the company’s handstand walk record and was almost immediately moved to sales management. Cody ran the sales team for a few years and now heads up Zen Planner’s Partnerships Program.

Investing in Coach Development Part 1

With all of the expenses gyms already incur, investing in continued education for your coaches may seem like a luxury rather than a business necessity. It’s easy to focus your attention on expenses like marketing, purchasing equipment, hosting events, offering more classes and other factors that clearly contribute to the bottom line of your gym.

By Cody Sunkel | August 3, 2018

Hosting Seminars at Your Gym: Part 1

Every functional fitness gym owner has, at some point, thought about whether or not to host a specialty seminar. It’s pretty cool to have a high profile coach come to your facility and work with your athletes, but do the pros outweigh the cons in actually executing the seminar?

By Cody Sunkel | November 4, 2016