Victor Tringali, MS, CSCS *D
is an experienced skilled health and wellness professional with exceptional achievements in both the private and higher education sectors. Mr. Tringali is currently employed by the University of Virginia where he is responsible for plan design, development, implementation, and ongoing administration of wellness programming for more than 25,000 University of Virginia and University of Virginia Medical System employees. Mr. Tringali previously served as the Executive Director of University Wellness at Drexel University, where he innovated a nationally acclaimed wellness initiative aimed at improving the health and productivity among faculty and staff members. The initiative which garnered recognition from the American Heart Association, Wellness Counsel of America, and Philadelphia Business Journal was instrumental in helping curtail healthcare expenditures by an estimated 45 million dollars over a five-year span while reducing Drexel’s health care trend to zero. Mr. Tringali has been featured on Yahoo and CBS and in 2014, he was honored with the American Heart Association Innovation award for health promotion.
Mr. Tringali has consulted and presented to numerous organizations, including the, The American Heart Association, Independence Blue Cross, The Employers Health Care and Benefits Congress, Nutri-Systems Inc. and the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health.
Prior to his extensive involvement in health promotion and wellness programming and consultancy, he established and managed a sophisticated health and fitness enterprise in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area consisting of multiple facilities offering numerous programs and specialized training for various populations including youth and elite athletes and those with chronic medical conditions and adaptive needs. Formerly a world-recognized bodybuilder, Mr. Tringali ranked among the top fifteen bodybuilders in the nation for almost a decade.
An accomplished author, Mr. Tringali has authored over 100 articles for numerous publications, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, Well Being Practitioner, Higher Education Workplace Magazine, Employee Benefits Adviser, NSCA Coach, and Muscle and Fitness. In 2015, he was appointed international associate editor of the Italian Journal of Sport Rehabilitation and Posturology. Mr. Tringali is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and holds a master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion and bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Health and Physical Activity at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), and the American Public Health Association (APHA).