First Baptist Church of Columbia
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
 
CINDY WOODS
RECREATION MINISTER
 
Cindy Woods has been the Recreation Minister at First Baptist since the Family Life Center opened in 1999. She has over 15 years of experience working in recreation. Cindy has her master's in business administration from the University of South Carolina and her bachelor’s from Clemson University. In 2008 Cindy received her certificate of completion in Personal Fitness Training from the University of Georgia. But no matter how many schools she holds degrees from, she’s a Clemson tiger all the way.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MARK WILLIAMS
ASSISTANT RECREATION DIRECTOR
 
Mark Williams is the Assistant Recreation Director for the Estep Family Life Center – a position he has held since 2005. Mark received his bachelor’s degree from Limestone College. He has coached receivers for both Ben Lippen Schools and Dutch Fork High School JV and Varsity football programs. Not only has Mark coached football, but he has also worked in the golf business for 10 years. Mark brings a broad range of sports and coaching experience to the EFLC. Mark feels blessed to be married to Susan for over 10 years, and their pride and joy are their 2 daughters!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NATALIE KNOTTS
ZUMBA® AND PILATES INSTRUCTOR
 
Natalie Knotts, PHI Pilates Certified Instructor, AFAA Group Fitness Certified Instructor, and Licensed Zumba® Instructor. Natalie began her journey in the Estep Family Life Center as a gym member who was overweight and seeking to meet her weight loss goals. Beginning at 220 lbs., she attended all the classes that were offered, used the cardio and weight rooms, and walking track, and attended the Weight Watchers meetings. After losing 90 lbs., she became a PHI Certified Pilates Instructor and has been teaching at the very place she lost her weight since September of 2009. In October 2011 she became licensed to teach Zumba® and in 2012 she added an AFAA Group Fitness Certification. Check out Natalie’s schedule under the Fitness tab.