Our team of Cancer Exercise specialists have been helping patients with wellness since 2003.
Cancer Wellness for Life's focus is to guide anyone affected by cancer to use exercise to:
- Reduce side effects
- Improve function & quality of life
- Gain strength & muscle
- Improve body composition
- Live better longer
We work with hospitals, organizations, and individuals at any time in their diagnosis to prepare for and recover from treatment. We develop survivorship plans and provide personal guidance for those living with incurable disease to live better. We support organizations put together everything they need from business model, to marketing, planning and training.
about our founder - Sami Mansfield
CEO - Jerry Mansfield
Jerry manages the day to day business and consulting side of Cancer Wellness for Life. He has over 20 years executive experience in healthcare technology ranging from new software development to sales and marketing and leadership. Jerry and his team help our clients on the business and technical needs with items such as CRM implementation, sales enablement, email and digital marketing and business strategy. Some of his experience include UHC, Optum, Anthem, BCBS of MN, HCA and others.
In addition, Jerry leads our WeBuild for Life program, allowing other gyms and organizations roll out our Build program for survivors in other communities.
Trainer - Wendi Coffman-Stanley
Wendi started her fitness career over 15 years ago as a group instructor but soon realized that the individuals attending her programs would benefit from personalized instruction and support. Wendi then obtained personal training certification along with the prestigious cancer exercise specialist certification through the American Council of Sports Medicine.
Wendi’s passion is to work with clients building strength, losing weight, gaining functionality and overcoming diseases such as cancer. Through her countless hours as a group fitness instructor Wendi was approached by many cancer survivors seeking the help of a professional that understands the clinical effects of the disease as well as the fitness benefits. Over the years, cancer has touched her family several times, and then Wendi was diagnosed herself with skin cancer in 2015 She recognizes the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, staying strong and connected to her physical as well as emotional strength.