Management Team

realFIT is owned and managed by former college athletes and successful C-Level business executives who share a lifelong commitment to fitness as well as a passion for strict analysis. We believe that the path to improvement is guided by rigorous analysis and precise measurement. We also do not believe that everyone gets a trophy.

dave patzwald

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Dave Patzwald

Co-Founder, CEO

After many years in the corporate world as a finance and IT executive, Dave launched REALFIT in 2012. Dave graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Mathematical & Computational Sciences and was a walk-on with the Cardinal basketball team. Dave obtained an MBA in Finance & Marketing from Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a lifelong athlete, having completed two marathons, the Chicago Urbanathlon, multiple Warrior Dashes, countless road races, and climbed Mount Rainier. Dave also competes in NPC Physique competitions. His workout regimen includes weight training, MMA, basketball and missing short putts for par.


wolfgang anderle

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Wolfgang Anderle

Chief Operating Officer

Wolfgang has had a passion for fitness testing since third grade when he was introduced to the Presidents Physical Fitness Test. Determined to obtain the award every year, he would simulate the tests at home to identify his strengths and weaknesses to improve his overall performance. Now as a proud father of three, his goal is to engage kids in fitness testing to promote an interest in fitness at a young level. 

george maney

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John Shuford

Project Manager

John Shuford was born and raised in Dallas, Texas where he studied martial arts reaching the second degree. In high school, he decided to leave the nunchahu behind and try new things. He tried theatre and cheerleading, but fell in love with the barbell. He is currently a senior at Texas State University, majoring in Health and Fitness Management with minors in Sports Psychology and Business Administration. He specializes in test, score set and standard development, especially for competitive athletes. John still trains hard, with eyes set on having the best realFIT score on the team!!