Larry Kaplan, Varsity Fitness

Larry Kaplan, Varsity Fitness

Larry is career educator who has dedicated his life to teaching and inspiring others. He has worked with students in both public and private schools throughout the city and suburbs where his unique methods have resulted in high student achievement and success both in and out of the classroom.

Despite suffering a serious spinal cord injury, Larry dedicated himself to the research of health and wellness which resulted in the creation of his first business, Varsity Fitness. VF won Best of Philly and Best of the Main Line in its first year, and Larry trained amateur and professional athletes from around the world. The success of this business led to the expansion of VF and the creation of numerous other business concepts, most significantly in the dessert industry. He is currently working on his latest project which he can’t wait to share with the public. In addition, he has consulted and helped numerous others open and manage successful businesses of various concepts. A graduate of Central High School, Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania, Larry’s passions include charity work, travel and adventure, and of course, his cat Bubbles.