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For Immediate Release                                        July 12, 2001

Jon Kolb, MS, named director of wellness and fitness at Sharon Regional Health System

Jon Kolb, MS
, recently was named director of wellness and fitness at Sharon Regional Health System. The responsibilities for Kolb, who has been with Sharon Regional for the past five years, have been expanded to include administrative and programmatic oversight of all wellness program and The Personal Fitness Center, 177 Snyder Rd., Hermitage.

Kolb has developed specialized exercise and fitness programs for children and those with diabetes, arthritis, cerebral palsy cancer, and balance difficulties along with working in The Personal Fitness Center and assisting in the Athletic Training Plus program.

Kolb earned a Bachelor’s in physical education from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s in exercise science from Slippery Rock University. He played he played left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969 to 1981 and helped lead them to championships in Super Bowls IX, X, XIII and XIV. In 1982 he was inducted into the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and elected to the All-Time Steelers football team.

Other achievements include a recent induction into the Oklahoma State University Hall of Honor and 1st place in the 1981 National Football League Strongest Man Contest on ESPN.

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