Nettye Johnson

Nettye Johnson is a happily married wife and mother to two amazing young children. She is an American College of Exercise (ACE) Certified Health Coach, Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Certified Running Coach, an experienced recreational runner, a marathoner (10 halfs and 3 fulls), a new triathlete and a longtime wanna-be healthy foods chef. More importantly, Nettye loves the Lord and is committed to helping others towards healthy/balanced living.

A former software engineer, Nettye has 13 years experience in the health and wellness industry. A decade was with the nation’s leading commercial weight loss company, where in the roles of service provider, corporate trainer and manager of operations for the state of Texas, Nettye impacted thousands of people along their path to change.

In 2010, Nettye opened a Christian wellness organization ( providing education, products and services to help adults grow in spiritual and physical stewardship. Services under the umbrella of this organization include Christian Education (inspirational teaching and motivational speaking), Health Coaching, Run Coaching, and Tell It Tee ( – a line of luxurious message casual and athletic wear. Nettye also writes a blog ( that shares inspiration, tips and resources as well as personal experiences along the path to healthier living in mind, body and spirit.

Nettye’s coaching services aim to provide a science based, faith empowered approach to reaching your potential. Programming begins with an evaluation of the client’s history, current abilities, preferences and training time limitations. A customized plan using base building and mesocyle training phases is created to safely and effectively progress towards realistic goals. Areas of specialty include:

  • Beginner walk, walk/run and run programming
  • Health/lifestyle walk programs (ex. plans designed for weight loss, cardiovascular health, diabetes management etc.)
  • Custom race training plans for experienced recreational runners (5k to half marathon distances)

In person services are offered across the Greater Baton Rouge, LA area. Virtual coaching services are also available.

Fall of 2013 brings the launch of Pew 2 PavementSM , a Christian faith centered walking and running program designed to “Move the body of Christ to move!” This program educates, supports, encourages and equips members of the body of Christ to embrace the discipline of walking/running as an act of worship and stewardship.

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