Stephen Vaughn, Founder + Chief Dream Chaser
Stephen Vaughn, a husband, a father, and a former Physical Education teacher of nearly 10 years embarked on the ultimate dream chasing journey of creating X2F. He exited his teaching career in 2013 just after winning teach of the year at his school as he felt the unavoidable pull to create and grow X2F across the nation.
Through the lose of his father and the passion he has for teaching kids the development of X2F become his calling.
"Empowering more kids to pursue their dreams and learning what it takes to do so has become something that burns inside of me. I think this world needs more Dream Chasers and X2F is without a doubt creating more traction for kids to do so."
Stephen acquired his ACE certified fitness instructor certification in 2015 and has used this to develop the X2F curriculum formatting to engage more kids to correlate having fun being active to chasing their dreams.
Stephen is also the co-author of a book called, “How To Catch A Star”
Jason Pavelchak, VP of Operations
Jason Pavelchak taught at Providence Spring Elementary in Charlotte, NC for 11 years. He was recognized as teacher of the year at the school during that time and was involved in multiple leadership roles.
Through is love and his passion to see X2F grow across the nation, he resigned from teaching in June, 2016, to take on his current role with Xcel 2 Fitness.
Jason is also the co-author of a book called, "How To Catch A Star"