Our Mission: The Newtown Youth Academy, Inc. (d.b.a. NYA Sports & Fitness), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), inspires Newtown and surrounding area residents, particularly the youth, by hosting and facilitating affordable and sponsored programs, that promote health, fitness and general well being, such as community events, fitness, training, and sport competitions.

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Executive Director
Nick Hoffman Nick_Head_Shot

NYA Sports and Fitness inspires Newtown and surrounding area residents, particularly the youth, by hosting and facilitating affordable and sponsored programs that promote health, fitness and general well-being, such as community events, fitness, training, and sport competitions.

Nick has over 12 years of experience leading nonprofit organizations and has shown an ability to galvanize the community around mission driven work. Nick started his career at Family and Children’s Aid, in the position of Development Director prior to Joining NYA Sports and Fitness in February of 2015. He brings a unique set of skills that will further establish NYA as a central part of our community.

Nick attended WCSU and has a Project Management Certificate from Charter Oak College. Nick lives in Bethel, CT with his wife Robyn and their two daughters and serves on the Bethel Board of Education.

Founder
Peter E. D’Amico

Board of Directors
Maggie Conway (President)
Bill Manfredonia
Fran Pennarola
Carolyn Schreiber
Joe Sullivan
Jenifer Vaughan
Andrew Weir