Eric joined the BucksFit team in August 2009.  He holds a certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Eric is also certified as a USA Track and Field Level I coach. He specializes in speed and agility training, running mechanics, Olympic weight lifting, general fitness and circuit training.

A 2007 graduate of Messiah College, Bofinger graduated with a Sport and Exercise Science degree with a concentration in Health and Fitness while simultaneously leaving his mark as a standout middle distance runner for the Falcons.

A four year member of the cross country program, Bofinger was also a participant on the indoor and outdoor track and field teams. At the time of graduation, he held several school records in indoor track including top marks in the 3200 meter relay, the 4000-meter distance medley relay and both the 600 and 800 meter runs. He captained the Falcons in 2006 and was named a Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) All-Conference performer multiple times during his four-year career. 

Post-collegiately, Eric co-founded S.W.I.F.T Racing (Strength, Wisdom, Integrity, Faith, Truth), a running team made up of mostly Messiah College Track & Field Alumni who seek to glorify God through their running talents. Bofinger ran the 117th Boston Marathon in April of 2013, finishing with a personal best time of 2:36:22. He also has three marathon wins, Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon in 2009, the Ocean Drive Marathon in 2014 and more recently the Loco Marathon during the fall of 2015. In addition to running, Eric recently picked up snowshoe racing and has won a PA state championship and has participated at the national event.

In addition to his work at BucksFIT, Eric coached cross country at Cairn University for nine seasons. His 2014 men’s team earned the first NCAA conference championship win in any sport in Cairn University history. He was also named coach of the year by the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) twice.

Eric grew up locally in Warminster and attended William Tennent High School. He now resides in Pittsgrove, NJ with his wife, Katy and daughter, Clara.

Eric also owns his owns his own business that specializes in creating online training plans for runners.