Portland Orangetheory coach fired, company promises $17K to charities affected by missing donations

A KGW investigation exposed how a fitness coach collected charity class donations to his personal Venmo account — money that 17 nonprofits never received.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A head coach at a Portland Orangetheory gym has been fired after his company confirmed he collected thousands of dollars from members in charity donations that he never gave to local nonprofits.

Honors Holdings, the franchisee for Orangetheory Slabtown, said it will donate $1,000 each to 17 different affected nonprofits to “make it right” after being “deeply disappointed” by the company’s internal investigation findings.

Ryan Tong, the former head coach at Orangetheory Slabtown who had been suspended

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