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Fitness Staff Profiles

What You Need to Know: 

The staff members below are the latest and greatest crew working for your wellness through the fitness program. Read below for more information on each staff member; every staff member is a Health & Wellness Graduate Assistant.

Marilyn Campbell, CPT

  • Hometown: Oconomowoc, WI
  • Education: Asbury University, Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science; University of Kentucky, Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences; studying: Exercise Physiology (Ph.D.)
  • Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Soccer, running, bicycling
  • Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine

Doug Hershberger, NSCA-CSCS

  • Hometown: Sarasota, FL
  • Undergraduate: Asbury University, B.A. Exercise Science. Studying for Master’s - Exercise Physiology
  • Area of Interest: Strength and Conditioning; Weight and Health Management; Exercise as Medicine.
  • Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Sports; Fitness; Cycling; Backpacking; Music
  • Certifications: Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach, NSCA

Jordon Macht, CSCS

  • Hometown:  Alexandria, KY
  • Education:  B.A. Northern Kentucky University; M.S. University of Kentucky; Ph.D. University of Kentucky (current)
  • Certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, NSCA
  • Professional Interests: Strength and Conditioning of clients, Rehabilitation of activity related injuries
  • Personal Interests: I like to play golf as much as I can and when I am not doing that I like to go fishing.
  • Professional Objective: To increase my knowledge so I can help clients better achieve their fitness goals.
  • Gym Pet Peeve: People who sit on a machine and do not actually use it.

Ryan Mason, CSCS

  • Hometown: Princeton, KY
  • Undergraduate: University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Kinesiology; studying Exercise Physiology
  • Area of Interest: Exercise physiology as a whole with a specific interest in skeletal muscle physiology
  • Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Rugby, Hiking, Camping, and Biking
  • Anything else you would like to share: I have been out of school since my graduation in 2010, and I am very excited to have this opportunity to continue my education and progress further towards my aspiration of becoming a professor of Exercise Physiology.

Grant Sanders, CSCS

  • Hometown:  Kirtland, OH
  • Education: Baldwin-Wallace College, Bachelor of Arts in Fitness Management; New York Chiropractic College - Doctor of Chiropractic; studying Exercise Physiology (Ph.D.)
  • Areas of Interest: Neuromuscular physiology, the Hoffman Reflex, and postactivation potentiation   
  • Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Working out, playing guitar, spending time with friends
  • Certifications: Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach, National Strength & Conditioning Association

Kelsey Sheron, CPT

  • Hometown:  Knoxville, TN
  • Education: Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training; studying Health Promotion
  • Areas of Interest: Weight loss & fitness
  • Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Hiking/backpacking, running/racing, reading
  • Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine

Will Swann, NSCA-CPT, CSCS

  • Hometown:  Horse Cave, KY
  • Education: University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science; studying Exercise Physiology
  • Areas of Interest: Strength & Conditioning, tactical conditioning, sports nutrition
  • Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Competitive bodybuilding & powerlifting, fishing, hiking
  • Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer & Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach - National Strength & Conditioning Association