Personal Trainer Profiles

Male Trainers:   Austin, DougJonJordan B.Jordon M. Nick, Zach

Female Trainers:  AndiAshley, Lauren, Melissa, Sammi 

 


Austin 
Hometown  Fort Collins, CO 
Education BS Human Development, Minor in Business
Certifications ACSM Personal Trainer, Schwinn Cycling, Lifeguard Instructor 
Experience Current Campus Recreation Aquatics Graduate Assistant,One year as Group Fitness Instructor, and a semester as a Personal Trainer
Professional Interests Healthcare, Hospital Management, and helping people reach their health/fitness goals 
Personal Interests Skiing, Hiking, and Traveling.  Re-runs of 30 Rock, and eating (preferably at the same time) 
Motivational Quote  "The only workout you'll ever regret is the one you didn't do." 
   
Doug
Hometown Sarasota, FL 
Education BA Exercise Science- Asbury University 2012, Current MS Exercise Physiology Student
Certifications NSCA -CSCS, USAW Level 1 
Experience Current UK Health and Wellness Graduate Assistant, Summer 2013 UK Olympic Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Coach, 2011 LCA Strength and Conditioning Intern, 2010-2012 Asbury University Student Athletic Training Assistant, 2008-2009 YMCA Wellness Attendant, 2007- 2009 Lost 100lbs which began interest in Fitness
Professional Interests  General Physical Preparedness, Complete and Holistic Fitness, Physical Movement Optimization, Exercise as preventative medicine, Strength and Conditioning for general population, and Power Development 
Personal Interests Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit, MMA, Music, Backpacking and Outdoor Sports, Growing, Cooking and Eating Food 
Motivational Quote "It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them.  The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
   
Jon
Hometown Highland, MI
Education  BS Movement Science- University of Michigan, Current BS Dietetics Student 
Certifications AFAA Personal Trainer, Madd Dogg Athletics- Spinning, TRX
Experience Worked as a Personal Trainer on and off for the past 16 years with individuals young and old, fit and unfit, and of all ability levels 
Professional Interests Future plans of working in the community as a Registered Dietician and impacting numerous families, empowering them with knowledge to make informed conscious decisions in regards to food/exercise
Personal Interests 

I love sports and being outside! Summer is my favorite season and I love the heat! I enjoy spending time by the pool, river, lake, or ocean. I also enjoy hanging out with friends, kicking it on a patio, taking in a sporting event or just chilling at home. I'm not afraid to try my hand in new adventures and always welcome a challenge. 

Motivational Quote "That which doesn't kill me, just makes me stronger."
   
Jordan B. 
Hometown Mason, OH
Education BA Kinesiology and Health Promotion- UK, Current MS Student Medical Science
Certifications ACE Personal Trainer
Experience Three years Personal Training, Two years of collegiate Baseball
Professional Interests Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Personal Interests Sports and Fitness
Motvational Quote "As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another."- Proverbs 27:17
   
Jordon M. 
Hometown Alexandria, KY
Education BA -Northern KY University, MS- University of KY, Current Doctoral Student 
Certifications NSCA - CSCS, TRX
Experience Current UK Health and Wellness Graduate Assistant, Four years Personal Trainer at UK, Ten years at an Orhthopedic Physical Therapy Clinic
Personal Interests Helping clients lose weight,  TRX Suspension Training, Stability Training, Strength Training, Injury Prevention, Injury Rehabilitation
   
Nick 
Hometown Xenia, OH
Education BA Exercise Science- University of Dayton, MS Exercise Science- University of Dayton, Current Exercise Physiology Doctoral Student-UK
Certifications NSCA-CSCS
Experience Six years Personal Training, Four years teaching strength and conditioning classes, Instructed strength and conditioning for elderly, Time to Change Program -UK
Personal Interests Running, Cycling, Being a Gym Rat, Food, Golf, Spending time with family
Motivational Quote "The best way to motivate yourself and others is to "Just Do It"  Actions speak louder than words
   
Zach 
Hometown Garner, NC
Education BA Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management -UNC Wilmington,  Current MS Exercise Physiology Student
Certifications  ACE Personal Trainer
Experience Current Campus Recreation Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant, Four years working in Fitness field, Three years as a Personal Trainer
Professional Interests Strength & Conditioning,  Weight loss and self-esteem/health benefits, Seeing improvement in physical and overall well being of clients, providing a new experience session by session 
Personal Interests Reading, Traveling, Working Out, Self Improvement, Doing something I haven't done before! 
Motivational Quote "We are born small and weak, we die small and weak, how you look in between is up to you."
   
Andi 
Hometown Corinth, KY
Education Current BA in Advertising and Philosophy Student 
Certifications ACSM Personal Trainer
Experience Two years experience in Fitness and Facility environments
Professional Interests Incorporating fun, new forms of Exercise for Weight Loss, Maintenance and Overall Health Improvement
Personal Interests Drawing, Painting, Reading, Hiking, Traveling, Working Out, Skydiving, and any new Adventures to Cross off my bucket list 
Motivational Quote "Ability is what you're capable of doing.  Motivation determines what you do.  Attitude determines how well you do it." Lou Holtz
   
Ashley 
Hometown Watkins Glen, NY
Education Current BA Kinesiology & Health Promotion Student, Minor in Health Promotion, EMT student at EMTPKY
Certifications AFAA Personal Trainer
Experience  Three years Personal Training, Six years of working with people on wellness and exercise
Professional Interests Anatomy, Athletic Training, Personal Training, Paramedic/EMT, Psychology, and Nutrition
Personal Interests Watching movies, Cooking, Baking, Exercising, Working with Animals
   
Lauren
Hometown Westerville, OH
Education Curren BA student in Business Administration- Finance and Political Science Minor in Economics 
Certificiations ACE Personal Trainer,  Schwinn Cycling 
Experience 1.5 years as a personal trainer, one year of cycling experience, and 2.5 years working in a fitness facility 
Professional Interests  Helping clients safely meet their fitness goals. Design challenging and rewarding workouts for clients.  In my future, I would like to work in a financial department of a public institution 
Personal Interests Running, lifting, cycling, reading, keeping up with current events, spending time with family and friends, going on new adventures, yelling at the TV while watching sports 
Motivational Quote "The resistance you fight in the gym and the resistance you fight in life can only build a stronger character." - Arnold Schwarzenegger 
   
Melissa
Hometown Cleveland, OH
Education BS Sports Sciences- Ohio University, Current MS Exercise Physiology Student 
Certifications ACSM Health Fitness Specialist, YogaFit Level 1 & 3, AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, Spinning Instructor
Experience Five years teaching Group Fitness, Two years as a Fitness/Wellness Specialist, One year as a Personal Trainer
Professional Interests High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Tabata Training, Circuit Training, Weight Loss, and Women's Strength Training
Personal Interests White Water Rafting, Hiking, Outdoors, Trying new things, Lexington, Seeking out new adventures to try 
Motivational Quote "Hard Work.. Pays Off!"
   
Sammi 
Hometown Union, KY
Education BA Exercise Science- Transylvania University, Current MS Exercise Physiology Student
Certifications ACSM Personal Trainer
Experience  Second semester Personal Training, Time to Change Program-UK
Professional Interests Circuit Training, Strength and Conditioning, Weight Loss, Toning, Healthy Lifestyle Choices, Working towards NSCA - CSCS
Personal Interests Running, Playing Sports, Being Outside, Eating, Trying New Things, and Being with Friends and Family