Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation


Our qualified, experienced trainers hold nationally recognized certifications through the following organizations: American Council on Exercise (ACE®), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM®), National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA®), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA™),as well as others.


All trainers hold at least one nationally recognized certification, and are either working on, or have completed, a degree in a related field.



Angela is a certified through IFA and NFPT, and is currently a third-year Dietetics student with an emphasis in Sports Nutrition at the University of Cincinnati. She specializes in weight training, high intensity training, and fat loss circuit training workouts. She also has experience in training clients for fitness competitions and will be competing in an NPC Figure competition later this year. Angela loves pushing herself and her clients to their limits while maintaining an encouraging attitude. She has a passion to inspire people to accomplish their fitness goals by introducing them to new training methods, new exercises, and helping them incorporate exercise as a permanent part of their lifestyle. Angela is available at various times during the week. 



Ashley is a certified Personal Trainer through AFAA and is currently pursuing a career in Nursing at the University of Cincinnati. Ashley also works as a Fitness Floor Coordinator and is currently an active member of the Club Swim Team. Ashley competed at the state level in swimming and track and has experience teaching swim lessons. She enjoys working out and loves using fitness as her stress reliever. Her favorite way of training involves various activities to challenge her body physically and mentally. Her main focus as a trainer is to help clients keep a positive attitude about fitness and gain confidence in the gym to further help them live a long and healthy life. Availability: Ashley is available at various times during the week and weekends.



Augie is certified through IFPA and has been a fitness trainer for 11 years. He has helped over 300 clients achieve great results during his career as a trainer. He specializes in weight training, flexibility, cardio workouts, sport-specific training, plyometric and boot camp style workouts. He has an extensive athletic background where he played football and ran track over a 14-year span.  He was an All-Conference sprinter for UC in the late 90’s Augie is also a Cincinnati native who attended Aiken High school and Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from UC.After his athletic career, he decided to use his knowledge of training to help others reach their goal. His goal for every person he trains is “to improve the quality of life through fitness training”. Availability: Evenings during week after 5:30pm



Brittney is certified through AFAA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Food Sciences from California State University, Chico as well as her Master of Science in Nutrition from the University at Buffalo while completing the Dietetic Internship Program. With her focus on sports nutrition, Brittney also provides nutrition coaching to UC Athletics. She helps her clients gain optimal performance with proper eating habits and training techniques. Currently Brittney is working towards becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Being involved in sports her entire life, Brittney is passionate about physical activity and enjoys spending her time snowboarding or hiking. Her passion to help others achieve their goals and maintain active lifestyles has motivated her to strive as a Personal Trainer.  Brittney is ready to work with you to take on any challenge and achieve an enjoyable, healthy lifestyle.



Chris is certified through NETA and is a fourth-year student majoring in Marketing and International Business.  He loves all sports, played varsity football, ran varsity track and was varsity team captain. You might find Chris on the basketball courts, as he enjoys pick-up games most days of the week.  Chris especially enjosy riding BMX and wakeboarding.  Chris finds motivation in creating challenging workouts and completely fatiguing muscles. Chris has a passion to help those who look for intense, varying workoutsl.  He enjoys building relationships with clients and realizing their goals. Availability: mornings, afternoons and evenings. 



Colin is certified through NETA and has earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton in Fitness and Nutrition as well as his Master's degree from Florida State University in Nutrition with an emphasis in Sports Nutrition. Colin has been competing in triathlons since 2005 and has earned All-American honors from USA Triathlon since 2008. He also won the 2013 USA Triathlon Age-Group National Championship. Colin is passionate about living a healthy, active lifestyle and enjoys training a wide range of clients including those new to fitness, those looking to improve performance for a specific sport, and those just wanting a change of pace from their normal workout routine. Colin has very flexible hours and is able to meet with individuals early in the morning, in the evening, and on the weekends as well as during the day. Colin is also a Registered Nutritionist for Campus Recreation and UC Athletics. 



Doug is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach through the NSCA.  He holds a B.S. degree from Syracuse University and a D.C. degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences.  Doug has trained professional and collegiate sports teams such as the New York Mets, Tampa Bay Rays, Milwaukee Brewers and the University of Kentucky, as well as individuals of all fitness levels and ages during his 10 years in the health and fitness field.  He specializes in total body strength training, metabolic conditioning, core stability, fundamental movement patterns, mobility, and sports performance.  Doug comes from an athletic background and stays active utilizing various training methods and recovery protocols.  He enjoys educating his clients on all things related to health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition; and stays current with research literature and training theories.  Doug is available as needed, mostly during the morning through afternoon.



Emily is certified through NETA, and is currently a second-year student majoring in Pre-Medicine Biology with a focus in Dentistry at the University of Cincinnati. Emily also works as a Fitness Floor Coordinator. She has competed at the varsity level of lacrosse, basketball, and was the captain of her volleyball team. Emily enjoys staying fit through various activities such as running, biking, weightlifting, and intramural sports. She enjoys learning new exercises and incorporating them into her workouts. Her main focus as a trainer is to help clients reach their personal fitness goals while maintaining a positive attitude toward a healthier life. Emily is available at various times during the week and weekends.


Jason is certified through NETA and holds a B.S. in Health Sciences with a pre-physical therapy track. He currently works as a vocational minister on campus while promoting healthy living and educating his clients. Jason desires to maintain and promote a holistic lifestyle of health and fitness through physical training, dietary, and psychological elements that contribute to living life to the fullest. Fun Facts: Jason loves music and is a drummer in his free time. He enjoys training that is associated with boxing, body-weight resistance, strength, fitness fundamentals and functional training for assistance with daily activities, H.I.I.T, plyometrics and circuit training. He has been heavily involved in tennis, soccer, swimming, and even a bit of track and field in the past. Availability: Weekdays and most weekends.



Kelley is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor through AFAA, and has also completed the TRX Suspension Training Course. She is currently a Graduate Assistant for the Health Promotion and Education/Community Health program at the University of Cincinnati. Kelley competed at the state level in swimming and has experience teaching swim lessons. She enjoys attending various group fitness classes and learning new exercises. Her favorite training style is circuit or interval training to keep up the intensity! Kelley’s specialty is helping clients stay committed to their goals by providing clients with the knowledge and skills to maintain their success in the future.Availability: Kelley has very limited availability.



Natalie is a certified Personal Trainer through NETA and is completing her final year as a student in Health Promotion with a focus in Exercise and Fitness. Natalie also works as a Group Fitness Instructor and Fitness Lead. She played high school basketball and soccer and currently likes to stay active through strength training, intramural sports, outdoor activities and half marathons. Her training specialties include high intensity training, circuit training, and resistance training.  She loves exposing her clients to new equipment and exercises to help them reach their health and fitness goals. Join Natalie for one of her classes: HIIT, Total Body Boot Camp, Amazing Arms and Abs, Boxercise Boot Camp, and other forms of cardio-strength classes. Her availability is flexible and varies.




Paige is a certified trainer through the ACE and has been training for nearly three years in Campus Recreation. She also holds certifications in TRX, Spinning, and YogaFit. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Cincinnati.
Fit Facts: Paige specializes in stabilaztion, stretching, yoga, fitness fundamentals and exercises for all ages. She has worked with clients both individually and in groups from ages 18 - 96.
Availability: Paige is available mornings, afternoons, evenings and on the weekends as well.



Terence is certified through NETA and is currently studying dietetics. He attended The Miami Valley Career Technology Center for Sports Medicine while in High School, and worked with many age groups ranging from 6 to 85 years old. In addition to his education, Terence was a District-qualifying wrestler throughout high school, and went on to coach and officiate the sport at the Pee Wee level. In his spare time, he enjoys intense workouts, being outdoors, and playing Frisbee-golf with friends. Terence's favorite method of traning clients is through kettlebell challenges, while his primary focus as a trainer is to keep clients motivated with a positive attitude and going above and beyond expectations. You may also see Terence on the fitness floor, in his role as a Fitness Lead when he is not training. Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends.



Vernon holds certifications through ACE and also is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion from UC and is currently an Exercise Management graduate student. His passion for fitness formed over fifteen years ago, when he discovered the difference that regular exercise had on his overall well-being.  That passion has translated into a career in health and fitness.  Vernon likes to stay fit by playing basketball and attending yoga classes, on a weekly basis.  Vernon also works as a Behaviorist at The Kelly O’ Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Cincinnati Children’s.  So, whether you want to bulk-up, lose weight, compete in a 5k, become more flexible, or simply have more energy, he would be honored to help guide you from where you are to where you want to be. SPECIALTIES: Core Stabilization, Cardiorespiratory Interval Training, Flexibility, Sports Performance, & Bodyweight Training. Availability: Early-morning, evenings, and weekends, as well as at CARE.



Zach is certified through NETA and is currently studying dietetics at UC. He is an athlete and have played sports his entire life, including experience assisting with youth football camps and participated in competitive power lifting. Zach has a passion for nutrition and intense resistance training, as well as a love to try out new workout routines and exercises. In addition to strength training, he has also been trained in Yogafit, H.I.I.T., boxing and boot camp style workouts. Zach feels comfortable working with all ages and is confident that he can help any client reach his/her goal no matter the age, gender, or lifestyle history. Zach is available at various times during the week and weekends.


Each time you REFER A FRIEND to join our personal training program and purchase a package of 5+ sessions!

You must currently have an active training package and refer someone who has not purchased training within the last year.