CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINERS
All trainers hold at least one nationally recognized certification, and are either working on, or have completed, a degree in a related field.
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
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.
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.
Emma is a Certified Personal Trainer through ACE, and is currently a Masters student in Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in Exercise Management at the University of Cincinnati. She also works as a Fitness Lead. Emma's favorite training style is circuit or interval training. She enjoys learning new exercises and attending group fitness classes to expand her knowledge in fitness. She loves a good challenge and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their goals. Emma enjoys working with clients of all fitness levels and ages. She is available at various times during the week.
Kelley is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor through AFAA & ACE, Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor and has completed the TRX Suspension Training Course. She is a recent UC Alum with her Masters in Health Promotion and Education: Exercise and Fitness. Kelley competed at the state level in swimming and has experience teaching swim lessons. She has worked with all ages and abilities levels including high risk individuals, student athletes and weight loss clients. 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.
Kristen is a certified personal trainer through NETA and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati. She holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati with minors in Information Technology and Political Science. Kristen also has an extensive athletic background and has been a competitive figure skater for 15 years and also enjoys gymnastics, dance, and ice hockey. She is currently a US figure skating and ice hockey instructor and also has been a member of the ice crew for the Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL hockey team for the past two seasons. Kristen also has a passion for music and plays piano and guitar in her free time. As a trainer, Kristen strives to maximize the effectiveness of each training session and help clients exceed their fitness goals through motivation and dedication. She specializes in flexibility, circuit training, sport-specific exercise, and bodyweight training. Availability: mornings and afternoons during the week.
Mark is certified through ACE. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics at UC. He is an avid trail runner and cyclist. Mark is very passionate about balancing good nutrition, cardiovascular activities, and resistance training. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, ride motorcycles, and plays disc golf with friends. Mark likes to challenge his clients with various circuits and new exercises. His main goals are to help his clients meet their goals, gain confidence in the gym, and have a positive view on fitness. Mark is available most mornings and afternoons during the week.
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 has been a trainer for 3 years. Currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science in health education with a concentration in health and fitness. 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. He currently is a member of the UC's boxing club. 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.