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.
Amanda is a certified Personal Trainer through ACE and a TRX Suspension Training Group Training instructor. She has an additional specialty certification in small group training, and enjoys training in a group setting. She recently graduated from the Ohio State University with her Bachelor of Arts in psychology. Amanda is currently a student at the University of Cincinnati getting her post-baccalaureate degree in special education. She has worked with clients between ages 18 and 60 and enjoys training in most fitness areas, including stability and mobility, strength training, and weight loss. She enjoys attending various group fitness classes and learning new exercises. Her favorite training style is circuit training and TRX. In her free time Amanda always enjoys yoga, running, hiking, and learning new fitness skills. Availability: Early mornings Monday-Friday, Wednesday afternoons, and Friday morning/afternoons.
Blake is a Certified Personal Trainer through ACSM and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Health Education with a focus in exercise and fitness. He loves playing sports and grew up competing in several sports including soccer, gymnastics, track, wrestling, and received All State Honors in football. Aside from participating in intramural flag football and soccer, Blake has also been apart of the UC Gymnastics Club. In his spare time, he enjoys intense strength and sprint training as well as pick up games of football and soccer. Blake enjoys helping people realize their goals by giving them that extra motivational push to blow past their expectations. His favorite training methods are creating intense strength and circuit workouts. Blake is available during evenings throughout the week.
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 enjoys 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 workouts. 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.
Danielle is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She also holds a bachelor degree in Kinesiology from Miami University. Danielle’s love for health and fitness stemmed from her childhood. She grew up being very active, going on long bike rides and hiking trips with her family. She believes being a competitive gymnast, however, was what taught her how to push herself past her own limits and it’s where she learned what her body is capable of. Her love for gymnastics has since then transformed into a love for strength training. As a personal trainer, Danielle wants to be able to help others realize their own bodies’ full potential. She is available any day and time except Sunday.
Erin is a certified personal trainer through NETA. She is a third year student majoring in physical therapy. Erin was a competitive swimmer and long distance runner in high school. She continues to run and swim as well as sailing and kayaking. Erin's favorite kind of training is circuit, high intensity intervals and aqua workouts. Her goal is to keep clients motivated and make sure they have the tools to continue toward their goals. Erin is available most mornings, afternoons and weekends.
Kelley is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor through ACSM & 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.
Lindsay is certified through the Australian Institute of Fitness and is currently a third-year student majoring in Paralegal Studies at UC. Prior to pursuing further study in the United States, Lindsay was a professional rugby player straight out of high school. After three years travelling the globe and playing around the globe, Lindsay decided to take up an opportunity he had to play American Football at the University of Cincinnati. Since finishing up with college sports, he wants to use his knowledge he gathered from playing professional sports and training world class athletes to improve the life’s of others. Outside of sports, Lindsay loves a challenge and will never say no to trying anything new.
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 stabilization, 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.
Philip is certified through NASM and is a second-year student majoring in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. He is very goal oriented and is willing to set aside non essentials to achieve those goals. He brings that same passion to his clients and will do whatever it takes to help them achieve their goals. He has always been involved in sports since the age of 7 and tried almost every sport there was to try. His main sport was lacrosse and he still enjoys playing lacrosse and is always looking for a way to give back to the sport and grow the game. In his free time he is a music buff and is always searching out the next new thing.
Sarah is certified through the NSCA and received her degree in Dietetics from the University of Cincinnati. While in college, she competed with the Women’s Track Team, winning a Big East Championship in pole vault. Sarah is excited about nutrition and exercise and is ready to help clients set and achieve their goals while adapting to their needs. She is available at various times throughout the week.
Sky is a Certified Personal Trainer through the ISSA and has earned his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Miami University. He has a huge passion for exercise and fitness and helping individuals reach their goals. He has worked with a wide range of clients especially those who want to lose body fat, build lean muscle and tone up. His favorite ways to train people are through circuit workouts and varying strength workouts that challenge the body to help individuals reach their goals. In high school he was a distance runner and transitioned into weight training during his college years. In his spare time, he loves to workout, play sports, and swim. He has availability weekday mornings, afternoons, and some evenings.
Tyler is a Certified Personal Trainer through ACSM, and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Health Education with a focus in Exercise and Fitness and a minor in Marketing. He loves playing sports and promoting the importance of being physically active. Tyler grew up playing a variety of sports but mostly football, baseball and basketball. Tyler was a varsity captain for football, as well as track & field as a shotput and discus thrower. As a trainer, he is very passionate about helping others reach their individual fitness goals and improving their overall quality of life. Tyler enjoys strength training and incorporating various styles of cardiovascular exercise such as HIIT training and hiking. He enjoys creating custom workouts that clients are interested in participating, and is willing to learn and apply new styles of training. When he is not training, you may see him working out or working as a Fitness Lead Supervisor on the fitness floor. Tyler is available some mornings, afternoons, and weekends.