Degree/Certifications: Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Training Experience: Former Division I Football Player for the University of Central Florida. I have 19 years of coaching experience in football, wrestling, weight-lifting, and strength, and conditioning training. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has also been a part of my life for the past 14 years as a student, competitor, and coach.
Specialties: I am the Fitness Coordinator and Exercise Specialist at the NTC. You can find me on the fitness floor helping people achieve fitness goals, correct improper movement patterns, improve muscular imbalances, and increase performance. I chose to work in the health and fitness industry because of the impact I feel I can make in the lives of my clients by improving their overall health and well-being.
Degree/Certifications: BS and MS: Exercise Physiology, ACE Certified Medical Exercise, ACSM Exercise is Medicine (EIM)
Training Experience: With over 25 years of experience, I have worked with a variety of clients. I am passionate about working with those who are new to exercise as she enjoys teaching the fundamentals of health and fitness.
Specialties: Carolyn has been at the NTC for many years as an exercise physiologist and covers shifts on the weekends. She has a love of yoga and hopes to become a certified yoga instructor one day.
Degree/Certifications: Bachelors in Kinesiology with an Athletic Training specialization, NATABOC certified Athletic Trainer for 4 years, MS: Exercise and Nutrition Science, NASM-certified personal trainer, Certified Strength, and Conditioning Specialist.
Training Experience: I’ve been training for 9 years across 3 different gyms and 3 different states. I have over 12,000 training hours under my belt and I’ve trained everyone from 88-year-old men to Ironman Triathletes.
Specialties: At the NTC, I’m an exercise specialist. My niche is young athletes looking to improve their performance and active adults looking to improve their fitness. I also specialize in small group/team/semi-private training. I pride myself on being empathetic and connecting very well with clients. I train the entire person, not just the muscles. My programs have a heavy emphasis on nutrition, both for fitness and performance improvements.
Degree/Certifications: BS: Sports and Fitness, MS in Exercise Science with a Rehab Science Track, CSM CPT, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, Road Runners Club of America Running Coach, USAT Level 1 Track Coach, NASE Speed, and Agility Coach
Training Experience: I have over 13 years of training clients of all ages and levels, including coaching adult and children running groups.
Specialties: I have a passion for fitness and to help the client accomplish their fitness goals and create a healthy lifestyle change for them. I also love to run have completed numerous full and half marathons, four 50ks, one 50 miles and 3 hundred miles relay.
Degree/Certifications: certified personal training through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Master’s Degree in Sports and Exercise Science.
Training Experience: I’ve been training since 2013 and still compete as a cyclist and triathlete
Specialties: At the NTC, I’m an exercise specialist who focuses on cardiovascular/endurance training, HIIT training, improving aerobic capacity, specifically for people that want to get stronger while improving cardiovascular endurance, time to fatigue, while leaning out at the same time. Runners, triathletes, or the overall health of the general population. I have lots of experience racing and training hard, so I know what it takes mentally and physically to succeed in your sport.
Degree/Certifications: MS: Human Performance, BS: Kinesiology, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Training Experience: Former NCAA Division I track and field sprinter. Currently, I’m an assistant coach for Olympic sprinters in their running workouts and the weight room. I have also worked with high school and collegiate swimmers in their weight room training.
Specialties: I am a Performance Specialist at the National Training Center that coaches youth and high school athletes in weight room conditioning. I also perform sprinting running analyses, speed and agility training, and Functional Movement Screens that show deviations in athletic movements that could lead to injury if left untreated.
Degree/Certifications: Bachelor of Science, ACSM Personal Trainer, ACSM Cancer Exercise Trainer
Training Experience: I’ve worked at the facility for over 10 years. I’ve worn many hats, but my best hat is on the fitness floor as a trainer, guiding members through their workouts.
Specialties: I like to work with special populations, especially the population of those who are currently undergoing treatment for cancer or those who have completed treatment. I enjoy working with orthopedics and the post-rehab individual who needs to transition from Physical Therapy to the fitness floor to continue their progress.
Degree/Certifications: BS, Sports and Exercise Science, Human Performance (University of Central Florida). BLS Certification
Training Experience: Worked for Marriott Vacation Homes in the Orlando market and helped launched ‘clubTHRIVE’. Was involved in the program design of all classes and helped train fitness instructors while instructing classes myself.
Specialties: As an athlete, I enjoy doing my part to improve athletic performance (strength, agility, speed, explosiveness, and power) while focusing on injury prevention. A huge focus of mine is mobility and flexibility.
Degree/Certifications: ACSM CPT, Schwinn indoor cycling, TRX, power plate
Training Experience: I have been training individuals and small groups, boot camps, and group fitness classes in the Orlando and Clermont area for almost 25 years.
Specialties: Personal training, group fitness, and assisting members and visitors on the fitness floor. I love training for strength, weight loss and quality of life. I also enjoy training pregnant and postpartum women. I love small group HIT training.
Our fitness programming includes a full range of services. Whether you are looking to kick start your fitness goals or you are a seasoned athlete, our highly trained staff will work with you to tailor a program to meet your needs.
FastTrac is designed for beginner to intermediate fitness levels wanting to build confidence in performing their strength training program. Led by our amazing team of fitness professionals, this program will teach you the fundamentals of weight training, proper progression, and safe technique.
Personal Trainers provide the expertise, experience, motivation, and accountability needed to help reach your goals. Whether you are training for sport or health, we have a team dedicated to serving you. Private and buddy sessions are available.
Pilates Reformer Training provides specialized equipment to help improve strength, posture, flexibility, circulation, and balance. Reformer training allows for a variety of positions that help develop concentration and muscle control.
TRX® Group Classes: TRX® is total body suspension training. The specially designed TRX Suspension Trainer™ allows controlled bodyweight exercises that develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously.*
GlideFit: Achieve improve coordination, strength, joint stability and reaction time with the latest trend in Aquatic Based Stability Training—GlideFit! Classes are held in the NTC Pool on specially designed boards during the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons. Check out our group fitness schedule for current class offerings.
Team Training: Team training is available through a number of tailored programs that are offering throughout the year. These programs include Boot Camp & Couch to 5K