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Regional Fitness Director
Tony joined the Brookfield Elite team in 1994. He oversees all of Elite’s fitness programs as well as coordinates racquetball leagues at our Brookfield location. He is certified as a Personal Trainer by the American Council on Exercise and has Reebok certifications in: Core Training, Body Pump, and Cycle Reebok.
Personal Training Director
Susie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education as well as her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction degree from Portland State University. She also has many other qualifications including American Council of Exercise (ACE), Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), TRX, Power Pilates-Mat I, Spin, & Kettleworx.
Susie has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2012 and enjoys many activities including running, soccer, basketball, cross country skiing, hiking, weight training, spinning, golf, reading, and attending sporting events. She specializes in TRX, Sculpt, Strength and Core Training, Short and Long distance running, Pilates and Functional Training.
Fitness Director & Group Ex Director
Luke has a B.S in Kinesiology from UW-Milwaukee, is an American Council of Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer, as well as an ACE Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach. He is also a certified Spin, Les Mills Body Pump, and TRX instructor and specializes in lifestyle management and functional training. Luke enjoys playing basketball and baseball, spending time with his wife and 2 children (Owen & Makayla), coaching their various activities, and camping. He believes that “success and happiness are choices. Every day you decide what to wear, eat, whether or not to exercise, if you are going to be happy, and how you are going to approach the day. Through a little determination, thought, and preparation, you can achieve any level of success and happiness in your health and life, but it all starts with a choice.” Luke started his career in 1999 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 1999.
Fitness Director (at North Shore & River Glen)
Education & Certifications: Military Academy: B.S. in Physical Education & Fitness Management, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Member, International Fitness ProfessionalsAssociation (IFPA), Certified Personal Trainer, State Board Certified Massage Therapist
Specializations & Interests: Kickboxing, Boot Camp, Kettlebell, Spin, Bosu Ball, Reebok Core Board, & TRX, Weight loss, Endurance Training & Functional Training
Alex joined the Elite team in 2000. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. Philosophy: “If you have a goal and you really want to achieve it, it is always possible.”
Personal Training Director
Education & Certifications: UW-Milwaukee: Master of Science (M.S.), Kinesiology and Excercise Science, UW-Milwaukee: Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Certified Functional Strength Coach
Specializations & Interests: Matt specializes in functional resistance training for general health and all types of athletic endeavors. He enjoys running trail utlra marathons, playing tennis, and spending time with his wife Jen and daughter Emma Carlin.
Philosophy: “Movement is an important key to life. Take time to move consistently and well. Let your body recover from difficult efforts and strive for balance in your work. Most importantly, take time to enjoy the people, effort, and the nuances surrounding your activity. Each day is a blessing!”
Matt started his career in 1997 and he joined the Elite team in 2012.
Melissa earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology and Exercise Leadership from Concordia University, WI. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the Aerobics & Fitness Association of America(AFAA). Melissa is also Less Mills certified in BodyPump, BodyStep, BodyAttack, & CXWORX. She also teaches Spin, Zumba, Power Pilates Mat, & Gravity Training System. Melissa is also Certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid, and is a Lifeguarding Instructor. She has been a part of the Elite team since 2002.
Melissa enjoys helping members set and achieve their goals through functional training and group exercise. She is interested in Sports Performance Training, Strength Training, Cardiovascular Programming, and Post Injury. She also has interests in Multi-Sport & Endurance events including half-marathons, triathlons, and Tough Mudder.
Personal Training Director
Specializations: Athlete training & weight loss. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two kids, reading, and training to get a little bit better every day.
Motivational Philosophy: No one workout or one meal is going to change your lifestyle. Learning how to make exercise and nutrition repeatedly part of your healthy habits and in line with your goals will lead to accomplishing those goals and feeling excellent.
“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi
Group Exercise Director
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: UW-Stevens Point: B.S. Health & Wellness PromotionThe Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Jill Jelinski specializes in Group Exercise, Youth Fitness Programming, and Running. Jill is an Assistant Cross Country Coach at Menomonee Falls High School and a middle school Track Coach. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, taking long walks-preferably on a beach, and watching her son compete in soccer and track.
PHILOSOPHY: “Every day is another chance to get stronger, to eat better, to live healthier and to be the best version of YOU!” -Unknown Author Set your goals, train regularly, and keep it fun! Jill’s career started in 1986 and she has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 1987.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point: B.S. in Dietetics, American Council of Exercise (ACE), Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) & Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS), TRX Suspension Training Certified, Power Pilates Mat I Certified, American Red Cross: Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and Lifeguard CertifiedS
SPECIALIZATION:Nutrition & Weight Loss, Aqua Training, Youth Training, Functional Training
INTERESTS: Traveling, Dancing, Cooking, and Spending Time with Friends
PHILOSOPHY: Take care of your body as a whole – physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. Set goals, push past them, and achieve results you never imagined! YOU are worth it! Inspire others to be the best version of themselves, like others have inspired you.
Taylor’s career started in 2016 and she has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2016.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: UW-Milwaukee: B.A. in Marketing, Institute for Integrative Nutrition Certified Health Coach, National Academy for Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Trainer
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Functional Training, Rotational Sport Training, Fat Loss and Muscle Gain
PHILOSOPHY: Nothing changes if you don’t.
Taylor’s career started in 2018 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2018.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: UW-Milwaukee: B.S. in Kinesiology, American Council of Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), CPR/AED through American Heart Association (AHA)
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: TRX Certified
Eric Wahl specializes in: Sport Specific Training, Total Body Strength Training, Circuit/Interval Training, Functional Personal Training
Eric enjoys being outdoors camping, fishing, canoeing along with participating
and watching many sports. He is a huge Packers and Badgers fan!
PHILOSOPHY: PHILOSOPHY “Nothing in life is ever given to you. That goes the same for your fitness goals. You need to put in the hard work and dedication in order to achieve your
goals. I am here to help you succeed, if you put your trust in me, I will use my knowledge and skills to give you the best chance possible at success. Ignore that voice in your head that’s telling you to “stop” or “you can’t.” Your body is able to go way beyond the limits of what your mind is telling you.”
Eric’s career started in 2015 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2015.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: UW Oshkosh Kinesiology with emphasis in Strength and Conditioning, CPR/AED by American Heart Association, TRX Basic Training
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Sports Performance Training , Speed and Agility Training , Olympic Lifting Training. Brittany’s interests include working out, traveling, spending time with family, friends and her two dogs. She also likes watching and playing many different sports.
PHILOSOPHY: “If you want to change you have to be willing to challenge yourself.” I challenge my clients to push themselves to a a whole new level to get out of their comfort zone. That is where you see the biggest improvement. I believe sport performance is a big part of sports today and that is why I will push all my athletes to excel in the weightroom so they will excel on the field. Speed, agility, jumping, strength, power, etc.. are all parts of sport performance that are all focused on with all athletes.
Brittany’s career started in 2014 and she has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2016.
Personal Trainer & Group Exercise Director
Jen graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Exercise Management. She began her career with Elite Sports clubs shortly after graduating in 2011. Jen is the Group Fitness Manager and enjoys teaching a variety of classes. She is an ACE-Certified Personal Trainer and enjoys working with clients of all ages.
Kelly is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee with a Bachelor’s degree of science in Kinesiology. She is also Efi Sports Medicine Certified in Gravity Group Strength, an AEA certified Aquatic Fitness Professional, and is certified in TRX. Kelly has been with Elite since 2005 and specializes in balance and agility training, strength and cardiovascular training, as well as aquatic personal training. She enjoys traveling, going to Marquette basketball games, and spending time with her family and friends. Kelly’s philosophy is “Push yourself out of your comfort zone.”
Anne started working at Elite Sports Club – Brookfield as an instructor and trainer in 1990. Anne has an M.S. in accounting from UW-Milwaukee. She is an A.C.E. certified Personal Trainer and Aerobics Instructor.
Her other certifications include: Cycle Reebok certified instructor and is a Cardio Tech cardiovascular exercise specialist.
Education & Certifications:
• Northern Illinois University: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
• American Council of Exercise: Certified Personal Trainer(CPT)
• CPR/AED by American Red Cross Specializations & Interests: Strength training & functional training I enjoy spending time outdoors, hiking, traveling, going to concerts and working out. I enjoy spending time with my husband and 4 daughters, going to my daughter’s dance competitions and softball games
Motivational Philosophy: “When you feel like quitting, remember why you started.”
Tanya started her career in 2019 with Elite Sports Clubs.
Dory has been with Elite Clubs since 1991. She graduated from UW-LaCrossewith a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education with a fitness emphasis.Dory is an ACE Certified Personal Trainerand a dedicated fitness professional. Dory is certified to teach group exercise classes including Body Pump and Cycle. She is also a certified TRX instructor and Level 1 FMS trainer.
Dory loves spending time with her husbandDan, and sons, Danny and Andrew. She enjoys working out, quiet time, teaching and reading.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Stratton College: A.S. Medical Assistant, WCTC: A-EMT, FF1
SPECIALIZATIONS & INTERESTS:Pam enjoys running, biking, hiking, and spending time with her husband and son.
PHILOSOPHY: Make exercise your life! The hardest part is getting started and keeping that self-motivation. Surround yourself with like-minded people. Make sure to always keep it fun and interesting by changing up your routines and interests. Set goals, ones you thought you could never do. Don’t be afraid to try new things! “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”-Frederick Douglas
Pam joined the Elite team and started her career in 2017.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: UW-Madison: B.S. Physical Education & Exercise Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Exercise Physiologist, MWOD Institute: Movement and Mobility Specialist
SPECIALIZATIONS & INTERESTS:Polly specializes in Mobilization Techniques to restore function to joints and tissues and problem solves for mechanically based pain and dysfunction. She also specializes in Adaptive Fitness, Restorative Movement, and Strength and Flexibility. Polly enjoys running, rock climbing, walking her dogs, and reading.
PHILOSOPHY: Polly helps develop, restore, and maintain movement in the body regardless of age or limitations.
Polly started her career in 1990 and she has been on the Elite team from 1990-1998 & since 2017.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: Carroll University: B.S. in Exercise Science & current physical therapy student & American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Collin has many specializes and interests including Tai Chi, Resistance Training, Olympic Weightlifting, Cardio Kickboxing/ HIIT, Functional Training, and training for Postural Correction. He also specializes in Resistance training for youth, adults, and elderly populations. Collin enjoys reading, cooking, playing guitar, and weight training.
PHILOSOPHY: “Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.” – Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu
Collin started his career in 2006 and he joined the Elite team in 2016.
Neil has a diverse background in a number fields including politics and accounting, however one constant during those other careers was his strong interest in health and fitness. Attending the University of Wisconsin Madison, where he studied for a BA in Political Science, is where his passion for being health conscious and fit really took off. His desire to improve other people’s lives in a more personal capacity encouraged him to begin to study health and fitness formally and eventually brought him to Elite. Neil specializes in high intensity core, cardio and strength training, with an open minded concept that is adaptable to all ages and levels of fitness.Neil is certified by the American Council on Exercise, and is driven by his desire to pass on his knowledge of transforming ones body regardless of age or previous health practices.
Favorite quote: “If you do what you’ve always done you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Tony Robbins
Personal Trainer & Nutrition Coach
EDUCATION & CERTIFCATIONS: Crossfit Level 1 Certification, ABC Olympic Lifting Certification, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification Specializations & Interests SPECIALIZATIONS: include: Weight loss, healthy lifestyle coaching, strength and conditioning, post physical therapy continued rehabilitation, power & olympic lifting, food planning
INTERESTS: the great outdoors, live music, family time, exercise, clean eating, yoga, going to the dog park, social outings, searching for the best steak in Wisconsin, and last but not least, Mexican food & margaritas (on occasion!).
• Our minds change our bodies, our bodies change our minds, our bodies & minds change our behavior, and our behavior can change our outcome.
• “5-4-3-2-1, GO!” Struggling to get up and moving? Count down from 5, and Just GO.
• Team work makes the dream work! We aren’t meant to do life alone. Surround yourself by people who build you up, and pull the best out of you. Don’t try to figure it out all on your own.
Eric started his career in 2012 and joined the Elite team in 2018.
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EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: Carroll University: B.S. in Exercise Science; Psychology
National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Helping people move better with greater useful strength
& long-term athletic development. As a former NCAA swimmer, he teaches triathletes and competitive swimmers how to improve their efficiency and speed. He also coaches high school swimming. Joe enjoys adventures with his wife, Lauren, and spending time with his two dogs, Jordy and Lambeau.
“You can’t fire a cannon from a canoe.” – Charles Poliquin
“You are responsible for your own fitness. Everyone else is just a guide.” – Joe Janzen
Joe’s career with Elite Sports Club began in 2014.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: University of Wisconsin B.S In Political Science/ Pre-Law
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Functional Training & Small Group Training: Sports Specific Conditioning. Chris enjoys spending time with his family and friends, training that includes boxing, MMA, running in races, and attending sporting events.
PHILOSOPHY: There is no magic pill, there is no easy way out. To achieve great success with your mind and body one has to put time the time in and be willing to get out of there comfort zone. The Key to success is frequent variation in your workouts. Get After it!
Chris began his career with Elite Sports Clubs in 2016.
Personal Trainer & Nutrition Coach
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: ACE Certified Personal Trainer & Integrative Nutrition Health Coach from Institute for Integrative Nutrition
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: On my days off, you’ll probably find me playing tennis, volleyball, golf, snowboarding and/or wakeboarding (seasonal of course). I have a passion for traveling, yoga, trying new/ethnic restaurants and experimenting in the kitchen. I’m always open to conversations about health and wellness so come find me with questions!
PHILOSOPHY: There is always something more to strive for. If you quit searching for something more you become stagnant. Push yourself for that additional rep, lift a heavier weight or run that extra half mile. If you’re waiting for the perfect time or reason to start living your healthiest life, you’ll be waiting forever. Start now and start small…just make it to the gym, run a little faster than normal, cook 1 additional homemade meal a week, etc. It’s those simple day-to-day habits you can change to help you live a longer, more prosperous life. I’m here to guide you!
Kaitlin’s career started with Elite Sports Clubs in 2016.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: UW-Milwaukee: Perusing B.S Kinesiology-Nutrition Degree & American Council on Exercise (ACE) : Certified Personal Trainer
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: I enjoy powerlifting, cooking, hiking and being outside.
PHILOSOPHY: You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!”
― Sylvester Stallone, Rocky Balboa
Spencer’s career started in 2017 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2018.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: University of Wisconsin – La Crosse: Bachelor’s in Recreation Management, Minor in Nutrition & ACE (American Council of Exercise) Personal Trainer certified.
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Functional Training, free weights.
When I’m not working out in the gym I like to run and bike. I enjoy playing lacrosse and pond hockey, watching movies, and playing with my dog.
PHILOSOPHY: Not everyone can be the best, but everyone can be their best self. The first step is always the hardest, be it your first workout of the week or first workout of the year, but it is the most important. By sacrificing time and energy we benefit greatly in the long-term so I want you to find your limit, then push it!
Harry’s career started in 2017 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2018.
Personal Training Director
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: Cal-State Northridge: BA in Phy Ed, 1995, UW-Milwaukee: MS in Biomechanics, 2007, Certified Personal Trainer, 1992 (NASM), Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, 1998 (NSCA), Certified Natural Trainer (CNT,) Monkey Bar Gym, 2008, Reebok Spin Instructor, Polestar Pilates Certified, Reebok Coreboard Instructor, Yoga Fit Level 1 Instructor, Reebok Functional Movement Screen Assessment, & TRX Training.
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Sports Performance Training for all age groups, Senior Training, High-risk population w/ cardiac and/or orthopedic issues & rehabilitation
Paul enjoys Yoga, Kettlebell training, large dogs, cooking (especially barbeque), craft beer and home brewing, and spending time with his wife and daughters.
PHILOSOPHY: “I train movement, not muscles. The body is an integrated unit and should be treated as such. Everybody is an athlete on some level. It is my job to make them the best athlete they can be.”
Paul’s career started in 1994 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 1996.
Group Exercise Director, Racquetball Director, Personal Trainer
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: AAFA Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross Certified CPR and First Aid Instructor, Les Mills Certified Instructor, Trained in Spin, Pilates, Ballet Barre, Sculpt, Step, and Bosu.
Amy began teaching group fitness in 1991, and has been part of the Elite team since 2005. She understands that every individual has unique fitness goals and believes that every day holds a new opportunity to become stronger inside and out. Amy applies a constant variety of training techniques to create both muscular and mental challenge to give you continuous results and
improvement. She has demonstrated tremendous energy, motivation and perseverance while obtaining her professional training, which has improved the over all health of her clients and our members.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor, AFAA Certified Step Instructor, Les Mills BODY PUMP* Certified Instructor and pursuing a Master Trainer Certification, Johnny G Spinning* Certified Instructor, Zumba Certified Instructor, Cycleops Indoor Cycling Certified Instructor, Efi Sports Medicine GTS GRAVITYGroup* Certified Instructor, TRX* Suspension Group Training Certified Instructor, Other Specialty training includes Kickboxing, BOSU, Bootcamp, Functional Fitness, SilverSneakers* program, Junior fitness, and basic Nutrition.
American Red Cross Certified in CPR, AED, and First Aid.. Bachelor’s degree from The National Teacher’s College in Asia. Studied German language in Frankfurt Germany.
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: My goal is to help clients feel stronger, get in shape, and be more confident about themselves. Exercise not only changes your physical health, but emotional and mental as well. As a Personal trainer and Fitness specialist, my commitment is to YOU, to help you reach your fitness and lifestyle goals.
Personal Trainer (AT NORTH SHORE & RIVER GLEN)
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: UW Platteville: B.S. Health and Human Performance
American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer
American Sports and Fitness Association: Cycling Instructor
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Balance, Strength, and Endurance, Weight Management, Fitness Event Preparation, Energizing and Enjoyable Fitness, Health and Wellness Guidance. Working out, traveling, working with my hands, and being outdoors.
PHILOSOPHY: “Every Journey Starts With A Single Step.” – Lao Tze
No matter where you are in your life it is never too late for a healthy start.
Curt’s career started in 2017 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2017.
Personal Trainer (AT NORTH SHORE & RIVER GLEN)
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: Wisconsin Lutheran College; B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science, American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Sports Performance, Strength and Conditioning , Injury Prevention, Health and Wellness, Functional Training. Matt enjoys sports, fitness, the outdoors, fishing and is also passionate about spending time with family and finding balance between work and enjoyable activities.
PHILOSOPHY: “Anything worth having is worth fighting for” – Susan Phillips. “Im not telling you its going to be easy, I’m telling you its going to be worth it.” – Art Williams. My philosophy is, if you want it then go get it and don’t stop till you do.
Matthew’s career started in 2016 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2017.
Personal Trainer (AT NORTH SHORE & RIVER GLEN)
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: B.S. in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, American Council on Exercise: Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise: Group Fitness Instructor, American Sport and Fitness Association: Cycling Instructor
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Marshal specializes in Body Weight and Boot Camp Style Training, Battle Rope and TRX Training, Fitness and Nutrition Education, Strength and Conditioning, Training for Weight Loss, and Group Exercise. He enjoys camping, hiking, and playing guitar.
PHILOSOPHY: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela. I believe becoming a healthier version of yourself is always possible. With a little bit of knowledge and the right amount of hard work, you can reach your health and fitness goals.
Marshal’s career started in 2015 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2017.
Personal Trainer (AT NORTH SHORE & RIVER GLEN)
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: University of Wisconsin- La Crosse: B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science, American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), AAAI/ISMA: Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified SilverSneakers Instructor, Certified LiveSTRONG at the YMCA Instructor, Certified Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Functional Training, Group training, Special Populations, Weight Management, HIIT, I enjoy reading, hiking, weight lifting, traveling, and playing board games.
PHILOSOPHY: “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn
I want to inspire people to find exercises that they enjoy doing everyday. There are many opportunities all around us to move our bodies, we have to look for them. The exercises you do are better than the ones you don’t do.
Kailyn’s career started in 2013 and she has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2017.
Group Exercise Director
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: University of Wisconsin- La Crosse: B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science with an emphasis in fitness, American Council of Exercise: Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Therapeutic Exercise Specialist , Other Certifications: Certified Spinning Instructor, Pound Instructor, Ballet Barre, Functional Movement Training (FMS), CPR (American Red Cross)
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Nicole specializes in: functional training, sport training (lacrosse, basketball, baseball/softball, golf, tennis) and weight loss programs. Nicole’s interests are backpacking, running, reading and spending time with her family.
PHILOSOPHY: Leading a healthy lifestyle has to become a habit. Although it may take time to get to that point, eventually the goal is to have exercise and eating well a part of your everyday life. Remember that you can get to that point; you just cannot give up. Keep forming that healthy habit!
Nicole’s career started in 2008 and she has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2012.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: Durham University: BTEC in Sports Science, Cardinal Stritch University: B.S. in Sports Management, National Academy of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer, NESTA: Speed Agility and Quickness Specialist, Medical Exercise Specialist (MES), Licensed National Soccer Association
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: Small Group Training: TRX Suspension Training, Nimble – Senior specific classes & Boot Camp. Craig enjoys playing soccer, working out, going to the movies and hanging out with his wife and twin girls.
PHILOSOPHY: “Make sure you challenge yourself in every workout. Every person who works out wants results whether it be to lose weight, gain strength or cardio fitness or improve basic functionality for daily activities etc. For this to happen you must challenge your body and that’s where I come in because most people find it hard to do this on their own. I’ll gladly be your helping hand to success.”
Craig’s career started in 1999 and he has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2005.
Personal Trainer & Group Exercise Instructor
SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS: As a personal trainer: Medical Exercise Specialty (post rehab/PT) – Multiple Sclerosis, joint replacements, CVA/Stroke, Parkinson’s, Cardiac Post Rehab, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Hypertension, Functional Training, Weight Management/Wellness. As a group exercise instructor: Kickboxing, Kettlebells, HIIT and Pilates! Private life: Melissa spends time with her family, friends, and various pets. She loves bicycling, cross country skiing, martial arts, rollerblading, ice skating, painting on canvas, and just about anything artistic. For the last several years, she has run an online Etsy store where she creates and sells her own jewelry designs.
PHILOSOPHY: “Life doesn’t come with a remote. Get up and change it yourself” My motivation stems from my own weight loss of 150#. My desire to help others to achieve their fitness goals and a better quality of life drives me.
Melissa’s career started in 2002 and she has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2005.