Matt graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. He is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Matt obtained his Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Science from California University of Pennsylvania. He cares deeply about his clients and believes that there is nothing more valuable than helping someone go through an experience that makes them happy, confident, and strong. Some of Matt’s specialties include resistance training, weight loss, and corrective exercise. Matt’s goal is to share his knowledge and experience in order to drive others to reach their personal fitness aspirations. Most recently, Matt has become a certified PWR! Moves Specialist for Parkinsons wellness recovery. In his free time he enjoys weight training, participating in 5ks, relaxing and watching a good movie, or enjoying a Primantis sandwich.
Kendra graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University. She is a Health and Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine. Kendra is a certified EXOS Performance Specialist and an certified EXOS Fitness Specialist. Kendra has worked with clients of all ages and abilities but loves working with high intensity training and performance.
Dom graduated with his Bachelor of Science from California University of Pennsylvania. He is Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Condition Association. He is also a Certified EXOS Fitness Specialist and TRX Functional Training Qualified. Dom also went on to become a national powerlifting judge through the United States powerlifting federation. Dom loves working here at the Wellness Center because I can help members set and achieve their fitness goals by assessing their needs and providing the tools and exercise prescriptions to meet those needs.
John graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University. He is a Certified Fitness Specialist through EXOS. His training style is very fast pace & effective. His specialties when it comes to personal training include weight loss, hypertrophy (increasing muscle mass), functional training, circuit training, team building and sports performance.
Rebekah began weight training while studying Biology at WVU and fell in love with the idea of becoming strong. Since then, she has developed her own training style combining principles of resistance training, calisthenics, and yoga. She has learned many techniques throughout her training, and her specialty is hip function and how it can improve athleticism. In Rebekah’s downtime, you can find her on hiking trails, paddle boarding, or snowboarding. She is beyond excited to help you see how valuable your health is and show you all the good your body and mind can do for you!
Braydon received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology Health and Sport Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his Master of Science (M.S.) in Exercise Science and Health Promotion – Rehabilitation Science and Sport Psychology Concentrations. Braydon is a certified Exercise Physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine and a Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sport Medicine. Sports and physical activity have always had a positive impact on his life, and his goals are to use knowledge to help people move and feel better during their daily activities.
Sami received her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University. She is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine and a certified EXOS Fitness Specialist. Sami’s passion for fitness started her sophomore year of high school when she began weight training, to not only challenge herself physically but also mentally. This decision quickly changed the way she viewed not only her overall health, but also the health of those around Sami. This commitment to a healthier lifestyle has uncovered her passion for helping others to obtain a goal that will ultimately lead them to a healthier way of life. Sami believes that exercise is one of the best forms of medicine that is beneficial to everyone for a wide range of reasons. Sami’s training specialties include circuit training, strength and conditioning, and weight loss. Sami also recently became a PWR! Moves Specialist for Parkinsons wellness recovery.
Tyler obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physiology and his Minor in Exercise Science from Pennsylvania State University. He is a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS) and has experience collaborating with Physical Therapists to help clients with pain management and prevention. Tyler specializes in helping busy professionals speed up their metabolism and get stronger. His other specialties include helping athletes prepare for the specific demands of their sport and has a passion for educating all of his clients throughout their fitness journey. When Tyler isn’t training clients he enjoys tailgating, wakeboarding, surfing, reading, football, and all things Penguins and Steelers related.
Dave graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. He is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and has been a personal trainer since 2016. Dave’s passion for fitness and being physically active started from a young age and developed as a high school athlete participating in both football and basketball. He has experience training older adults, special populations, and athletes of all ages. Dave also has experience in prehab, and has assisted in physical rehabilitation settings. His main focus is to help clients exceed their goals, and to improve their health and quality of life. He believes in helping his clients learn to leverage a growth mindset in order to reach their goals; to do things that scare you, to take on challenges that force you to discover your true abilities, and to find hope and joy in the outcome of what you set forth to accomplish.
Lynn turned to Pilates in 1999 for relief from lower back pain. Not only did she permanently eliminate her pain, she felt so much stronger and more energized that she soon began training to become an instructor through PHI Pilates. She has now taught all levels of Pilates for the last 16 years, including personal training, and is studying for a certification through the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA). Lynn also has participated in several PHI produced instructional DVDs
Bill attended and played football for Malone University in Canton, Ohio, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Adult Fitness. He continued his education at Kent State University, where he received his master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and is currently in the final stages of a second master’s degree in Nutrition and Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology. Bill also obtained certifications as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach, Functional Movement Screen practitioner, and Personal Trainer. The drive for his educational pursuits comes from his passion to help all people reach any performance or health goal they have. Bill believes that the focus of all training is movement. Some want to increase the amount of movement they can perform, the strength and speed of particular movements or use movements to increase general health and reduce pain. Working as a personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, and in physical rehab, settings have given Bill the experience to help all people become better, regardless of where they start from.