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BC Rec Personal Trainer - Anna

Anna

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Anna is an avid runner and exercise enthusiast. She loves writing cardio plans for clients and wants everyone to be able to find joy in their exercise routine. She competed with the varsity women's rowing team her freshmen year, and thinks exercise is just one part of a healthy lifestyle. Circuit and HIIT style programs are her favorite to create, making every session new and challenging.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Ariana

Ariana

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Ariana's passion for fitness stems from her experience with cheer and gymnastics. Her philosophy towards fitness is that it is the beginning of everything that most people want out of life: health, vitality, beauty, strength, confidence and self-respect. Her high-energy programs are based on strength conditioning, nutrition, and aerobic training. She affirms that through the use of motivation, dedication, and the proper exercise routine, every individual has the ability to achieve their ideal physique.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Austin

Austin

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Austin believes that fitness is more than just putting hours in the gym; it’s a lifestyle. As an Army ROTC cadet and former rugby player, Austin understands the effort and mindset needed to train to be your best self. He became a personal trainer to help others improve their lives and better accomplish their fitness goals. Austin’s training philosophy incorporates techniques from traditional weightlifting to effective calisthenics. He focuses on intensity, proper form, balanced training, and diet.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Bria

Bria

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Bria feels like building up to and accomplishing a goal is the most rewarding feeling ever. As a trainer, Bria focuses on setting long and short-term goals for both strength and endurance training. Being very interested in sports and exercise psychology, Bria puts a lot of emphasis on encouraging and motivating her clients to push through both physical and mental obstacles to attain their goals. Outside of training, Bria plays multiple intramural sports, as she has been an athlete her entire life. She concentrates on staying positive and motivated as she continues her own fitness journey.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Christian

Christian

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: As a member of the Men’s Club Basketball team at BC, Christian trains for performance by utilizing explosive jumps, sprints, and conditioning to stay in peak shape. For Christian, fitness is a lifelong journey which includes proper exercise, nutrition, and recovery to achieve goals and to maintain a balanced lifestyle. He became a trainer because he enjoys helping others grow physically and mentally. He seeks to provide his clients with tailored programs that emphasize mobility, flexibility, and proper form to correct posture and reduce injury. In his free time, Christian is at peace when performing the cello for his family and friends.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Clay

Clay

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: As a former semi-professional snowboarder, Clay believes in building a healthy lifestyle through total body conditioning. He focuses on building muscular endurance and strength to improve all components of overall fitness. In addition to being physically fit, he emphasizes the importance of being mentally prepared to achieve fitness goals. Clay is eager to work with clients of all abilities and teach them how to sustain a healthy and balanced life.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Colin - Level 2 Trainer

Fitness Certification & Training: NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Colin places a strong emphasis in his training regimen on the “big three” compound lifts: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. His training methodology is based on a self-devised “non-linear” periodized program that includes max effort work (low rep, heavy weight), dynamic effort work (low rep, light-moderate weight work for speed), and weak point training.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Dan

Dan

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACA Certified Stand-Up Paddleboarding Instructor

Personal Wellness: Dan became a trainer to help make fitness accessible to people at all levels. He believes that any person can make positive strides in their fitness and that it is never too late to start his or her journey. Dan has a broad fitness background, as a past member of the men’s rowing team and having experience with strength, conditioning, circuit and endurance training.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Erica

Erica

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Maddog Athletics Certified Spinning Instructor

Personal Wellness: As the daughter of a personal trainer, Erica grew up in an environment that emphasized the importance of having fun while living a healthy, active lifestyle. A lifelong soccer player and avid runner, Erica ascribes to a fitness philosophy that combines creative circuit training with more traditional movements to build both muscular and cardiovascular strength and endurance. She strives to support and motivate clients at all fitness levels and to create an upbeat exercise environment that encourages clients to challenge themselves. Erica is also an advocate of including group fitness options in any training program and works as a Spin instructor here at the Plex!

BC Rec Personal Trainer - James

James

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: James’ love for fitness began with baseball and kickboxing in high school. As a pre-med student with an interest in orthopedics, he promotes total body fitness, wellness, and mobility as a means for an active and healthy lifestyle. James focuses on powerlifting and circuit-style training as well as joint-mobility and cardiovascular health. He enjoys working with clients committed to becoming the best versions of themselves.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Jeff

Jeff

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Jeff’s passion for fitness grew from wrestling and playing football in high school. He believes in accepting yourself for who you are, while at the same time constantly working to make your best-self better. Jeff loves strength training and also enjoys learning about and experimenting with different and new exercise methods. He is dedicated to helping his clients meet their fitness goals, and also instilling a passion in them for physical fitness.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Jess

Jess

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: A lifelong athlete, Jess was inspired to become a personal trainer by the trainers and coaches she worked with as a softball player. Much of her own fitness experience involves power lifting, but she’s recently taken to distance running and enjoys all types of physical challenges. She loves sharing her passion for fitness while challenging clients to achieve their goals and is open to working with clients of all experience levels at any point along their fitness journey. 

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Joe

Joe

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Joe has been fascinated by athletic training since high school where he was a varsity wrestler and lacrosse player. He loves working with people of all ages and has experience in many areas of training, from interval cardio to powerlifting. He hopes that through personal training he will be able to share his passion for fitness with others so that they can work to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Maddie

Maddie

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: As a pre-med student and former ECNL soccer player, Maddie focuses on total body development and overall wellness. She focuses on strength-oriented and HIIT style workouts while ensuring proper exercise technique so as to minimize injury and maximize positive results. Maddie enjoys working with goal-driven and committed clients seeking challenging, dynamic workouts.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Madelaine

Madelaine

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Madelaine is a long-time fitness enthusiast who became a certified trainer in an effort to teach others and help clients develop their own passions for health and fitness. She believes that exercise should be challenging, yet rewarding, and tries to cater to each client’s workout preferences in order to create a positive experience and environment for everyone. Madelaine stresses the importance of proper technique, variety, and balance between workout styles in her training. She places a strong emphasis on consistency, both in training and in maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet, in order to achieve fitness goals.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Marquis

Marquis

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Marquís places a strong emphasis on maximum effort in his training. As a former BC football player, Marquís knows what it takes to be in peak shape and performance. He became a trainer because he loves to help others and witness them progress mentally and physically. Marquís trains unilaterally for proportion and symmetry because he believes that every muscle group is important when trying to attain fitness goals. He places a major emphasis on proper nutrition, daily habits, and positivity. Marquís is also a Supervisor with Campus Recreation.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Matt

Matt

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Throughout his years as an athlete, Matt has been challenged by many mentors, coaches, and peers to set and exceed goals in all aspects of his life. The knowledge and guidance that he has received has influenced him as a personal trainer. He seeks to provide his clients with the same sense of education, independence, and confidence, which continues to help him grow. For Matt, fitness is a lifestyle which includes proper exercise, nutrition, and care for one’s body. He brings this mindset to his training along with a focus on mobility, flexibility, and proper form–to reduce injury and create greater fitness gains. In his free time, Matt likes to try new ways of staying fit like boxing, yoga, and swimming.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Peter

Peter

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: As a former two-sport varsity athlete, Peter has extensive knowledge of conditioning and plyometric training through sports such as tennis, soccer and lacrosse. He looks to help his clients develop cardiovascular health as well as build strong bodies through resistance training. Peter initially emphasizes mastery of the basic movement patterns before progressively increasing the difficulty and complexity of these movements to stimulate muscle growth and promote a healthy change in physique. Peter is excited to work with clients of all skill levels and mainly seeks to promote a love of exercising in pursuit of a better self.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Ryan M.

Ryan M.

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Spring 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program

Personal Wellness: Ryan decided to pursue training at BC after years of being an athlete. He believes that no amount of effort or hard work should go unrewarded. While he enjoys working with clients of all skill levels, he especially loves to be a part of the positive mental and physical growth of newer exercisers. Ryan personally enjoys a variety of workouts, including power lifting, CrossFit, circuit training, and strength training.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Ryer

Ryer

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Ryer seeks to assist others in their fitness journey. Growing up in Southern California playing soccer and beach volleyball he takes a more athletic approach towards exercise and weight-training. Ryer has a driven interest in nutrition and practices the motto: Train insane or remain the same.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Shannon

Shannon

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Shannon likes to emphasize positivity in her training. One reason she decided to be a trainer was to spread her passion for fitness and living a healthy lifestyle to other people. She likes to teach others that exercise and healthy eating does not have to be a burden in life, but will instead improve both health and happiness. She enjoys helping others succeed in their goals as well as witnessing their progress over time. Shannon is a strong proponent that training should involve both strength and cardiovascular aspects, since a combination of the two is optimal to reach fitness goals. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends and doing active activities like going for walks.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Sophia

Sophia

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Sophia has had a passion for fitness ever since she started playing sports in high school. Now a member of the Boston College cheerleading team, she knows the importance of a well-rounded regimen which includes resistance training, endurance exercises, improving flexibility, and adequate recovery. Her goal is to support and motivate clients during every step of their fitness journey. She believes that personal training should accommodate unique needs and include activities that clients love, and also enjoys creating a fun environment where clients are challenged and feel accomplished after every workout.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Taylor

Taylor

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Behavior Change Specialty Certification 

Personal Wellness: Taylor became a trainer because he is passionate about helping others achieve their health and fitness goals. Taylor believes that training is not just lifting things up and putting them down; but rather, training is a physical, mental, and spiritual process that allows you to become a better version of yourself by increasing your muscular abilities and aerobic capacity, while improving your discipline, confidence and character.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Teddy

Teddy

Fitness Certification & Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Wellness: Teddy ascribes to the notion that a person should not be at odds with their own body. With this view, fitness is the way of maintaining this harmony and is achievable by anyone. Throughout high school, through participation in football and alpine ski racing, Teddy focused his training on power, speed, and balance. While he still engages in strength and plyometric exercises, he has come to emphasize the need for flexibility and cardiorespiratory efficiency, now incorporating running, biking, and yoga into his fitness regimen. Teddy hopes his well-rounded approach can translate to his clients so that whatever their fitness goals, he can offer his skills and help achieve them.