Missouri State University

Campus Recreation

Meet Your Personal Trainers

 

Jess Martin

Certification: USA Triathlon Coach

Career: Hi! My name is Jess Martin and I graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biology with honors and an emphasis in Exercise Science from Missouri State University.  I am currently working on my masters in Cell and Molecular Biology.  After graduation, I plan on pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and I hope to rehab injured soldiers and veterans.

"The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince." -Vince Lombardi

Jaggar Deeds

Jaggar Deeds

Certification: American Council on Exercise (ACE)

Career: Hello! My name is Jaggar and I am currently working towards a Business Administration degree through Missouri State University.  After graduation, I plan to stay here at MSU and pursue the M.S  in Health Promotion and Wellness Management degree. I have always had a passion for health and fitness and enjoy helping others reach their personal goals. 

"Nothing of value in life comes from shortcuts."

Karessa

 Karessa Farley

Certification: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Career: Hello! I am Karessa, the newest personal trainer here at the Foster Recreation Center. I currently have a Bachelors of Science in Health Promotion with a minor in coaching. Presently, I am working towards my masters in Health Promotion and Wellness Management. After completion of my masters I would like to pursue a career in wellness and coach track and field, which I competed in for five years at the collegiate level. Fitness has always been an important aspect of my life and I am excited to help clients reach their health and wellness goals!