Meet Your Personal Trainers

Photo of Karissa Coble, personal trainerKarissa Coble

Year in School:

Freshman

Major:

Exercise and Movement Science

Certification:

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Training Specialty:

Functional movement, neuromuscular efficiency, and corrective exercise

About me:

I ran cross country for 3 years and have been weight lifting and competing in track and field for 5 years. I am currently an athlete on the Missouri State track and field team. I will provide a safe and enjoyable workout to help you reach your specific goals.

Photo of Gabrielle Amos, personal trainerGabrielle Amos

Major:

Occupational Therapy; B.S. in Health Science

Minor:

Disability Studies, Psychology

Personal Trainer Since:

October, 2019

Training Specialty:

Functional fitness, weight training

Certification(s):

FitTOUR®, Health Education Specialist

About Me:

I went through a fitness transformation of my own 3 years ago and have been lifting weights and enjoying exercise ever since! I love to help others find their passion for exercise in a way that works for their life. I have a dog named Micco and he’s the best.

 

Photo of Makenzie MaplesMakenzie Maples

Year in school:

Sophomore

Major:

Exercise & Movement Science

Minor:

Nutrition

Personal Trainer Since:

August 2019

Training Specialty:

Muscle Building & Weight Stability

Certification(s):

Primary Personal Training FitTOUR® Certification

About Me:

My goal is to become an Athletic Trainer. I’ve been familiar with fitness and weight lifting for 6 years now and have been involved with multiple sports throughout the years. I love being outdoors and playing with animals.

Photo of Tyler NielsenTyler Nielsen

Year in School:

Senior

Major:

Exercise and Movement Science

Certified:

FitTOUR®

About me:

I have a background in fitness and wellness that spans over 10+ years. I am passionate about helping others reach their health and fitness related goals through continuous quality improvement!

 

 

 

Photo of Tyrus Ayers, personal trainerTyrus Ayers

Year in school:

Senior

Major:

Exercise Movement Science (Pre-professional)

Minor:

Chemistry

Personal Trainer Since:

July 2018

Training Speciality:

Weight loss

Certification:

FiTour®, currently studying for ACSM-EP

About me:

I think health and wellness is great. It definitely goes beyond just exercising. Also, movies are cool too.

Photo of Brandon Sadl, personal trainerBrandon Sadl

Year in school:

Junior

Major:

Construction Management

Personal Trainer Since:

2019

Training Specialty:

Strength

Certification:

FitTOUR®

Photo of T.J. Reigner, personal trainerT.J. Reigner

Year in School:

Sophomore

Major:

History

Minor:

Professional Writing

Training Specialty:

Weight loss and physique

Certification:

FiTOUR®

About me:

I have a passion for instructing on technique as well as eating habits. I have played soccer since I was three and my goal is to be an athletic trainer when I grow up.

 

Photo of Benji Gormley, personal trainer

Benji Gormley

Year in school:

Junior

Major:

Business Marketing

Trainer Since:

August, 2019

Specialty:

Former/Current Athletes who specialize in weight lifting

Certification:

FitTOUR®

About Me:

I have been weightlifting for 6 years and have been involved in high school and collegiate sports and exercise programs.  This is my first year designing exercise programs based on clients’ needs, goals, ability, and anatomy.  My promise to all of my clients is that I will always provide a fun, uplifting, safe, motivating, and friendly workout to not just meet my client's goals, but to exceed them!

Photo of Teresa Brandenburg, Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness and personal trainerTeresa Brandenburg

Assistant Director, Fitness & Wellness

Education:

Master’s in Health Promotion and Wellness Management

Training Specialty:

Corrective exercise, functional fitness, motivational training

Certification:

NASM and AFAA

About me:

My philosophy is “talk only positively about yourself”. I am certified to teach Pound®, Spin®, and Indoor Cycling. I also have my certification in AFFA(™) Group Fitness and Personal Training. I would love to be on the show Survivor and have a passion for karaoke, travel, and watching music videos.