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There are many advantages to working with one of our Certified Personal Trainers. We offer training services in very specialized areas from sports performance to injury recovery to event training and more. Whether you need motivation, instruction or guidance, help working through a plateau, accountability, or variety in your training, a trainer will be the person who can see you through to your goal.

During your personal training session, your trainer will meet with you to discuss your training goals and needs in order to customize each session for you with that goal in mind. Every training session will be unique, challenging, and fun.

Personal-Training-SquatOur training staff is among the most diversely educated and professionally experienced in the region. All of our trainers are required to be certified through a nationally accredited personal training agency and are required to fulfill annual continuing education standards. Our trainers are also qualified by certifications to work with special populations including prenatal, cardiac, diabetic, postoperative, and many more.

Training may be scheduled as individual or small group 30-minute or 1-hour sessions.

If you would like more information about personal training or any of our group training programs, schedule a FREE Road 2 Success Planning Appointment!

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Road 2 Success Appointment

We offer many avenues to reach your fitness goals, however we know navigating your own roadmap to success can be overwhelming. When you join The Arena Club, your membership includes a FREE Road 2 Success planning appointment.

A Road 2 Success session is a one-on-one appointment with our Membership Integration Specialist, who will sit down with you to review your health, your goals, current activity level, and exercise preferences. We will work with you to:

  • Devise a comprehensive plan that includes specific action items.
  • Develop a customized activity roadmap to achieve your goals.
  • See a 3-D image of your body’s potential change if you follow your plan.

You will leave the session with a confident and clear vision of your starting point.

A Road 2 Success appointment is also a great way to get motivated if you are stuck in your current program. If you have not yet had your Road 2 Success session or feel like you could use a refresher, schedule an appointment today! It is never too late to start fresh! Call us at (410) 734-7300.

Nicole Bosley-SmithWellness and Athletics Director Sports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • BS Exercise Physiology
  • NSPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Suspension Trainer
  • Russian Kettlebell Trainer
  • ISMA Sports Nutrition Certified
  • Trigger Point Myofascial Compression Certified
  • MORR Certified Sport Performance Coach
  • Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach

Qadry “Missile” IsmailSuper Bowl Champion and former Baltimore Raven

Experience:

  • Two sport collegiate All American (football, track)
  • Level I USATF certified
  • Track and field assistant coach (sprints, hurdles, jumps) West Boca HS ‘04-’06
  • Head coach at Patterson Mills HS ‘09-’13
  • Trigger Point Myofascial Compression Certified

Qadry played a decade in the NFL after being drafted in the second round by the Minnesota Vikings, including stints with the Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Ravens, and the Indianapolis Colts. He won Super Bowl XXXV during the 2000 season with the Ravens. He played three seasons for with the Ravens, catching 191 passes for 2,819 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Mark BradleySports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • NSPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Nutrition Specialist
  • AED/CPR Certified

Mark has an extensive background as a player and coach in both baseball and ice hockey. He has experience working with all sports and levels in both the individual and team settings. Mark excels at the middle and high school level and has a tremendous passion for increasing the level of confidence a student athlete has on and off the field. Mark believes in building character and confidence as a baseline for all of his athletes. In Mark’s spare time he enjoys training parkour and other functional styles of conditioning, as well as spending time with his wife and son.

Tim CainSports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • NSPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • MORR Certified Sport Performance Coach

Richard (Doc) CorselloPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 2002
Professional Certifications: Weight Management, Nutrition, Water Moves, TRX, Golf Conditioning, Low Back Disorders, Strength Training Older Adults
College Education: 8 years Doctor of Dental Surgery
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: Upper age groups must keep moving- swimming, golfing, etc.

John GaetaSports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • NASM Certified Sports Performance Coach
  • MORR Certified Sport Performance Coach
  • BS - Criminal Justice
  • AED/CPR Certified

John played lacrosse at St. John’s University and York college of Pennsylvania where he was selected 1st team All Conference (CAC) and honorable mention All American. He grew up playing lacrosse and soccer, where he was a member of the ODP state and regional U12-U16 teams.

Kathy HarrisPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 2007
Professional Certifications: ACE Personal Trainer, TRX, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Nutrition 101
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: Wellness is a journey, not a destination. It's not a finish line that you cross and then are considered officially "well". Wellness is a lifestyle. It's not something you are, it's something you do.

Justine HendricksPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: Group Fitness-2009; Personal Training-2013
College Education: Washington College B.A., American Studies
Professional Certifications: ACE Personal Trainer, Les Mills BODYATTACK/BODYFLOW/BODYJAM, GRIT, Zumba
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: It's all about YOU! Everyone is different- every body is different- so there's no "one size fits all" approach to wellness. We all have individual needs and goals, and fortunately there's a HUGE variety of classes, trainers, and programs to help you achieve them. Remember, it is important to make time to focus on your overall wellness. It's not about a number on a scale or a size on a clothing tag- it's an investment that will improve your health and quality of life.

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Personal Trainer &
Sports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • MS - Applied Health Physiology
  • BS - Exercise Science
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
  • AED/CPR Certified 

kimkellagher.jpgSports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Suspension Trainer
  • Reebok and Schwinn Cycling
  • BOSU
  • Barre
  • Kickboxking (Thomas the Promise)
  • Les Mills Grit Instructor
  • Trigger Point Myofascial Compression Certified
  • MORR Certified Sport Performance Coach
  • Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach

Whatever you do, do it to the very best of your ability-no excuses. If you don't try, you will never know. When all else fails, just keep moving. I'm truly lucky that as a trainer and group fitness instructor, I enjoy my work, find it tremendously satisfying!

Trish LanahanPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 2007
College Education: B.A. in Sociology
Professional Certifications: NSPA Certification, CPR/AED Certified, Trigger Point Myofascial Compression
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: We all must find the right balance. This means balance with muscular strength, physical endurance, nutrition, flexibility, rest, and mental stimulation.

Nicole McElroyPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 2013
College Education: B.S. Exercise Science at Salisbury University
Professional Certifications: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, Trigger Point Myofascial Compression
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: Health and fitness should be a lifestyle, not a cleanse or a fad. Find something that works for you and that you love doing and make it a part of your daily routine. Try new things and get comfortable being uncomfortable and you'll be surprised at what can be accomplished!

mattmerryman.jpgSports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • BS Exercise Science
  • NSPA certified personal trainer
  • Basic Olympic Lifting Certified (BOLC)

Fitness has always been important to me and a passion for as long as I can remember. From playing sports growing up to serving in the United States Marine Corps I have seen the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. The key to achieving an active and healthy life is to find goals that you are passionate about and that will bring you a sense of fulfillment by accomplishing them.

Wendy O'BryantPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 1995
College Education: VA Tech
Professional Certifications: Group Fitness, Personal Training, TRX, Barre, Precision Cycling, BOSU, Yoga Fit level 1, Reebok Flexible Strength, Les Mills Body Pump, CxWorX, bodyVIVE
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: Fitness isn't a temporary fix- it is a lifestyle practiced and enjoyed daily.

Alicia PalmerePersonal Trainer

Year Started In The Field: 1996
College Education: B.S. Holistic Nutrition from Clayton College, A.A. Business Management from BCC
Professional Certifications: NSPA Personal Trainer, ACE Group Fitness Instructor, AAAI Sports Nutrition Consultant, AAAI Aqua Fitness Instructor, American Arthritis Foundation Water Instructor, Les Mills AIM 2: Body Pump/Sh'Bam/CxWorX, Pilates, BOSU, Barre, Foam Roller Instructor, TRX Trainer, Performance Indoor Cycling, BOLC Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: Commit and trust the process of progressions with exercise and good nutrition! Self-accountability is the key to living a healthy lifestyle.

Hilary PersingPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 2009
Professional Certifications: NSPA Certified Personal Trainer, AAI/ISMA Sports Nutrition, AAI/ISMA Aquatic Certified, Beyond Barre, PiYo, TRX, Les Mills: bodypump/bodyflow/GRIT, AED/CPR Certified
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: Training people for a healthy life, no matter what their fitness level, so they can live every day to the fullest.

Susan PhippsPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 2009
College Education: A.A. in Political Science
Professional Certifications: NSPA Certified Personal Trainer, Certified TRX Instructor, Certified Pilates Mat Instructor, Certified Pilates Reformer Instructor, BOLC Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach, Certified Reiki Practitioner
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: Exercise is medicine. Your body is your temple. Honor it.

garrettporte.jpgSports Performance Coach

Education and Certifications:

  • BS Exercise Physiology
  • Minor - Coaching
  • AED/CPR Certified

Garrett played club lacrosse at Lynchburg College for four years, while studying the field of exercise physiology and taking classes and internships to fulfill his coaching minor. He coached at the high school varsity, and middle school level of lacrosse for all four years a local private prep school in Lynchburg, VA while also attending school.

Erin WoodPersonal Trainer

Year Started in the Field: 2008
College Education: Towson University, graduated in 2002 with a B.S. in Psychology
Professional Certifications: ACE Personal Trainer, ACE Group Fitness, MAD DOGG Cycle, Les Mills GRIT, Body Pump, Cxworks certified, Trigger Point Myofascial Compression
Philosophy on Wellness/Fitness: "You are so much stronger than you think you are!! It's not easy, but you are worth the effort!"

Personal Trainer

BS in kinesiology 
ACE certified personal trainer 
AED/CPR certified 

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