CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER NASM-CPT National Academy of Sports Medicine For more than 20 years, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has set the standard in certification, continuing education, solutions and tools for health and fitness, sports performance and sports medicine professionals. NASM has pioneered evidence-based health and fitness solutions that optimize physical performance and…


CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER ACE-CPT American Council on Exercise Over the past 25 years, ACE has become an established resource for both fitness professionals and consumers, providing comprehensive, unbiased, scientific research impacting the fitness industry and validating ourselves as the country’s trusted authority on fitness. The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) recommend that club…


CORRECTIVE EXERCISE SPECIALIST NASM-CES National Academy of Sports Medicine Helps clients and athletes prevent injuries, reduce movement deficiencies, improve muscle imbalances, and maximize results by creating safe, individualized training programs by identifying dysfunctions, developing a plan of action, and implementing corrective exercise solutions.


PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT SPECIALIST NASM-PES National Academy of Sports Medicine Helps athletes accomplish their sports performance goals, maximize their potential, and reduce their risk of injury by designing integrated sports performance programs that include flexibility training, cardiorespiratory training, core training, balance training, plyometrics, speed, agility, and quickness, integrated multiplanar resistance training, and sport specific conditioning.

Senior Fitness Specialist

SENIOR FITNESS SPECIALIST NASM-SFS National Academy of Sports Medicine The NASM Senior Fitness Specialization teaches innovative ways to design individualized programs to meet the needs of active aging adults through evidence-based practices. Addressing physiological and psychological needs, this course provides the application needed to create a positive, comfortable trainer-client relationship and help older adult clients…


FITNESS NUTRITION SPECIALIST NASM-FNS National Academy of Sports Medicine Teaches clients how to interpret labels, select appropriate portion sizes, and eat healthy. Educates clients about nutrition’s critical role in weight loss and management. Illustrates how energy balance, caloric needs, activity, metabolism, and food choices impact fitness goals. Provides clients with valuable handout materials, products to…


GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST NASM-GPTS National Academy of Sports Medicine A hybrid of the best aspects from one-on-one personal training and group fitness. Helps clients receive the necessary communication and coaching skills for a dynamic group setting. Trainers learn to teach, train, and motivate all participants involved with structured progression of large format exercise programs.


BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING BS Illinois Institute of Technology One of these things is not like the other, right? This rigorous degree studied the analysis, design, and production of micro-circuitry, technical problems, and practical applications og electrical systems.