Meet the Fitness Team

All Fitness Advisors at MVP Athletic Club are highly credentialed, experienced, certified and ready to help you achieve your ultimate health and fitness goals. Training services include both one-on-one and small group training. If you are interested in hiring a Fitness Advisor, please speak to one of our team members on the fitness floor or call 352-674-7000.

Click on any of the team members below to find contact and background information.

  • Ryan McKenzieRyan McKenzie

    Fitness Manager

    352-674-7003

    EDUCATION

    • B.A. Psychology, Rollins College

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES)
    • TRX - Certified Instructor
    • Parisi Speed School - Certified Performance Coach
    • Functional Movement Systems - Level 1 & 2 Certified
    • Movement Based Flexibility & Resisted Movement Training Certified
    • Collegiate Baseball Player - Shortstop
    • Sports Psychology Background

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Boot Camp

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Group Training
    • Body Transformation
    • Sports Performance & Team Training
    • Experience training athletes ages 6-96, youth to world-champion professionals

     

  • Amy BaileyAmy Bailey

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Business Management, University of Phoenix

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Active
    • Group Core
    • Group Ride/R30

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Weight Loss
    • Corrective Exercise
    • Beginners to Exercise
    • Healthy Living
  • Andrew WalnumAndrew Walnum

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • A.S. in Emergency Medical Services

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Collegiate Track & Field Athlete
    • High School Track & Field Assistant Coach
    • Kongstrong Powerlifting Coach & Athlete

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Boot Camp
    • Zone Training
    • Just Balance

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Strength & Conditioning
    • Mobility & Balance
    • Improving one’s confidence & abilities
  • Candy WalshCandy Walsh

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Health, Physical Education & Recreation
    • M.S. in Health, Physical Education & Recreation

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Just Balance Healthy Lifestyle

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Beginners to Exercise
    • Senior Exercise
    • Healthy Living
    • One-on-One & Small Group Training
  • Deanna RodriguezDeanna Rodriguez

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Advertising, Marketing & Commuications, State University of New York

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Precision Nutrition - Level 1 Certified

    GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION

    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Boot Camp
    • Zone Training
    • Just Balance

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Core Strength & Endurance
    • TRX Functional Training
    • Increased Flexibility & Balance
    • Weight Loss Nutrition
    • Anyone who needs the extra push to live life & move well!
  • Isaac CharlesIsaac Charles

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Recreation, University of Florida

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • NCAA Football Player - Troy University, 2004-2005
    • CIS Football Player - University of Western Ontario, 2009-2010

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Core
    • Boot Camp

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • General Population
    • Weight Loss/Lean Mass Development
    • Aspiring Athletes
  • Jethro AlexanderJethro Alexander

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • USAPL - Raw Powerlifter
    • Team Kongstrong Powerlifting - Assistant Coach

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Boot Camp
    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Just Balance

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Strength Training/Powerlifting
    • One-on-One & Small Group Training
    • Polymeric Training
    • Beginners to Exercise
    • Anything Automotive/Speed Related
  • Jimmy McMurrayJimmy McMurray

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Exercise Science, University of Central Florida

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    • National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association -
      Sports Nutrition Specialist (NESTA-SNS)
    • USA Powerlifting Certified Club Coach & Competitor
    • Team KongStrong Powerlifting Head Coach

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Boot Camp
    • Just Balance

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Corrective Exercise, Injury Prevention, Pre/Post Rehab
    • Strength, Power Development, Hypertrophy
    • Sports Specific with Specialties in Disus, Shot Put, Powerlifting
  • Mary PetrellaMary Petrella

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Healthy Lifestyle

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Beginners to Exercise
    • Healthy Living
    • One-on-One
    • Small Group Training
    • Building Strength
  • Tammy DunseathTammy Dunseath

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • Marriage & Family Counseling, Lexington Bible College

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Aerobics & Fitness Association of America - Certified Group Exercise Instructor (AFAA-CGEI)

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Healthy Lifestyle

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • One-on-One & Group Training
    • Weight Loss
    • Practical/Obtainable Healthy Living