Meet the Fitness Team

All Fitness Trainers 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 Trainer, please speak to one of our team members on the fitness floor or call 352-753-6910.

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

  • Summer YoderSummer Yoder

    Fitness Manager

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • TRX - Level 1 Certified
    • USA Jujitsu - Certified Instructor
    • Black Belt - Kyuk Too Ki (Koren Kickboxing)
    • Brown Belt - Judo and Jujitsu

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Just Balance, Zone Training
    • Group Groove Group Power, Group Core, Group Fight

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • One on One & Small Group Training
    • Mobility Movements, Boxing Techniques
    • ACTIV8 Challenge Program
    • Cardio, Strength, Balance, & Flexibility Training
  • James ScrubbsJames Scrubbs

    MedFIT Team Leader/Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Exercise Science, Lander University
    • M.S. in Sports Management, Southern New Hampshire University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Senior Fitness Specializtion (NASM-SFS)
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Fitness Nutrition Specialist (NASM-FNS)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • TRX - Qualified Instructor

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Ride/R30
    • Group Active

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Post Cardiac Rehabilitation Training
    • Small Group Training
    • Balance, Stability & Flexibility
  • Cody ThomasCody Thomas

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Health Care Administration

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

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

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Active
    • Just Balance
    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Zone Training

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Sports Training
    • Weight Loss
    • Osteoporosis Prevention
  • Debbie HamelDebbie Hamel

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • World Instructor Training School -
      Certified Personal Trainer (WITS-CPT)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • Zumba - Gold, Toning & Basic Certified
    • TRX - Certified Instructor

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Ride
    • Zumba
    • Chair Yoga
    • Healthy Lifestyle

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Weight Loss
    • Goal Achievement
  • Ernie UebersaxErnie Uebersax

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine –
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • National Acdemy of Sports Medicine –
      Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor 
    • TRX - Certified Instructor

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Ride

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Corrective Exercises
    • Exercise for the Older Population

     

  • Michael StewartMichael Stewart

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

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

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Power
    • Group Core
    • Just Balance
    • Zone Training

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • One-on-One & Small Group Training
    • Weight Loss
    • Strength Training
    • Power Lifting
  • Ron DeJongeRon DeJonge

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.M. in Music Education, Westminster College

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

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

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Ride
    • Boot Camp

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Functional Training
    • TRX Training
    • Post Rehab Training
    • Weight Loss
  • Sarah McDadeSarah McDade

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Movement Science, Grand Valley State University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • Functional Movement Systems - Level 1 Certified

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Just Balance
    • Group Power
    • Group Active
    • Yoga

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Neurological Conditions, Stroke, MS, Parkinson
    • Balance, Posture, Flexibility
    • Weight Management
    • Golf Conditioning
  • Sue ConwaySue Conway

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Aerobic & Fitness Association of America -
      Certified Personal Trainer (AFAA-CPT)
    • National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association -
      Fitness Nutrition Coach (NESTA-FNC)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Power
    • Group Core
    • Zone Training

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Post Cardiac Rehabilitation Training
    • Small Group Sports Training
    • Balance, Stability, Flexibility
    • Metabolic Training
    • Nutrition Coaching

     

  • Sue WagerSue Wager

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • A.A. Liberal Arts, Onondaga Community College

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

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

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Group Power
    • Group Ride
    • Group Core
    • R30

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Working with special populations (post-rehab, ms, etc)
    • Weight loss
    • Group training
    • One-on-one training
    • Boot camp
    • Having fun while exercising
  • Vanessa Fernandez-TorresVanessa Fernandez-Torres

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • M.S. in Applied Exercise Physiology, University of Central Florida
    • B.S. in Human Performance, Florida Gulf Coast University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • American College of Sports Medicine - Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CES)

    GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION

    • Zone Training
    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Just Balance
    • Group Power
    • Group Groove
    • Group Core

    INTEREST/SPECIALTIES

    • One-on-One & Small Group Training
    • Strength, Balance & Mobility Training
    • Post Cardiac Rehabilitation Training
    • Circuit Training
    • Sports Training