Meet the Fitness Team

All fitness trainers at MVP Sportsplex 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 group personal training. If you are interested in hiring a personal trainer, please speak to one of our team members on the fitness floor or call 616-254-8800.

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

  • Justin RiggsJustin Riggs

    Fitness Manager

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. Clinical Exercise Science, Grand Valley State University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - 
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Parisi Speed School - Certified Performance Coach
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach - 
      Grand Rapids Christian High School

    GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION

    • Group Power
    • Group Fight

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Strength Training, Circuit & Interval Training
    • Golf, Baseball, Hockey
  • Angie Belsito-FantinAngie Belsito-Fantin

    Group Fitness Team Leader

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.A.A. in Commerical Recreation & Facility Management,
      Central Michigan University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

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

    GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION

    • Group Power
    • Group Blast
    • Vitality
    • Zone Gold

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Circuit Training
    • Tabatha Training
    • Women's Fitness
    • Small Group Training
  • Aaron YoungAaron Young

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Exercise Science, California State University Bakersfield

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Fitness Training & Program Design -
      4+ years experience

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Strength Training
    • Weight Loss, Body Composition, Healthy Living
    • Injury & Fall Prevention
    • Sports Specific Training
    • Training with Diabetics & Diabetes Health

     

  • Becky DeVaultBecky DeVault

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CES

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Physical Education with emphasis in Athletic Training, Grand Valley State University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - 
      Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • Parisi Speed School - Certified Performance Coach
    • Physical Therapy & Aquatic Physical Therapy, 8+ years

    GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION

    • Group Power
    • Group Core
    • Group Fight
    • Back Splash
    • Deep Water Fitness

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Functional Strength Training
    • Injury Prevention & Rehab
    • Pre-Natal/Post-Partum
  • Cooper HilliardCooper Hilliard

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - 
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Parisi Speed School - Certified Performance Coach
    • Gymnast, 10+ years
    • Tumbling Coach, High School Cheerleaders

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Sports Performance
    • Team Training
    • Strength & Endurance
    • Agility & Quickness
  • James MeekhofJames Meekhof

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Exercise Science & Health Fitness Instruction,
      Grand Valley State University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

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

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Strength Training
    • Exercise as Medicine
    • Sports Specific Training
  • Lauren FrazierLauren Frazier

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.A. in Exercise Science, Hope College

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Personal Training, 3+ years

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Weightlifting for Athletic Performance
    • Resistance training for Weight Loss and Strength
    • Creating Exercise Programs to Meet Desired Fitness Goals
  • Mike HarperMike Harper

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.A. in Exercise Science, Hope College

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - 
      Certified Weight Loss Specialist (NASM-WLS)
    • Parisi Speed School - Certified Performance Coach
    • TRX - Qualified Instructor
    • NCAA Varsity Athlete - Track & Field (4 yrs)
    • 5+ years experience in Fitness Training & Program Design

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Weight Loss & Healthy Living
    • Building Lean Muscle & Strength
    • Exercising w/Arthritis & Osteoporosis
    • Sports Performance
  • Nicole BaldwinNicole Baldwin

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Physical Education & Athletic Training, Grand Valley State University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • Physical & Aquatic Physical Therapy, 8+ years

    GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION

    • Group Power, Group Core, Group Fight
    • Back Splash, Deep Water Fitness

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Functional Strength Training
    • Injury Prevention & Rehab
    • Pre-Natal/Post-Partum
  • Stephanie StarkeyStephanie Starkey

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.A. in Criminal Justice, Michigan State University

    EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS

    • National Academy of Sports Medicine -
      Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
    • Aerobics & Fitness Association of America -
      Certified Fitness Instructor (AFAA-CFI)
    • MOSSA - Certified Instructor
    • Blue Heron Academy - Clinical Nutrition

    GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION

    • Group Ride/R30
    • Group Power
    • Group Core
    • Zone Training

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • One-on-One & Group Training
    • Weight Training
    • Body Composition & Weight Loss
    • Running, Biking & Adventure Racing
  • Tyler StachnikTyler Stachnik

    Fitness Trainer

    NASM-CPT

    EDUCATION

    • B.S. in Exercise Science, Health-Fitness Instruction, Grand Valley State University

    CERTIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

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

    INTERESTS/SPECIALTIES

    • Strength Training
    • Sports Specific Performance Training
    • CrossFit
    • Circuit/Interval Training