OUR TEAM

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Mike
Bates

Owner / Personal Trainer

  • Fitness, Personal Training
  • – Bachelor of Human Kinetics (BHK)
  • – Masters in Business Administration
  • – Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • – Certified Personal Trainer
  • – Certified Kinesiologist
  • – Over 15 years experience
  • – Part-time professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Windsor
  • – Co-author of the best selling text book – Health Fitness Management
  • – Co-author of the Can Fit Pro Personal Trainers Certification Manual
  • – Certified instructor for the Can Fit Pro
  • – Personal Trainer & Nutrition and wellness certifications
  • – Invited speaker on fitness club management at International Club management conferences throughout North America
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Sarah
Aldridge

Fitness Instructor, Trainer

    Education and Certification:

    • – Canfitpro PTS, FIS, HWL
    • – Associate Pro Trainer in CPR
    • – Graduate w/Honours from Everest College
    • – Health Fitness and Nutrition consultant
    • – CPR A, C & AED

    Year I Started Personal Training: 2011

    What I Love About My Job: I love helping people achieve their goals and pushing them to be a little better every day. This adds up to huge results and I love being a part of that. My clients are the reason I strive to learn more and be a better trainer. Most of all, my job makes me happy!

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    Cedric
    Benn

    Fitness Instructor

      Education and Certification:

      • – Advanced Coaching Diploma, NCI- Ontario
      • – Canfitpro PTS
      • – CPR certified
      • – Indoor cycling instructor

      Year I Started Personal Training: 2006

      What I Love About My Job: Being a trainer or a coach is the closest thing to sports!

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      Martin
      Nunes

      Trainer

        Education and Certification:

        • – Bachelor of Human Kinetics
        • – PTS

        Year I Started Personal Training: 2011

        What I Love About My Job: Seeing my clients make changes and reach their goals.

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        Jessica
        Larsh

        Trainer

          Education and Certification:

          • – PTS
          • – ATS

          Year I Started Personal Training: 2014

          What I Love About My Job: I like people! Being a trainer gives me the opportunity to meet many interesting, great people. There is also nothing more rewarding than when a client tells me they have achieved something because of our work together. It makes my day to see clients leave the gym feeling amazing!

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          Aaron
          Zimmer

          Trainer

            Education and Certification:

            • – NASM CPT
            • – Master’s Degree in Environmental Education

            Year I Started Personal Training: 2011

            What I Love About My Job: My personal fitness journey was life changing and I wanted to be a part of bringing that same transformation in others. I love connecting meaningfully with individuals every day and changing lives one bit at a time.

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            Derphine
            McKay

            Trainer

              Education and Certification:

              • – Fitness and Health Promotion certificate
              • – CPR and First Aid certificate

              Year I Started Personal Training: August 2017

              What I Love About My Job: I love helping others to achieve their goal.

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              Michelle
              Meret

              Trainer

                Education and Certification:

                • – Canfitpro PTS, FIS
                • – Level 1 and 2- kettlebells, spin, TRX, kickboxing
                • – Yoga- Exercise for older adults (foam rolling, mobility)
                • – Military Testing- FORCE TEST, EXPRESS TEST
                • – Taekwondo- green belt

                Year I Started Personal Training: 2006

                What I Love About My Job:

                • – How good people feel after a good workout session
                • – Working with people
                • – All of the health benefits of the exercise and clean eating that comes with the job
                • – Flexibility with hours (I can book time off!)
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                Sherrill
                Buchan

                Trainer

                  Education and Certification:

                  • – PT

                  Year I Started Personal Training: 2012

                  What I Love About My Job: The number one thing I love about Personal Training is helping people get to know what their ideal self is and being part of them achieving that!

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                  Paul
                  O'Brien

                  Trainer

                    Education and Certification:

                    • – Bachelor of Human Kinetics, Movement Science
                    • – ATS certification
                    • – Canfitpro PTS

                    Year I Started Personal Training: 2017

                    What I Love About My Job: I love the idea of helping people achieve their goals. Everyday there is a new challenge to overcome.

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                    Deanna
                    Rossi

                    Trainer

                      Education and Certification:

                      • – FIS
                      • – PTS
                      • – NWS
                      • – Pilates
                      • – Kettlebell
                      • – Kickboxing

                      Year I Started Personal Training: 2011

                      What I Love About My Job: I love helping people achieve their goals and I love being a positive influence and support system.