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Fitness TogetherAmherst
534 Main St
Amherst, MA   01002
p. (413) 461-3032


By Appointment Only

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Our Staff

Get to know our friendly Fitness Together Personal Training Staff at Amherst


We are professionals with the best certifications and years of experience working with a range of clients from seniors to youths.  We work with clients who are athletes and clients who have never worked out before! We work with clients who have severe health conditions and injuries and clients who are training for a triatholon.  Whatever your goals we are hear to motivate you, inspire you, coach you, and help you reach your goals!

Kerri Roche


Kerri received her B.A. in Sports Movement Science from Salem State University with a concentration in Exercise Science. Physical fitness is an important aspect in her life, and she enjoys running, weight training, pilates, and yoga. Kerri has experienced first-hand, the struggle to change her life and become a healthier person. In overcoming her own weight problems, she realized a passion to help others achieve their fitness goals. She believes that hard work and dedication are keys for success and hopes to motivate and inspire her clients to change their lives. Kerri emphasizes that exercise should be fun and enjoys making exciting and unique routines. Kerri has her National Certification with ACSM.

Michael McCarthy

Fitness Coach

Michael McCarthy is a passionate health and fitness enthusiast with a B.A. in Exercise Physiology. 

Michael attended Becker College where he excelled as a football and lacrosse player. Through his sports Michael learned that keeping his body challenged was empowering, and  that exercise was the key to good physical health, emotional well being and quality of life.  Michael's other passion is his job as a  Firefighter, something he had always dreamed of doing. 

Michael believes that exercise and balanced nutrition are the best medicine for the mind and body.   Michael is passionate about spreading his knowledge of wellness to help others overcome life obstacles and achieve their goals.

Savannah Genereux

Fitness Coach

Fitness has always been a part of Savannah’s life. Early on she was active in sports, including soccer and cheerleading. While in college, Savannah began focusing more on her nutritional habits and getting in to the gym regularly to work with a personal trainer. She felt inspired by her trainer and decided to pursue personal training as a career.

 After moving to Boston, Savannah began working for Boston Sports Club in Newton, Massachusetts, and became a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. With the help of a master trainer, she began working with people one on one, helping them to achieve their fitness goals. 

 Encouraged by her love of boxing and kickboxing, Savannah became a certified kickboxing instructor through the International Sports and Conditioning Association. She has also worked for Healthworks Fitness Center for Women, where she taught kickboxing and worked with prenatal clients. Wanting to branch out and work with a wider demographic of individuals, Savannah brought her years of experience to the team at Fitness Together. She looks forward to working with clients on their journey to their fitness goals and loves to know that she’s helped them along the way.

Toby Hartwell

Fitness Coach

Toby graduated from the Massachusetts College of liberal arts with a BA in Fine and Performing Arts.  While in College Toby discovered his passion for health and fitness. Soon after college Toby enrolled in the Professional Fitness Training program at Branford Hall Career Institute where he received his training under American Counsel of Exercise and National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Toby was not born a natural athlete.  As a child, Toby's coordination was so poor that he required hours of physical therapy just to learn how to walk and run correctly.  Tody Toby is an endurance athlete who competes in various road races and triathlons. Because of this experience he has a clear understanding of the challenges a beginner in the gym will face; as well as empathy towards those who doubt themselves but want to change their lives for the better.  Toby belives that lifestyle modification is the key to health and fitness success.  


Abigail Belden

Fitness Coach

Abigail Belden, comes to us from Valley Medical Group, where she was working as their Wellness Coordinator.  Abigail Graduated from Keene State College with a BS in Health Promotion and Wellness with Behavioral Health.  Abigail has a wide range of experience in health, fitness and nutrition, ranging from injury rehabilitation to body building.  She herself is a Figure Competitor with NPC (National Physique Committee).   Abigail is Passionate about helping others achieve their goals with health and fitness.

Jennifer Shook

Fitness Coach

Fitness Together would like to welcome Jennifer Shook to both the Amherst and Northampton studios.  Originally from the Springfield area, Jennifer joins us from Miami, Florida, where she worked as a Senior Exercise Physiologist at the Pritikin Longevity Center. 

With a  B.S. in Exercise Science and three separate certifications with ACSM, ACE, and AFFA, Jennifer has worked as a health and fitness specialist for the past 11 years.

Her specialties include pilates, yoga, as well as therapeutic movement.


Brittany Cocco

Fitness Coach

Brittany received her Bachelor of Science in Community  Health and Wellness from Curry College in Milton, MA.  She has her Personal Training Certification through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and is CPR and AED Certified.

Brittany has extensive experience working with clients of all abilities and enjoys motivating and creating fitness programs tailored to the specific needs of her clients.  She has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to nutrition. 

Brittany currently resides in Northampton.  We are very excited to have her as member of the Fitness Together Team!



Erika Sawyer

Fitness Coach

Erika Sawyer is an Energetic, motivated and knowledgeable Personal Trainer who is Nationally Certified through International Sports Science Association. Erika received her BA from Sacred Heart University, and her Masters of Education from UMass Amherst.  Erika's background in sports and as a Division I Ice Hockey Player enabled her to develop a strong desire toward personal training and working with others to attain goals. Erika has years of professional experience designing and monitoring fitness and nutrition programs for all levels of fitness including pre-natal. 

Nathalie Echeverri

Fitness Coach

Nathalie is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. She earned her B.S. in Kinesiology. Nathalie developed a passion for health and fitness through years as an athlete in soccer, basketball, and primarily competitive swimming, which she continued in college at the Division I level.  Her goal is to help her clients follow an organized, goal-driven training program, and prevent avoidable injury.  Nathalie enjoys using fitness to inspire others so that they can feel good about themselves. She enjoys continuously educating herself on new ways to train individuals of all walks of life, while preventing and rehabilitating injuries. 
In Nathalie’s free time she enjoys salsa dancing, cycling and running. She is also fluent in French and Spanish.

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