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Our Staff

Get to know our friendly Fitness Together® Personal Training Staff at Central Georgetown.

Steven D.

Fitness Expert/ Owner of New Client Services

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS Health & Physical Education
  • ACSM C-PT

IN THE TRAINING INDUSTRY SINCE: 2015

BACKGROUND: After Steven graduated high school, he was unsatisfied with the shape he was in and he wanted to challenge himself to get in better shape. Once he started to see the changes in his own body he got hooked. He has been working out for seven years and now motivates our clients to stick with their goals too!

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Steven loves the team approach for training clients. He truly believes we have the best team imaginable and everyone works so well together!

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Steven is all about any Minnesota sports team, spending time with his rescue dog Minnie, exercising, biking around D.C. and outdoor activities.

FUN FACT: Steven likes to tell the story about how he gained 19 lbs in one week on a cruise....

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: Pizza & ice cream!

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Daniel C.

Fitness Expert/ Owner of Results Driven Programming

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS Exercise Science
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Human Movement Specialist

IN THE TRAINING INDUSTRY SINCE: 2015

BACKGROUND: Daniel first got into training when he was in high school and he was preparing for the soccer season. He carried this desire to learn about the human body and it's abilities by attending the University of Florida where he studied Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. He became very interested in learning how exercise can be one of the biggest drivers to a healthy lifestyle. He will always seek ways to help improve our clients quality of life.

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Daniel loves Fitness Together because we are able to work as a team, and not just individuals. We can depend on each other to provide our clients with the best experience!

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Daniel loves to run and play soccer in his off time. One day he would like to complete a full Ironman. Huge College football fan. Go Gators!

FUN FACT: Daniel has been skydiving!

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: Sushi or Pizza!

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Kelly W.

Fitness Expert/ Owner of Operational Excellence

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS Health & Physical Education
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • AFPA Pre & Post Natal Specialist

IN THE TRAINING INDUSTRY SINCE: 2001

BACKGROUND: Kelly was always the sporty girl at school which lead to her degree at the university. Then she had the opportunity to join a local gym and start training individual clients. She loved it and has never looked back!

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Kelly loves the people - the members and her teammates. Everyone comes through the door with a positive attitude and willingness to work which makes it a great place to work, train and grow!

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Kelly enjoys running, traveling, and finding fun, free events around the city.

FUN FACT: Kelly once raced the entire circumstance of Rarotonga in an outrigger!

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: New Zealand Whittaker’s milk chocolate....hint, hint...she's from New Zealand.

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Enrico T.

Fitness Expert/ Owner of Sports & Golf Fitness Program

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS Sports Science
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • Certified Golf Fitness Instructor I (Titleist Performance Institute)

IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY SINCE: 2000

BACKGROUND: Enrico got into training because he was a multi-sport athlete growing up. He wasn't always the most gifted in the sports that he played; that's what forced him to try to do more training and working out. That curiosity and exposure to different training methods directed him towards being a personal trainer.

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Enrico believes Fitness Together feels like family; the staff and members are very warm and welcoming.

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Enrico likes to travel and eat. He is willing to try cuisines from different parts of the world.

FUN FACT: Enrico is an endurance athlete doing marathons and ultra marathons, however, during running off season, he still occasionally does weightlifting and power lifting. Enrico & his family (wife & two kids) also came here from the Philippines & love spending time together!

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: Japanese Food!

Jeff S

Fitness Expert/ Co-Owner of Sports Performance Programming

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS Exercise Science

  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY SINCE: 2013

BACKGROUND: Jeff's love for fitness started at 6 years old when he started playing contact football and was further augmented in high school when he learned that getting stronger and faster would help him play college football. It was during his brief stint on the football team at Bowling Green State University where he became obsessed with strength and conditioning and how resistance training could help him psychologically develop as a young man. This led him to transferring to Old Dominion University and earning his exercise science degree. Learning biomechanics and rehabilitation techniques drive him into a career in personal training where he strives to help clients break through mental barriers and get into peak shape.

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Jeff loves Fitness Together because we work collectively to deliver the best health and fitness experience to our clients while simultaneously building friendships.

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Jeff is an avid reader of philosophy and psychology books and is currently training as a boxer with plans to fight an exhibition match in the near future.

FUN FACT: Jeff was a competitive powerlifter for three years after. He holds two junior Maryland state records and has completed a 575 lb deadlift in competition.

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: Italian food & wine!

Ryan O.

Fitness Expert/ Owner of Yoga Together

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Yoga Alliance 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher
  • Art of Breath 101
  • Breathe Better 101
  • FMS 1 & 2

IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY SINCE: 2017

BACKGROUND: Having played baseball at the collegiate and professional level Ryan was exposed to several different trainers who really had a positive impact on his life. Ryan was always interested in fitness and improving his own performance. When baseball ended it was something that Ryan wanted to get into because he knew that he had some knowledge about the field. Ryan wanted to continue to learn and become the best possible trainer that he could be, so that one day, hopefully, he could make an impact on someone else's life.

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Ryan loves Fitness Together-Central Georgetown because of our amazing clients and the culture of the studio. Our clients truly appreciate what we do for them, and the culture of our studio is so positive and motivating.

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Ryan enjoys working out, baseball (Let's go Nats), and reading.

FUN FACT: Ryan started oil painting 2 years ago and it's now one of his favorite hobbies...not to mention, he's really talented too!

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: A pint of Ben & Jerry's!

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Hillary H.

Fitness Expert

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Exercise Science
  • ACSM-CPT
  • USA Weightlifting Level 1
  • Functional Movement Screen Level 1 and 2

IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY SINCE: 2015

BACKGROUND: While pursuing her undergraduate degree at Old Dominion University, Hillary knew she wanted to have a career that involved helping people in some way shape or form. During her last year of college, Hillary completed a corporate fitness internship in NJ where she really discovered her passion in personal training. Hillary’s main focus is to not only help clients move better, but FEEL better. Seeing clients improve their confidence in the gym, get stronger and smash goals is what brings her the most joy as a personal trainer!

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Hillary loves Fitness Together- Central Georgetown for their incredible attention to detail and amazing communication between the whole team. Everyone plays a role in making this place the best of the best!

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Hillary is a big foodie! She loves trying new restaurants and watching cooking shows. She also enjoys reading motivational books.

FUN FACT: Hillary’s lived in 4 different cities in the last 3 years.

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: Ben and Jerry’s ice cream or pizza

Jimmy U.

Fitness Expert

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY SINCE: 2018

BACKGROUND: Jimmy played many sports growing up. He mainly played baseball, basketball and was a swimmer for his high school. He knew that he was not gifted athletically but the gym would be a way he could improve performance. While he did workout in high school, he knew he wanted to pursue a career in helping people with exercise and sport performance. Jimmy found himself attending West Virginia University and fell in love with strength and conditioning and helping clients reach their goals. He is currently enrolled in the University of Florida Applied Physiology and Kinesiology program to pursue his Master’s Degree.

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Jimmy loves the positive and upbeat atmosphere the team has with all the clients. The accountability and organization of the Fitness Together team plays a huge role in success for the clients.

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Jimmy loves to talk about incorporating weightlifting movements into a well-rounded strength and conditioning plan or exercise program. Athlete or client monitoring is another one of Jimmy’s interests. He hopes to compete in a weightlifting meet in the near future.

FUN FACT: Walked a half marathon with friends for no cause.

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: Pizza & Peanut Butter....but, not together!

Kristina S.

Fitness Expert/ Owner of Programming Excellence/ Owner of Nutrition Together

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • MS Exercise Physiology
  • BS Physical Education
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • Level 1 Precision Nutrition Coach

IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY SINCE: 2014

BACKGROUND: Kristina, previously a National Team Soccer Player, earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education at the Academy of Sport and Tourism, Almaty, Kazakhstan. She then moved on to complete her Master’s Degree in Exercise Science at Troy University, Alabama, USA where she served as a graduate assistant coach to the Division I Women’s Soccer Team during that time. Upon completion of her schooling she relocated to Washington DC in 2015 to start her career as a personal trainer.

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: Kristina loves our team’s integrity and accountability, passion and commitment in helping others; obsessive attention to details!

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Kristina enjoys going to ballets, traveling and exploring historical events.

FUN FACT: Kristina started her career as a professional soccer player at the age
of 17. She had the opportunity to play in the prestigious UEFA Women’s Champions League, playing against such teams as Arsenal FC, England, Umea FC, Sweden and FCR Duisburg, Germany. She was also a member of the Kazakhstan Women’s National Soccer team (2004-2011).

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: Scampi sauce pasta!

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Future Fitness Together Team Member

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CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BS Exercise Science or related subject
  • ACSM C-PT preferred

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years personal training

BACKGROUND: Your personal training and fitness background compliments your team members and creates a story of your own!

#WHYWELOVEFTCG: You want to be a part of a phenomenal team & continuously grow!

SPECIAL INTERESTS: You have diverse interest that make you an interesting and awesome person!

FUN FACT: You have a lot of fun facts; it's hard to pick just one!

FAVORITE SPLURGE FOOD: You live a healthy life but enjoy a good treat too!

Apply here.