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Our Staff

Get to know our friendly Fitness Together® Personal Training Staff at East Cobb.

Steven Bell
Steven Bell

Steven Bell

Studio Manager

Steven grew up in Statesboro, GA and graduated with his B.S. in Biology from Georgia Southern. Steven began as a trainer at Fitness Together back in 2008 and then in 2016 was promoted to studio manager. Steven's passion for helping others and his love for the Fitness Together brand has played an integral part in FT East Cobb's success in helping people for so man years.

A little more about Steven... He is one of the most positive people you will ever meet. His ability to see the possibility in every situation makes him an amazing leader as well as an amazing personal trainer. Steven is married to Tasha and they love doing anything outdoors: camping, going to festivals and concerts... Steven is also an avid runner and cycler but also has a huge passion for classic strength training. Steven also plays the guitar and his big bucket list item is to visit all the U.S. National Parks!

Tyler Terrell
Tyler Terrell

Tyler Terrell

Personal Trainer

Tyler is a Georgia native, born and raised in the Athens area. He is a graduate from Emmanuel College with a BS in Exercise Science, and a Former Division II college tennis player. His parents are both UGA graduates and former educators. His grandparents live right nearby in Marietta.

When he’s not uplifting and motivating his clients, you can find Tyler hanging out with friends and family, and playing a wide range of competitive sports: ping pong, tennis, golf, football, basketball, or poker!

Tyler’s biggest motivation is being able to see his client’s change, not only physically but mentally as well, right in front of his eyes. One of his most valued personal assets is a positive mindset. In his own words, “Optimism is key, and you can do everything you set your mind to with faith and confidence!” Our clients love Tyler’s great attitude and energetic personality.

When it comes to his personal workout routines, Tyler enjoys strength training and sprinting.

This is what clients are saying about Tyler:

  • "I like working with Tyler. He pushes me - in an encouraging way."
  • "Tyler is awesome! I don't have anything but good things to say."
  • "He’s just a positive, encouraging force and I think he’s a great trainer."

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Victoria Page-Jackson
Victoria Page-Jackson

Victoria Page-Jackson

Personal Trainer

Victoria is originally from Hancock, Maine but moved down to Marietta a few years back to be closer to family and start school. Victoria was a collegiate cheerleader but after a serious injury, she had to retire. Victoria had to put her love of exercise and competition to good use so she began in the gym, lifting weights and she fell in love. She now has her associates in Applied Science and is a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Victoria is a genuine "I want to do anything I can to help anyone I can" kind of person. She excels at listening to her clients and tailoring the session so that they get the very most of of their time with her. Victoria has a passion for watching people transform their lives through living a healthy lifestyle but what really motivates her is seeing the positive mental and emotional changes that people experience as a result of getting healthy.

When Victoria isn't at FT, you'll find her at the gym (of course) or doing outdoor activities like hiking, biking or kayaking. She has 2 nieces who she spends a lot time with and she also has a cat and a golden retreiver!

Shawn Garcia
Shawn Garcia

Shawn Garcia

Personal Trainer

Shawn is a Georgia native. He grew up in Valdosta where his family has their own produce company. Shawn graduated from Abraham Baldwin College but moved up to the Atlanta area for more opportunities to help people in the wellness industry. Shawn has been active his whole life, playing in sports and working with the family business but what makes Shawn an excellent trainer is his strong desire to see his clients reach a level of self confidence; to show people that they can accomplish any goal they set their minds to. He consistently strives to exceed expectations by providing an exceptional experience to his clients. Shawn is a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise and he is also CPR/AED Certified. When he isn't helping his team and his clients at FT, you'll find him working out, reading, playing video games or playing with his dog!

Stephen Gaines
Stephen Gaines

Stephen Gaines

Personal Trainer

Stephen Gaines is originally from Chicago but has also lived in San Francisco, and Dayton before moving to Atlanta in 2006. Stephen graduated from Kennesaw State University with his degree in Cultural Sociology which allows Stephen to combine his two passions, creating meaningful relationships and fitness, into one.

Stephen has a great personality and connects with his clients immediately. His analytical nature allows him to provide thorough coaching to his clients in the training suite as well as in his clients' lives outside of the studio. When Stephen isn't helping his clients achieve their health and wellness goals, you might find him playing board games or following current events and cultural studies. His favorite exercises include chin-ups, weighted step-ups and HIIT (high intensity interval training). He loves alternative rock, football, pizza and hopes to one day visit the mountains of Japan!

Kim Grose
Kim Grose

Kim Grose

Personal Trainer

Kimberly (Kim) Grose is a Georgia Peach! She was born and raised and still lives in Kennesaw. Kim has her B.S. in Business Management and has spend most of her professional career in that field. She's managed and run several businesses so she is very professional and hard working.

Kim has always been into fitness and has made a healthy lifestyle a priority her whole life. In 2018 Kim began thinking about making a career change. While in the gym she'd see personal trainers working with and helping people and one day it clicked for her....THAT was what she wanted to do. Kim got certified and quickly began educating herself on everything fitness. Kim is a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise and she also holds a certification as a Senior Fitness Specialist. She's volunteers at senior centers, leading group fitness classes; she loves working with the aging population.

Kim has three children and when she's not helping people improve their quality of life through fitness, you'll find her reading, sketching, going on hikes and nature walks or going to live music events!

Madeliene (Maggie) Jones
Madeliene (Maggie) Jones

Madeliene (Maggie) Jones

Personal Trainer

Maggie grew up Charleston, SC but is a recent graduate from UGA. After graduating, she moved to Marietta to pursue a career in personal training. Maggie holds her degree in Clinical Nutrition, is a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer through the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and is also a Certified Group Fitness Instructor through AFAA.

Maggie has put herself through some pretty extensive training and nutritional challenges as she has competed in a few bikini and physique competitions. She knows what it takes to achieve the physique you desire but her passion really lies in helping people feel comfortable and confident in their own skin. She loves seeing people gain better self confidence through accomplishing things they didn't know they could do. Maggie has been helping people through fitness for nearly 5 years and hopes to one day own her own studio.

In her free time, Maggie likes to oil paint, knit and go the movies. She loves High Intensity Interval Training and her favorite muscle group to train is her shoulders! An interesting fact about Maggie...she's left handed!

Liam Aguilar
Liam Aguilar

Liam Aguilar

Personal Trainer

Liam was originally born in the Philippines but moved to the North Carolina when he was 7. He's been in GA since he was 10. Liam attended Kennesaw State University and graduated with his B.S. in Exercise and Health Science and is also CPR Certified. Liam is a attentive and works hard to make sure that his clients are not only successful but also, happy along the way. He loves building relationships with his clients and watching them grow and become healthier is what gives him purpose.

Liam is also very passionate about rock climbing. He is constantly learning new ways to challenge himself as his is hard working and driven. When he isn't at FT, you will probably find him climbing, lifting weights or playing music.

An interesting fact about Liam... He claims he's not a very cook at the moment but is very intrigued with cooking and wants to learn how to become a better cook!