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Our Staff

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

Preston Cawagas

Lead Personal Trainer, Manager

Originally from Hilo, Hawaii, Preston has been an athlete his whole life. He graduated from Cornerstone University, where he played soccer for 4 years. Preston received his bachelors degree in Exercise Science. Preston enjoys working with clients on both their short and long term goals. He promises to deliver quality service in a comfortable workout setting. He looks forward to working with you. 

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Kristen Seidowski

Personal Trainer

Kristen graduated from Western Michigan University (WMU) with degrees in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, and a minor in Psychology. She has been active her whole life. She participated competitively in the sport of gymnastics for 15 years, including competing for WMU’s varsity team. In her spare time she enjoys playing tennis, softball, rock climbing, training and running. She looks forward to working with clients and getting to know them. 

Melcolm Brown

Personal Trainer

Melcolm is originally from Michigan's northern peninsula. Melcolm has developed his love for fitness through his sports background and competitive mindset. As a child, he participated in Tai Kwan Do, wrestling, boxing, and cage fighting. Melcolm recognizes the importance of a great strength and conditioning program not only for sports performance, but for an overall healthy lifestyle. Melcolm graduated from Lake Superior State with a degree in Exercise Science. He is passionate in helping clients achieve their fitness goals. He looks forward to working with you!

Derek Hart

Personal Trainer

Derek is a Michigan State University (MSU) graduate with a degree in Kinesiology (exercise science) and a minor in Health Promotions. He comes from an active family and likes to fill his free time with tennis, basketball, and hiking. Derek is certified as a personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and has worked with clients from ages 16-85, focusing on general health and personal goals with each individual. He enjoys meeting and developing relationships with new people and is excited to work with you!

Dan Farias
Dan Farias

Dan Farias

Personal Trainer

Dan was born and raised in Hart, Michigan. He graduated from Grand Valley State University (GVSU) with a major in exercise science and a minor in psychology. He has an athletic background, participating in football, wrestling and track & field in high school. He also has experience with strength and conditioning coaching for high school athletes. In his free time, He enjoys exercising, going fishing, listening to and making music, and watching sports. He is excited to help future clients accomplish life long health and fitness!