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  • Sean Stellmach, Owner/Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 14 Years

    Credentials

    • BS in Community Health & Education
    • NASM-CPT
    • TRX Certification

    Sean Stellmach has owned Fitness Together Newburyport for over 11 years. He started out as a trainer at another studio, and quickly realized he wanted to own his own. Along with years of experience, Sean's passion for fitness and helping individuals improve their health motivates his team to be the best of the best.

    in my free time I like to
    Sean resides in Amesbury with his wife, Hannah, daughter, Sophia and pup, Mila. In his free time, Sean enjoys family time, camping, outdoor projects and traveling.

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  • Hannah Stellmach, Manager/Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 14 Years

    Credentials

    • BS Communications
    • NPTI-CPT
    • TRX Certification

    Hannah loved sports as a kid. Growing up in an active family, she learned the value of staying fit early on. While studying Communications/journalism in college, Hannah competed on Keene State College's varsity cross country team for 2 years, and was captain her second year. It was through this experience that she saw her potential to lead others and her interest in exercise science. She completed her personal training certification after college, and immediately entered the Fitness Together family. Hannah has been manager of the Newburyport studio, alongside her husband (owner, Sean) since 2011. Though she trains sporadically now, she continues to truly enjoy the relationships formed with clients, and witnessing individuals achieve goals with the coaching of their amazing team of fitness coaches.

    in my free time I like to
    Outside of work, Hannah spends her time with Sean, and their daughter, Sophia. She loves outdoor walking, running (with their pup, Mila) hiking and yoga. She also enjoys art projects, reading and travel.

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  • Nick Pitts, Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 4 Years

    Credentials

    • B.S. in Recreation Management
    • ACE-CPT

    Nick grew up in Greenland, NH and is a recent graduate at the University of New Hampshire. He became interested in fitness while running track and field at Portsmouth High School in 2012. After graduating, his passion for strength training carried on which drove him to pursue a career in fitness. Nick enjoys incorporating all styles of training into his workouts including powerlifting, bodybuilding, aerobics, calisthenics and circuit training. Nick Joined the Fitness Together team in 2021. His favorite part about being a trainer is seeing his clients progress and reach their goals. He also enjoys learning new exercises and techniques and sharing them with his clients.

    in my free time I like to
    In his spare time, Nick enjoys cycling along the seacoast, skiing, and reading.

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  • Jesse Jacques, Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 3 Years

    Credentials

    • B.S Kinesiology, UMaine Orono
    • ISSA CPT
    • ISSA certified nutritionist
    • CPR/AED certified

    Jesse was born and raised in central Maine. Although he played sports and had an interest in athletics his entire life, he originally planned to follow in the footsteps of his brother by becoming an engineer. After realizing what a powerful impact fitness had in his own life he quickly switched his studies from engineering to kinesiology and business administration with the intentions of becoming a personal trainer. He graduated from the University of Maine (go blackbears) in 2019 and went on to become a NSCA certified personal trainer and an ISSA certified nutritionist. Jesse joined the Fitness Together team in 2021. He believes that any individual has the power to make great change in their lives through fitness and that it is a fitness coach's job to make change simple and attainable.

  • Donald Pexton, Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 6 Years

    Credentials

    • B.S. in Exercise Science - UNH
    • American Council on Exercise - CPT
    • American Red Cross CPR/AED Certified

    Donald is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where he studied Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Donald first discovered his passion for fitness during his Sports Medicine, and Strength & Conditioning classes at Portsmouth High School. Some days he would workout during the school day as part of the class and again after school at Planet Fitness, thus earning the name Donny double sessions. He has spent time personal training at Boston Sports Clubs in Salisbury, the Granite State Y.M.C.A, and at the UNH employee fitness program. After an internship at Dover Physical Therapy he decided to pursue personal training full time to continue his passion of helping people reach their true fitness goals. He has worked with clients of all ages and abilities and believes they can all achieve their goals with the right mindset.

    in my free time I like to
    When he’s not at work, Donald loves watching movies, spending time with friends, visiting local breweries, swimming and golfing during the spring/summer.

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  • Drew Dawkins, Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 11 Years

    Credentials

    • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, University of Southern Maine

    Drew grew up on the mean streets of Exeter, NH. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine, completing his degree in Exercise Science. During his internship at UNH Strength and Conditioning he worked with an assortment of teams requiring varying athletic needs. A lifelong curiosity with the complexity of the human body paired with this exposure to many different approaches to training helped to spark an interest in the whole of physical fitness. After completing his internship, Drew found his way into the physical therapy world at Proex PT in 2012. Proex would eventually become Professional PT and over the span of 10 years, he was able to work with many excellent physical therapists. Learning the “whys” of exercise when it comes to keeping the body moving brought a focus on functional strength training. Leaving there armed Drew with the idea that a well-designed mix of strength and balance training can allow an active lifestyle for any age. Drew is excited to work with all the FT clients and continue to learn new techniques to accomplish their specific goals.

    in my free time I like to
    Anything outdoors and golf!

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  • Logan Flanagan, Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 3 Years

    Credentials

    • Bachelor's Degree in Movement Science & Sports Medicine- Westfield State University

    Logan Flanagan is a Westfield State University Alumni, graduating in 2020 with a Movement Science degree with a concentration in Sports Medicine. She received honors all 4 years and was a volunteer for Love Your Melon Club and The Movement Science clubs at WSU. She was a captain of her high school soccer team, the Amesbury Indians. Her main interest is exercise, specifically strength training, in which she gained her knowledge through years of soccer, college and extensive study and research. Logan sought out Fitness Together for the opportunity to help more people get healthy through fitness training in a 1-1 workout setting.

    in my free time I like to
    In her free time, Logan would say “she is one with nature”. She enjoys capturing the beauty of life through her camera lens, which brings peace to her mind, body and soul. For fun she loves fishing with her dad, going to the gym and having a good time with her friends.

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  • Derek Zhou, Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 5 Years

    Credentials

    • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
    • EIM Credential Level 1
    • Red Cross CPR & AED

    Derek grew up in York, ME and graduated from at the University of Rhode Island with a Pre- Professional track in Kinesiology. This specialization prepared opportunities to analyze physical activity, exercise, and movement. Trained to assess, design, and implement exercise programs for apparent healthy individuals. This in turn lead to appropriate exercise prescriptions and motivate individuals to modify deconstructive health habits. Previous opportunities range from the workplaces of physical therapy clinics to assisted living. With Fitness Together, he looks forward to strengthening his experience and improve himself to help clients reach where they want to be. You have one body, might as well use it.

    in my free time I like to
    Spending time with friends and family. Taking care of over 30 tropical plants and watching them grow. Visiting national parks and catching up in the NBA.

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  • Kyle McKendry, Fitness Coach

    Years of Experience

    • 1 Year

    Credentials

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science- University of Massachusetts Lowell

    Kyle McKendry is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, recently graduating in 2022 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a focus towards Physical Therapy and training. Kyle achieved honor roll status all four years and was involved with the D2 club hockey team for 3 years. He was a member of his D1 high school hockey team and D3 high school soccer team and served as the captain for the hockey team, the Triton Vikings. Kyle's main interest is strength training, through which he gained the knowledge from exercising himself, sports, and studying hard at school. Kyle sought out Fitness Together looking to help clients reach their goals while working in a 1 on 1 setting.

    in my free time I like to
    In his free time, Kyle likes to stay active by doing what he loves- playing hockey, soccer or baseball. He also enjoys watching movies and playing video games, as well as spending time with friends and going to the gym.

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here’s how it works

complimentary

signature fit evaluation

A complimentary signature process where we learn about your goals, health history, and take you through a mini workout so we have the information we need to begin building your customized program.

full body assessment

A comprehensive fitness assessment to collect baseline metrics that will help us track your progress.

personal training session

Meet your trainer in your private suite (or virtually) for your 1:1 session to begin your completely customized workout program.

progress checks

A comprehensive assessment every 6 weeks so we can celebrate your progress and set new goals.

WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING...

  • I started working out after having breast cancer and heading to osteoporosis. My primary goal with FT was to increase bone density. I now have normal bone density.

  • I have been working out at FT for a couple of years and it has made a dramatic difference in my health. I no longer need hip surgery and I am able to dance and hike again.

  • The high quality training and nutrition advice at Fitness Together has helped me reach my fitness goals. I’ve lost 20 pounds and have a BMI of 22.8!

  • Friendly people who care about helping you achieve your goals. FT helped me prepare to hike the Appalachian Trail at age 65. If you have the will, FT will show you the way.