Personal Trainer Bios

Kelly Bruchal

Kelsey is from Stuart, Florida and has had a passion for fitness ever since she started exercising in high school. She has played multiple sports growing up ranging anywhere from cheerleading, gymnastics and dance to softball and basketball. She is persuing a degree in exercise science and after graduating would like to continue her education by attending graduate school to become a strength and conditioning coach for a sports team. With her love of fitness, she wants to help other people achieve their fitness goals.

Certification(s):
FitTour

Personal Trainer

Chris Byrne

Chris Byrne is from Blountstown Fl and he loves doing anything outdoors and fitness, (hunting, fishing, paintball, working out).  He won state weightlifting his high school senior year in the 154 pound class and took first place in three categories in the Pensacola Flex Fest. Chris is pursuing a degree in exercise science and plans to be a strength coach, eventually owning his own gym. His professional development continues as he pursues his pro-card in NPC bodybuilding.


Certification(s):
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer

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Mariel Crawford

Mariel is originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, but being in a military family she considers Shalimar, Florida to be her home. She is currently an Exercise Science major and plans to attend graduate school to become a physical therapist. Mariel has been interested in the fitness field ever since high school when she decided it was time to leave her old habits behind and get into shape. Through her journey of improving her own physical activity habits and health, she has developed a love for fitness and helping people achieve all of their fitness goals.

Certification(s):
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer

Justin Iserman

Justin was born in Columbus, GA but was raised here in Pensacola Florida. He has a bachelors degree in exercise science and looking to get his masters in dietetics. Justin has his primary personal trainer certification. He played numerous sports but specialized on soccer and tennis. Justin played for the soccer team at Spring Hill College in 2009, and transferred here to UWF a year later.  He also works at the UWF rockwall as a climbing instructor.

Certification(s):
FitTour 

Hank Klein

Hank is from St. Augustine, FL. He spent his first two years of college at East Tennessee State University playing soccer. he then transferred to the University of West Florida to continue playing soccer. He is a senior exercise science major. Hank has his Primary Personal Trainer Certification through Fitour. He is working towards an ACE certification and after graduation plan on attending physical therapy school.

Certification(s):
FitTour

Brianna Lee

Brianna is from Swansboro, North Carolina. She grew up playing soccer and running cross country, and has recently begun to revolve her fitness life around weight training and competing in figure competitions. She is an exercise science major and hope to one day be a strength and conditioning coach for a college team. She loves motivating others to be fit and to reach their goals, and is excited to share her passions every opportunity she gets.

Certification(s):
FitTour

Dana Sparks

Ryan is from Milton, Florida. He loves to play almost any sport or engage in any physical activity. Ryan's current athletic pursuits include power-lifting, bodybuilding, and martial arts. He played three sports in high-school, and played one year of college football at Troy University. Ryan is currently working on ACE, a national personal training certification. Majoring in accounting, Ryan hopes to one day own his own business in the fitness industry.

Certification(s):
FitTour

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Susan Micsky

Susan is from Greenville, Pennsylvania. She attended Penn State University for her undergraduate degree in Telecommunications. After realizing her true passion was in health and fitness. Susan moved to Pensacola to pursue her graduate degree in Exercise Science. Susan's favorite workouts include functional strength training as well as running. She has completed four marathons; loving the opportunity they provide to test the human spirit and resolve.

Certification(s):
ISSA Personal Trainer

Matt Ramirez

Matt is originally from Tallahassee, FL. Having come from a military family, exercise has been an integral part of his life by participating in activities ranging from rugby to baseball as well as military-style training. Having developed a love of fitness throughout his life, Matt now wishes to share his knowledge and experience with others to assist to them in achieving their fitness goals. By incorporating strength and intense aerobic training into his exercise regimen, Matt intends to pursue a career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

Certification(s):
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer

Dana Sparks

Dana is from Orlando, FL. She ventured to Massachusetts where to attend Regis College for college basketball. Dana transferred to the University of West Florida to further education in the athletic training program. She is also pursuing a certified strength and conditioning specialization and completing her ACE certification. She is a fitness enthusiast and loves anything adventurous and physically challenging.

Certification(s):
FitTour

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