Woodside Personal Trainers are held to a higher standard. Their knowledge and capabilities directly benefit Woodside members, which is why we are committed to achieving the best in fitness education and member services.
The results speak for themselves. Your personal trainer is with you every step of the way, working to identify your goals, creating effective programming for your needs, and helping to make sure you do it right and stick to it.
We invest in our Personal Trainers because we believe in their remarkable work. You should too.
Faron is an Ortho-Kinetics® Elite Trainer with more than 8 years in fitness management and 11 years in personal training. Beyond managing the Personal Training Department, Faron stays active as a trainer at Woodside. His focus is on corrective movement therapy, rehabilitation, weight loss and conditioning.
Certifications: Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer ACSM Health & Fitness Specialist, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Tennessee.
Lee is an Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer and Woodside Youth Sports Training Instructor. Lee has 10 years of fitness experience including 2 years coaching collegiate ultimate frisbee and 2 years in personal training. His primary focus is on weight loss and conditioning, sports conditioning, and nutrition for fitness.
Certifications: Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Certified Exercise Specialist, B.A. in Art History and Hospitality Management from the University of Kansas.
Dylan is an Ortho-Kinetics® Elite Trainer and Woodside Lead Trainer with 6 years of personal training experience. Dylan specializes in enhanced functional training methods, targeted pain relief and pre- and post-natal fitness development.
Certificiations: Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer, NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Studied Psychology at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Melissa is an Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer with 8 years of experience plus 4 years in boxing and mixed martial arts. Her goal is to improve overall wellness by encouraging lifestyle change and nutritional choices, effective programming that promotes fat loss, strength gain and injury prevention.
Certifications: Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer, NCSA Certified Personal Trainer, B.S. in Exercise Science with a minor in nutrition from Missouri State University, nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician, Firefighter I & II.
Matt is an Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer and Woodside Youth Sports Training Instructor, with 3 years of personal training, 4 years collegiate soccer and and 1 year performance training experience. His focus is on sports performance and conditioning, functional strength training and athletic development.
Certifications: Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, B.A. in Physical Education from Benedictine College, B.A. in Secondary Education.
Simon is an Ortho-Kinetics® Master Trainer with 2 years of personal training experience, 4 years as an Infantry Soldier in the Australian Army and 3 years as an Army Fitness Leader. Simon specializes in functional strength training, weight loss and conditioning.
Certifications: Ortho-Kinetics® Trainer, FIA Certified Personal Trainer.
Cory is a NSCA certified personal trainer with 10 years’ experience as a USAF Fitness Coach.
He spent 20 years as an active duty Air Force firefighter, competed for 12 years in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge, and was a 2-time National Champion Open Division.
Cory focuses on functional balance and strength, high intensity interval training, and athletic performance.
Other education and certifications: Pinnacle Career Institute A.O.S. Personal Trainer, ACE Small Group Training.
Jared is a USAW Sport Performance Coach with CrossFit Level 1 and CrossFit Kids certifications. He has three year’s experience in group fitness, one year of performance training, and two years of competitive Olympic Weightlifting.
Jared’s focus is on sports performance and conditioning, functional strength training and athletic development.
Other education and certifications: Kansas State University – Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology.
Kerstin is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. She has been in the fitness industry for 1 year and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Kansas. Kerstin’s focus is in weight loss, strength training, toning, and mobility.
Laney is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer with two years of experience in personal training, two years as an Insanity instructor, one year Spin instructor, and one year RIP TRX instructor.
Laney’s focus is on improving functional movements, performance and strength with a safe, challenging and enjoyable approach.
Other education and certifications: Kansas State University – B.S. Life Science; A.S Biology.
Liz is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer with a Master’s of Arts in Higher Education (Sports Administration) from UMKC. Liz has one year of experience in personal and group training and several years’ experience in athletics including a year of professional rugby at the Olympic Training Center, six years in semi-professional football, and 4 years collegiate basketball.
Liz’s primary focus is on sports performance and conditioning, strength and endurance training, and weight loss.
Tom is a certified personal trainer, with 5 years’ experience in the fitness industry. His focus is on functional strength and conditioning, weight loss and hypertrophy training.
Other certifications: Sterling University – B.A. Business Management