Meet Your Personal Training Team!
Wes has a true passion for health and fitness. He has been training since 2004 and has been certified with the American Council on Exercise (ACE) since 2009. In his years of experience, he has worked in five different gyms and fitness facilities and with a wide variety of clients including children, seniors, elite athletes and special populations. The goals of his clients have ranged from major weight loss, strength and flexibility, to disease care and prevention, post-physical therapy and sport specific training. His main goal while working with his clients is not only to help them reach their fitness goals, but to educate them along the way. After all, you won’t always have trainer around, so Wes strives to teach his clients effective safe training techniques as well as basic physiological functions of the body so they can continue their success in health and fitness. So whether your goal is to become an elite athlete, improve overall health and fitness, or weight loss, Wes has the knowledge and the tools to help achieve your goals.
Chris has been a certified personal trainer since the summer of 2012. Fitness has been his passion for the last five years, and he looks for every chance possible to help others reach their personal goals. During his senior year at Nashville High School he was put in charge of the workout program by team coaches. He loves to see the progress that his clients can achieve. Chris is a junior at UCA and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences with an emphasis on Physical Therapy. Chis currently is also continuing to build on his knowledge and experience in exercise testing and prescription as part of the fitness assessment staff at the HPER Center. He is very excited about the chance to help others reach their personal health and fitness goals.
Trevor, a native of Shirley, Arkansas, graduated from UCA with a bachelor’s in Kinesiology in December of 2013. He played basketball and tennis throughout high school and ran one semester of cross-country at UCA before deciding to focus more an academics. He has been certified through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a personal trainer since the Spring of 2013. He wants to help people improve their quality of life and pass on the knowledge and skills that will help clients continue living healthy lifestyles.
Richie is a recent UCA graduate with a bachelors and masters degree in Exercise Science. He has been certified with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) since the spring of 2013. He spent the Fall of 2013 working at the Little Rock Air Force Base under their exercise physiologist. This broadened his experiences and expanded his repertoire of functional exercises. He loves helping those who are trying to reach personal goals and loves watching them grow and improve. Fitness is not just what you do in the gym. It is a lifestyle change. This is what the wants his clients to take aways from working with them, along with their desired results.
Sierra is a recent graduate from UCA with a degree in Kinesiology. She is a certified American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) personal trainer. Living a healthy lifestyle became a habit for her after experiencing her own weight gain early in her college career, making her more relatable to many client who have been down that all too familiar road. Sierra loves to encourage other to follow her lead, and help them realize it’s never too late to make those healthy lifestyle choices. Sierra enjoys working with all age groups and helping them reach their health and fitness goals. She strives to not only teach people how to achieve those goals, but also to leave her clients with the tools and knowledge they need to continue to lead a health lifestyle Whatever goals you have, Sierra can help you reach them!
Jared has been a personal trainer since the summer of 2015. Physical activity has always been a passion of his since youth. As a personal trainer he loves helping his client set goals and seeing that they are achieved. Jared is a graduate of UCA and is currently working towards a doctorate in Industrial Organization Psychology. Jared also continues to perform fitness assessment at the HPER Center. He looks forward to helping improve your quality of life and overall wellness.
Chase has been a personal trainer since August 2014. Although new to training, fitness has been a passion since 2008. He looks to help anyone of any fitness level or experience level expand their knowledge of fitness and performances. Chase has also worked as a physical therapy technician since May of 2015. Chase is a senior at UCA and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Science in Health Science with an emphasis on Physical therapy. Chase is also currently continuing to build his knowledge and experience in exercise testing and prescription as part of the Fitness Assessment staff at the HPER Center. He is extremely excited and passionate about having the opportunity to help others achieve their personal health and fitness goals.