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Matthew Sommer

Burlington, NC 27215-4579

Matt completed his undergraduate studies at Elon University in 1999 where he graduated cum laude with a B.S. in sports medicine. His graduate degree was earned in 2004 from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, with a M.S. in exercise physiology. Matt possesses five different personal training certifications from nationally accredited organizations. He is a certified Health Fitness Specialist and Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as well as a certified Personal Training and certified Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). In addition, Matt is a professional member of the ACSM, NSCA and IDEA Health and Fitness Association.

Matt worked at Duke University Medical Center where he developed exercise programs for employees of Duke University, the Medical Center and Health System. He has experience working with clients of all ages and fitness levels. His specialties include preventive exercise, general health and wellness, sports conditioning and post-injury rehabilitation.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Exercise Physiology, UNC-Greensboro
  • BSc., Exercise and Sports Science, Fitness and Strength and Conditioning, Elon College, NC

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Medical Exercise Specialist
ACE - Personal Trainer
ACSM - ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
ACSM - ACSM/NCPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer
NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
NSCA - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
USA Triathlon - Level I Coaching Certification
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Heart Association

AED Certified

American Heart Association

Liability Insurance

  • Provided through my club/employer

Additional Information


$45.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • IDEA Master PFT

Languages Spoken




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