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Personal Training Committee

Gini Grimsley

Gini Grimsley

Gini Grimsley is the director of fitness product for VASA Fitness. She is known for creating cutting-edge programming and introducing approachable, results-driven fitness concepts. She enjoys any opportunity to empower the next generation of fitness professionals and is passionate about furthering their education and expertise to provide opportunities for development and career advancement. Grimsley earned…

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Joanne Groves

Joanne Groves

Joanne Groves is a course director, international master trainer and presenter with Faster Health and Fitness. She has more than 20 years’ experience as a movement coach and group exercise instructor and educator. Joining the Faster Education Team in 2007 truly ignited her enthusiasm for personal training. Groves is extremely passionate about empowering trainers to…

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Darian Parker

Darian Parker

Darian Parker earned his PhD in sports education leadership with an emphasis in behavior modification from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in kinesiology from James Madison University and is also an NSCA-certified personal trainer. During his 19 years in the fitness and wellness business, he has served in…

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Chan Gannaway

Chan Gannaway

Chan Gannaway launched his fitness career more than 24 years ago, in 1996. Initially, he worked primarily in health clubs as a personal trainer, head trainer, regional director and educator, but he always found time to teach his passionate hobby, indoor cycling, and still does today. In 2011, he threw himself into the fitness franchise…

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Kenneth Miller

Kenneth Miller

Kenneth Miller owns the Training Station, a performance studio in Alameda, California. In his 25-plus years in the fitness industry, he has been a massage therapist, personal trainer, post-rehab coordinator, Division 1 strength and conditioning coach, and performance coach for athletes ranging from high school to professional (NBA, NFL, MLB). He shares his experience with…

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Hayley Hollander

Hayley Hollander

Hayley Hollander is an international coach, educator and consultant. She is a co-founder of Pivotal, a global development company empowering people to fulfill their greatest potential. She is also co-director of education for Gray Institute®, a Precor® master coach and a Power Plate® master trainer. Previously, she served as fitness director at Midtown Athletic Clubs®,…

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Nick Clayton

Nick Clayton

Nick Clayton has spent over 20 years working in personal training, strength and conditioning, and fitness education. He owns NJC Fitness Solutions, providing online coaching to help people move better while reducing injury risk. Previously, he was chief operating officer for the pain-free performance specialist certification. He ran the personal training program at NSCA, where…

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Josh Lyon

Josh Lyon

Josh Lyon is a motivational leader and dedicated executive who has built a career delivering fitness business growth through strategic vision, innovation and operational efficiency. He is a relationship builder who believes that the most important asset a company has is its people and that establishing a culture of trust and respect for each team…

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Jeff Monaco

Jeff Monaco

Jeff Monaco holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in kinesiology, with an emphasis on sports performance, from A.T. Still University. After completing all doctoral coursework in health and human performance at Concordia University Chicago, he defended his dissertation, titled “The Effects of a…

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Matt Wright

Matt Wright

Matt Wright is an international presenter and educator and a former president of NEHRSA (the New England Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association). As an adjunct professor, he has taught kinesiology, anatomy and physiology as well as exercise technique and prescription. He holds a master’s degree in sport and exercise psychology and is a certified exercise…

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Rich DeStasio

Rich DeStasio

Rich DeStasio is a management professional with over 25 years of progressive experience in the commercial fitness industry. He is an industry leader and senior strategic generalist with unique expertise in fitness, sales and operations and has worked with some of the largest and most innovative fitness brands, helping them build and scale their organizations….

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Jason Stella

Jason Stella

Jason Stella has more than 20 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. He was an executive for 24 Hour Fitness® and Club Sport and has been with LifeTime for a combined 18 years. An innovator and educator his entire life, he has worked for and consulted for many of the top fitness…

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