Personal Trainers

for when you want awesome results

“Papi” Ferunaj

Certifications and Education:

  • European Master in Health and Physical Activity, University of Rome “Foro Italico” (06/2008)
  • Doctorate’s in Olympic Weightlifting, Sports University of Tirana, Albania (03/1996)
  • Master of Arts in Sport Science, Sports University of Tirana, Albania (06/1988)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and Coaching, Higher Institute of Physical Culture Tirana, Albania (06/1985)
  • Sport Performance Coach conducted by USA Weightlifting (11/08/2016)
  • Technical Director, Albanian Weightlifting Federation (03/2002 – 06/2012)
  • Technical Director, Alba Taekwondo Academy (09/1995 – 06/2002)

Titles & Activities:

  • National Olympic Weightlifting Champion (Albania, 1978-1989)
  • Medalist on International Olympic Weightlifting Events:
    • Gold, Ankara (Turkey, 1983)
    • Bronze, Bucharest (Romania, 1981)
  • International Expert of Olympic Weightlifting (11/2009 – Present)
  • International Olympic Weightlifting Referee (03/2002 – 04/2012)
  • Director of Albanian Olympic Academy (05/2011 – 11/2015)
  • Member of Technical & Scientific Commission of European Weightlifting Federation (2004-2012)

Taylor Eckel

Taylor loves deadlifting as much as she loves cheesy grits. She’s a doctor of physical therapy student with a passion for optimizing movement and integrating fitness and lifestyle. Her approach to coaching is deeply rooted in her belief that principles inform practice, rather subscribing to a single method. This allows her to comprehensively challenge her clients’ mindset, mechanics, and motor control while pursuing their specific goals. Outside of the gym, you can find Taylor learning to snowboard, playing intramural sports, and cooking.

Certifications and Education:

  • BS Exercise Science, George Fox University
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • Clinical Athlete Weightlifting Coach
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • RRCA Level 1 Running Coach

Tal Beinin

Certifications and Education:

  • NASM (Certified Personal Trainer)
  • Crossfit L1 Certification
  • Crossfit Kids Certification
  • Kickboxing Certification
  • Core Fitness Certification
  • Sports Training Degree from Wingate Institute
  • Massage Therapy Degree from Wingate Institute

Specializations:

  • Kickboxing
  • Pre and Post Natal
  • Rehabilitation
  • Massage Therapy
  • Sports Training

Ray Davila

Ray has always lived an active lifestyle. His love of fitness started in the military and carried over to his civilian life where he enjoys surfing and weightlifting. He has always had a great understanding that the stronger you get, the easier life gets in almost all aspects.

The effects of strength training can do miracles for joint pains, strengthening bones, reducing injury, and improving sport performance. Ray believes that training should always be sustainable and progressive. His training methods will ensure that you will be able to train continuously without injury and always be improving. Ray works with individuals of all fitness levels. Even beginners who have never touched a weight can greatly benefit from his training.

Having experienced multiple broken bones with slow recoveries, rehabilitation is very important to him. He understands the need for slow progression and how to address muscle compensation patterns that arise from the injury. His goal is to see you moving
better and stronger than ever before.

Certifications and Education:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Degree from National Personal Training Institute (NPTI)

  • Kettlebell Certification

  • Suspension Certification

Specializations:

  • Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength Programming

  • Barbell Technique

  • Restoring Mobility

  • Post Physical Therapy Injury Rehabilitation

Shiloe

Shiloe is passionate about performance over an aesthetics approach to fitness, taking priority of moving well, inside and outside the gym. She believes if you focus on increasing what you can do and what you can achieve over how you look, that aesthetics will follow close behind. Consistency is quite possibly the most key component of fitness, so her goal is to understand what your incentives are and make a fitness routine as approachable and as FUN as possible.

If you don’t find Shiloe in the gym, she’s probably hanging out with her dog and with friends; camping, hiking, and eating! Shiloe is excited about helping people of all age ranges and fitness levels to achieve a more well-rounded fitness.

Certifications and Education:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

  • Adaptive CrossFit Training

Kim Nguyen

Kim has always had a passion for competition and athleticism and has played many sports from soccer to collegiate rugby. Her approach to fitness is getting you to become a stronger and fitter you. With a B.S in Biology she can connect physical activity to the human body internal functions. Kim specializes in Olympic Lifting, Power lifting, gymnastics and core strength. She holds a L1 Crossfit trainer certificate and has been coaching for many years prior. Kim emphasizes correct and safe movements before adding weight to any lift, as mobility is extremely crucial. She believes it is important to understand your body’s limits to know when and how to push it.

Certifications and Education:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Specializations:

  • Olympic Lifting

  • Power Lifting

  • Gymnastics

  • Core Strength

Ryon Fuentes

Ryon Studied Exercise Science at Fairmont State University where his understanding and passion for the science behind the movements started. He has always enjoyed playing many different sports and living a physically active lifestyle. He believes exercise programs are an incredible way to transform daily stresses into positive lifestyle outcomes. He enjoys meeting new people and learning their interests and what inspires them. So, he can design personalized programs, and motivate people to achieve their health and fitness goals. When he isn’t at the gym you will find him hiking, kayaking, fishing, or any other outdoor adventure he can fine.

Certifications and Education:

  • ACE Certified Trainer

Specializations:

  • Strength Training

  • Speed & Agility Training

  • Power Lifting

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