Personal Trainers

Meet Our Personal Trainers

Upon completion of our Personal Fitness Certification Course, our trainers are certified through the Foundations of Strength & Conditioning at the YMCA – Offered by ACE (The American Council on Exercise). They have specific knowledge and experience to enable a client of any fitness level to set and achieve their personal fitness goals.

Trevor Brink ’22

Trevor Brink ’22
Major: Business
Hometown: Lyndonville, Vermont

Strengths: I’m outgoing and like to focus on form! I’m a weightlifting coach who can focus on whatever your fitness needs might be. As an athlete, I’ve played almost every sport there is. I’m very flexible with my time.

Availability: My schedule changes due to basketball season.


Miracle Cooper ’23

Miracle Cooper ’23
Major: Biology and Sociology, Pre-med
Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island

Strengths: I work well with beginners and athletes. When I workout, I love to focus on strength training, that is the area in which I work best.

Availability: I am is available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 5-6 p.m.; Thursday from 1-6 p.m.; Friday from 5-8 p.m.; weekday mornings before 9 a.m.


Bekkah Dean '22

Bekkah Dean ’22
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Rotterdam, New York

Availability: I am available for early morning sessions!


Emily M. Edmunds ’22

Emily M. Edmunds ’22
Major: Environmental Sustainability & Society
Hometown: York, New York

Strengths: I am most knowledgeable with HIIT workouts and endurance training! I am gaining more knowledge with strength training, so I’m best suited to work with strength training beginners.

Availability: I am generally available on Tuesdays, Thursday in the afternoons, Wednesdays and Fridays in the evenings.


Tyler Forhan ’21

Tyler Forhan ’21
Major: Environmental Sustainability & Society
Hometown: Baldwinsville, New York

Strengths: My strengths are in weightlifting/dieting/cutting. I’ve gained so much experience over the years playing football. I think I excel at training athletes and people who just want to get in shape.

Availability: I am available on Monday afternoons;  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings; Friday afternoons; Saturday/Sunday afternoons.


Reginald Shed

Reginald Shed ’22
Major/Minor: Sociology; Education
Hometown: Duncanville, Texas

Strengths: HIIT workouts are my favorite. When training with me, you will use muscle groups that don’t typically get the spotlight. I try to create fun environments with challenges during workouts. Clients looking to start and maintain a workout routine will flourish from easy techniques.

Availability: I am available from 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday; all day Saturday and Sunday.



Maria Sorriento ’21

Maria Sorriento ’21
Major: Biology
Hometown: Troy, New York

Strengths: I have been an athlete for the most of my life so I work well with other athletes; although, I love training newer fitness enthusiasts and helping them get comfortable in the gym! I love creating and doing HIIT and resistance training workouts that get your heart rate up and work to build a toned physique! I am willing and able to create workouts that suit and work towards your specific fitness goals! I’m knowledgeable when it comes to nutrition and can supply tips to help fast track your success in the gym!

Availability: I am available Monday and Friday early mornings and evenings, and Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday afternoons!


Jason Uhlinger ’23

Jason Uhlinger ’23
Major: Biology, Pre-med
Hometown: Carthage, New York

Strengths: I am a strength/endurance focused trainer and welcomes all beginners or athletes.

Availability: I am available Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 3-10 p.m. and 12-10 p.m. on weekends as well 6-7 a.m. on any day.


Nickelliot Yadir Veloz-Gallardo ’23

Nickelliot Yadir Veloz-Gallardo ’23
Major/Minor: Music Performance, Political Science; Legal Studies, Business
Hometown: El Paso, Texas

Strengths: I am best with calisthenics and running and all training levels; focusing on body weight training anyone can do with a variety of exercises. Personally, I am adding more weight training in my own workouts.

Availability: I am is available Monday after 7; Wednesday and Thursday after 8 p.m.; Fridays after 5 p.m. Weekends vary.


Vandia Williams '22

Vandia Williams ’22
Major: Biology, PT Track  Minor: Public Health
Hometown: Nassau, The Bahamas

Strenghts: I love circuit training and believe in muscular strength! I push clients hard. There are no excuses allowed. My workouts are like me, direct and to the point! Great for athletes and those seeking more core strength.

Availability: I am available for training all evenings after 6 p.m. except Monday and Sunday anytime. 


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