Meet the Fitness Trainers

Razor Sharp’s Professional Personal Trainers

Meet the trainers that take the guess work out of working out

Razor Sharp personal trainers are specialists with advanced education in exercise physiology and methods. That means that whatever your goals or special situations are, we have a trainer who is just right for you.

 

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Nate Skop

Nate Skop

Washington Avenue

A.A. Sports and Recreation Management, Tiffin University

Certified Personal Trainer – NASM​

Interests/Specialties: Core Strengthening, Weight Loss, Balance Training, Functional Exercise, Hypertorphy Training, Athletic Performance Training, Corrective Stretching and Strengthening

Philosophy: If you set your goals low and easily hit them, did you achieve as much as if you had set your goals high and barely missed? Life isn’t perfect, but when you challenge yourself in any aspect of fitness, you will change for the better!

Bennett Kothe

Bennett Kothe

Washington Avenue

B.S. Exercise Science with an emphasis in strength & conditioning with sports nutrition, Carroll University

Nutrition Certified – NASM

Pursuing a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certification

Interests/Specialties: Athletic Performance, Green Bay Packers, Strength Training, Dogs, Circuit Training

Philosophy: My role as a trainer is to inspire an active lifestyle to make everyone feel great physically and mentally. I strive to make activities fun and challenging for individuals of all fitness levels.

 

Lauren Gedemer

Lauren Gedemer

Washington Avenue / Erie Street

Undergraduate studies in Marine Science/Biology; Chemistry, University of Miami

Undergraduate studies in Anatomy and Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Certified Personal Trainer – NASM

Interests/Specialties: Balance Training, General Fitness, Goal-Setting/Behavior Change, Group Training, High-Intensity Interval Training, Small Group Training, Strength & Conditioning, TRX Training, Weight Management

Philosophy: Training and exercise should be fun; if you don’t enjoy what you are doing, try something different. It’s important to switch fitness routines to keep them exciting

Courtney Perez

Courtney Perez

Erie Street

Certified Personal Trainer – ISSA

Interests/Specialties: Hypertrophy training, general fitness, Functional training, interior home painting, volunteering for animal rescue groups

Philosophy: Fitness is a lifestyle that isn’t obtained overnight. Don’t focus on the end goal. Take it one meal, one workout, one day at a time! Focus on your position right now, and win where you are!

Teresina Watson

Teresina Watson

Washington Avenue

B.S., Business Administration, Carthage College

M.S., Public Service Management, DePaul University

Certified Personal Trainer- NASM

Certified Nutrition Coach – NASM

Interests/Specialties: Body composition changes, Weight loss, Strength training

Philosophy: A smile and lots laughter should always be included in your fitness journey.  If that’s missing, try looking for new inspiration or a goal to help spark the excitement and passion.

Kyle Knobloch

Kyle Knobloch

Washington Avenue

Undergraduate studies in Applied Health Science; Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Certified Personal Trainer – NASM

Interests/Specialties: Corrective Exercise, Functional Training, General Fitness, Goal-Setting/Behavior Change, Nutrition, Sports Performance, Sport-Specific Training, Strength and Conditioning, Weight Management

Philosophy:  You are given one body. It is important to understand proper nutrition, efficient training, and how both work synergistically to help your body function and perform optimally to achieve your goals

Krystal DeBaker

Krystal DeBaker

Washington Avenue / Erie Street

B.S. in Elementary Special Education, Carthage College

Certified Personal Trainer – ISSA

Interests/Specialties: General Fitness, Weight Loss, Balance Training, Endurance Sports Training

Philosophy: The human body is meant to be active. Exercise and proper nutrition can enhance every aspect of our physical and mental well-being. My job as a trainer is to guide you through that lifestyle change to reach your fitness and health goals.

Kristine Gilson

Kristine Gilson

Washington Avenue

B.S. Health Promotion & Wellness Emphasis Health/ Wellness Coaching
B.A. Spanish
Certified Personal Trainer – NASM
Nutrition Certification – NESTA
United States Masters Swimming – Level 1 & 2 Coach
Totally Coached LLC- Wellness Coach

Interests/Specialties: Injury Prevention, Ergonomics, Corrective Exercise, Group Exercise, Weight Loss, Sports Training/ Conditioning

Philosophy: ‘Being well’ is more than fitness – it’s emotional, it’s a mindset, it’s life, and it’s messy. We could all use health and wellness guidance and I would be honored to guide and empower clients on their journey!

Justin Leach

Justin Leach

Washington Avenue

B.S. Exercise Science, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Certified Personal Trainer – NASM

Interests/Specialties: Group Training, Weight Management, Functional Training

Philosophy:  By putting in real effort towards being healthier today, we can get the most out of tomorrow.

Amanda Neumiller

Amanda Neumiller

Erie Street

B.S. Fitness Management, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Certified Personal Trainer – ACSM

Interests/Specialties: General Fitness, TRX Training, Women of All Ages

Philosophy: Work hard to enjoy life! The healthier you become through diet and exercise, the more you can do and experience.

Olivia Van Guyse

Olivia Van Guyse

Washington Avenue

B.S. Kinesiology: Exercise and Movement University of Wisconsin-Madison

Pursing a National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal Training Certification

Pursuing a National Academy of Sports Medicine Nutrition Certification

Interests/Specialties: Corrective Exercise, Functional Training, Circuit Training, Behavior Changes, Nutrition, Core Strengthening , Yoga and Pilates, Weight Management

Philosophy: There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to health and fitness. The beauty is that this journey looks different for every unique individual. Rather than comparing yourself to others, identifying and striving toward your own sustainable goals will lead to a happier and healthier life – physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Annie Weeden

Annie Weeden

Washington Avenue

B.S. Psychological Science University of Vermont

Personal Training NASM Certification 

Pursuing NASM Nutrition certification

Interests/Specialties: Functional Training, Goal setting and Behavior Change, Sports Performance, Correctional Exercise, Strength and Condition, Nutrition

Philosophy: Living a healthier lifestyle isn’t a, “one stop shop,” it’s a mental, emotional, and physical journey. It’s about putting in the time and patience when things get tough and being willing to accept and grow from failure.

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