Do you want to jump-start the new you? Or maybe you've been at the Y working out and seeing results but want a little extra help to get in the best shape of your life. Whatever the reason, you will love the results you'll see when working with a YMCA certified personal trainer. 

Request more information about Personal Training with one of these trainers. 

Hughston Armstrong

Certifications

  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified Tai Chi Instructor

Education

  • B.S. Health and Wellness, The Citadel
  • M.S. Exercise Science, The Citadel
  • M.Ac. Master's of Acupuncture, Tri State College

Areas of Focus

  • Corrective Exercise and Rehabilitation
  • Sport Performance/ Strength & Conditioning
  • General Movement and Fitness Training for Youth and Older Adults

General Schedule

7:30 a.m.-Noon Monday-Thursday

8 a.m.-Noon Friday

Bill Boney

Bill Boney

Certifications

  • ACE CPT/ ACE Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist
  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • RRCA Certified Running Coach

Education

B.S. Computer Science, Georgia Tech

Areas of Focus

  • Aerobic Fitness Training
  • Corrective Exercise for Runners
  • Sports Specific Training
  • Core & Balance

Exercise Philosophy
Moving right is crucial. 

General Schedule
Noon-7 p.m. Monday-Friday

 

Katie Eschner

Certifications

  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Z-Health -- Essentials of Elite Performance, R-Phase, I-Phase

Education

BS Exercise Sciuence, Slippery Rock University

Areas of Focus

  • Weight Loss
  • Pain Management
  • General Fitness
  • Sports Specific Training
  • Youth & High School Training

Exercise Philosophy

Exercise looks different for everyone. Find something that you enjoy and are able to incorporate into your daily life that will help build a stronger, happier, healthier you!

General Schedule

By appointment

Nate Evans

Certifications

  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • CrossFit Level 1 
  • NETA Cycle Certified

Education

MS Material Engineering, Clemson

Areas of Focus

  • Functional Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Sports Specific Training

Exercise Philosophy

To efficiently add strength without necessarily adding the bulk in sports specific training. 

General Schedule

5 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday

Betsy Gold


Certifications

  • NETA Certified Personal Trainer
  • NETA Group Exercise

Education

B.S. Business Administration, Presbyterian College

Areas of Focus

  • General Fitness
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Weight Loss
  • Senior Health
  • Youth Training

General Schedule
6 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, Weekends and Evenings by appointment.

Rachel Hutchinson

Rachel Hutchinson

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer - ACSM
  • Exercise is Medicine Coach -  ACSM

Education

B.S. Exercise Science, North Greenville University

Areas of Focus

  • High-Intensity Interval Training
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Weight Loss
  • General Fitness

Exercise Philosophy

No two people are the same and workouts shouldn't be either. Workouts specifically designed for an individual will be more successful and leads to a better overall vitality.

General Schedule

6-11 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday

Charlotte Levering

Charlotte Levering

Certifications

Certified Personal Trainer - ACSM

Education

B.S. Health Education, Furman University

Areas of Focus

  • Healthy  Weight Loss
  • Strength Training for Beginners
  • General Fitness Training

Exercise Philosophy

Exercise should always be about becoming the vest you can be and achieving your personal goals. The benefits that come with bettering yourself with exercise are endless, and I want to help make that happen. 

General Schedule

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Shawnece Neely

Shawnece Neely

Certifications

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Orthopedic Exercise Specialty

Areas of Focus

  • Orthopedic Correction
  • Weight Loss
  • General Fitness and Conditioning
  • Youth Training

Exercise Philosophy

Using well-rounded interval circuits to create core and muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and balance, with the purpose of building a durable fit body.

Tina O'Connor

Certifications

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Education

AS Personal Training, Greenville Tech

Areas of Focus

  • General Fitness
  • Strength Training for Beginners
  • Strength Training for Active Adults
  • Improving Strength, Mobility, Flexibility, and Balance for Older Adults
  • Modifying Programs for Experienced Weight Lifters

Exercise Philosophy

Good form and a strong foundation are essential for a successful exercise program. 

General Schedule

1-8 p.m. Monday-Friday

 

Steven Pearce

Steven Pearce

Certifications

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • ACSM Exercise Is Medicine 

Education

MS Exercise Science

Areas of Focus

  • Aerobic Training
  • Training for Endurance Athletes

Exercise Philosophy

"The miracle is not that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start." -- John Bingham

General Schedule

5:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Monday-Friday

Natalie Ribble

Natalie Ribble

Certifications: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Education: B.S. in Biology, Minor in Medicine and Health from Furman University

Areas of Focus: Strength and Weight Training, Beginner Weight Loss, High Intensity Interval Training,

Exercise Philosophy: Fitness is a means of building confidence and both inner and outer strength. It is not a punishment for choices you made, it is a journey of connecting with your body and finding out just how exceptional you are. Every workout is an investment in your future self and an act of self-care. Finding a form of exercise that works for YOU and helping you find confidence and strength is my personal and professional goal.

Favorite Quote (optional): "Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do, not a punishment for what you ate"

General Schedule: Monday-Friday 7 am to 11 am, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays by appointment

 

 

 

Phillip Phillips

Certification 

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer 

Area of Focus 

  • Functional Training 
  • Core Strengthening
  • High Intensity Training

Exercise Philosophy 

Never ask somebody to do something that you are not able to do yourself. 

"One more set, or two more reps."

General Schedule 

5-9 p.m. Monday-Friday

Kiara Suskay

Kiara Suskay

Certifications

  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACSM Exercise Is Medicine

Education

B.S. Kinesiology, Emmanuel College

Areas of Focus

  • Sports Specific Training
  • General Fitness
  • High Intensity Interval Training
  • Circuit Training
  • Fat Loss and Weight Loss

Exercise Philosophy

Using Exercise as one of the tools to become our best self. Strengthening your body and mind will give a longer, healthier and happier life.

General Schedule

8 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday