Recreation and Wellness Center

Personal Training is available to all students and faculty at UCF. Sessions are 60 minutes long and the initial consultation is FREE. All of our trainers are certified by the following organizations: ACE, AFAA, NASM, NSCA, CSCS and ACSM.

Personal Training can define your fitness goals, teach you new exercises, increase muscular strength, endurance and/or flexibility, provide functional training opportunities, motivate you to achieve your goals, and equip you with tools to support your healthy lifestyle.

To get started with Personal Training, fill out the online Personal Training Registration Form (below). A Personal Trainer will contact you to schedule a session and review the various packages we offer for purchase (see below).

Personal Training Rates
Student Rates
1 Session - $20
3 Sessions - $60
6 Sessions - $100
9 Sessions - $145
12 Sessions - $180
15 Sessions - $220

RWC Member Rates
1 Session - $30
3 Sessions - $90
6 Sessions - $160
9 Sessions - $230
12 Sessions - $295
15 Sessions - $360

Buddy Sessions (students only)
25% off per person


*interested in achieving your fitness goals in smaller groups at a more affordable rate? Check out the Small Group Training link below!

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Kim Holmes
Personal Trainer & Personal Training Lead

Certifications: Active IQ Level 3 Personal Training; Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instruction; Active IQ Circuits; Active IQ Indoor Cycling; Active IQ Kettlebells; Vision Fitness Academy Certificate in Padwork; Active IQ Level, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid

Education: Currently studying Sport and Exercise Science at UCF. In my previous life I have a 2:1 LLB Law from University of Southampton and an Msc in Shipping Business from Solent University

Interests: Family time, running, squash, tennis, skiing, listening to podcasts, travelling, retail therapy and watching sports - especially golf and soccer

Specialties: Weight Loss, Women’s fitness, Core strength and Running fitness

Philosophy: We are most productive when we are strong

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Melyssa Allen
Personal Trainer

Certification: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED, AFAA Primary Group Exercise.

Education: B.S. in Biology and Psychology. Pursuing Cognitive Science Graduate Certificate.

Interests: Animals and wildlife conservation, coffee, my dog (Buddy!), mindfulness and meditation, travel & adventures, self-care!

Specialties: Healthy Lifestyle Behavior Change, Mind/Body Connection, Beachbody Live group exercise formats

Philosophy: The magic happens outside of your comfort zone; so get comfortable with being uncomfortable!

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Arman Badrudeen
Personal Trainer

Certification: NASM CPT, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certified, TRX Suspension Trainer L1 Certified, ICG Coach By Color Indoor Cycling Certified

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science

Interests: Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Wrestling, Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, Advanced Calisthenics

Specialties: Strength Training, Powerlifting, Calisthenics, Bodybuilding, Sport-specific Training

Philosophy: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
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Dan Beatty
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid

Education: US Marine Vet. Pursuing a B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science

Interests: Football, movies, fitness, fishing, hunting, and traveling

Specialties: Strength, hypertrophy, sports specific, military fitness

Philosophy:“Do or do not, there is no try” -Master Yoda

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Niki Dhar
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM – Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

Education: Pursuing a B.S. Sports and Exercise Science: Human Performance

Interests: Fitness, Food, Rom Coms, Bollywood, and Boba Tea!

Specialties: Strength and Hypertrophy Training, Weight loss, Corrective Exercis

Philosophy: “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”

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Storm Doddy
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross - CPR/First Aid/AED

Education: B.A. Business Administration – UCF. Current MBA student at UCF.

Interests: Strength training, running, climbing, swimming, rowing, hiking, trails, traveling, reading, family time.

Specialties: Strength endurance, hypertrophy, and maximal strength training. Runner Specific training.

Philosophy: “never stop evolving”. I train others to exceed their goals and expectations and push their limits safely and effectively.

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Jose Fernandez
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

Education: Pursing a B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science

Interests: Wrestling, MMA, Yoga, Biking, Traveling (next stop Thailand), Art, Cooking

Specialties: Sport Specific Training and HIIT Training

Philosophy: One day at a time.

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Na'Chelle Ferkovich
Personal Trainer

Certifications: ACSM-CPT, AFAA Primary Group Exercise, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

Education:Currently pursuing a B.S. in Health Sciences

Interests: Exercise, dance, music, spending time with friends & family, nature, Gymnastics, Boba tea and Cuban coffee

Specialties: Calisthenics, Interval Training, Strength Training

Philosophy: "Never let anyone or anything keep you from reaching your fullest potential."
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Callan Gamache
Personal Trainer

Certifications: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

Education: University of Central Florida (Class of 2019)

Interests: Music, fitness, movies

Specialties: Weight training

Philosophy: “It ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."

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Alex Ibarguen
Personal Trainer

Certifications: American Council of Exercise (ACE) Personal Training, American Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Certification

Education: Pursuing a BSBA in Integrated Business with a minor in Fitness Training

Interests: Marathon Training, Martial Arts and other Intramural Sports

Specialties: Cardio Training and Fat Loss

Philosophy: “Train so that the you of tomorrow can beat the you of today”

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Djordje Jagodic
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM - Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First Aid/ CPR certified

Education: Pursing B.S. in Health Science Pre-Clinical and minor in Health Administration. Also pursing CSCS certificate.

Interests: Fitness, sports, cooking, traveling

Specialties: Strength training, hypertrophy, sports performance, fat loss, corrective exercise

Philosophy: Consistency is key

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Andrew LeGrand
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM CPT, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

Education: Studying Sports and Exercise Science

Interests: Football, Powerlifting, Video Games, Cartoons (especially Avatar: The Last Airbender).

Specialties: Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Sports Performance

Philosophy: “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi

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Macy Levin
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Certified

Education: Currently pursuing a B.S. in Sport & Exercise Science with a Psychology minor

Interests: Cooking, working out, powerlifting, music, going to concerts

Specialties: Strength training, HIIT, powerlifting

Philosophy: No one ever has ever improved from being successful.

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Ryan Lockenbach
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM – Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

Education: Pursuing a B.S. Sports and Exercise Science: Human Performance

Interests: Fitness, Rock Climbing, Boxing, Cooking, Reading, Music, and Living a Healthy and Fulfilling Life

Specialties: Fat Loss, Hypertrophy, Strength Training, HIIT, Functional Fitness

Philosophy: “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” -Mahatma Gandhi

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Mathew McCawley
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Criminal Justice with a minor in psychology

Interests: Lacrosse, video games, working out, the beach

Specialties: Strength and hypertrophy

Philosophy: "Work hard in silent, let success make the noise."

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Angel Perez
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NCSF- Certified Personal Trainer, NCSF- Sport Nutrition Specialist, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid

Education: AA General arts, Pursing a B.S. in Sports and exercise science

Interests: Cooking, dancing, exercising, reading, fishing, and driving

Specialties: Hypertrophy training

Philosophy: "Train with purpose"

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Terrell Peters-Gillman
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross - CPR/First Aid/AED

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and a Minor in Health Sciences

Interests: Basketball, Video Games, Watching Movies, Anime

Specialties: Fat Loss, Muscular Growth, Muscle Endurance

Philosophy: “If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.”- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

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Zach Reuther
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM- Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross First Aid/ CPR/ AED

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Finance

Interests: Football, Basketball, Mixed Martial Arts, Powerlifting

Specialties: Strength Training, bodybuilding, Fat loss, Sports performance training

Philosophy: “Don't count the days, make the days count" - Muhammad Ali

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Tyler Welden
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED, HIPAA

Education: B.S. in Sport and Exercise Science with a minor in Health Sciences. Currently pursuing a M.S. in Sport and Exercise Science

Interests: Powerlifting, anything sports, overall fitness, nutrition

Specialties: Coaching experience, sport specific exercises, strength training, hypertrophy training

Philosophy: "Be the change you wish to see in the world" - Muhatma Gandhi

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Zak Woodward
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM- Certified Personal Trainer, Integrative Corrective Exercise Approach- Corrective Exercise Specialist, American Red Cross- CPR/First Aid

Education: Pursing a B.S. in Sport & Exercise Science

Interests: Soccer, Basketball, MMA, Olympic Weightlifting, and Game of Thrones!

Specialties: Sport specific training, Corrective Exercise, Performance Enhancement, Olympic Lifting, Small Group Training, Strength & Conditioning

Philosophy: Get a little bit better every day

Assumption of Risk Statement

Participation in Recreation and Wellness Center programs is completely voluntary. Individuals participate at their own risk and assume responsibility for their own health and safety. The University of Central Florida and the Recreation and Wellness Center are not liable for injuries sustained during participation in a Recreation and Wellness Center sponsored activity. It is strongly recommended that all participants consult a physician and/or have a physical exam prior to participation. The University of Central Florida does not provide personal accident/health insurance. Therefore, participants are urged to secure their own insurance. You may suffer physical and/or mental injury from participating in these activities.