Personal Training

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.

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

Personal Training Rates
Student Rates
$20 per session
$80 for 5 sessions

RWC Member Rates
$30 per session
$125 for 5 sessions

Buddy Sessions
$30 per buddy session
($15 per person)

Personal Training Instructors

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Brendan Bobek


ACE certified personal trainer, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

Education: Currently pursuing a M.S. in Sports and Exercise Science with a concentration on sport nutrition, B.S. Sport and Exercise Science at UCF

Interests: Working out, Mixed Martial Arts, Wrestling, Football

Specialties: Gaining clean muscle through confusing the body, and trimming fat through high intensity circuit workouts

Philosophy: Few things truly worth having come easily, the rest is for hard work and dedication.

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Kevin Cui


NASM-CPT (National Academy of Sports Medicine)American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

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

Interests: Fitness, nutrition, indoor/outdoor sports and traveling

Specialties: Bodybuilding, strength training, toning, circuit training, weight loss and stabilization training

Philosophy: If your mind can believe, the body can achieve!

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Doug Davey


NASM-CPT, Mad Dogg Spinning, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid

Education: Pursuing his B.S. in Sport and Exercise Science, plans to pursue a career in physical therapy

Interests: Teaching spin, training clients, power lifting, inline speed skating

Specialties: Improving lean body mass and muscle tone, sport-specific exercise, TRX suspension training

Philosophy: Success comes with lifestyle changes and dedication, there is no quick fix.

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Kelsey Donaho


NSCA-CPT, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid

Education: University of Central Florida Sport and Exercise Science program with a focus on strength and conditioning

Interests: skateboarding, skydiving, music, exercise, motorcycles, technology

Specialties: Sport Specific training

Philosophy: Hard Work. Amen

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Chris Fanfan


AFAA/CPR/First Aid

Education: Currently seeking Masters of Science in Health Services Administration, B.S. in Health Services Administration from UCF

Interests: Football, basketball, officiating basketball and hitting the golf range

Specialties: Sports performance and full body improvement

Philosophy: Faith without work is dead!

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Mike Fleming


NASM Personal Trainer, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

Education: Pursuing B.S. in Sport & Exercise Science and Computer Science Interned at Wayne Densch Sport Complex for one year

Interests: Weightlifting, playing guitar, reading, and video games.

Specialties: Strength training, athletic development, hypertrophy (muscle gain), and fat loss.

Philosophy: Hard Work + Persistence = Results All goals can be accomplished through hard work, given consistent and sustained effort.

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Zach Hollis


NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

Education: UCF B.S. in Pre-Clinical Health Sciences; Currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program here at UCF

Interests: Sports in general. I played on the UCF Ultimate (frisbee) Club team for 5 years and have been their strength and conditioning coach for the past 2. I play IM sports regularly, and dabble in golf, rock-climbing, and even pole-vaulting. I'm also a pretty big nerd when it comes to video games.

Specialties: Corrective exercise, sport-specific training, general fitness, functional training for your specific goals.

Philosophy: Fitness isn't simply about how lean you are, how much muscle you have or how well you fit the mold. I believe in a balanced and well-rounded exercise routine along with a healthy lifestyle and a healthy mindset.

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Brian Ivy


ACSM-Certified Personal Trainer, First Aid, CPR

Education: pursuing a B.S in Sport and Exercise Science, expected July 2014

Interests: Athletics, music, outdoor activities.

Specialties: Building muscle mass and strength, toning, and improving athletic performance through sport-specific training.

Philosophy: "The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed."

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Kayl Karadjian


NFPT certified personal trainer, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

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

Interests: Video games, sports, Sci-Fi, reading, and movies.

Specialties: Strength and hypertrophy training

Philosophy: Hard work and determination are the keys to success.

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Chris Parrott


American College of Sports Medicine- CPT, American Red Cross- CPR/AED/First Aid

Education: Pursuing a B.S in Sport and Exercise Science, planning to pursue a Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Interests: ALL sports, movies, cooking.

Specialties: Fat Loss, Circuit Training, Strength Training.

Philosophy: “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breath, that’s when you’ll be successful”- Eric Thomas

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Janeen Reiter


NASM, CPR/AED, and first aid

Education: Seeking Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Science

Interests: Fitness, Reading, Gardening

Specialties: Cardio, Circuit training, HIIT training, Strength training

Philosophy: Nothing is ever a failure, it is always a lesson. Don't let the fear of making a mistake keep you from taking chances. Fitness will challenge you but it is a fun ride and the rewards are beyond compare!

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Katie Valley


AFAA PT, ACE Group Exercise, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

Education: Seeking a B.S. in Pre-Clinical Health Sciences

Interests: Running, eating, sleeping, and happy and healthy living

Specialties: Sport-specific training, kickboxing, and making chocolate chip cookies

Philosophy: "You can't escape the biological laws of cause and effect."

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Samantha Walker


ACE-CPT, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

Education: Career diploma in completion of the Fitness and Nutrition course at Penn Foster; Majoring in Accounting

Interests: weight training, painting, drawing, reading and horse back riding

Specialties: Weight loss, Functional Fitness, Circuit training

Philosophy: Everyone has the capability to live a healthy and fit lifestyle. Some can achieve this on their own and some need a little push to get them going in the right direction. I'm here to provide that push, because once you learn how to properly exercise and nourish yourself and start seeing the results, you are not going to want to go back.

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Keith Washington


NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist(CSCS), American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid

Education: Seeking his Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Science with a concentration in applied exercise physiology and sport nutrition, B.S. in Sports and Exercise Science from UCF

Interests: Many types of sports, exercise science, travel, great food!!

Specialties: KICKING ATHLETIC BUTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Philosophy: Instead of waiting for the storm to pass, learn how to dance in the rain!! Yeah, the workouts are tough, but my "athletes" are tougher.....and that humbles me. Fitness is like construction: Building a shack requires a small foundation. Building a house requires a thicker foundation. Building an apartment building requires a large foundation. Together we can build the Taj Majal.....imagine THAT foundation!! "FULL BODY STRONG, BABY!"

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.