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 - $155
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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Adrian Arnette
Personal Training Lead and Personal Trainer

Certifications: NASM – Certified Personal Trainer, NASM – Fitness Nutrition Specialist, NASM – Performance Enhancement Specialist, TRX Suspension Trainer L1 Certified, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

Education: Senior pursuing a degree in Mathematics and Physics

Interests: Volleyball, Olympic Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Calisthenics, Blues, Jazz, Reggae, the Universe and Beyond

Specialties: Performance enhancement (sports specific), Fitness Nutrition, Barbell Movements (Squat, Bench, Deadlift, Overhead Press), TRX suspension training, Functional training, Strength training, HIIT training, Body Recomposition

Philosophy: To become bigger, stronger, faster, and most importantly, healthier, one must only do four things. Train. Recover. Adapt. Repeat.

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Emelie Andre
Personal Trainer

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

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Sport and Exercise Science with a minor in Sports Business Management

Interests: Attempting online recipes, playing tennis, watching BuzzFeed, Unsolved, and traveling

Specialties: Weight loss specific, beginners and general fitness

Philosophy: To be honest and productive, fostering an environment in which my clients are motivated to work hard. Let’s work together to reach your goals!

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Arman Badrudeen
Personal Trainer

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

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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Ariel Chivers
Personal Trainer

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

Education: Associates of Arts Daytona State College, pursuing B.S. in Sport and Exercise Science

Interests: Exercise, traveling, anything outdoors, shopping

Specialties: Weight loss specific, body building, functional training, HIIT training

Philosophy: Mind over Matter. "It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to, has power over you."
- Leon Brown

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Andrew Ferguson
Personal Trainer

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

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Statistics

Interests: Football, Volleyball, Bowling, Math, Movies, Anime, Outdoor Adventures

Specialties: Functional training and muscle growth

Philosophy: "If you continually compete with others, you become bitter. But if you continually compete with yourself you become better." - Anonymous

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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."
-anonymous

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Joseph Holman
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NSCA – CPT, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED

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

Interests: I enjoy cooking, reading, playing all sorts of games, and of course working out.

Specialties: Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Fat Loss, General Strength and Hypertrophy, and Sport Specific Performance

Philosophy: I’m going to get you from your Point ‘A’ to your Point ‘B’ and give you the skills, tools, and knowledge needed so that you can get to ‘C’, ‘D’, and beyond by yourself. In between that we’re going to have fun and that Point ‘B’ may even change.

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Gabriel Huffman
Personal Trainer

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

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Health Science (Pre-Clinical)

Interests: Most sports, the beach, photography, cooking

Specialties: Resistance training, sports specific

Philosophy: Rome wasn't built in a day. However, everyday is required work.

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Stefhon Jean-Claude
Personal Trainer

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

Education: Pursing a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Asian Studies and Spanish

Interests: Pokemon, anime, dancing, hip hop, outdoor adventures, martial arts, and soccer

Specialties: Bodybuilding, strength training, and power training

Philosophy: Everyone has untapped potential inside of them. You can let it be or pull it out. The choice is yours.

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Ralph Nazaire
Personal Trainer

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

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Sport and Exercise Science with a minor in Health Sciences (Pre-Clinical)

Interests: Traveling, Art, Family, Exercise, Basketball, Track & Field, Boxing, and Dance

Specialties: Calisthenics, Plyometrics, HIIT Training, Sport-Specific, and Strength Building

Philosophy: “The only time you truly ‘lose’ is when you don’t give yourself the opportunity to learn.” #WinFromWithin – Self

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Chris Parks
Personal Trainer

Certification: NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, ACE - Group Fitness Instructor, TRX-TRX Group Training, AFAA- Yoga Instructor, AFAA-Pilates Instructor, American Red Cross CPR /AED and First Aid

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

Interests: Basketball, Outdoor activities, Comedy, Health, Traveling, Trying new things

Specialties: Strength and Hypertrophy Training, Sport Specific, Functional Training

Philosophy: Fear is Temporary, Regret is Forever

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Angel Perez
Personal Trainer

Certifications: NCSF- Certified Personal Trainer, 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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Seher Vantansever
Personal Trainer

Certifications: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, Mad Dog Spinning, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Health Sciences (Pre-clinical)

Interests: Yoga, tea, chocolate, cats and puppies, books, comedies and all things related to fitness!

Specialties: Bodybuilding, power lifting, fat loss, cycling/spinning, circuits and full body improvement

Philosophy: “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

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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.