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Our Fitness Professionals

More and more people, novice and veteran exercisers alike, are working with personal trainers because they offer a practical and affordable means of getting and staying healthy.

We firmly believe Champions Fitness provides the best personal trainers in Central New York! Our trainers go through a rigorous screening and training process to ensure they have extensive functional knowledge as well as outstanding teaching skills.  They are all college educated with Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees in fitness fields, such as Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, and Physiology.  In addition, they are Nationally Certified through the following:

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning Specialist (PRCS)
  • National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
  • International Sports Science Association (ISSA).

We also have numerous specialty areas represented among our staff, such as Certifications in CrossFit, Running and Endurance, Nutrition, and an USAW Olympic Weightlifting Coach.

Dan Gaglianese

Dan Gaglianese

"Though sports started me on the path to fitness, my passion is showing those with little or no fitness experience the path to a new life."
Sarah Stoetzel

Sarah Stoetzel

"Promoting a healthy lifestyle and helping people achieve their fitness goals is my passion."
Christy Callahan

Christy Callahan

"I’ve had the pleasure of helping thousands of people achieve their health and wellness goals, and I look forward to helping more individuals achieve a healthier and more active lifestyle."
Aj Cordone

Aj Cordone

"Growing up, I always had a passion and huge desire to help others in any way possible."
James Johnson

James Johnson

"Athletics have always been my true passion in life. My knowledge and experience allows me to relate to a wide variety of clients of all ages and fitness levels. "
Steve Grosso

Steve Grosso

"My primary focus is to help restore functionality to adults; primarily focusing on posture, core strength, injury rehabilitation, and overall body strengthening."
Kelly Sherwood

Kelly Sherwood

"I have enjoyed all of the great people I have met over the last twenty years, and I look forward to continuing to help members reach their fitness goals. Get out of your comfort zone and try a group fitness class with me!"
Traci Melvin Ezzo

Traci Melvin Ezzo

"I strive to help people achieve their goals! If I can push them to do more than they ever thought possible, their self- esteem, confidence, and quality of life both physically and mentally will improve."
Sandra Michlovitch

Sandra Michlovitch

"I have over 15 years experience as a personal trainer. I enjoy helping others attain their personal goals, which is very rewarding. If you are willing to “change,” I am willing to motivate you into feeling healthy!"
Amy Wicks

Amy Wicks

"I truly love what I do and couldn't be any more excited to help others reach their fitness goals. "
Jennifer Nastasi-Guzelak

Jennifer Nastasi-Guzelak

"I have passion, I have experience, and most importantly I care!"