Personal Trainers

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Personal Training at RallySport

As Colorado’s largest personal training gym, RallySport boasts an elite team of experienced and knowledgeable fitness professionals dedicated to helping others achieve optimum wellness. When you make an investment in personal training, you make an investment in yourself. We have personal training packages to fit any budget. Let RallySport help put you on the road to optimum wellness.

Our Trainers

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Erin Carson

About

Erin Carson is co-owner and has served as RallySport’s General Manager and Fitness Director since 1992.

During that time RallySport has become recognized as one of the leading personal training and group training clubs in the country.

As a strength and conditioning specialist for more than 20 years Erin’s passion to be both teacher and student is evident. As a sought after fitness educator and consultant, Erin works with fitness professionals to become more client centric and create lasting careers and as a lifelong student Erin has created a community of mentors who challenge her to stay at leading edge of movement science.

A former Canadian National Team basketball player and Division I basketball coach Erin’s athletic interests are now centered on endurance sports and triathlon.

Education

University of Nebraska

Athletic Administration, 1992

University of Colorado

Kinesiology, 1989

Certifications

NSCA

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

NASM

Certified Personal Trainer
Performance Enhancement Specialist
Corrective Exercise Specialist

Titleist Performance Institute

Level II

Personal Training Alliance Global

Advanced Certification
Mentorships I and II

Annette Bank

About

At RallySport since 1987, Annette came to CU Boulder from Sweden on a full Track & Field scholarship. She was a two time Olympian in High Jump and Heptathlon, and a member of the Swedish National Track & Field team for 15 years. She holds the Long Jump and Heptathlon records at CU.

Annette’s focus as a trainer is to teach her clients how to incorporate exercise into a happy, healthy and active lifestyle while making fitness fun. As a high school track coach, she guides her athletes to reach their full potential through hard training and technical efficiency while still having fun.

Annette strives to motivate her clients to defy the normal effects of aging through a balanced fitness program using strength, cardio, functional and core training as well as flexibility, post workout massage and relaxation. She also teaches Nordic Walking – an easy-to-learn activity that can be enjoyed throughout life – for all ages and abilities.

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Education

University of Colorado

Physical Education, 1985

Certifications

NSCA

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

NASM

Performance Enhancement Specialist

INWA

Nordic Walking Coach

Assistant Coach

Track & Field, Monarch HS

Jed Glass

About

Jed Glass comes to RallySport via the Athletic Training program at the University of Northern Colorado where he acquired a double major in Kinesiology.  One arm was in Fitness and Exercise, and the other was in Athletic Training. This skill set makes him uniquely qualified for the fitness industry where he sees a wide range of clients that are working through injuries and surgical rehabilitation up through high level fitness and lifestyle optimization.

Jed runs the Biosignature Modulation program here at RallySport. It’s a lifestyle optimization program that accurately assesses your needs and creates a customized supplement plan to maximize your results. Clients can balance hormones, manage stress and blood sugar imbalances, support muscle growth and fat loss, and improve blood chemistries. If you’re looking to address improving aspects of your life that go beyond your time in the gym, this is the program for you.

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Education

University of Northern Colorado

Kinesiology – Fitness & Exercise
Kinesiology – Athletic Training

Certifications

NATA

Certified Athletic Trainer

Dawna Graham

About

A movement and wellness professional since 2001, Dawna’s passion for helping others as well as her dedication to personal growth are evident. Using a flexible, down to earth approach, Dawna works with clients to create programs that both fit their lifestyle and get results while staying available to respond to the unique set of circumstances that each individual presents. She loves working with anyone who is new to exercise, and worked for several years in a PT clinic using her functional mobility background to help people return to activity or manage a chronic condition.

Winner of Technogym’s Nationwide Kinesis Program Development Contest in 2008, Dawna was awarded the grand prize of a trip for 5 nights to the Beijing Olympics to enjoy Olympic competitions and tour the official training facilities. Read more about Dawna and Kinesis in Outside Magazine.

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Education

University of California, Santa Barbara

B.A. in Psychology
Certificate in Exercise Physiology

Certifications

NASM & ACE

Certified Personal Trainer

Gray Institute

Certificate in Applied Functional Science

Faster Global

Advanced Functional Trainer
Specialist in Functional Therapy

IMBA

Mountain Bike Skills Instructor Level 2

Gina Collins

About

Gina Collins has been with RallySport since 2006, when she moved to here from New Jersey with her husband. She brought her passion for integrated health and fitness, and 20 years of experience as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor.

Having learned long ago to embrace balanced growth as a professional, Gina employs an open heart and mind when connecting with her clients and students. Investing in years of these positive relationships has enabled Gina to construct calculated and successful programs tailored specifically for each personal training client. This cultured skill set is also evident in her approach to teaching Group Fitness and even more apparent on the happy faces walking out of each of her classes. She can always be heard firmly promoting a “listen to your body” philosophy while personally attending to the needs of each class.

Gina strives to lead by example, and her two young children keep her in touch with the needs and realities of a full life.

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Education

James Madison U.

Business Administration, Kinesiology 1999

Certifications

NASM

Certified Personal Trainer
Integrated Flexibility Specialist
Corrective Exercise Specialist

AAFP

Senior Fit

Yoga Alliance

RYT

Other

Pre-/Post-Natal Training, Barefoot Training, BTS Group Fitness, Kids Yoga

Jeremy Steen

About

Jeremy has been working in the fitness industry for 15 years and has been a trainer at Rallysport since 2003. He comes from an athletic background as a college baseball player, but his passion for health and fitness has led him to understand that everybody is unique and must take their own path to live a longer, stronger, healthier life. There is no one single plan that works for everybody and understanding the individual’s needs for strength, movement and nutrition is vital to each clients success.

In addition to being a PICP Level 2 certified strength trainer, Jeremy is also a Biosignature Specialist. This is a individual specific program that accurately assesses your health and nutrition needs and creates a customized supplement, diet and exercise plan to maximize your results. It is centered around body composition the role that one’s hormones play in affecting where fat is carried on the body. Through diet, exercise and supplementation, clients can balance these hormones, manage stress and blood sugar imbalances, support muscle growth and fat loss, and improve blood chemistries.

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Education

Davidson College

B.A., History

Certifications

N.A.S.M.

Certified Personal Trainer

PICP

Level 2

Biosignature Specialist

Kevin John Guidi II

About

My passion lays in Strength and Conditioning. I believe that building muscle is the key to better function, vanity and body composition. I’d love to have the chance to show you what I do, as well what you are capable of!

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Education

University of Maine at Farmington

Community Health Education
Exercise Science, 2001

Certifications

NSCA

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified Personal Trainer

NASM

Performance Enhancement Specialist

ASEP

Coaching Certification

Shane Phillips

About

Shane’s love for fitness began, as with many, playing sports as a kid. He built on that studying Sports Medicine at the university level, and working with men’s and women’s div 1 sport teams, as well as two terms with the Denver Broncos.

During his 10 years at RallySport, Shane has helped and guided many people at all levels on the rehabilitation – functional fitness – performance spectrum; to heal, strengthen, move better, and feel better.

Still playing any sports he can get into, and pursuing the latest information and knowledge, Shane continues to grow his appreciation and understanding of the human body, which just adds to his awe of it.

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Education

University of Miami

Sports Administration, M.Ed. 2004

University of Colorado

Kinesiology, B.A. 2002

Certifications

NASM

Performance Enhancement Specialist

NATA

Certified Athletic Trainer

Dillon Johnson

About

Dillon Johnson is co-owner/partner and has served as RallySport’s Director of Golf & Customer Service since 2008.

Dillon’s passion for the game of golf lead him to develop a comprehensive golf specific training program for players of all-kinds and levels (both private and group training). Focusing on developing proper movement mechanics, joint stability and mobility, strength and power, this programming has changed the lives of hundreds of golfers on and off the course.

Throughout his career, Dillon has had the opportunity to work with junior players that are now playing division one golf, tour players, players recovering from injury, children learning the game of golf, and seniors looking to feel better and play longer! With each golfer having different needs, Dillon thrives on developing the player in front of him and enjoys working through what will make his clients successful on the course and in their everyday lives.

Although Dillon specializes in Golf Specific Training, he does also work with individuals that have other visions in mind.

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Education

University of Colorado
Mesa State College

Sports and Fitness Management

Certifications

PTA Global

Certified Personal Trainer

Titleist Performance Institute

Golf Fitness Specialist Level 3
Juniors Level 2

Awards

1st Place: Best Golf Fitness Instructor (Reader’s Choice & Staff Pick) – 2015 Caggy Awards
2nd Place: Best Golf Fitness Instructor (Reader’s Choice) – 2016 Caggy Awards
2nd Place: Top Golf Fitness Instructor Colorado 2017 Caggy Awards

Gurion Blattman

About

Coming soon…

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Education

Certifications

Drew Harms

About

Drew found his way to Colorado to continue his formal education in the physiology of health at Colorado State University; where he completed his Masters degree in Exercise Science. While at CSU, he worked on several clinical studies including sports performance, weight management and the biomechanics that accompanies aging. Through research, education and work experience Drew combines his diverse knowledge in exercise and wellness in his approach to training using only established scientific methods.

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Education

Colorado State University

Health & Exercise Science, M.S.

University of Kansas

Human Biology, B.S.

Certifications

ACSM

Certified Personal Trainer

Rhonda Mansell

About

With over 25 years of experience and over 10,000 programs developed, Rhonda has the ability to custom tailor your program to fit your own specific needs whether that be weight loss, improving strength/endurance, or just getting back into shape after pregnancy. As a Muscle Activation specialist, Rhonda also has the added expertise of working with people dealing with injuries or pre/post surgery issues.

Go to MAT Journal for more information on Muscle Activation Techniques.

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Certifications

ACE

Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Group Fitness Instructor

PTA Global

Certified Personal Trainer

MAT

Muscle Activation Technique

Amy Quirion

About

In 2008 Amy moved to Colorado to follow her aspirations of being a strength and conditioning coach. Being in the health and fitness industry, which is constantly evolving, has allowed Amy to follow one of her biggest passions, education. She specializes in functional movement for all levels, sport specific conditioning, weight loss, and endurance training. Her training style and individual based program design bridges new techniques with proven methodologies.

Amy believes in the power of the body, and enjoys inspiring her clients to listen to their bodies and utilize them to their fullest potential. Amy grew up playing ice hockey and was selected for the USA Jr. National festival 4 times and went on to play division I at the University of Maine. Since moving to Colorado Amy has enjoyed the transition into endurance sports and Triathlon.

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Education

University of Maine

B.S. Kinesiology / Physical Education, 2007

Certifications

Institute of Motion

Mentorship I and II

Personal Training Alliance Global

Advanced Certified Personal Trainer

Certified Massage Therapist

Joseph Cavarretta

About

Joseph arrived in Boulder in 2016 and has been a member of the RallySport training team ever since. His passion for performance enhancement and endurance sports led him to leave his hometown in PA to pursue a career centered on these interests. Presently, Joseph’s areas of focus include functional strength development, running performance, strength for endurance athletes, biomechanical analysis, and chronic disease management.

Previously, Joseph has had the opportunity to work as an exercise physiologist in both sport performance facilities and medical wellness centers since 2012. This range allowed him to expand his skill set to serve a multitude of populations. His combined experience working in clinical settings and with high performing athletes allows him to create comprehensive training programs that serve your individual needs and eliminate the barriers that prevent you from performing at your best.

Joseph also works as a running coach for beginner to elite level athletes and regularly competes in trail and ultra-running events ranging from 26.2 to 50 miles and beyond.

Education

Slippery Rock University

B.S. Exercise Science, 2012

University of Pittsburgh

M.S. Health and Fitness 2013

Certifications

ACSM

Certified Exercise Physiologist

EXOS

Performance Specialist

Yoga Instructor

200 hours

Dr. David Buchler

About

Dr. Buchler was board certified in foot and ankle surgery and a Fellow, of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons for 19 years. An automobile accident which resulted in a severe neck injury ended David’s career in medicine and surgery. He turned his focus 18 years ago to the fitness industry, a lifetime passion. He has participated in a multitude of different sports himself, such as weightlifting, skiing, Tae Kwon Do martial arts, rock climbing, hiking,mountain biking, and running and has finished the Denver Marathon. Dave designs and directly supervises exercise programs for clients with post surgical, post injury or specialized medical conditions, but also enjoys working with clients of all ages and fitness levels who just want a safe and proper technique approach to exercise and fitness.

” I know what it is like to have a devastating injury or surgery and how frustrating this can be, but with proper guidance, motivation and a positive outlook, the possibilities can be very rewarding.” ~David

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Education

The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh

Residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine

Doctor Of Podiatric Medicine Degree

Ohio State University

Nutrition Major

Certifications

ACE

Certified Personal Trainer

Vicki Hunter

About

Vicki Hunter coaches athletes of all levels and abilities, but is particularly attuned to the needs of ultra-runners. She qualified for the 1988 Olympic Marathon Trials in a time of 2:49:24 at the 1987 Twin Cities Marathon. She has run the Pikes Peak Marathon a total of 12 times placing as high as 3rd overall female. She still competes in races ranging from 5k to 50 miles. Vicki holds her Ph.D in Political Science and is now retired from CU where she taught for 23 years. She teaches several classes including deep-water running, running drills and Foundation Training. Her approach in all of her classes and instruction is to apply the principles of Foundation Training to find the most efficient movement possible. In addition, she is available for private Foundation instruction and coaching.

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Education

University of Colorado

Ph.D Political Science

Mount Holyoke College

B.A. Political Science

Certifications

Foundation Training

Certified Instructor

Lydiard Foundation

Running Coach Level 2

Austin Mitchell

About

A competitive triathlete, Austin moved to Boulder where he balances his own training for Ironman Triathlon events and coaching amateur or professional athletes. The decision to come to RallySport was easy as the worlds best endurance athletes train here. His passion is heart rate, power meter utilization, although he still helps different athletes achieve goals ranging from preventing injury, weight loss, muscle gain, and living healthier. He breaks down the component of fitness in a way that allows his athletes to access their full potential. He will find a balance of cardio, strength, flexibility, nutrition, and recovery that his athletes need and want, allowing his clients to learn their body and take control of the rest of their lives. Austin also instructs groups including junior athlete, spin classes, running classes, triathlon camps, weight loss clinics and more.