Fitness Team

Fitness Team

Fitness Team

Tanner Shultz, Fitness Manager, Elite Personal Trainer

Tanner loves life and living it to the fullest. His drive is to stay as healthy as possible in order to help more people and have more fun with the time he is given! Tanner holds a master's degree in exercise physiology as well as a degree in nutrition and health (behavioral) science. He uses all of these and his 18 years' experience to help others live stronger (which is his vision and desire for everyone).

His expertise is in Functional Fitness (healthy movement), Wellness Coaching (exercise planning, diet analysis, behavior change) and Exercise Therapy (post-rehab/special conditions). He is excited to join the Wheaton Sport Center staff and assist in creating the best environment and programming to help you be your best!


At the club since: 2020
 
630.315.5373 • tshultz@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
 

 

Jim Hughes, Personal Trainer, Elite Personal Trainer

Jim earned a BS and MS in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993 and 1996 respectively. During his undergraduate studies he initiated a personal training program at the All Racquetball Fitness Center in 1991, growing the program from its infancy to converting 4 courts to strength, cardiovascular, stretching and personal training areas. In 1993 while studying for his Masters he was hired as part of the strength and conditioning staff at the University of Illinois and continued in that capacity until he accepted a job as the personal training manager at the Gold Coast Multiplex in Chicago in 1996. While serving in that position he was offered an opportunity to serve as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Illinois, Chicago. In 1998 he was hired to oversee the construction, layout, and implementation of the new strength and conditioning program where he grew it from an idea of working with a single team into one that was responsible for the year round training program of 18 varsity Division 1 teams and over 325 athletes. In 2001, Jim was hired as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the NBA team, Washington Wizards, where he was responsible for the design, development and implementation of the year round training program. In 2005, he accepted a position as a superintendent for Beazer Homes in the hopes of expanding his business and managerial skills. He has helped build and close in excess of 250 homes in the DC/Virginia region and was honored as Mid-Atlantic Region’s NHBI builder of the year. Jim brings his managerial and organizational skills to Wheaton Sport Center as Fitness Director and looks forward to sharing his years of experience with all members in their quest to stay fit. 


At the club since: 2009
 

 

   
   
   
Nancy Allen, Personal Trainer, Elite Personal Trainer
 

Nancy Allen brings over 26 years of experience to the fitness industry and is passionate about her profession. She understands that clients may have incredibly busy lives, but believes it is necessary to strike a balance between health, wellness, family, work and friends.  Nancy’s areas of interest include working with motivated clients of all ages and abilities who are willing to work hard and be challenged to achieve optimal results. Nancy provides a workout that is challenging, effective and fun while incorporating the latest fitness trends to give her client the best program possible. Her fitness passions include running, biking, outdoor activities, basketball, and strength training. She also enjoys being an avid sport spectator, especially baseball. Nancy earned her B.S. degree in Physical Education/Adult Fitness from University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. Her credits also include National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer, TRX Suspension Training and TRX Functional Training Certified.


At the club since: 1997
 
630.690.0887 x308 • nallen@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   
Debi Hughes, Personal Trainer, Master Personal Trainer

Debi Hughes understands the busy client and believes dedicating just a small portion of your day to yourself will improve your health and well-being.  She is passionate about making her clients feel confident and encouraged from their training sessions so that they live healthy and productive lives. Debi’s areas of interest include working with a wide range of clientele from beginners, young athletes, pre/post-natal mothers and active adults.  Debi earned her B.S. degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois. After graduating, she worked as a Personal Trainer in downtown Chicago before getting hired as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Washington Wizards, becoming the first female Strength and Conditioning Coach in the NBA. After starting a family, Debi moved to Wheaton and started working as a Personal Trainer at WSC in 2010.  Other credits include ACE Certified Personal Trainer, TRX Suspension Training and TRX Functional Training Certified.  

At the club since: 2010
 
630.690.0887 x385 • dhughes@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   
Zac Marshall, Personal Trainer, Master Personal Trainer

 

Zac Marshall has acquired nearly two decades of professional experience in the health and fitness industry. He entered the field after suffering a career-ending back injury through a nationally-ranked tennis career. Zac has a passion for motivating clients to challenge themselves to overcome their physical limitations as well as proper weight management. While attending college and graduate school at San Diego stat University, Zac completed four tears of apprenticeship in the field of corrective exercise post-rehabilitation personal training. In addition, he earned his MA in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Biomechanics. Zac is a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Health Coach through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Since 2014, he has served as an Exercise Physiologist for a Chicago-based medical weight management program, AMITA Health Weight Loss Solutions, where he helps individuals with exercise, nutrition, and health cooking.

At the club since: 2019
 
630.690.0887 x379 • zmarshall@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   
Lisa Evans, Personal Trainer, Expert Personal Trainer

Lisa Evans believes that exercise can be a healing, fulfilling, and joyful activity to improve one's health and well-being. She is passionate about getting her client s to work toward their fullest potential. In addition, she enjoys assisting her clients to grow stronger and move easily through proper technique and posture improvement. Lisa’s areas of interest include working with a variety of clients, especially those wanting to improve movement, recover/prevent injury, and work toward lifelong health goals as well as athletes of all levels. Lisa has been a fitness enthusiast since childhood but it became a passion while attending Wheaton College. There she discovered the lifelong benefit of caring for her body through exercise. Lisa earned her B.S degree in Applied Health Science at Wheaton College and is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. Her credits also include Animal Flow Level 1 Instructor, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist and TRX Suspension Trainer/Instructor, TRX Rip Trainer and TRX Functional Training Certified, ONNIT Academy participant, and 5 years of previous experience as an Exercise Therapist for spine conditions at Russeau Team Healthcare.
 
At the club since: 2012
 
630.690.0887 x316levans@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

Megan Brash, Expert Personal Trainer

Megan Brash has a passion for coaching her clients to find their strength while challenging them in an enjoyable and purposeful way. She enjoys working with all types of clients especially women and moms who need that extra motivation to commit to fit. Megan is an enthusiastic runner and has a wealth of experience in training for marathons and races including the popular and challenging Ragnar Relays. Megan earned her B.S. from the University of Minnesota and Clinical Personal Training Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Other credits include Insanity Live Instructor since 2014, Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Certified Group Fitness Instructor, and TRX Suspension Training Cerfified.

At the club since: 2018

630.690.0887 x362 •mbrash@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   
Eddie O'Connor, Expert Personal Trainer

Eddie O’Connor believes fitness is one of the best ways to change a person’s quality of life. Born and raised in Wheaton, Eddie has been involved and competed in a myriad of sports. He learned early that pushing one’s self past the point of wanting to quit builds “unbreakable “physical strength and mental stability. Eddie’s areas of interests include working with a variety of clients, incorporating many different techniques that will help his clients achieve their goals in an enjoyable and refreshing way. Eddie emphasizes the use of tools such as steel maces, steel clubs, battle ropes, sandbags, boxing, bodyweight, barbells, kettlebells and suspension training devices. He believes hitting all scopes of fitness to reach his client’s goals from durability to strength is very important. Eddie studied at the National Personal Training Institute and earned his Personal Training Certification through the National Academy of Sport Medicine. Other credits include Animal Flow Level 1 Instructor and certifications from ONNIT Foundations, Box-N-Burn Levels 1 & 2, TRX Functional Training Course, as well as Viking Ninja White Belt ranking.

At the club since: 2016

 
630.690.0887 x358eoconnor@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   
Karie Eriksen, Personal Trainer, Premier Personal Trainer

Karie Eriksen believes in the importance of a relationship with her clients and guiding them to reach their fitness goals while encouraging a holistic training approach. Karie has great experience in understanding her clients since her background comes from the Psychology, Biology and Education fields. She enjoys working with fitness enthusiasts of all levels, specializing in middle school, 50+, runners, and anyone willing to show up and work hard. Karie takes into account her client’s physical, nutritional, emotional and spiritual health. She is passionate about every aspect of running and has been competitive—cross country and track-- in the sport since the age of 10. She has run numerous marathons—including Chicago and Boston-- and currently enjoys racing 5ks. Karie earned her B.S. degree in Psychology and Biology from Wheaton College as well as a B.S. degree in English and Secondary Education from North Central College. Other credits include ACE Certified Personal Trainer, TRX Suspension Training Course, TRX Functional Training Course and ONNIT Foundations Course. She has also coached cross country at Wheaton College and was in the middle school teaching field for 8 years.
 
At the club since: 2000
 
630.690.0887 x402 • keriksen@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   
Anna Murphy, Premier Personal Trainer

Anna grew up playing competitive sports and excelled in tennis and softball. With over 9 years experience training one-on-one as well as boot camp style classes, Anna has a passion for helping others to live their best healthiest lives. Anna specializes in strength training and HIIT based workouts. BS in Human Resources, ISSA Certified Person Trainer since 2011.


At the club since: 2019
 
630.690.0887 x357amurphy@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

David Taylor, Premier Personal Trainer

 

David is a certified Personal Trainer through ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) and a member of Kabuki Strength. He is also certified Level 1 and 2 Box N' Burn. With a fitness background in powerlifting and body building, David has been a 3x Junior National Powerlifting Champion for the United States Powerlifting Federation and has taken his love of the sport to coaching. Over the years, David has coached many powerlifting and bodybuilding champions to ultimately win their pro cards.

David's style as a Personal Trainer focuses on movement that helps his clients to increase their strength to live more pain-free lives. He enjoys staying current on the latest fitness studies and research, and brings his insights and expertise into each training session.

 

At the club since: 2019

 
630.690.0887 x363dtaylor@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

Sam Keup, Fitness Specialist

Sam joins our Fitness floor staff with a passion for lifting weights and assisting others become the best versions of themselves through health, wellness, and fitness. Sam is currently enrolled at the University of Dayton working toward a degree in Marketing.

At the club since: 2017
 
630.690.0887 x367skeup@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

JD Moore, Fitness Specialist

JD has a passion for life, the outdoors, and fitness. We are delighted to have him join our team. He enjoys outdoor activities including canoeing, (he even participated in a 54 mile canoe race!), surfing, climbing, kayaking, and mountain biking. JD is a Wheaton North Graduate and earned his Bachelor's Degree from Westmont College in English with an emphasis on dual-identity politics. Currently, JD is earning his Master's Degree in Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership at Wheaton College.

At the club since: 2019
 
630.690.0887 x405jmoore@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

Keegan Serbick, Floor Staff

Keegan comes to our Fitness Team with a huge passion for fitness, working out, and specifically, wrestling. Currently attending Wheaton North High School, Keegan has been competing in wrestling for over 10 years and will be Captain of the Wheaton North Wrestling Team next year.

At the club since: 2018

 
630.690.0887 x374kserbick@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

Jake Goddard, Floor Staff

Jake has a passion for helping others become their best selves and living an active lifestyle. A former competitive track runner and football player at St. Francis High School in Wheaton, Jake continues to enjoy lifting weights and staying in shape. Currently, Jake attends Waubonsee Community College working towards an Associate's Degree in Science and plans to transfar to a University to major in Physical Therapy.

At the club since: 2019

 
630.690.0887 x422jgoddard@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

Kyle Klosak, Floor Staff

At the club since: 2020

 
630.690.0887 x450kklosak@wheatonsportcenter.com
   
   
   

CJ Sowers, Floor Staff

At the club since: 2020

 
630.690.0887 x450cjsowers@wheatonsportcenter.com