Schwinn® Master Trainers

Julz Arney
Laguna Beach, CA

Julz is respected industry-wide as an expert in fitness education, program creation, marketing, media and team management. With 20 years experience in all aspects of the business of group fitness, Julz’s reach extends from indoor cycling, to dance, to yoga and everything in between.

Julz’s professional highlights include:

  • Featured headline presenter at 300+ conferences in 15 countries.
  • Master Trainer, programming and brand consultant for Schwinn, BOSU, Indo-Row, IDEA, ACE, 24 Hour Fitness, CRUNCH and others.
  • Voted International Fitness Presenter of the Year (CanFitPro) and Top 3 Instructor of the Year (IDEA).
  • Creator of group exercise programs taught in more than 500 U.S. clubs.
  • Choreographer of multiple top-selling consumer dance DVDs including Quick Fix Cardio Hip Hop, 10 Minutes Solution Hip Hop Dance Party, The D.Y.A.O. Workout and several titles for the Dance Off the Inches series.
  • Published author (IDEA, ACE) and communications specialist for print and web.
  • Community spokesperson on health and wellness and creator of community service Yoga outreach programs to local schools and churches.
  • ACE and AFAA certified.

www.JulzArney.com
www.facebook.com/julz.arney
@JulzArney


Markus Mengert - Schwinn Master InstructorMarkus Mengert
Germany

Markus works as an educator, speaker and consultant for a variety of global companies. He has held positions in the fitness industry as a Regional Education Manager with Nautilus Health & Fitness Group, a Regional Product Manager with ELIXIA Health & Wellness Group, and Spa Manager of Steigenberger Hotel Hamburg. Markus has participated in numerous marathons, mountain bike and road biking events and triathlons.

Markus’s professional highlights include:

  • MSc Physical Activity & Health
  • Consultant for sports & fitness companies like Stairmaster, Schwinn Fitness, Garmin, S.A.F.S
  • German Indoor Cycling Presenter 2007, Creator of several Indoor Cycling CDs, Taught over 200 educations and conventions in more than ten countries
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 1999

www.markusmengert.de
www.facebook.com/MarkusMengertTraining


 

Amy Dixon
Pacific Palisades, CA

Amy is one of the most dynamic fitness instructors and celebrity Master Trainers in the industry today. She holds a BS in Exercise Physiology/Lifestyle Management from Weber State University, as well as many other fitness certifications.

Amy’s professional highlights include:

  • Master trainer for Schwinn® Cycling, BOSU® and EFI Sports Medicine GRAVITY™.
  • Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs in Santa Monica.
  • Contributing editor for numerous fitness and lifestyle magazines.
  • Fitness expert for Women’s Health Magazine.
  • Star of many critically acclaimed fitness DVD’s and online fitness programs.

www.amydixonfitness.com
www.facebook.com/theamydixon
@amydixonfitness


 

Keli Roberts
Pasadena CA

Keli is an ACE Continuing Education Provider who is known worldwide for her award winning DVDs, books and training seminars, she specializes in group strength and stability training, indoor cycling, personal training and motivation.

Keli’s professional highlights include:

  • Master trainer for Schwinn® Indoor Cycling, BOSU®, Body Bar, Gliding, KettleBell Concepts
  • Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer at Equinox Fitness Clubs in Pasadena
  • BOSU developmental team member
  • Advisory board member for Fitness Magazine
  • 2003 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year
  • 2004 OBOW award for best use of equipment
  • 2005 OBOW award for Best Female Presenter
  • 2008 OBOW award for Life Achievement
  • 2007 National Fitness Hall of Fame inductee
  • Star of award winning fitness DVD’s and online fitness programs.
  • ACSM HFS, ACE Gold PT, ACE GFI, AFAA certified

www.keliroberts.com
www.facebook.com/keliroberts2
@keliroberts


Mindy Mylrea
Santa Cruz, CA

Mindy is an International presenter, author, motivational speaker, video personality, and CEC provider.

Mindy’s professional highlights include:

  • 2008 ECA OBOW Fitness Presenter of the Year
  • 2004 CanFitPro International Presenter of the Year
  • 1999 International IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year
  • National and World Aerobic Champion
  • PowerBar sponsored athlete
  • Five star presenter for IDEA.
  • An advisory board member for Oxygen Magazine
  • Creator and lead talent behind Gliding
  • Master trainer and on the pro development team for Schwinn Cycling, Body Bar, and Bosu.
  • Creator and owner of FitFlix Productions DVD production services
  • Author of numerous articles and stars in over 100 instructional videos.
  • Currently the host of Orbitrek Elite and Gliding infomercials.

mindy@mindymylrea.com
www.mindymylrea.com
www.fitflixpro.com


Sharon Mehalek
Chicago, Illinois

Sharon has been in the fitness industry for more than 30 years. Her true passion is inspiring and motivating individuals to lead healthier, longer lives by offering instruction in all facets of fitness training and classes.

Sharon’s professional highlights include:

  • Master Trainer with Schwinn Indoor Cycling
  • Presenter both nationally and internationally for Nautilus and Schwinn
  • Contributing editor for numerous workouts and articles of fitness and lifestyle magazines including Shape Magazine
  • Finalist in Shape Magazine’s Model of the Year.
  • Winner of Regional Masters’ Division Aerobic Championship
  • Winner of Regional Ms. Fitness America.
  • National appearances on television for fitness news/program spot advertising for companies such as Bowflex/Nautilus and Tanita
  • Starred in Lifeline Gym infomercials
  • Director of Operations of the LifeStart Wellness Network, Chicago specializing in Corporate Fitness, Management, Consulting and Design
  • Certifications include ACE, AFAA, NASM, NSCA, Specialty Group Exercise in kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling, gliding, rebounding, strength, and strength-circuit.

www.facebook.com/sharon.lenderinkmehale


Sandy Large
Toronto, Ontario

Sandy is the owner of Smart cycle, a company that coaches both athletes and instructors to reach their highest potential

Sandy’s professional highlights include:

  • Master Trainer with Schwinn Indoor Cycling
  • Creator of Indoor Cycling CDs that feature heart zone training guidelines and detailed coaching notes
  • ACE & AFAA certified

www.sandylarge.com


Shannon Fable
Boulder, Co

Shannon has been a program developer and educator for more than a decade, providing continuing education worldwide.

Shannon’s professional highlights include:

  • Founder and CEO of Sunshine Fitness Resources
  • Owner and current developer of Balletone, a ballet based conditioning fitness program
  • Presenter / Master Trainer for Schwinn Indoor Cycling, BOSU®, BodyBar and Power Systems
  • 2006 ACE Group Fitness Instructor of the Year
  • 2009 Finalist for IDEA Instructor of the Year
  • Group Fitness Manager for Colorado Athletic Club – Boulder
  • Author & Editor for fitness publications and online consumer fitness websites

www.shannonfable.com
www.facebook.com/sfable
@sfable


Doris Dodge-Thews
Laguna Beach, CA

Doris has 26 year of fitness industry experience. She is a graduate of Chapman University with a BA in Communication/Public Relations.

  • Doris’s professional highlights include:
  • Schwinn and Indo-Row Master Trainer
  • Owner of nThewsdFitness.
  • Featured in several fitness DVD’s
  • Published author in several health and fitness magazines.
  • ACE, AFFA certified

www.nthewsdfitness.com
Facebook Doris Dodge-Thews
@DorisDodgeThews


Bethany Diamond
Marietta, GA

Bethany believes in safe, effective exercise that is both fun and results driven.

Bethany’s professional highlights include:

  • Founder of Ovarian Cycle, Inc.
  • Master Trainer for Schwinn Indoor Cycling
  • PowerBar Team Elite Athlete
  • Author of numerous articles in fitness industry publications.
  • IDEA World Convention presenter for more than 14 years.
  • Two- time Ironman triathlete

www.ovariancycle.org
www.facebook.com/bethany.diamond


Becky Langton,
Wake Forrest, NC

Becky has traveled the world educating people on health and fitness for more than 15 years. She has an undergraduate background in health promotion and wellness and a Master’s in exercise physiology.

Becky’s professional highlights include

  • College Professor, exercise physiologist, and fitness center manager
  • National and International presenter
  • Consultant for fitness equipment manufacturing companies.
  • Founder and operator of Training Wheels Education Services
  • Co owner of an internet based personal training company, Momentum AFS.
  • Presenter and Master Trainer for Schwinn
  • Certification through ACSM-HFI, ACE-CPT, AFAA, and NSCA-CSCS

www.trainingwheelsfitness.org


Christopher Roche
Toronto ON

Christopher is a continuing education provider and has been in the fitness industry for more than 15 years, believing that if you focus on the fun the fitness will follow.

Christopher’s professional highlights include:

  • Indoor Cycling Master Trainer in Canada and the United States
  • Schwinn Master Trainer Indoor Cycling team
  • 2003-2005 dry land conditioning coach for the North York Aquatic Club
  • 2004 Television and DVD series Fitness Zone
  • 2005 National Master Trainer Team, EFI Sport Medicine.
  • Presenter for IDEA, Can Fit Pro, SCW and Shedian College Strength Symposium
  • Director of Education for Lebert Fitness.
  • Certified by CanFitPro, ACE and AAHFRP
  • Continuing education provider recognized by IDEA, ACE and CanFitPro

http://www.facebook.com/ChristopherJRoche


Dawn Murdock Stenis
Natick, MA

Dawn has been in the fitness industry for more than 15 years and holds a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Kinesiology.

Dawn’s professional highlights include:

  • Area Fitness Program Manager at Harvard University and Harvard Law School
  • Responsible for the recreational programming for the 30,000+ members of the Harvard Community.
  • Oversees and educates more than 70 instructors and personal trainers at the two facilities.
  • Master trainer for Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Programs, BOSU and Gliding®
  • A faculty member of Sunshine Fitness Resources.
  • Currently an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer and Aerobics Instructor, and holds many specialty certificates.

Denise Druce
Salt Lake City, UT

Denise is a much sought after motivational speaker and wellness coach with more than 25 years in the fitness industry.

Denise’s professional highlights include:

  • Featured in the April 2010 issue of SELF Magazine
  • Producer and lead instructor in a series of 28 home workout DVDs
  • Fitness expert, television host
  • Professor and athletic trainer at the University of Utah
  • Schwinn Master Trainer, and is a Master Instructor for 24 Hour Fitness.
  • Masters Degree in Public Health at the University of Utah
  • M.P.H.

www.denisedruce.com


Gregg Cook
New York City, NY

Gregg Cook is a national fitness educator with more than a decade of experience in the fitness industry. He has done extensive work as a master trainer. Gregg’s professional highlights include:

  • Recognized as one of the best instructors in New York City in New York Magazine.
  • Master Trainer for BOSU, Urban Rebounding, Body Bar and Schwinn Indoor Cycling
  • Presenter ECA, IDEA and SCW conventions
  • Certified KettleBell instructor
  • Creator of the Body Bar Blast, RE-Circuit and Centered classes
  • Co-creator of the BOSU Boot Camp class.
  • Regularly featured as a fitness expert in national publications
  • Coauthor of two fitness books, Body Bar: 133 Moves for Full-Body Fitness, and The Gym Survival Guide: Your Road Map to Fearless Fitness.

Helen Vanderburg
Calgary, AB

Helen is an international health and fitness consultant and a respected motivational speaker. She brings a wealth of experience to her presentations, workshop and classes as a business owner, instructor trainer, writer, DVD producer and elite athlete.

Helen’s professional highlights include:

  • Owner of Heavens Fitness Club, Fusion Fitness Training™
  • 2005 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year
  • 2006/1996 CanFitPro Presenter of the Year
  • 1996 IDEA Program Director of the Year
  • 2001 Women of Vision
  • 2001 Mall Peepre National Fitness Leadership recipient.
  • World Champion synchronized swimmer
  • Honored member of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and International Aquatic Hall of Fame.
  • Developer of the Fusion Fitness Training Mind™ and Body programs and certification courses.
  • Educational consultant and spokesperson for a number of organizations including the Nautilus Health and Fitness Group, Schwinn Cycling
  • Sportsmedicine, BOSU and Lululemon Athletica
  • Fitness columnist for numerous magazines and newspapers including the Fitness, Self, Chatelaine, Flare and The Calgary Herald.
  • Worldwide convention presenter.
  • Certified in Bkin, ACE, CFP, Pilate, and Yoga

www.heavensfitness.com
www.helenvanderburg.com
www.fusion-fitness-training.com


James Gekko
Toronto, ON

James is a tri-athlete competitor and a group fitness management specialist with well over 10 years of experience in both land and water programs. James has traveled the world certifying national and international trainers in Canada, the United States, South America and the Middle East.

James’s professional highlights include:

  • Certified program director
  • On-site convention coordinator for Schwinn Fitness
  • Master Trainer for Schwinn® Indoor Cycling and Nautilus’ Circuit Training Program®
  • Convention presenter at IDEA, SCW and CanFit-Pro (Canada)
  • Certifications include: BA, ACE, AFFA, CanFit-Pro

www.jamesgekko.com
www.facebook.com/jamesgekko
@jamesgekko


John Ohnstad
Portland, OR

John has been teaching indoor cycling for more than 10 years.

John’s professional highlights include:

  • Master trainer for the Schwinn Indoor Cycling Program
  • Instructor at 24 Hour Fitness, Bally Total Fitness, and the Lance Armstrong Fitness Center at Nike World Headquarters.
  • A founding board member of the Portland Velo Cycling Club in Portland OR.
  • Team LIVESTRONG Mentor supporting the Lance Armstrong Foundation
  • An accomplished performer/ musician throughout Oregon and Washington
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing with a Minor in Music Performance
  • Certified through AFFA and ACE

www.facebook.com/johnohnstad
@johnstad


 

Kimberly Spreen
Minneapolis, MN

Kimberly is known for her passion, enthusiasm and humor, and travels the world as a presenter, motivational speaker and Continuing Education provider.

Kimberly’s professional highlights include:

  • National Director of Group Fitness, Yoga and Education for Life Time Fitness
  • Member of the IDEA Program Director Committee
  • Exercise TV’s star trainer and has starred in various exercise videos
  • Schwinn Master Trainer
  • Professional fitness consultant with Global Fitness Solutions.

www.kimberlyspreen.com
www.facebook.com/Spreen.Kimberly


Kimberly Shah
Chicago, IL

Kimberly is a national multi-sport coach and instructor, world traveler as a competitive multi-sport athlete and group fitness instructor.

Kimberly’s professional highlights include:

  • Founder of an endurance and performance training company specializing in triathlon and long-distance running coaching
  • Founder of a Chicago based running club
  • Group fitness instructor, developer and creator of multi sport specific classes for Equinox Fitness
  • Schwinn Master Trainer, USA Cycling Coach, USA Triathlon Coach
  • ACE Certified

www.njoylifestyle.com

www.facebook.com/kimberlyshah.ironinsanity


Linda McHugh
Benicia, CA

Linda has worked in the fitness industry for more than 25 years. Her vast experiences include being an instructor, educator, author, fitness video producer and choreographer. She also has extensive experience in health club and corporate health club management.

Linda’s professional highlights include:

  • National Group Exercise Programming Manager for 24 Hour Fitness
  • Presenter at numerous national and International fitness conventions
  • Creator of exercise training programs
  • Trained instructors in more than 12 countries
  • Served on a number of committees for IDEA, including the Program Development Committee, the Leadership Council Committee and the Group Exercise Committee.
  • Master Trainer for the Schwinn Indoor Cycling team
  • Certified ACE and AFAA

www.facebook.com/lindakmchugh
www.twitter.com/LindaKMcHugh.


Marty Zaffaroni
Aurora, CO

Marty has more than 20 years experience in the fitness industry and holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis on adolescent obesity and wellness.

Marty’s professional highlights include:

  • Wellness Director and Clinical Therapist in the Denver area, developing wellness programming and health based classes for adolescents.
  • Schwinn Master Trainer team
  • Instructor, personal trainer and Area Manager for several fitness clubs in the Denver area.

Rob Glick
Los Angeles, CA

Rob is known worldwide as a respected fitness educator,
teacher, and choreographer. He holds a B.S. degree in Exercise
Science, is a Continuing-Education Provider for ACE, NASM and AFAA.
Rob is co-producer of the EMPOWER! fitness events.

Rob’s professional highlights include:

  • Schwinn Indoors Cycling and Master Trainer and Advisory Board Member for Schwinn
  • Master Trainer on the BOSU and GRAVITY teams.
  • Featured in over 30 exercise videos and as a Star Trainer on Exercise T.V.
  • Featured target trainer in Shape Magazine.
  • Voted top male presenter by ECA and International presenter of the Year from CanFitPro
  • Teaches at Equinox Newport Beach and Renaissance weekly.

www.robglick.com
www.empowerfitnessevents.com
www.facebook.com/robglick1


Rosemary Hohl Chriswisser
Cedar Park, TX

Rosemary has been working in the fitness industry since1986 and is passionate about her career. She holds a BS and MS in Exercise Physiology

Rosemary’s professional highlights include:

  • Aware winning endurance event, triathlon and distance runner
  • Convention presenter for ACSM Personal Training Workshops and Schwinn Indoor Cycle courses
  • Schwinn Indoor Cycling Master Trainer team
  • Certifications with USA Triathlon Association, National Strength & Conditioning Association, American College of Sports Medicine and National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Skip Jennings
Los Angeles, CA

Skip has traveled the globe lecturing and motivating the world to fitness. He has a Bachelors of Fine Arts from New York University, and has been teaching Dance and Aerobics for 15 years.

Skip’s professional highlights include:

  • Owner of SKIP FIT Inc. Personal and Group Training
  • Master Instructor for Schwinn Indoor Cycling
  • Co-host of an online yoga show, “Urban Mystic Yoga.
  • Author of “Spirit Explosions.”
  • Five time presenter for IDEA Health and Fitness Association, SCW, Crunch Conventions, CanFit Pro, IRHSA USA and IRHSA Latin America
  • Certified through AFAA, ACE, National Academy of Sports Medicine and he also holds 15 qualifications in Group Fitness, Personal Training and Nutrition

www.skipjennings.com
www.twitter.com/skipjennings
FaceBook Account


Stacey Lei Krauss
Denver, CO

Stacey Lei has more than 20 years in the fitness industry.

Stacey Lei’s professional highlights include:

  • Nike Elite Instructor
  • Recognized for her award winning fusion program, willPower & grace®, and specializing in barefoot training methods
  • Lead Fitness Advisor for Power Music
  • Master Trainer for Schwinn, BOSU Teacher-Trainer for Peak Pilates MVe
  • Currently the Creative Programming Consultant at Pura Vida, a boutique fitness facility in Denver CO
  • A freelance writer, and a student of Reiki, approaching performance enhancement through a body-mind-spirit, lifestyle integrated practice
  • Certifications: ACSM, ACE, AFAA

www.facebook.com/stacey.lei.krauss
twitter.com/staceyleikrauss


Tatiana Kolovou
Bloomington, IN

Tatiana has more than 22 years in the health and fitness industry as a fitness manager, educator, national presenter and coach. Her education includes a BS in Exercise Science and a Masters in Business Administration. She is on the faculty of a top-ranked business school where she teaches Business Communication.

Tatiana’s professional highlights include:

  • Owner of Team Performance, a training and professional development company
  • Presenter for convention workshops and lectures across the US and in 15 countries around the world
  • Certified by ACE and ACSM.

www.linkedin.com/pub/tatiana-kolovou/5/5a6/43


Jeffrey Scott

Jeffrey is an International Fitness Presenter, Schwinn Master Trainer, Reebok Master Trainer and an Area Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs. With over 20 years of experience in the Health and Fitness industry Jeffrey has conducted training workshops in over 15 countries around the world and is recognized as a top fitness educator, instructor and personal trainer who is known for his creative choreography and motivational teaching.

Jeffrey’s professional highlights include:

  • International Fitness Presenter
  • Master Trainer for Schwinn Fitness
  • Master Trainer for Reebok
  • Area Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs

www.JeffreyScottFitness.com


Stefano Cattai
Switzerland

Stefano is a technical support and coordinator for BMC trading AG, employed by SMT Swiss Manufacturing Company (R&D department of BMC). He oversees the entire professional cycling team and provides technical support to all sponsored athletes. As professional rider himself for 12 years, Stefano has participated in many world renowned bike races including several Tour de Frances. His vast racing experience has given him extensive first-hand knowledge on effective training methods.

Stefano’s professional highlights include:

  • Technical support and coordinator for professional cycling team by BMC trading AG
  • Professional rider from 1990 to 2001,
  • Starts at Tour de France 1996 & 1999 (1996 22nd overall), eight times Giro d’Italia (1995 17th overall), Vuelta Espana 1994 & 1999 and Tour of Switzerland (1998 16th overall)
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2005

Lou Atkinson
United Kingdom

Lou has been passionate about indoor cycling since the 1990s and is known for her friendly and approachable style and her energetic, motivational rides. Her focus on promoting the program to beginners, and ensuring new riders have a fantastic experience, has turned hundreds of new riders into enthusiasts. In addition to teaching group exercise, Lou has worked as a Personal Trainer, Health Coach and Well-being Consultant. Lou currently works at the Applied Research Centre in Health & Lifestyle Interventions at Coventry University, developing and evaluating health behaviour change interventions. Lou specializes in interventions which help women to be active and maintain a healthy weight before, during and after pregnancy.

Lou’s professional highlights include:

  • MSc Health Psychology, BSc Psychology & Management, NVQ Level 3 Advanced Instructor Physical Activity & Exercise, Member of the Register of Exercise Professionals.
  • Senior Researcher, Applied Research Centre in Health & Lifestyle Interventions Coventry University, UK.
  • Presenter at National and International fitness conventions
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2009

www.getmefit-now.co.uk
www.facebook.com/schwinnuk


Stefano Ruggeri
United Kingdom

Stefano works as an educator, speaker, instructor and consultant for several different Health and Fitness Clubs in London. Stefano has also worked in rehabilitation sports centres with paraplegics and people with disabilities and as a fitness coach for a football team. Stefano has published several articles on Schwinn Indoor Cycing for various health and fitness publications.

Stefano’s professional highlights include:

  • Personal Trainer Qualified with YMCA
  • GP Referral Qualified
  • UK Indoor Cycling Presenter 2005, taught several educations and convention in the UK and abroad
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2008

www.bewisebehealthy.co.uk
www.facebook.com/schwinnuk


Luca Pellini
Italy

Luca currently works as Product Specialist with a pharmaceutical company, specializing in natural and estetic medicine. In addition to working as an indoor cycling education coordinator, Luca manages the indoor cycling program in his local fitness club. Luca’s past includes playing Rugby in the Italian Second Division.

Luca”s professional highlights include:

  • Degree in Natural Science specializing in cellular physiology
  • Product specialist on natural medicine
  • Italian Indoor Cycling collaborator 2003, Creator of several Indoor Cycling lectures and workshops.
  • Schwinn® Cycling Master Instructor since 2005

www.facebook.com/luca.pellini


Francisco Prieto
Spain

Francisco Prieto works as an external consultant for several gyms in Spain, specially dedicated to personal training where his achievements are well known and he is currently setting up his own studio. In addition, Francisco is a commercial agent for Fit4Life in Spain and since 1999 has organized the largest and most recognized cycling convention in Spain, “ 9 horas de Alicante”.

Francisco’s professional highlights include:

  • National Coach of body building (IFBB-AEF)
  • Personal Trainer (NASM, INEF Madrid Spain)
  • Schwinn® Cycling Master Instructor since 2005
  • Champion body builder in Spain

http://www.youtube.com/user/PRIETOSCHWINN


Jesús Gallego
Spain

Jesus works as a head nurse in a medical service in Zaragoza, Spain. In addition, Jesus is the Education Manager for Fit4Life and a is a National Manager at Nautilus Health & Fitness group. He has worked as an instructor and coordinator for many prestigious Schwinn Cycling Clubs in Zaragoza.

Jesus’s professional highlights include:

  • Judo Black Belt, 5th den, International Judo referee and Aragón Judo referee commission head director.
  • Taught educations and convention in more than seven countries including India, Barhein, Turkey, Czech Republic, Jordania, and Eslovaquia.
  • Schwinn® Cycling Master Instructor since 1999

Eva Kupková
Czech Republic

Eva has actively worked in the fitness industry since 1998. Pulling from her years of experience and personal drive, she opened up her own fitness center in Nymburk, Czech Republic in 2009. Prior to owning her own center, Eva work as a group training instructor, and as an educator and regional education manager for Fitness Solutions International, the Schwinn distributor in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania and Hungary.

  • Faculty of Physical Education, Charles University – specialization sports marketing
  • IFAA licence A aerobic trainer, FISAF group fitness instructor and personal trainer, Zumba instructor, Power Yoga trainer
  • Nike Fitness Club Instructor 2005 – 2009, Presenter of Nike Dance & Zumba, cooperation with former fitness magazines in Czech Republic.
  • Schwinn Cycling presenter on international conventions in Italy, Spain, Czech, Slovak and Switzerland
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since August 2009

www.fitness-solutions.eu
www.kupkova.com
www.facebook.com/eva.kupkova


Ragnhild Lien
Norway

Ragnhild has been in the fitness industry for 11 years. She currently trains fitness instructors in Nordic countries and throughout Europe for Schwinn Cycling and Les Mills: BODYBALANCE, BODYPUMP,BODYVIVE. She is also the project leader for Nike Elite Instructor Team Norway, and The Nike Blast Norway.

Ragnhild’s Professional Highlights include:

  • Bodywork , Rosenmethod therapist and educator; Axelssons Bodywoek school
  • Personal Trainer Specialist, Sports Psychology, Nutrition: NIH, SAFE
  • Group Training: NIH, NTF, Les Mills, Schwinn
  • GFM and Personal trainer at Sports Club Akropolis.
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2007

www.ragnhildlien.no


Tom Nilsen
Norway

Tom has been a cycling instructor for more than 15 years, and is working as a Cycling Coach at Colosseum Elixia Oslo.

Tom’s Professional Highlights include:

  • Norges Idrettsforbund A-kurs
  • Coach at Elixia Colosseum, Purchase Manager in Health business
  • Taught classes and presented at conventions in more than 15 countries
  • Schwinn® Cycling Master Instructor since March 2002

Rick Kiddle
United Kingdom

Rick Kiddle won the British Triathlon Championships in 1989. After competing in the World and European Championships and Commonwealth Games he became one of the first National Triathlon coaches in Great Britain. Currently he works for the British Triathlon Federation as a tutor and assessor.

Rick’s professional highlights include:

  • Launched Indoor Cycling into the UK in 1996 after attending the first European Schwinn Indoor Cycling Course in Germany.
  • Innovator by writing countless articles showcasing his training ideas in national magazines.
  • Author of “The Complete Guide to Studio Cycling” published by A&C Black in 2004.
  • In 2006 he launched his first indoor turbo training DVD “RKC Cycling Series 1.”

www.rickkiddle.com


Hans Hulzebosch
Netherlands

Hans is currently working as an educator, trainer and business consultant in the fitness industry. With 25 years of experience as a competitive road cyclist, Hans approach to training is very practical yet creative.

Hans Professional Highlights include

  • Certified Sport Masseur NGS, Certified POLAR Trainer, Personal Trainer
  • Road cycling competition [ UCI certified ] for more than 25 years
  • Presented at classes and conventions in more than 6 countries in Europe.
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2005

Robby Langer
Belgium

Robby has been with the Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor program since its inception. As an owner of a fitness and health club for several years now, he has gained a great deal of experience teaching a variety of fitness classes. With his extremely motivating style, he is booked worldwide as a presenter at international conventions.

Robby’s Professional highlights include:

  • County constabulary training and member of special-purpose force “Anti banditism” with employments in Zaire, Burundi and Rwanda
  • Euro Fitness Coach license with studio leader qualification
  • Independent entrepreneur and studio leader since 1994
  • Bodylife Presenter of the year 2002
  • Inline Management Consultant and responsible Manager for Inline Belgium
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2002

www.injoy-lontzen.be


Michael Jörg
Germany

  • MBA, B-License (Deutsche Trainer Akademie),
  • Polar-Own Zone-Guide
  • Owner of “Cycling & Consult”; we implement Indoorcycling as an Profit Center;
  • Experience as a Club Manager;
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2005

Jörg Weber
Germany

Jörg has worked for 15 years as a coach, trainer and consultant. As a consultant he was involved in planning large fitness facilities, eg Aspria in Berlin. In his present position as a trainer at the Olympic Training Center in Potsdam, he uses his knowledge from his sports science studies and his extensive experience in the fitness industry to work with Olympic level athletes.

Jorg’s Professional Highlights include:

  • MSc Physical Activity & Health
  • Bobsled trainer at Olympic Training Centre
  • Schwinn® Cycling Master Instructor since 2002

Susi Hellwig
Germany

For Susi, sport is one of the essential things in life. For years, she has focused on endurance sports like running, road cycling and skating and cross country skiing during the winter months. Being part of the Schwinn Cycling program has given Susi a passion for inspiring people and maintaining a positive attitude on life.

  • Licensed Trainer in Fitness, BodyPump Instructor, Polar OwnZone Master Guide
  • Fitness Manager at Wellergy Studios with responsibilities in health management, group training and coaching
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2005

Thomas Walliser
Switzerland

  • CEO Boll-Verlag
  • Teamcoach MTB-Team
  • Organisation-Team Passion & More
  • Finisher Swiss MTB-Series
  • Two-times Finisher of Adidas-Transalp-Bike- Challenge, one of the toughest mountainbike races worldwide with 21500m altitude and 654km (from Germany to Italy)
  • Top–Ten finisher 24h-mountainbike-race Olympic park Munich, Top-Ten finisher 24h-mountainbike-race Davos, etc…
  • Manager, Team-Leader Indoorcycling
  • Indoor Cycling Presenter since 1997, Creator of Indoor-Cycling Events.
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2009

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www.thomaswalliser.webnode.com


Barbara Werthmüller
Switzerland

Barbara started with cycling more than ten years ago. Going through all the education steps she became one of the first Silver Level Instructor in Switzerland and finally a Master Instructor in October 2006. She has worked for Polar and a variety of different fitness centers. Since 2008, Barbara has returned to her original profession in Human Resources

Barbara’s professional highlights include:

  • Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor II, DAS HRM FH
  • Diploma of Advanced Studies FH in Human Resources
  • Taught educations and convention in Europe and Asia
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2006

Bruno Sardella
France

Bruno works as a fitness manager and personal trainer in Nice, France and has been teaching education courses all over Europe for nearly 10 years.

  • BEAECPC (French physical diploma), BEMF (French fitness diploma)
  • Teacher at the National Fitness School in Nice, France for more than 10 years as well as a teacher at a private fitness academy in Nice, France.
  • Awarded Best Indoor Cycling Instructor at FIBO 2004
  • Master instructor for Nautilus Complete Circuit Training Program and Natural Strength Programs program.
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2003

José A. Bolívar
Spain

José has taught Physical Education at the high school since level since 2002. In addition, Jose has taught courses on didactics and cooperation skills in Physical Education. His knowledge of physical activity and experience in pedagogical skills has brought him the passion and motivation to teach Schwinn Cycling.

  • Degree in Sport Science and Physical Education
  • Diploma in massage
  • Schwinn Cycling Instructor at sport clubs since 2000, Schwinn® Cycling Master Instructor since 2007.
  • Taught courses about PE Didactics and educations and convention Schwinn in Spain

José Luis Sanz
Spain

José Luis is working as an educator and Studio Product Manager for Duet Sport & Spa after being Regional Education Manager at Nautilus Health & Fitness Group, Education Manager at Fit4Life, and Fitness Manager of Medfitness. Jose’s company, Activitat Física i Salut SL, works for Diputació de Barcelona, town halls and as a consultant for different companies.

Jose’s Professional Highlights include:

  • MSc Physical Activity, Sport & Health, Master in Sports Medicine & Health, Master in Sport High Performance, Master in Sports Management
  • Studio Product Manager in Duet Sports & Spa
  • Creator of several theoretical indoor cycling workshops and taught educations and conventions in Spain, Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal and China.
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2005

Jorge Martins
Portugal

Jorge has taught courses for Schwinn Cycling all over the world from Portugal to Malaysia. He has presented at Fitness Conventions in Portugal, Switzerland, Israel and China. In his free time, Jorge is an active runner and enjoys participating in MTB Marathons

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Jorge’s Professional Highlights Include:

  • Master of Arts of Physical Education. Certifications in Biomechanics, Physiology and Sports Training.
  • Fitness Manager of Ginasius Health Club, Personal Trainer (since 1997), Indoor Cycling Instructor since 1997 and Group-X since 1996
  • Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2003

Rachel Buschert
New York City, NY

A native of Virginia Beach, Rachel Buschert Vaziralli moved to NYC as a dance student at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Graduating with a BFA she danced professionally while beginning a career in fitness. Her background in dance set the foundation for her skills teaching yoga and pilates. She then fell in love with the musicality and athleticism of indoor cycling which soon transferred to a love for road racing, winning her age group in the NYC Biathlon in 2009 & placing 2nd Overall in the Prospect Park Duathlon in 2011. Currently she teaches a wide variety of classes at Equinox NYC such as cycling, tabata, treadmill race training, Biathlon, Kettlebells, Bosu and ViPR. Certifications: ACE, AFAA, NASM, EFTI, Schwinn Cycling, Maddogg Athletics, YogaFit, Silver Sneakers, Impact Kickboxing & Kettlebell Concepts.

www.rachelvfitness.com
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Sherri McMillan
Vancouver, WA

Sherri McMillan holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and was awarded the 2010 International CanFitPro Fitness Presenter of the Year, 2006 IDEA Program Director of the Year, Inaugural IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, 1998 CanFitPro Canadian Fitness Presenter of the Year, and was a finalist for the 2005/2006 ACE Fitness Educator of the Year. She has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and has presented hundreds of workshops to thousands of fitness leaders throughout Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, England, Spain, South America, Asia and the U.S.A. She is the Author of 5 Fitness Books and Manuals (Go For Fit – The Winning Way to Fat Loss, Fit over Forty – The Winning Way to Lifetime Fitness, The Successful Trainer’s Guide to Marketing, Hiring and Training Master Trainers, and The Business of Personal Training) and is the star of a variety of educational Fitness DVDs. She is a Nike, Schwinn Fitness, Twist Conditioning and PowerBar sponsored Fitness Athlete and is a fitness columnist for various newspapers, magazines and journals throughout the world. She is the owner of Northwest Personal Training and Northwest Women’s Fitness Club in Vancouver, Washington and Portland OR which was recently awarded the Better Business Bureau’s Business of the Year. She can be found running, biking, or hiking with her daughter Brianna and her son Jackson.

http://www.nwpersonaltraining.com/
http://www.shapeupwithsherri.com/


Kia Vornanen
Sweden

Kia comes to us with a diverse background. She enjoys educating people about fitness and thoroughly enjoys spreading the Schwinn Fitness program with others. Being a part of the Master Instructor team allows her to meet a lot of new people and share knowledge. Kia is currently working at a university for young athletes, teaching anatomy and physiology. She is also working for Concept training, a company that sells equipment for fitness centers, as an educator. She has participated in numerous marathons and taken part in many roadcycling events. She really loves to try her own limits and push the body as far as possible.

www.facebook.com/KiaVornanen/


Lucy Waite
College Station, TX

Lucy has spent more than ten years studying and teaching different aspects of health and fitness. She earned a BS in Biochemistry and a Masters of Science in Health Education from Texas A&M University. Lucy’s positive attitude and abundant energy compliment her desire to help others adopt healthier, more active lifestyles. In her spare time, Lucy enjoys snowboarding and participating in triathlons and other adventure-type races.

Lucy’s professional highlights include:

• Instructional Professor, Dept. of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A & M University

• Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer, Dept. of Recreational Sports, TAMU

• Program Coordinator for Community Wellness Program “SISTA, Just Do It!”

• Yoga Instructor for TAMU Men’s Basketball Team

• Master Trainer for Schwinn Indoor Cycle

Lucy’s certifications:

AFAA Group Exercise, NSCA Cert. Personal Trainer, Yoga Fit, PiYo, TurboKick, CPR


Francesca Kerr
Portland, ME

Francesca has been involved in many aspects of the fitness industry for the last 20 years.  Known for her fun and motivational teaching style, she holds an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and a Masters in Health Promotion and Wellness Management.

Francesca’s professional highlights include:

•  Senior Exercise Physiologist for CIGNA

•  Health and Wellness Coordinator for St. Alphonsus Hospital and Community

•  Fitness Director for University of Wisconsin – Madison

•  Personal Training Director for Gold’s Gym

•  Presenter and Master Trainer for Schwinn Cycling since 2001

•  Certified by ACSM – HFI, NASM, ACE, AFFA

http://www.facebook.com/Francesca Kerr.fit


Christina Gregori
Germany

Christina works as a detective for the German Police.

She has been passionate about indoor cycling since the year 2001, first teaching indoor cycling lessons in different clubs, than presenting for the Schwinn Cycling National Team in Germany and now educating the Schwinn Cycling Progam as a Master Instructor. She manages the indoor cycling program in her local fitness club. Christina’s sportive past includes athletics and archery. She loves running marathons and riding mountain bikes in local competitions. Christina is a very easy going person and loves to educate her participants with a lot of passion and humor and wants to inspire people.

– presented in different countries

– Schwinn Cycling Master Instructor since 2012

 


 

Christian Vassalli
Switzerland

Christian began teaching indoor cycling over 10 years ago. He has taught in numerous fitness centers in Germany and Switzerland and presented at several different conferences and tradeshows. Since 2002 he’s been presenting at FIBO and since 2006 has been the event organizer for Passion & More www.cyclingevent.ch. His certifications include Fitness Trainer SAFS, Trainer Education by J & S, and he even has his lifeguard certification. Along with indoor cycling, Christian enjoys playing soccer, tennis, running and personal training. He enjoys being able to relay his own experiences to his classes and finds the Schwinn program to be a great way to join different life philosophies. He is happy to be the newest member of the International team.


Johnny Costa Oliveira
Brazil

Johnny graduated with a degree in Physical Education from Universidade Federal and has a Post-Graduate Degree in Sports Training. He has taught indoor cycling for 13 years and held his Schwinn Certification since 2002. His accomplishments include several tours in major cities and country fairs speaking about indoor cycling. He has also been a coordinator of aerobic activities at the Bodytech Academy since 2002.