Personal Trainers

Meet our fitness professionals

We pride ourselves on recruiting fitness professionals with varied backgrounds and approaches to fitness. By having multiple points of view we ensure that every client is perfectly matched based on their individual needs. To find a trainer who best matches your needs and abilities, contact Jason Kelly (see info below) or get started HERE.


Jason Kelly

Director of Wellness

Email | 610-376-2100 x282

Experience/Interests

Jason graduated from West Chester University with a B.S. in Kinesiology and is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Certified Personal Trainer. With more than 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, Jason loves to work with all populations and is proud to play a role in the health and lives of his large roster of lifelong clients. When he isn’t busy running Body Zone’s fitness and aquatics centers, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children at all of their sporting events.

Training Philosophy

“Exercise is fun. It’s a treat for your body. Do it!”

Education
Concordia University of Chicago, M.S. Applied Exercise Science
West Chester University, B.S. Kinesiology
ACE Behavioral Change Specialist
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified Rock Steady Boxing coach for people with Parkinson’s disease


Sarah Vecchio

Director of Fitness

Email | 610-376-2100 x330

Experience/Interests

Sarah received a B.S. in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University where she was a fitness instructor to students and faculty. Sarah has been working in fitness industry management since 2003 focusing on group exercise and personal training. She is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer and has been training clients at all fitness levels, even post-rehab. Sarah is also Body Zone’s Director of Fitness and when she isn’t busy planning more than 130 weekly group exercise programs in Body Zone’s studios and pool, you’ll find her chasing after her very active and three young daughters.

Training Philosophy

Fitness is fun and should always be challenging! Whether it’s working out together in a group, or creating a personalized program for the individual, your workout should be self-motivating and challenging so you can produce change! No matter what your limitations may be, there is always a great fitness program for you.

Education

Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Kinesiology
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
Les Mills Certified in BODYPUMP, BODYATTACK, BODYSTEP, and SPRINT
SCW Sports Nutrition Certification
Certified Rock Steady Boxing coach for people with Parkinson’s disease


Nate Seager

Personal Trainer

Email | 610-376-2100 x 459

Experience/Interests

Nate grew up in Myerstown, PA where he attended ELCO High School and played on the soccer and baseball teams. Nate joined Body Zone’s training team in 2007 and has coached and guided countless athletes and individuals to better health and strength. Nate is always ready to jump into a softball or soccer team and plays golf regularly.

Training Philosophy

“Test yourself every day. You have to put in the time and effort to achieve your desired goals.”

Education

Slippery Rock University, B.S. Exercise Science
NASM Certified Personal Trainer


Lisa Leayman

Personal Trainer

Email | 610-376-2100 x 454

Experience/Interests

Lisa started her personal training career as a Physical Education teacher at a local elementary school. Her passion for educating all ages about the benefits of leading a healthy and fit lifestyle led her to Body Zone where she continues to help all her clients reach and exceed their fitness goals. She is certified in golf, nutrition and senior fitness.

An avid and competitive distance runner for more than 20 years, Lisa has competed in numerous half marathons, triathlons, duathlons and endurance adventure races. As a member of the Pagoda Pacers Athletic Club, Lisa embraces her passion for running by volunteering, promoting and coaching. She brings this vast experience to her individual clients at Body Zone and her current cross country athletes. Her programming is designed with all levels in mind from the experienced distance runner to the beginner.

Training Philosophy

“A little bit of consistent hard work equals extraordinary gains. Love yourself and love your body to make it the best it can be, inside and out.”

Education

Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Marketing
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist
Golf Fitness Specialist


Melissa Figura

Personal Trainer

Email | 610-376-2100 x 462

Experience/Interests

Fitness has always been a huge priority and passion in Melissa’s life. She started her training career in 2006 and has experience working with all ages, from aspiring young athletes to older adults. She really enjoys helping her older adult clients achieve greater strength and mobility with a major focus on better core strength for improved balance and stabilization. An experienced group exercise instructor, Melissa specializes in SilverSneakers and BODYCOMBAT instruction and is well known for choreographing high-quality custom classes. Melissa loves spending her free time with her five sons and enjoys watching them in their many sporting activities. She enjoys running, biking and skiing. Because she believes in leading by example, she is very passionate about staying fit and healthy.

Training Philosophy

“My main objective is to tailor each client’s workout specifically for them. Some people have limitations we have to work around but there is always a way. I teach my clients to never give up and to make strides each and every day. Staying both mentally and physically strong is the goal.”

Education

ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Les Mills Certified BODYCOMBAT Instructor
SilverSneakers Group Exercise Instructor
SCW Sports Nutrition Certification
Certified Rock Steady Boxing coach for people with Parkinson’s disease


Andre Lockhart

Personal Trainer

Email | 610-376-2100 x452

Experience/Interests

After receiving his A.A. in Psychology from Reading Area Community College, Andre decided he wanted to help people in a different way. He pursued personal training certification through the American Council on Exercise, with the intention of coaching people towards their fitness goals. Andre also obtained his sports conditioning specialization through American Council on Exercise in order to help athletes perform at an optimal level. A former high school athlete, he played basketball and football, and sports are still a passion for him. Andre plays in two adult recreation basketball leagues and also runs a youth basketball clinic, School of Hoops, at Body Zone.

Training Philosophy

“Push yourself. Face your challenges head-on, and you will become the best version of yourself.”

Education

Reading Area Community College, A.A. Psychology
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Sports Conditioning and Functional Training Specializations
Certified Rock Steady Boxing coach for people with Parkinson’s disease


Kyle Worrell

Personal Trainer

Email | 610-376-2100 x460

Experience/Interests

Kyle began his career at Body Zone as an intern helping with Rock Steady Boxing for people with Parkinson’s disease. Kyle participated in basketball and volleyball programs throughout his high school career and continued his volleyball career at Pennsylvania State University. He enjoys working with all populations to help improve their health and strength but more importantly, he wants to connect with people on a personal level so that he can properly assist them in reaching their own specific goals.

Training Philosophy

“Your body is a temple. Treat it the way it deserves and make exercise a part of your life.”

Education

NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Kinesiology
Certified Rock Steady Boxing coach for people with Parkinson’s disease


Connor Sausser

Personal Trainer

Email |610-376-2100

Experience/Interests

Connor received his B.S. in Kinesiology from the Pennsylvania State University. He began his career at Body Zone as an intern completing 270+ hours working with individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the Rock Steady Boxing program before ultimately joining the personal training staff. Connor has always had a drive and passion for fitness and sports, taking part in multiple sports throughout high school. Connor moved to Florida for a year to broaden his knowledge and became Head Trainer at a F45 studio which specializes in functional everyday movements and weight loss. Connor concentrates his programs specifically on functional training, nutrition, and the overall goal of his clients.
He loves nothing more than celebrating your goals with you! Even the small ones.

Training Philosophy

“The best time to start is right now. Let’s get to work.”

Education

Pennsylvania State University, B.S Kinesiology
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
NASM Nutrition Coach
Certified Rock Steady Boxing coach for people with Parkinson’s disease


Michelle Harris

Personal Trainer

Email |610-376-2100

Experience/Interests
Michelle has been teaching a variety of group fitness classes for more than 16 years. From Pilates to aquatics, spin to yoga, personal training to strength and conditioning, Michelle has done just about all of it. What started as a part-time job in college, turned into a passion. Her experience in fitness led to a B.S. in Nutrition. By incorporating nutrition components into her coaching sessions, her clients have met their goals, and continue the healthy habits for years to come. In her free time, Michelle enjoys baking, cooking, hiking, and all things nature.

Training Philosophy
“I believe in a holistic approach to health and wellness. It’s not just about the physical. Being healthy incorporates mind, emotions, spirit, and body (inside and out). We all have the potential to do hard things, live our best lives, and surprise ourselves each day.”

Education
Lee University, B.A. Theatre
Pentecostal Theological Seminary, M.Div.
Purdue University, B.S. Nutrition
Yoga Alliance Certified 200 Hour Yoga Teacher
Yoga Alliance Certified SUP Yoga Teacher
Yoga Alliance Certified Kids Yoga Teacher
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Rock Steady Boxing coach for people with Parkinson’s disease


Brandon Fenstermacher

Personal Trainer

Email | 610-376-2100 x321

Experience/ Interests
Brandon comes to Body Zone from Susquehanna Valley Country Club where he was a Head Golf Professional. He also has extensive experience in all facets of training, individual, sport-specific and group sports performance, and used his training expertise to benefit golfers in the off season. He graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Kinesiology and was a four-year player on their baseball team. When he isn’t at Body Zone, you’ll find him coaching a local youth football team, traveling and enjoying a good food truck.

Training Philosophy
Everyone has the ability, sometimes it just needs to be pried out of you. Finding motivation is often hard but once you find yours it makes everything much sweeter upon completion. Don’t settle for average!

Education & Professional Golf Experience
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Kinesiology
NASM Certified Golf Fitness & Nutrition
Director of Golf at Rolling Pines Golf Course, 2018-2020
1st Assistant Golf Professional 2 Frosty Valley Resort, 2020-2021
Head Golf Professional at Susquehanna Valley C.C., 2021-2022
PGA Class ‘A’ Amateur Certification, 2021
GAP Northeast Region Representative, 2021 – 2023

Get started with a member of our training team today! Contact Jason Kelly, Body Zone’s director of wellness for an appointment.