First time meeting with a Personal Trainer at Bay Tennis and Fitness? Please fill out the Informed Consent Physical Activity Form and bring it to your first session. 30 minute, 1 hour, and group sessions available.
Personal Training at Bay Tennis & Fitness Your first time with one of our Nationally Certified Personal Trainers will provide: 1. A private consultation -This is when we will learn about your health history and current needs 2. A physical assessment -Your body composition, cardiovascular ability, muscle endurance, strength, and flexibility will be evaluated 3. Goal Setting -Your trainer will design an individualized program to help you reach your goals and manage your needs. * Personal Trainers can measure and track your fitness status as well as provide a report to highlight your progress.
We offer many different forms of personal training, specializing in many areas, including: Cardio Conditioning Cross Training High Intensity Athletic Training Power Lifting Sport Specific Medically Prescribed Pre-Surgery Fitness Programs Post Rehab (Medical Exercise) Senior Fitness Strength Training Weight Loss
Our highly experienced staff is able to work with you whether you are 13 or 103! * We require all of BT&F Personal Trainers to carry a current national certification. * We require our Personal Trainers have completed an apprentice program along with job experience. * All of our Personal Trainers must have current CPR Certification
We welcome you to the very best!
Choosing a Personal Trainer? It is important to choose a trainer that matches your personality type, goals, pace and interests. Make sure to browse through the profiles of our Personal Trainers and select the best fit for you. If you need some guidance selecting a trainer or have any questions or special requests regarding your training, please contact our Fitness Director, TL Smith ~ 231-487-1713 ~firstname.lastname@example.org
Why meet with a Personal Trainer?
Working with a Personal Trainer assures that your needs and goals are assessed in a professional and knowledgeable manner. Working with a Personal Trainer (PT) instills accountability, goal tracking, support and motivation! Our professional staff will assist you in achieving results while respecting the pace that you and your body are comfortable with and work within those limits. All of our PTs are personable, experienced and an ideal resource for you. Each of our Personal Trainers is certified through at least one of five Nationally recognized organizations: ACSM, NSCA, NFPT, ACE and NCSF. After an evaluation and consultation, your trainer will design an individualized program to help you reach your goals and manage your needs. This Functional Fitness program provides exercise training, health education and nutritional information.
What are the benefits of personal training?
GOAL SETTING Your Private Trainer will assist in setting realistic and attainable goals within a desired time frame. MOTIVATION Your Private Trainer acts as a coach, an educator, a confidant, a role model while providing you with motivation and encouragement to achieve your goals. CONSISTENCY Regularly schedule appointments help you achieve results. SAFETY You'll learn proper form and technique when using equipment or performing an exercise. PROGRESS REPORTS Private Trainers can measure and track your fitness status as well as provide a report to highlight your progress. SPORTS SPECIFIC TRAINING Private Trainers can customize a program designed around your sporting needs. Excel in your sport by improving skills, speec, agility, balance and control. SPECIAL NEEDS TRAINING If you have health challenges such as diabetes, asthma, osteoporosis, heart disease, or post rehab., you can benefit greatly from regular activity designed to fit your special needs. (Always consult your physician before beginning any physical activity program.)
Sheena Sumner, is our Fitness Director. She holds a B.S. in Allied Health Science and is a Certified Personal Trainer through NFPT. She also obtained her Fitness Nutrition Trainer certification through NFPT. Her passion for fitness began with her love for sports. When she is not in the gym you can find her on a softball field or volleyball court. With a CNA background, her approach to fitness emphasizes age appropriate programming with a specific focus on cardiovascular, strength, health, wellness, balance and flexibility. Most importantly, she strives to provide her clients with a positive experience that helps them to fulfill their health and fitness goals. Sheena is a mother of two and has personal experience with how exercise can transform your body, meet with her and ask her how she was able to transform her body and maintain a healthy physique.
Barb Wilson is a gentle and powerful motivator. She knows her stuff. Barb has been a spin instructor, and pilates instructor for years and is one of the best you will find! She is also a valuable member of the WAM team each year. Her certifications include: AFPA, Mad Dog Athletics, Spinning, Reebok Core, and STOTT Pilates.
Brian Cooper has an extensive background in human anatomy and physiology obtained through his experience at LSSU & NMU. His work included a variety of populations such as orthopedic patients in a physical therapy office, cardiac rehabilitation at the War Memorial Hospital, and as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the collegiate level. Brian has enjoyed Division 1 Men's ICC Hockey for LSSU and spends free time playing golf, skiing, and playing soccer. His credentials include: CrossFit Cert: Level 1, MS Exercise Science, NSCA Cert. Strength and Cond.Specialist
Codey Sowles comes to us from Indian River with a certification in personal training from NATE , Level 1, Level 2, and Gymnastics certification fromCrossFit! Codey's specialties include: balance training, flexibility training, cardio/cross training, core training, and neuromuscular stretching.
Sarah Ismond graduated from CMU with a degree in recreational therapy. Throughout college she worked with individuals with disabilities and adaptive sports programming (Special Olympics, My Team Triumph, and respite camps). She have a passion for helping others see their potential and reaching their goals. After college she moved back to Petoskey to enjoy all the outdoor recreation opportunities; biking, swimming, running, and cross country skiing. She loves competing in triathlons and marathons! Sarah is excited to help motivate others on their fitness journey! Credentials: ACE certified personal trainer, CTRS (certified therapeutic recreational specialist), and CrossFit Level 1 Trainer.