Personal Training

Whatever your goals, our Personal Trainers will create a training program that fits your style. The Personal Training program is a physical, psychological, and emotional experience designed not only to make you feel more powerful, but to educate and inspire you to take a greater role in your personal fitness.

Personal Training is available to all KSU Recreation Center members including students, faculty, staff, and alumni. You can expect a high quality of care, great customer service, and an excellent training program.

Contact Aaron High, at ahigh1@kennesaw.edu with questions regarding personal training. 


Meet Our Personal Trainers: 

  • Tanner Boling OwlFit Personal Trainer

    Tanner Boling

    CERTIFICATIONS / TRAININGS: 

    MAJOR: Exercise Science

    FUN FACT: 
    I started my fitness journey when I was 17 years old, I weighed 240 pounds. Over the next year, I lost 60 pounds and found my passion for fitness and living a healthy lifestyle.

    FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY: 
    My favorite fitness activities include weight training, running outside and fishing.

    QUOTE: "Strength does not come from winning, your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength."

    • Kevin Burnham OwlFit Personal Trainer

      Kevin Burnham

      CERTIFICATIONS / TRAININGS:

      MAJOR: Exercise Science 

      FUN FACT: I don't like shoes. I usually don't wear them.

      FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY: 
      My favorite fitness activity is Olympic weight lifting. I also enjoy playing soccer and jumping on trampolines.

      QUOTE: "A river cuts through rock, not because of it's power, but because of it's persistence." - Jim Watkins

      • OwlFit Personal Trainer

        Jake Cashion

        CERTIFICATIONS/TRAININGS:

        MAJOR: BBA-Entrepreneurship-Interest

        FUN FACT: I can ride a unicycle!

        FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY:
        My favorite fitness activity is weight training but I love to go on a hike every once in a while!

        QUOTE: The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, all because someone was afraid to take that first step, keep with the problem, or determined to carry out their dream.” - Les Brown

        • OwlFit Personal Training

          Chano Medina

          CERTIFICATIONS/TRAININGS:

          MAJOR: Exercise Science 

          FUN FACT: Proudly serving in the US Army

          FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY: My favorite fitness activities are lifting weights and being active by playing different sports/activities.

          QUOTE: There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.

          • OwlFit Personal Trainer

            Stephen Palatore

            CERTIFICATIONS/TRAININGS:

            MAJOR: Exercise Science

            FUN FACT: Although I’m from south Florida, I grew up playing ice hockey.

            FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY: Lifting weights is my favorite fitness activity. I also enjoy walking my dogs, jumping rope, and playing ice hockey.

            QUOTE: “Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own.”– Bruce Lee

            • OwlFit Personal Trainer

              Ryan Patterson

              CERTIFICATIONS/TRAININGS:

              MAJOR: Applied Health and Exercise Science, Applied Exercise Physiology Master's Program

              FUN FACT: I enjoy fishing in downtime.

              FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY: My favorite fitness activity is squatting because it can be related to life in many ways. Sometimes things are just trying to hold you down, and you have to be able to get up.

              QUOTE: Vivre Sans Temps Mort - Live without dead time

              • OwlFit Personal Trainer

                Joy Tankersly

                CERTIFICATIONS/TRAININGS:

                MAJOR: Exercise Science

                FUN FACT: I can walk on my hands.

                FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY: I love Olympic weightlifting, but outside the gym I'm always down for a good hike!

                QUOTE: "I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is two hundred pounds." - Henry Rollins

                • OwlFit Personal Trainer

                  Dianna Thomas

                  CERTIFICATIONS/TRAININGS:

                  MAJOR: Exercise Science

                  FUN FACT: Health and Fitness is a huge passion of mine.

                  FAVORITE FITNESS ACTIVITY: Body Building Weight Training

                  QUOTE:Success is built outside of your comfort zone.

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