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Choose a trainer with a compatible schedule and interests. Please view our trainers' biographies below to check their availability and select your top three choices.

Alexys

My name is Alexys Thiemann. I began dancing, gymnastics and figure skating when I was young and continued with those practices until early high school. Once I entered my undergraduate studies at UC Davis I became a ballet barre class instructor, where I fused the movement background I had from…

Austin

I have been involved in sports and athletics for most of my life. I stand 6' 8'' tall and have played basketball from the age of six and through high school. Once attending UC Davis, I decided to try out a sport that I previously had never heard of: rowing. Joining the Men's Rowing team on…

Brandon

Hi, I’m Brandon Coyle. Born and raised in the Bay Area, I currently attend UC Davis as an undergraduate studying Managerial Economics. I have participated in a wide variety of sports throughout my life including flag football, boxing, soccer, baseball, track & field, and tennis. When I…

Brei

I’m a Minnesota girl who ended up in California during a 12-year career in journalism. I grew up playing soccer, hockey and running track. I played college hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. After I moved to Sacramento I found another outlet to play competitive sports. I played four…

Harry

I grew up in the SF bay area and hold a bachelor's degree from UC Davis. Although I've always had a reasonably active lifestyle, I came to athletics as a young adult. My interests have been diverse – with periods devoted to yoga, mindfulness practice, weightlifting, and in recent years…

Johnny

My name is Johnny Le and I grew up not too far from Davis in Elk Grove. I am currently a 4th-year Biological Sciences major with an interest in exercise physiology. I have been active for most of my life, but it really seemed to take off during my high school…

Melissa

My name is Melissa Garcia Galvan and I am currently studying Clinical Nutrition and working towards pursuing a career in physical therapy. Before coming to Davis I lived in a small town located in the Eastern Sierras of California called Mammoth Lakes. Throughout my life I have been…

Ngoc

My name is Ngoc Nguyen and I’m originally from Vietnam. When I was 9 I moved to the United States and have lived here ever since. I first became seriously interested in the weight training 4 years ago, and it has become a large part of my life. My interest in…

Nicole

My name is Nicole Cartwright, and I’m a Clinical Nutrition graduate here at UC Davis who grew up just down the road in Vacaville. I have had a lifelong love for exercise; I was a competitive powerlifter in high school, then a yogi, and now a cross-trainer. My interests…

Rachel

My name is Rachel Rose Saenz, and I am currently a 4th year here at UC Davis studying Clinical Nutrition with a minor in Exercise Biology. I am originally from Oakland, CA and transferred here from Merritt College last year. I grew up athletic playing many sports, but the only one I…