Personal Training, (strength, cardio, kinesis training, MIT, sports performance, running)
Yoga, Pilates Equipment Training
Robbie received his B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in Exercise Science at The University of Louisiana-Lafayette, while working as a personal trainer and strength coach at Red’s. He is also certified by the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association -16 years), is Crossfit Level 1 certified, and has been published and presented both locally and nationally. Over the years, Robbie has has the privilege of working with many high level athletes (PGA golfer, minor and major league baseball, college and NFL football, UFC fighter, Team USA trampoline athletes, and 2012 Olympic trampoline finalist) during his term as a student assistant strength coach at UL, his career at Red’s, as well as with the Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Club as a strength coach for the Reading Phillies (AA) for the 2003 season. Robbie continues to look for new ways to help people achieve their fitness goals.
Eugene has made Louisiana his permanent home. Originally born in Ghana – West Africa, was transplanted to Texas where he grew up. In 2001, Eugene attended The University of Louisiana-Lafayette on an athletic scholarship to play football. He graduated in May of 2006 with a B.F. A. degree. After ending his professional football endeavors, he found his passion in the fitness profession as a fitness trainer. Eugene is certified through A.C.E. ( American Council on Exercise) since 2008. His specialty is kettlebell training . As a StrongFirst Level 2 Kettlebell instructor (SFG 2), Eugene continues his path in fitness by teaching others how to use the kettlebell, along with other tools safely and effectively to reach and or exceed their fitness goals.
Nellie was born and raised in Lafayette, LA, and always involved with sports. She received an athletic scholarship to play soccer for Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA in 2001. She graduated with a Bachelors in Exercise Science in May 2005. Before she was hired at Reds Health Club in August 2005, she did a 7 month internship in Cincinnati, OH at Ignition APG. A facility that did specialty athletic training for all age groups as well as trained several members of the Cincinnati Reds and Cincinnati Bengals. She has been A.C.E. (American Council on Exercise) certified since 2006. She has also been involved with coaching volleyball and helping with volleyball camps since 2009. Nellie has developed programs over the years with the purpose of improving speed, agility and strength in training programs for 10-18 year olds for their various sports. Since becoming a mother of three, her passion for helping young children and mothers live a healthier more active lifestyle has become a focus of her training and life goals.
James was born and raised in Lafayette, LA where he attended ULL and received a bachelors degree in accounting. While in school he worked at Red’s as a gym worker and spent a year learning the system and studying under the veteran trainers such as Eugene, Robbie, and Nellie. After the year of learning and shadowing them he began to obtain my own clientele and began teaching the X-fit classes in the evenings.
He has a Level 1 Crossfit Certificate and primarily concentrates his training in traditional weightlifting accessory movements, Crossfit, and Olympic lifting. His goal as a trainer is “functional fitness that is applicable to day to day life that improves everyone’s quality of life.”
Nick moved to Lafayette from Carmel Indiana in 2011 to attend ULL. He graduated from ULL in December 2015 with a B.S. In Exercise science. During his time at ULL he played club lacrosse and earned his Personal training certification through ACSM, (American college of sports medicine).
Kenney was born and raised in Lafayette, La. He is 25 years old and graduated from Lafayette High School in 2008, then attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he studied Kinesiology exercise science and graduated in 2013. He specializes in powerlifting and olympic lifting.