Trainers

Be part of the awesome community, with the help of our professional trainers, you are one step closer to success.

All of our trainers availabilities are subject to change. The times listed are general times that they are available. Schedule your time with them today.

Mike Turkin

Owner/Head Trainer
Certifications: ISSA Personal Training, ISSA Nutrition and Youth Sports Conditioning

Experience: 16 years of personal training, Gymnastics coach and competetor, Bodybuilder

In 2005, Mike opened Atlas with the vision of providing one on one personal training in a fun, focused environment. Now, the studio has expanded, allowing Mike and his staff to expand their repertoire as trainers. Mike has a background in Gymnastics both as a competitor and coach and has also competed as a bodybuilder for the last decade. This diverse background allows him to effectively work with individuals of all skill levels, helping them to reach their goals. His passion for personal training is driven by this ability to coach clients towards their goals.

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Ana

Head Trainer
Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer

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Ana was first introduced to fitness by her mom at the age of 15. She loved the way it gave her more energy and improved her mental health, sleep quality and digestion. Initially going for these reasons and to keep in shape for high school volleyball, she began lifting weights and found her love for strength training. After finishing college, she began working towards a career in fitness. Working for two years in commercial gyms she came to Atlas to help individuals reatheir unique fitness goals and make both physical and mental transformations through exercise she has experienced firsthand the confidence that comes from strength training and strives to introduce more women to the joy of getting stronger. When not training clients, she enjoys painting, Netflix, playing volleyball, and being outside in nature.

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Bryan Trussell

Trainer

Certifications: ASFA Certified Trainer, A.A. Criminal Justice

Experience: Training privately for 11 years

Bryan has been in the gym for close to a decade, perfecting and polishing his craft. Along the way, he has studied weightlifting, nutrition, and has a deep understanding of all-around health and fitness. Now, Bryan is in the best shape of his life and wants to share his knowledge and experiences with his clients. Outside of the gym, he enjoys making music and playing with his two dogs, Brayden and Bryson.

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Matt Newton

Trainer

Certifications: ASFA Certified, ACE Certified

Experience: Personal weight loss of 60 lbs

Matt is a personal trainer and student working at Atlas, currently pursuing his degree to become a registered dietician. His desire to help clients stems from his own fitness and weight loss journey, which gives him a unique perspective as a personal trainer. This experience with dieting and exercise to produce weight loss is something that he hopes to share with the individuals around him. He produces a fun environment to work in, and you can get him talking about anything movies, tv, and football.

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Bridget Gonzalez

Trainer

Certifications: B.S. Exercise Science

Experience: Varsity track & field

Bridget embodies what it means to have a passion for fitness. She brings enthusiasm and an unmatched work ethic to Atlas. Being a former college track athlete, Bridget knows the rigors of college athletics and brings that experience and knowledge with her. Her communication is one of her most outstanding qualities as she helps her clients understand every exercise completed. Outside of the studio, Bridget still enjoys running as well as spending time watching a good movie.

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Tresa Petrecca

Instructor

Certifications: AAAI in Personal Fitness, Zumba, and Nutrition & Wellness

Experience: Background in dance

Tresa enjoys assisting others in their journey toward a sense of personal self-confidence through movement, fitness, and a healthy lifestyle. Having a dance background allows her passion to radiate onto others to contribute to reaching their goals. She graduating from Towson University with a BS in Administration & Management and currently works for a private accounting firm in Kingsville.

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Ernesto Coppola

Trainer

Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer

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My passion for fitness was passed down to me by my father and is lifelong. I have an interest in martial arts and incorporate that into my work with clients. I enjoy playing soccer, kickboxing and most importantly, working out in the gym.

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