Our Team

Our Personal Training Team

Here at Vimtrim we are proud to have some of the finest personal trainers in Arizona on staff; don’t take our word for it, you can read our reviews on Google, BBB, Angie’s List, YP, and Yelp. Before we bring anyone onto our team, we have a very stringent 4 interview process to make sure they are the perfect fit and are trained by the Vimtrim standards. All of our trainers have also been screened and have had a criminal background check.

All Vimtrim personal trainers are certified and have the necessary experience. We are passionate about changing lives, improving the quality of life, and helping our clients reach their health and fitness goals.

It takes a great team to make a great company! We could not ask for a better staff of Personal Trainers! Set up your FREE session with one of our personal trainers today! Click Here

 

Vimtrim Personal Training Owner

Chris James

Founder & Owner of Vimtrim Personal Training Servcies

Vimtrim Corporate Wellness Project Manager

Katy Keane

Corporate Wellness Project Manager

VimTrim Personal Trainer - John Turose

John Turose

Gilbert Personal Trainer

Sandra Zanetti - Vimtrim Personal Trainer

Sandra Zanetti

Gilbert / Chandler Personal Trainer

VimTrim Personal Trainer - Steve Rathbun

Steve Rathbun

Chandler Personal Trainer

VimTrim Personal Trainer - Tiffany Hakes

Tiffany Hakes

Ahwatukee Personal Trainer

VimTrim Personal Trainer - Tyler Humphreys

Tyler Humphreys

Chandler Personal Trainer

Karen Nank - Vimtrim Personal Trainer

Karen Nank

Chandler / Gilbert Personal Trainer

VimTrim Personal Trainer - Sherry Hatch

Sherry Hatch

Chandler \ Gilbert – Personal Trainer

VimTrim Personal Trainer - Jose Contreras

Jose Contreras

Scottsdale Personal Trainer

Traverse City - Vimtrim Personal Trainer

Elizabeth Tondreau

Traverse City, MI Personal Trainer

Vimtrim Personal Trainer Stacy Jago

Stacy Jago

Traverse City, MI Personal Trainer

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Vimtrim Personal Training Owner

Chris James

Founder & Owner of Vimtrim Personal Training Servcies

Vimtrim offers personal training In-Home, In-Office, and at one of our gym locations.
Chris James is our Certified Personal Trainer who provides personal training in Chandler, Gilbert, Ahwatukee, South Phoenix, and South Scottsdale.

Christoper M. James is the founder and owner of VIMTRIM. Chris has over 20 years of Personal Training experience and is well versed in the areas of exercise science, nutrition and supplementation. Through his experience as a personal trainer he has helped many people achieve their health and fitness goals.

His experience in personal training extends to individuals from every walk of life and fitness goals. Chris’ style of training is unique in that he is very articulate and pays close attention to detail. He has a passion for educating the trainee on proper form to prevent injury and to ensure they get the most from their workouts. “Workouts must be customized to the client”

Nutrition and flexibility are also key elements to his training routine. Chris understands the importance of monitoring the level of intensity to guarantee that the program he designs is suitable for each person.

Get Fit with Chris James Today!

***Our trainers are thoroughly screened and background checked to maximize quality assurance.***

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Vimtrim Corporate Wellness Project Manager

Katy Keane

Corporate Wellness Project Manager

Katy Keane has been in the business of helping people for more than 15 years in the healthcare industry as an Intermediate ICU RN (Registered Nurse) in Chicago, Milwaukee, and parts of California. Her experience as a clinical coordinator and triage nurse for a Pediatric Clinic gave her the necessary leadership skills to find solutions in critical situations.  Katy also went on to receive her certifications as a skin care specialist by the National Laser Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Through her years of experience in the healthcare industry, Katy saw a growing need for healthcare that was mobile.  Corporate Wellness just makes sense because where do we spend most of our day?  After extensive research, she found that this is a growing trend and the wave of the future for corporate America. She is committed to health care solutions that make sense within the context of the workplace by adding value to the overall work environment.

A quote from Katy “It is exciting to be able to watch a company and their employees grow and flourish from the implementation of a wellness program.  Observing individuals change daily habits, become healthier and happier before our eyes is one of the biggest rewards, and in turn, the company becomes stronger and more successful. When you are choosing us to be your partners you know you are getting committed, passionate professionals.  Our focus it to engage, motivate, and support each employee succeed in being the best version of themselves. Katy wants to lead each company to be exceptional at work and in life.  Healthier = Happy.

Click Here to learn more about our Corporate Wellness Programs.

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VimTrim Personal Trainer - John Turose

John Turose

Gilbert Personal Trainer

John is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has always lived an active lifestyle participating in organized sports throughout his childhood and competing in football and rugby for The College at Brockport. Through his experiences training with youth programs, division 1 athletics, body builders, and even recovering stroke survivors, John is prepared to work with clients of all ages and skill sets. He understands that each client is distinct and requires a personalized plan to reach his/her goals.
Advancements in technology have caused an evolution of jobs that sit people in front of a desk for eight hours a day. This is problematic and increases the risk for postural issues and muscular imbalances. Imbalances can cause pain and injury, drastically affecting quality of life. John knows how to identify these postural problems and makes it his priority to correct and strengthen all weaknesses. His unique training techniques will leave you feeling stronger, taller, and more confident than ever before.
John is well educated with two Bachelor’s degrees in the field but can always be found expanding his knowledge through recreational research and reading when he’s not in the gym.

Credentials: BS Exercise Physiology
BS Kinesiology
NSCA- CSCS
YMCA- Certified Group Exercise Instructor
YMCA- Certified Pilates Instructor

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Sandra Zanetti - Vimtrim Personal Trainer

Sandra Zanetti

Gilbert / Chandler Personal Trainer

Sandra is a fitness professional with over 30 years of experience in Personal Training, Group Exercise, and Fitness Team Management.

Sandra has spent the first 10 years in a Health & Racquet Club as the “Aerobic Director” and Assistant Club Manager.  Laying down the foundation and fundamentals of being a part of a successful team.  Dealing with the 90’s Boom of Aerobic Fitness.  She was feverish for knowledge and was fortunate to learn from some great Master Presenters such as, Denise Tucker, Karen Voight, John Jay Woolridge, Mindy Mylrea and Gin Miller to name a few.  Personal Training was just entering the industry as results based service for the general population.

The next 10 years she worked for a division 3 colleges implementing strength and conditioning programs for men’s basketball, women’s soccer, and men’s golf, ice hockey dry land.  Conducting water aerobic classes, managing the College Health/Wellness Center and fine tuning her personal training skills with related education requirements.  Finishing with the two more years at the famous four-star resort and spa called Canyon Ranch in Lenox MA. It was a great learning experience training the rich and the famous. That time is her claim to fame as a “Celebrity Trainer”!

The most recent 10 years back to the Health Club! Ironically the same one from the first 10 years!   Personal Training full steam ahead.  Inspired by;  Mike Boyle, Gray Cook, Peter Twist, Dr. Kelly Starrett,  Dr. Emily Splichal, Ben Greenfield, Dan John, Josh Hillis, Tim Ferris, Eckhart Tolle, Pavel Tsatsouline, Aaron Mattes etc…

Sandra is a certified Personal Trainer by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Schwinn Indoor Cycling, TRX, ViPR, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) basic and advanced,  Hatha Yoga 200 Hours, Barefoot Training Specialist Level I and II, Silver Sneakers,  Trigger point and soft tissue release, TribeFit, TribeLife, TribeCore, TribeKids, Head Tribe Coach.

She loves helping people change their lives one small step at a time.  The human body is a gift, capable of achieving great things. She believes in deliberate goal based movement on a regular basis is the key to longevity and better quality of life.

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VimTrim Personal Trainer - Steve Rathbun

Steve Rathbun

Chandler Personal Trainer

Vimtrim offers personal training In-Home, In-Office, and at one of our gym locations. Steve Rathbun is our Certified Personal Trainer who provides personal training in Chandler, Gilbert and surrounding areas.

Steve is a fun-loving guy. A former coastguardsman and former EMT, his passion now lies  with physical fitness. In his current role as a personal trainer at VIMTRM, he enjoys pushing clients to be their best by setting an example in his own personal fitness. He practices what he preaches, and he expects his clients to follow suit. He enjoys educating, motivating, and taking his clients to a place they previously thought they could not go. His motto is “everyone is on their own fitness level! I am here to take you to the next one.”

He believes all of life’s challenges are opportunities for growth. One of his greatest challenges was watching his grandfather go through his health complications due to obesity. After finding that he was heading down the same path, he decided to change it. This set in motion his life mission—to inspire others to change their lives through physical fitness. Health and well-being are at the foundation of everything he does. Steve believes the world would be a happier place if everyone was more active.

“It takes discipline and dedication to stick with a healthy lifestyle, but more importantly the will to change. I believe there are absolutely no limits but the ones we place on ourselves. I believe if we invest in ourselves, the rest will follow.”

Credentials:
Acsm Personal Trainer(American College of Sports Medicine)
Acsm Group Fitness Instructor
Exercise Science Associates Degree

Get Fit With Steve Today!

***Our trainers are thoroughly screened and background checked to maximize quality assurance.***

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VimTrim Personal Trainer - Tiffany Hakes

Tiffany Hakes

Ahwatukee Personal Trainer

Vimtrim offers personal training In-Home, In-Office, and In-Gym. Tiffany is our Certified Personal Trainer who provides personal training in Ahwatukee, South Phoenix, West Chandler, and Maricopa AZ

Tiffany Hakes is a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Tiffany fell in love with fitness at a young age. She competed in track and volleyball through high school and played volleyball at Chandler Gilbert Community College. She is currently studying exercise science at Mesa Community College where she also competed on the track team as a heptathlete. For the past five years she has coached track and volleyball teams at the high school and junior high levels as well as taught group fitness classes and personal training.

Tiffany’s goals as a personal trainer is to help clients reach their health and fitness goals and to encourage others to live a healthy lifestyle in a fun and fulfilling way. Every client is different, so it is important to develop a personalized plan that will work for each individual. Tiffany has worked with a large variety of clientele from those who are non-active to athletes, and from youth to older adults. It is her mission to encourage and motivate others in order to reach goals and help people feel and look their best.

Get Fit with Tiffany Today!

***Our trainers are thoroughly screened and background checked to maximize quality assurance.***

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VimTrim Personal Trainer - Tyler Humphreys

Tyler Humphreys

Chandler Personal Trainer

Vimtrim offers personal training In-Home, In-Office, and at one of our gym locations. Tyler Humphreys is our Certified Personal Trainer who provides personal training in Chandler, Gilbert and surrounding areas.

Tyler is nationally certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer. He has helped lead boot camp classes with instruction and program design. Tyler played baseball for many years and was first introduced to training by seeking a trainer for himself to improve his strength and fitness level.  The motivation of a trainer  created a drive and passion for fitness by pushing the body.  Out of high school Tyler enlisted in the United States Marines Corps to push himself harder.  While in the Marines he deployed twice and helped fellow Marines with their workout regime and goals.

Tyler’s specialties are: weight loss, sports conditioning, muscle gain, elderly training, and rehab training. Tyler has a way with people, he is tough when he needs to be but also listens to his clients! Helping clients to meet their personal goals and improve their lifestyle is his ultimate concern.

Get Fit with Tyler Today!

***Our trainers are thoroughly screened and background checked to maximize quality assurance.***

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Karen Nank - Vimtrim Personal Trainer

Karen Nank

Chandler / Gilbert Personal Trainer

Karen Nank has 19 years of experience as a personal trainer and a group fitness instructor. She is a certified personal trainer thru National Federation of Personal Trainers and  The Functional Movement System.

 She found her passion  as a personal trainer when she had hired a personal trainer to help her transform her body after the birth of her second child. He changed her life and her goal was to change other people’s life’s as well. As a group instructor she has taught classes such Cycling, Body Pump and HIT classes. Karen‘s goal is to to help you find the perfect you thru, training , motivation, nutritional guidance and corrective exercises.  She looks at each client as a individual and develops a plan that works for their needs and lifestyle . Karen has trained clients from the  young to elderly.
Her promise to you is she will work as hard for you as you work on yourself.

Get Fit with Karen Nank Today!

***Our trainers are thoroughly screened and background checked to maximize quality assurance.***

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VimTrim Personal Trainer - Sherry Hatch

Sherry Hatch

Chandler \ Gilbert – Personal Trainer

Sherry is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She has been training in the corporate wellness field for the past four years as well as teaching core conditioning and body sculpting in group exercise classes. She has always loved being active and motivating others to be active in fun creative ways. She grew up in a health conscious, active family who regularly harvested fresh produce. Sherry’s love for health and fitness continued to develop while participating in high school sports and during her Exercise and Wellness undergrad program at Brigham Young University.

Sherry loves helping people feel their best and teaches that total wellness is made up of many components. She pays close attention to form in order to promote a balance of all aspects of physical fitness including strength, flexibility, cardio respiratory, and neuromuscular fitness. Her personal training methods focus on ensuring proper stabilization of the core and tissues of all the muscle groups. She enjoys training a variety of clients with diverse needs from the retiree population to those with back pains or bulging disc concerns or those recovering from knee replacements.  Sherry’s goal with all her clients is the ability to live life free from physical restraints and the prevention of chronic disease.

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VimTrim Personal Trainer - Jose Contreras

Jose Contreras

Scottsdale Personal Trainer

Vimtrim offers personal training In-Home, In-Office, and at one of our gym locations.
Jose is our Certified Personal Trainer who provides personal training in North & South Scottsdale, North Phoenix, Paradise Valley and Fountain Hills.

Jose is a NCCPT certified personal trainer and brings a great amount of knowledge and character to the table. He has been working in the fitness industry as a
Fitness Director and personal trainer for over 8 years. Jose is known for his passion in teaching and coaching others from all different ages and body types. Each client trains with Jose with have a program that is designed to their specific fitness and nutrition needs.

Jose loves to see people succeed by helping them change the way they think and develop a more fit and active lifestyle. “Its about creating new habits for long term results!”

He specializes in functional personal training, weight lifting, power lifting, long distance running, circuit training, sports training and TRX . His goal is to guide clients on how to get fit and stay physically and psychologically fit. He will be there to support and to encourage you every step of the way. He will  help the client set attainable goals and take it one step at a time.  Train harder and smarter and most importantly, see RESULTS!

Get Fit with Jose Today!

***Our trainers are thoroughly screened and background checked to maximize quality assurance.***

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Traverse City - Vimtrim Personal Trainer

Elizabeth Tondreau

Traverse City, MI Personal Trainer

Elizabeth has a passion for helping others. She has first-hand experience, understanding the struggles of being overweight; in 2009 she was 311 pounds. She decided it was time to REALLY make a change and lost over 150 pounds. She knows what it takes to make a real lifestyle change, she lived it and continues to live it and now wants to share her experience and passion with others who are struggling. Elizabeth has been a certified personal trainer for several years now and has helped many men and women achieve their fitness goals.

Certifications and Credentials:

*ACE Certified Personal Trainer
*WERQ Dance Fitness Certified
*Pound Certified
*TRX Instructor
*TRX Suspension Training
*TRX Group Suspension Training
*TRX Rip Group Training
*TRX Sports Medicine
*TRX Force Training
*TRX Functional Training
*TRX Summit

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Vimtrim Personal Trainer Stacy Jago

Stacy Jago

Traverse City, MI Personal Trainer

Stacy has always been a fitness enthusiast having played high school and 3 college sports. Her love for sports and fitness lead her to a career as a personal fitness trainer.

She lived and worked as a personal trainer in Santa Monica, CA for 10 years before moving to Traverse City in late 2009 to be closer to her family.  Stacy was named Trainer of the Year in Santa Monica in 2006 for her dedication to clients, cutting edge workouts, commitment to continued education & helping others achieve their goals. She has done fitness segments for TV and attends fitness conferences, seminars & continued education courses several times a year. Her oldest client is 92 years old and

Her oldest client is 92 years old and her youngest client is 12 years old. She has worked with people who have undergone knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder surgeries, spinal surgeries, and other physical issues.  She has also worked with many weight loss clients.  One of her weight loss clients made it into an issue of a national magazine ‘First for Women’ and the local magazine ‘Grand Traverse Woman’ for having lost 150lbs.  She has worked with athletes from high school, college, amateur and pro levels. Her style of fitness focuses on proper movement patterns: plank, push, pull, hinge, rotate, lunge, and squat. As well as working in 3-planes of motion: sagittal, frontal & transverse planes.  When we can move efficiently we become stronger inside-out, we feel better and we see better results.  Fitness is about movement, so Stacy believes and coaches that we should “train the way we move”.

“When we can move efficiently we become stronger inside-out, we feel better and we see better results.  Fitness is about movement”, Stacy Says! She believes and coaches that we should “train the way we move”.

“Your program should come from an assessment and have a purpose for YOU.”  Her programs are not cookie-cutter programs, every client has different needs and goals and after a thorough assessment, she will design a program that fits your lifestyle, your needs & your goals.

Certifications and Education:

*TRX Black Level Trainer

*TRX Suspension Training

*TRX Group Training Level 1

*TRX Group Training Level 2

*TRX Sports Medicine

*TRX Functional Training

*TRX Force Training

*TRX Rip Training

*TRX Group Rip Training

*TRX for Yoga

*TRX Summit

*E.D.U Fitness & Nutrition Diploma

*International Sports Sciences Association

**Certified Personal Trainer

**Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

*National College of Exercise Professionals

**Body Fat Loss Specialist

**Stretch Technician

*Power Plate Certified

*Mad Dogg Athletic Spinning Certified

*Yoga 200HR Certified

Pound Certified

CONTACT US

1820 E. Ray Rd Chandler, AZ 85225

OFFICE: 480.264.5120

DIRECT: 480.440.6086

Servicing the areas of:

Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale,
Queen Creek and Maricopa, Arizona.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to make reaching health and fitness goals convenient, life changing and fun; while customizing a fitness plan based on each persons individual goals and needs. To build a fit way of life company that meets the needs of the community through convenient in-home and in-office services. Offer state of the art locations with the latest in technology and innovation.