Greenbush YMCA Personal Trainers

Personal training is a great program here at the YMCA. Our motivated and talented trainers will help you get back on track or reach your wellness goal! The Capital District would like to introduce you to the Greenbush YMCA Personal Trainers!

Personal Trainer

Cathy Van Orden, Wellness Director

“If what you’re doing isn’t getting you the results you’re looking for, then it’s time for a change.”

Background

Cathy joined the Greenbush YMCA wellness staff in 2015 after working for the Youth and Teen department and being an active member since 2010. Cathy enjoys running preschool and youth sports programs, cooking classes and educational programs, while also being a mother to her two sons, Andrew and Joshua.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Certified YMCA Group Exercise Instructor

Specialties

Ask Cathy for help with strength training, weight loss programming and functional training.


Chris_StormChris Strom

“Hey… did you remember to stretch?”

Background

Chris has worked for the YMCA since 2011. He has been a personal trainer since 2006 working with younger and older adults.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Certified Personal Trainer with Equinox Personal Training

Specialties

Ask Chris for help with conditioning, weight lifting, yoga and balance training.

 


Amber Fetzer-Broderick

“Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.”

Background

Amber has always been passionate about finding the correct balance between exercise and nutrition. She empathizes with those struggling with their weight and supports them when learning how to put health first.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Fitness Nutrition Specialist with NASM
  • Certified Health Coach with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition

Specialties

Ask Amber for help with managing daily activities, work-life balance, and conditioning.

 


John Bruno

“Train consistently, train hard, train smart, and train safely.”

Background

John is a Health & Physical Education teacher in Lansingburgh and an instructor at Hudson Valley Community College. He has worked in Fitness for over 40 years with experience as a strength & conditioning coach (Siena College), and fitness director & rehabilitation specialist.

Certifications

  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist – NSCA
  • American Red Cross Instructor for First Aid, CPR, & AED

Specialties

Ask John for help with strength & conditioning training and functional training.

 


Kathy Schanz

“Every training session, every set, every rep is turning you into a stronger version of yourself.”

Background

Kathy knows the importance of taking time for yourself for better overall wellness. After an injury, she worked with a trainer to regain movement, strength, and a healthy attitude.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
  • Group Exercise Instructor with the AFAA
  • MAD Dogg Spinning Instructor
  • Suspension Training for Older Adults with the AFAA
  • YMCA Healthy Heart Ambassador

Specialties

Ask Kathy for help with strength training and integrated functional movement.

 


Chuck Tremblay

“Commit, Courage, and Belief: It’s not easy, it’s mental as it is physical, and trust in the process. Keep showing up.”

Background

Chuck studied Physical Education at HVCC and has training clients for over 10 years. With a wealth of knowledge to cover all aspects of Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition he strives to educate and motivate clients so they know their greatness.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist with the NASM
  • National Sports Performance Coach with the National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)

Specialties

Ask Chuck for help with strength, conditioning, and power training.

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