Guilderland 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 Guilderland YMCA Personal Trainers!

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George Goorbarry- Wellness Coordinator

“You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.”

Background

George has worked for the YMCA since 2012. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Biology. George enjoys cycling, hiking and fishing.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist

Specialties

Ask George for help with gaining strength, improving conditioning, injury prevention/rehab and weight loss.


Suzanne Wallsuzanne

“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”

Background

Suzanne earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Promotion in January 2013.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the American Council on Exercise
  • Certified LIVESTRONG® Coach through the YMCA
  • Certified Group Exercise Instructor with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Certified Pilates Levels I & II Instructor

Specialties

Ask Suzanne for help with core training, balance, flexibility and training for women, tweens and older adults.


Amelia Waters

“Find your strength!”

Background

A runner since age 10, Amelia has been an athlete most of her life. Amelia has worked at the YMCA since 2016 and enjoys triathlons, hiking and practices meditation regularly.

Certifications

  • Certified YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Instructor
  • Engaging with Cancer Survivors through LIVESTRONG
  • CIZE LIVE certified fitness instructor through BEACHBODY

Specialties

With a background in eating disorders Amelia has an extensive knowledge in healthy eating and positive body image. Ask her how she can help you get and stay healthy inside and out!

Personal Trainers

Brad Ryan-Wellness Director

“Strength is never a weakness.”
-Mark Bell

Background

Brad has been a personal trainer since 2014. He has earned a degree in nutrition and currently works for the YMCA as a Nutritionist and Wellness Coordinator.

Certifications

  • B.S. in Nutrition
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified Coach
  • Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the National Conditioning and Strength Association
  • Personal Trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine
  • LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Instructor

Specialties

Ask Brad for help with sport performance training, and guidance on your nutrition plan.


Tom CorazziniTom

“If we can give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we have found the safest way to health.”

Background

Tom has worked for the YMCA for 21 years as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor. He enjoys weight lifting, running and competing in 5K events.

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer with the American Council on Exercise
  • Certified YMCA Personal Trainer
  • Certified YMCA Foundations of Strength and Training Instructor
  • Certified “Silver Sneakers” Exercise and Group Instructor
  • Certified CPR/AED

Specialties

Ask Tom for help with proper settings and movement for free weights, cybex equipment and cardio machines. Tom also specializes in a variety of abdominal exercises.

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