Personal Training Instructor Bios

David Smith

Class Types: Personal Training

About David: David came to Utah to seek refuge from the city and stumbled upon Weber State University. Feeling a calling to help others help themselves, David began his career in Personal Training while a student at Weber State. His training philosophy is to leave each client feeling more confident and less stressed after every training session. David can't wait to hear your story and start helping you work toward your goals!

Jessica Benedetti

Class Types: Personal Training

About Jessica: Jessica is originally from California where she earned by B.S. in Kinesiology from CSU Monterey Bay, along with a Certified Personal Training certification through ACSM. Jessica has 2 years of strength training experience with college athletes and is currently working on getting her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification. She loves sports, and has played a wide variety of them in her life so if you need/want improvements for any of them or simply have personal goals you're trying to meet she'd love to help you reach them.

Nate Gee

Class Types: Personal Training

About Nate: Nate is a Master Massage Therapist, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and barefoot runner. He's working on his BS in Athletic Therapy and plans on becoming a Physical Therapist on his path to world domination. He believes that health and balance begin with an aligned and properly functioning body.

Shelayne Barrett

Class Types: Personal Training

About Shelayne: Shelayne Barrett is an ACE certified personal trainer studying human performance here at Weber State. Shelayne is a Pink Gloves Boxing Pro Trainer and Running Injury Prevention Specialist. She specializes in small group and older population training but has experience training all age groups and physical fitness levels. She is passionate about fitness and loves the opportunities she has to share her enthusiasm with others. Shelayne is a proud mother, having one daughter Kaylee Mae.

Susan Myer

Class Types: Personal Training

About Susan: Susan is from the state of Washington but has lived all over the west coast & briefly in KY. She earned her B.A. & M.S. at Eastern Washington University in Recreation Management. She is currently certified with the National Council of Strength & Fitness (NCSF) & has been training clients of all ages. Susan has been a swim team coach, water aerobics instructor & swim instructor for over 30 years. She is extremely active and loves hiking, biking, horseback riding, snow skiing, power walking, running, weight training...& at age 45 she started competing in Figure Bodybuilding shows. “As long as I’m walking, I will be active!”

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Fitness Coordinator
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