Trainer Contact and Certs
USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
Certified Spinning instructor
Member, National Strength & Conditioning Association
Member, USA Weightlifting
Rachel graduated from Troy University in December 2014 with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science with a concentration in Wellness & Fitness, and joined Athlete's Arena in April of 2017.
Rachel was the Fitness Director and head personal trainer for the YMCA in Mobile, Alabama, prior to her move to Columbia. She has also coached CrossFit for several years and has experience in a variety of group settings such as boot camp/HIIT training and indoor cycling. She has been involved in sports her whole life and now trains competitively as a CrossFit athlete. She has been working in the fitness industry for the past 5 years and believes someone’s overall health and wellness is essential to their quality of life. She's passionate about helping each individual find personal enjoyment in exercise and watching them reach their full potential. She believes valuing the whole person is essential to someone's success, and that includes addressing not only the physical component of health and wellness, but also the psychological, social, and spiritual aspects.