Trainer Bios

an instructor bio photo Jennine CriscuoloMajor - Nutrition and Food Science

Jennine is a senior Nutrition and Food Science major with a concentration in Dietetics. She is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, an AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor, as well as First Aid, CPR, and AED American Red Cross Certified. Her favorite quote is, "If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you." - Anonymous. One interesting fact about herself is that her dog, Maizy, that is a Cardigan Welsh Corgi, has over 1,700 followers on Instagram. You can be a part of it by following her at @CARDIGAN_CORGI.

an instructor bio photo Seth-Elias DavisMajor - Exercise Science
Seth-Elias is a senior Exercise Science major with a minor in Nutrition. He is TRX certified, CPR & AED certified, in the process of receiving his CPR & AED instructor certification, and an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. His favorite quote is, "The wolf at the top of the mountain is never as hungry as the wolf at the bottom.” One Interesting fact about him is that he aims to be the best and nothing less.
A portrait photo for the Personal Trainer Page Jonathan GormanMajor - Athletic Training
Jonathan is a sophomore Athletic Training major at Montclair State University with a minor in Nutrition who recently transferred from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED and FA Certified, and is currently in the process of obtaining his ACSM Certified Inclusive Trainer Specialization, as well as his AFAA Group Exercise certification. His favorite quotes are, "Don't look back, you're not going that way" - Anonymous, and, "Dreams come a size too big so we can grow into them." - Josie Bissett. Some interesting facts about Jonathan is that he won 2 gold, 2 silver, and a bronze medal in the Junior World Championships for inline speed skating, and he was also an Olympic hopeful for seven years in ice speed skating before going to school.
A portrait photo for the Personal Trainer Page Ryan HickeyMajor - Exercise Science
Ryan is a junior exercise science major at Montclair State University. He is AFAA Personal Training certified, CPR/AED, and lifeguard certified. He was an Amateur Boxer from 2002 - 2005, and served in the Navy from 2006 - 2012. His inspiring quote is, "If tomorrow wasn't guaranteed what would you get out of today"? Some interesting facts about Ryan include competing in 5K's, mud races, zombie races, and Super Spartan races. He has also practiced boxing, muai thai, and jiu jitsu.
A portrait photo for the personal trainer bios page Jake SpenderMajor - Exercise Science
Jake is a sophomore physical educartion and health major at Montclair State University. He is NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and is certified in CPR/AED. Jake is Red Cross Lifeguard certified as well. His favorite quote is, "Trust your struggle", because he believes that every struggle that we face in life has a purpose. Some interesting facts about him is that he went to Spain in 2014 to play in an international soccer tournament, competed in a Tough Mudder race, and he has gone skydiving.
an instructor bio photo Terica WhartonMajor - Athletic Training
Terica is a junior Athletic Training major at Montclair State University. She has been certified with AFPA (American Fitness Professionals & Associates) since 2013, and she is also CPR/AED and first aid certified with American Red Cross. Terica also works as a Camp fitness instructor (kids ages 5-10) with Willingboro Tennis program. Her favorite quote is, "If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.” - Carl Lewis.
A portrait photo for the Personal Trainer Bios page Amanda WoodMajor - Exercise Science
Amanda is a sophomore exercise science major, as well as a business administration major with a concentration in management at Montclair State University. She is Red Cross CPR/AED Certified, and she also is an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer. She has had the privilege of losing 55 pounds while she was in high school, and she uses the mistakes and successes that she has made throughout her fitness journey as tools when she works with her clients. Her inspiring quote is, "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." - Vince Lombardi. Some interesting facts about Amanda include playing softball in all 4 years of highschool, which is where most of her athleticism stems from, as well as not knowing what she would do without meeting certain people through Campus Recreation. Without the certain people that Amanda has met, she would have not been able to accomplish half of what she has accomplished this past school year.