Personal Training

Meet Your Goals

We offer a team of exceptionally skilled personal trainers, who will create a personalized training and nutrition regimen based on your needs and ensure that you accomplish your goals in the quickest and safest way possible. All personal training is done within the Y environment.

Our Trainers can address many needs such as:

  • Weight Loss
  • Strength Training
  • Toning
  • Circuit Training
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Sport Specific Workouts
  • Motivation
  • Accountability
  • Overall Wellness and Much More

Available Personal Trainers:

JUSSY SMITH   

Qualifications/Degrees/Collegiate Sports:
B.S. in Human Performance and Fitness, Emphasis Strength Training Coaching Minor NETA Certified Personal Trainer Les Mills Certified GRIT Coach NETA Strong and Sculpted Certified Trainer NSU Collegiate Volleyball Athlete
Accomplishments: 2017 YMCA Employee of the Year 2015 NSU Health and Physical Education Major of the Year 2012 SD Miss Volleyball
Experience: 4 years Personal Training at YMCA
Specialties: GRIT, HIIT, Body Boss, Circuit Training
Fun Fact: I have a 2 year old chocolate Lab named Jagger

Training Video

EMILY NEWTON 

Qualifications:
South Dakota State University – Nutrition & Dietetics
Iowa State: Graduate College: Nutrition & Dietetic Internship
Certificate in Adult Weight Management
NETA CPT
NETA Maximum Interval Training
Human Performance Degree
Experience:
5 years nutrition education & personal training
Specialties:
CrossFit
HIIT Training
Body Fat Reduction, Muscle Gain and Increasing Strength
Fun Fact:
I was a Division 1 swimmer for four years.

KRISTINA KESSLER 

Qualifications/Degrees/Collegiate Sports:
College of St. Benedict, Track & Field (100M, 400M Relay, Triple Jump)
ACE (American Council on Exercise) Certified Personal Trainer
Oh Baby Fitness Prenatal & Postnatal Certified
CF-L1 Coach
Experience:
Personal Trainer 4 years
Group Fitness Instructor 7 years
Favorite Exercise Class:
CrossFit
Running
HIIT Classes


TRAN CUONG

Qualifications:
Human Performance Degree

Experience:
36 years of powerlifting and bodybuilding

Specialties:
Body fat reduction, muscle gain and strength training

Fun Fact:
1986 Mr. Aberdeen body building champion
2003 South Dakota power lifting champion
South Dakota squat record holder

ANN ERDMANN

Qualifications/Degrees/Collegiate Sports:
NETA- Certified Personal Trainer Certified Weight Loss Management Specialist Certified in Fitness Running Training
Experience: 2 Years Experience as Certified Personal Trainer 10 years in Competitive Running
Favorite Exercise/Class: Running Core Class at the YMCA

For more information about Personal Training and how we can help you reach your goals, contact Personal Training Director Daniel McCoy