Personal Training

The Jack Barto Center for Employee Fitness has a fabulous team of personal trainers ready to help you meet your fitness goals.  They're experienced, knowledgeable, compassionate, and motivational.  You can sign up for individual training sessions or work with a group to make it more affordable, and share in the sense of accomplishment.

We offer a number of training options to fit your needs. Training can be scheduled regularly - either weekly or monthly - or even periodically - say, as a department team-building exercise.

Individual Training

  • $35 for a one-hour session
  • $20 for a half-hour session
  • This is 40-50% less than most fees for professional Certified Personal Trainer services

Group Training (2-4 people)

  • $45 per hour cost per session (participants split cost equally)
  • Two members costs $22.50 per session
  • Three members costs $15 per session
  • Four members costs $11.25 per session

Midsize Group Training (5-8 people)

  • $10 per person per session

Large Group Training (9-12 people)

  • $8 per person per session

Meet Our Trainers

Sheri Albertson

National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer, CrossFit Endurance certified

BS in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
Campbellsville University, Kentucky

Sheri specializes in sport specific training, speed and agility, weight loss and toning. Sheri is the creator of the 12 to Life, Weight Loss Challenge and FITastic Kids p rograms. Sheri’s goal is to make exercise contagious, and she is passionate about helping people change their lifestyles and reach their goals.

Jen Butler

Jen TrainerJen_ButlerAmerican College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist since 1998

BS in Business Administration and Marketing
University of North Carolina Charlotte

Jen specializes in Strength, Weight Loss, Pre/Post Natal, Rehab, Walk to Run Progressions, Core/Posture/Balance, Triathlons, Swim Technique and Programming. Jen helps manage the Weight Loss Challenge and is available to train small to large groups and individual clients. She is the coordinator of the Community Fitness Challenge. Jen also teaches the Bands & Balance Training class.

Brandon Chavers

Brandon Trainer

Brandon_ChaversBS in Physical Education and Health
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Brandon is a Plyometric, Speed and Agility Specialist with concentrated focus in short stretch transitions and footwork. As the designer of the No Excuse Workout and Stay Fit Challenge coordinator, Brandon excels at taking people to the next level. Brandon places tremendous emphasis on form and technique, core, eccentric resistance and symmetry of the muscular system.

Chelsea Fisher

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BS in Exercise Science
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Chelsea specializes in weight loss, beginners' running programs, core/balance and strength. She works with the 12 to Life and Weight Loss Challenge programs to teach safe and healthy lifestyle changes.

Lisa Guy

Lisa TrainerLisa_GuyAerobics and Fitness Association of America Certified Personal Trainer
Peak Pilates, Maddog Spinning, National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Group Personal Trainer
TRX Certified
AFFA Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Certification

BA in Education
University of North Carolina Wilmington

With more than 10 years of fitness experience including Pilates, Boot Camp, outdoor cycling and TRX, Lisa enjoys helping people challenge themselves and reach their goals. Lisa works with the 12 to Life Program to help others make exercise and healthy eating choices a part of their daily routines.

Matt Jordan

Matt TrainerMatt_JordanNational Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer

BS in Criminal Justice
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Matt is a three-year-member of New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Response Team. He works with the 12 to Life program to promote complete lifestyle changes through exercise and diet. Matt is also KettleBell Concepts Certified Level I.

Erica Martin

EricaFinalAmerican College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist
RYT200 Yoga Instructor
Level 3 TRX Force Certified
CrossFit Level 1 Certified

BS in Exercise Science with a minor in Public Health
University of North Carolina Wilmington

A former competitive gymnast and gymnastics coach, Erica taught functional fitness and yoga to Marines at Camp Lejeune before joining NHRMC. Erica works with the FiTastic Kids and 12 to Life porgrams. She is experienced in teaching yoga, pilates, track conditioning, kettlebells and Olympic weight lifting.

Gwen Mauney

Gwen TrainerGwen_MauneyInternational Sports Science Association Certified Personal Trainer
Sports Performance Nutrition Specialist
ISSA Fitness Therapy certified

BS in Exercise and Sports Science
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Gwen is experienced in physical fitness assessments, providing personalized exercise programs and monitoring progress, prenatal and postpartum exercise programs and sports performance nutrition guidance. Gwen also holds certifications in prenatal and postpartum design.

Jeff Randol

Jeff TrainerJeff_RandolInternational Sports Sciences Association Certified Personal Trainer
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

BS in Sports Management
Campbell University, North Carolina

Jeff was a college All American baseball player. With more than 18 years of fitness experience, Jeff specializes in sports, strength and weight loss training and overall body conditioning.

Megan Stephens

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USAT Level I Triathlon Coach

BS in Exercise and Sports Science, Health & Fitness 
East Carolina University 

Megan has been involved in the fitness industry, both personally and professionally, for over 20 years. Early in her years as a Division I college athlete to most recently as an Ironman finisher, Megan's love of sport and goal setting has fueled her desire to help others achieve the same. She loves to teach TRX, spin, running, and core classes. Megan has experience as a Stages Cycling Spin Instructor and TRX Certified Instructor.

Courtnie Whaley

CourtnieFINAL2CourtnieActionAmerican College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer
International Fitness Trainers of America Indoor Cycling Certified


BS in Health Fitness Specialist
East Carolina University

Courtnie teaches boxing and strength and endurance. Her goal is to help others reach their fitness goals by providing suitable exercise and proper form. She teaches small groups as well as individuals of various fitness levels.