Meet Our Personal Trainers

Whether you are looking to reach specific weight or fitness goals, or are just looking for a few new routines for your workout, the personal trainers at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center are ready and qualified to assist you. Learn more about our Personal Training or review our Personal Training FAQs.

To find a trainer that best matches your abilities and needs, meet our personal trainers below or contact our Fitness Operations Manager, Kristina Simone, at (847) 535-7038 or kwrezel@nm.org.

Jenna DiTusa at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Jenna Ditusa

Personal Trainer and Wellness Instructor
(847) 535-7143
jenna.ditusa@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2017
Degree: BA in Exercise Physiology, University of Dayton
Certifications: Exercise Physiologist, American College of Sports Medicine
Basic Life Support, American Heart Association
Specialties: Special Populations, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Weight Loss, Strength Training, Athletic Training
Passions: Running, yoga, listening to live music and traveling as often as possible

Jessica Ervin at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Jessica Ervin

Fitness Manager
(847) 535-8614
jessica.ervin@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2016
Degree: BA in Communications and Journalism, Simpson College
Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
Certified Health Coach, American Council on Exercise
IFPA Figure Professional
Specialties: General Fitness and Wellness; Men and Women 50+ Wellness; Pre/Post Natal Training; Group Class Instruction and Small Group Personal Training; TRX Individual® and Class Training; Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure and Bikini Competition Prep Training
Passions: Natural Bodybuilding competitor (holds titles of Ms. Natural Nebraska 2010, Ms. Natural Iowa 2011, Ms. Natural Minnesota 2011 and IFPA Pro Card Winner); traveling with my husband and two daughters and attending Iowa Hawkeye football games

Amy Kessler at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Amy Kessler

Personal Trainer
(847) 535-7069
akessler@nm.org 

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 1994
Degree: BS in Physical Education, Illinois State University
Certifications: Aqua/P.A.C.E. Instructor, Arthritis Foundation
Health Fitness Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine
Personal Trainer, National Strength and Conditioning Association
Special Populations Certification, Cooper Institute
TRX® Suspension Training Certified
Specialties: Sports Conditioning, Pre/Postnatal Training, Post Rehabilitation Conditioning, Osteoporosis and Arthritis Conditioning
Passions: I enjoy running and training for half and full marathons. Also, I relax by traveling to warm and sunny destinations. In my spare time, I like to cook, read and spend time with my friends.

Brock Moore at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Brock Moore

Fitness Specialist
(847) 535-8608
james.moore@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2017
Degree: BS in Kinesiology, Eastern Illinois University (Concentration in Exercise Science)
Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, American Red Cross
Specialties: Strength and Conditioning, Weight Loss, Youth Sport Training
Passions: Playing golf, weight training, traveling, spending time with friends and family, learning about new fitness techniques, watching and supporting the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues

Aaron Santos at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Aaron Santos

Personal Trainer
(847) 535-7141
asantos@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2007
Certifications: Group Exercise Instructor, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
TRX® Suspension Training Certified
Specialties: Strength Training, Weight Loss, Body Composition, Sport-Specific Training, Knee Rehabilitation
Passions: I enjoy strength training and competing in bodybuilding shows. I also spend time coaching and watching my daughters run track.

Anthony Simone at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Anthony Simone

Personal Trainer and Wellness Manager
(847) 535-7140
asimone@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2011
Degree: BS in Kinesiology and Nutrition, Concentration in Exercise and Fitness, University of Illinois
Certifications: Health Fitness Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine
TRX® Suspension Training Certified
Specialties: Speed and Endurance Training, Sport-Specific Training, Injury Prevention and Post-Rehabilitation, Youth Wellness and Conditioning
Passions: I enjoy spending time with my friends, watching and playing any sport, especially summer sports like wakeboarding. For fun, I coach runners/hurdlers and try to karaoke weekly.

Logan Sinnett at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Logan Sinnett

Personal Trainer and Wellness Instructor
(847) 535-7095
lsinnett@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2015
Degree: BS in Health and Human Performance, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Certifications: Basic Life Support, American Heart Association
Cancer Exercise Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine
Certified Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine
Rock Steady Boxing Coach
TRX® Suspension Training Certified
Specialties: Weight Loss, Strength Training, Special Populations, Circuit Training, Cardiac Rehabilitation

Josh Watson at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Josh Watson

Personal Trainer
(847) 535-7040
jwatson1@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2012
Degree: BS in Kinesiology Studies, Illinois State University
Certifications: Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine
CPR Certified/First Aid Certified, American Red Cross
Specialties: Weight Loss, Strength Training, Sports-Specific Training, High Intensity Training, Youth Coaching

Dylan Weis at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Dylan Weis

Personal Trainer
(847) 535-7571
dweis@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2014
Degree: BA in Exercise Science, Eastern Illinois University
Certification: Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine
Basic Life Support Certified, American Heart Association
CPR/AED Certified, American Red Cross
Specialties: Sport-Specific Training, Strength Training, Circuit Training
Passions: I love to see individuals making healthy lifestyle changes. For fun, I enjoy watching football, playing sports and spending time with friends and family.

 

To find a trainer who best matches your abilities and needs, contact our Fitness Operations Manager, Kristina Simone, at (847) 535-7038 or kwrezel@nm.org.

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