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 Wrezel, at (847) 535-7038 or kwrezel@nm.org.

Brett DePorter at Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center

Brett DePorter

Personal Trainer
(847) 535-7105
bdeporte@nm.org

Joined Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center in 2014
Degree: BS in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Certifications: Personal Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine
CPR/AED Certified, American Red Cross
Specialties: Strength Training, Weight Loss, Sports Conditioning, General Fitness, Youth Coaching, Boys Youth Wellness

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.

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 Population, 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 Wrezel, at (847) 535-7038 or kwrezel@nm.org.

Team Training

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OCTOBER 2 TO
NOVEMBER 10, 2017

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ANNUAL HFC 5K

NM 5K RACE TO IMPACT 2017

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