© 2019 Xcel Fitness |  6151 Highland Dr Salt Lake City, UT 84121 | (801) 274-9235 

TEAM XCEL

EXECUTIVE TEAM

NATE BROWN - President/Owner

Welcome to Xcel Fitness!  I’ve always said that “Many heads are better than Mine”, and encourage feedback and suggestions as we make Xcel the perfect gym for you!  My team and I are here to provide value and solutions on your fitness journey with Xcel.  I’ll see you on the gym floor.

MIKE ROSAS - Head of Personal Training

Mike Rosas started his coaching career in 2001, one year after the opening of Xcel Fitness.  Specializing in Strength and Conditioning at the Collegiate level carried over nicely to the programming and training of youth and adult athletes.

NICK F. - Manager, Sales & Service Desk

I love interacting with the amazing members at Xcel Fitness. My goal is to provide members with a welcoming, high quality experience the moment they walk in the door. Please don't hesitate to ask me for anything you need. I look forward to seeing you at Xcel.

ASHLEY PORTER - Accounting

I have been with Xcel Fitness since August 2001. I have worked in many different capacities at the the gym and have a very clear knowledge of the vision and goals of Xcel Fitness.

JOSIE HARDESTY - Chef

My love for cooking food began over 14 years ago. I was very excited when I got to bring my passion to Xcel. Everyday I make sure every client can have fresh, tasty food and protein shakes before and after their workout. Come say hi to me at the Fresh Cafe!

HERSCHEL SALT - Facilities Director

XCEL Fitness has the nicest, cleanest facility in America thanks to this guy!

TRAINING TEAM

JUSTIN KLEEGER -  Strength & Conditioning Specialist / Metabolic Technician

With a passion for helping people in all facets, Justin has spent over 20 years in the fitness industry. An east coast

transplant, Justin moved to Utah 5 years ago to create a better life balance with the outdoors.

JAMES NEUMANN - Trainer

I've been in the fitness industry since 1999 and I've seen a lot of trends/fads come and go. I believe that it is important to adopt changes to your lifestyle that are easy to implement and most importantly changes that are ...

JOSH COOK - Trainer, Coach

Joshua has been in the fitness industry for over 15years. He started programming work out programs and spent 8 years as a Fitness Consultant which included nutrition planning and meal plan preperation, exercise

MATT GLUCKMAN - Trainer

Matt Gluckman is a dedicated Personal Trainer and Life Coach. He has 3 years of formal experience training clients and coaching their nutritional habits. The last 2 years he worked at a very fast paced high end gym in downtown Boston.  The ...

GYNELLE NEVIN - Trainer

I have watched the industry go in every which direction possible over my 20+ years of experience in the fitness industry.  I have built my knowledge on what works for specific populations and that consists of scientific principles... 

JESS EKENSTAM - Trainer

Jess has been in the fitness industry since 2000 and has been educated of almost every facet of fitness.  Jess has been educated as a yoga instructor, personal trainer and mixed martial arts instructor.  He ability...

JASON HART - Trainer

Jason has been a personal trainer and strength coach for over 10 years.  Jason prides himself in  being able to work with all levels of clients.  College athletes to aging professionals looking to improve the function of the body...

JUSTIN OLSEN - Trainer

Justin has been in the fitness industry since 2013 and personal training since 2015.  Specializing in corrective exercise, weight loss, and strength training. Justin also prides himself in his specialized programming that every clients ...

TEAM XCEL

TYLER SIMPER - Trainer

Tyler is a highly motivated fitness and sports performance specialist with over ten years of experience training and coaching.  Tyler provides a valuable and reliable protocol to identify efficient movement ...

ALYSE MUELLER - Trainer

Starting as a massage therapist in 2006, along with a blooming love for fitness and how the body works, I became interested in the complimentary benefits of strength training and body work. I specialize in trigger point therapy myofascial ...

MARCI BRADLEY - Trainer

I have always had a passion for fitness from a young age. As a competitive swimmer, diver, cross country runner and soccer player my love for athletics and coaching became evident at an early age. I loved making new challenges...

Rob Sirstins - Trainer

Rob Sirstins was a highly recruited running back out of Salt Lake City where he excelled in both football and rugby. Selected to play for the Junior USA Eagles rugby team after graduation , Rob instead chose to follow his dream of...

JAKE  KOCHERHANS - Weight Loss/Fitness Nutrition Specialist

Jake has been coaching clients on how to effectively lose weight for over 6 years. After 3 years of competitive bodybuilding, Jake transitioned his focus towards helping his clients find true balance with ...

LARRY RESTVEDT - Trainer

NASM CPT, Certified Functional Strength Coach I+II, FMS Lvl I .   I was born and raised in the beautiful little town of Ennis, Montana where I grew up working with my family in our butcher shop and endured long winters and amazing summers...

CAITLIN HANSEN - Trainer, Instructor & Coach

As a former collegiate soccer player and Junior Olympic Ski Racer, I have come full circle and shifted my focus to helping others improve their levels of fitness through Personal Training and CrossFit...

BRIAN BABBITT - Trainer

My name is Brian and like most guys have been interested in athletics from an early age. I've always been amazed with the abilities of the human body and its way of adapting and learning...

Trianna Serene - Trainer

Trianna Serene has been apart of Antigravity® since she was a little girl. At the age of seven she went from flying trapeze, ballet, competitive gymnastics to living with the Antigravity® performance team with pink...

TARA GARRISON - Coach

Tara Garrison is a certified personal trainer, mom of 4, Boston Marathoner, and ketogenic diet specialist. She trained for and ran the Boston Marathon in 2017 in ketosis and is extremely passionate about strength training, distance running...