Courtney is the Fitness Manager and a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and group fitness instructor. She has been teaching and training since 2009 and maintains several group fitness certifications including Aqua, Barre, Zumba, Kettlebell, and more, but her favorite class to teach is any dance fitness. Personally, and as a trainer, she focuses on maximal strength training and hypertrophy training.
Working with clients throughout her fitness career has cultivated a love for helping people learn how to balance food and exercise and to understand that both can be fun. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education and was formerly a middle school PE teacher and adjunct professor in addition to working in fitness centers.
Her goal is to help people exercise to age well and eat to exercise well.
Sarah Bright is a certified ACE Personal Trainer and a dancer, driven by a commitment to building strength and confidence through movement. She excels in various areas of fitness, specializing in strength training, balance, flexibility, weight training, and crafting tailored regimens for clients with specific limitations. Sarah's experience extends across diverse age groups and excels in assisting individuals in realizing their goals for a healthier lifestyle.
Sarah's background includes various small group strength training sessions, spanning groups such as teen tennis, swim teams, and teen fitness. She also extends her expertise to support participants in Special Olympics tournaments and working with individuals with special needs.
Sarah's devotion to dance, an enduring lifelong passion, has led her to instruct a wide range of dance styles including Salsa, Bachata, Tango, Scottish and Irish dance. Additionally, she holds a certification as a yoga instructor.
Rob Vorhees is an exercise physiologist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has extensive experience in strength conditioning for athletes of all ages, pre and post-physical rehabilitation and adult fitness. Rob's area of expertise is identifying and addressing muscular imbalances.
Vicki Scruggs recently retired from healthcare after 40 years as a nurse. She joined our team at Boar’s Head Resort to pursue her other passion as a certified personal trainer and also serves as our fitness floor attendant. Vicki's focus is strength and balance training for our older population.
A Charlottesville native, David attended Ferrum College where he pursued a Business Administration degree. While working at the fitness center in college, he became more educated about the importance of health and fitness, and after college he began to pursue a career in fitness. David has a passion for running and is the director of a local run club. He also stays fit and active by lifting and participating in several other sports.
"What I love about my job is I get to cheer on others for a living. I get to encourage, motivate and help my clients reach their fitness goals while learning to love and trust their bodies."
Whether their goals are big or small David's ultimate objective is to help his clients integrate health and fitness into a lifestyle for themselves and their families.
Keith Pederson is an exercise physiologist and certified strength and conditioning coach. He has worked in training for sports focusing on speed, agility to build strength, cardiac rehabilitation and everything in between. Keith has been a cheerleader for both UVA and the Baltimore Ravens and enjoys competing in a variety of sports such as track and field decathlons and NPC bodybuilding. He is always looking for new challenges in exercise and loves sharing his passion for fitness with those around him.