EVERYTHING IS COOL WHEN YOU’RE PART OF A TEAM.

Do you need guidance and support in reaching your goals?

Our professional trainers are here to provide you with just that – guidance, support and a heaping side of knowledge that sets them apart from the rest.

Our trainers work with you – guiding, supporting and educating you along your journey to your goals. Our awesome team of professional trainers cover a wide range of specialties from athletes to youth, female-specific, group or individual training and everything in between. Meet and learn a little about our Zone Team Trainers!

*Disclaimer: We’re not the arms crossed, clipboard, burpees for punishment types. We’re the work with you and your unique body, hands on the floor doing burpees with you because we find them weirdly fun types. Just thought you should know. 

Meet Our Team

Will Wark

Will Wark

Owner, Personal Trainer

I come from an active background – basketball, football, and baseball paved the way… [expander_maker id=”3″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]for a love of fitness and health from a young age. For the past 20 years, I have loved working as a personal/group trainer. Over that time I’ve worked with many populations including weight loss, strength and conditioning, competitive bodybuilding, injury prevention, wellness coaching, endurance training and metabolic conditioning. In 2001 I enjoyed the opportunity to work with the Columbus Crew as a trainer. I currently enjoy blending weightlifting, bodybuilding and Crossfit styes into my workouts.[/expander_maker]
Lauren Cannell

Lauren Cannell

Personal Trainer

I have always had a passion for health and fitness from… [expander_maker id=”3″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]my experiences playing sports growing up. The human body has always fascinated me with all the things it is capable of. I decided to share my love and passion with people who want to learn about health and fitness.[/expander_maker]
James Buffington

James Buffington

Personal Trainer

Sports was the name of the game when I was younger. I played… [expander_maker id=”3″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]many different sports through school, continuing with football as a D1 athlete at OSU. As a youngin’, I watched the effects of polio derail my father’s ability to function. This surged my interest in the human body and the importance of improving one’s motor skills through different forms of exercise. I have committed my life to the study and service of everything having to do with the musculoskeletal systems and improving overall health, mobility, function or sport performance through exercise.[/expander_maker]
Caren Leslie

Caren Leslie

Personal Trainer

My passion for fitness began when I struggled with depression and… [expander_maker id=”3″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]weight gain personally. I was diagnosed with a thyroid condition and gained a significant amount of weight. Through my weight loss journey and new relationship with fitness and nutrition, I realized I truly enjoy helping others with their fitness goals so I became certified as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor.  I have since had 2 children and can appreciate the struggle many women have trying to find time to train with a young family.[/expander_maker]
Lori Phillips

Lori Phillips

Personal Trainer

I have worked in the industry developing fitness and wellness programs for over 20 years. Working with clients from… [expander_maker id=”3″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]ages 14-85, I adapt my focus and create exercise programs to fit each client’s individual strengths and needs. I love working with my clients and am always looking for ways to make workouts fun! With energy and determination, I effectively push my clients to achieve their fitness goals.[/expander_maker]
Craig Stolz

Craig Stolz

Muscle Activation Techniques Specialist

After earning his B.S. in Exercise Physiology from The Ohio State University, Craig began helping gym members, who were suffering with injuries…[expander_maker id=”3″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]reach their full potential. In 2002, he added the unique Muscle Activation Techniques to his toolbox giving him an advanced skill to help his clients improve their muscular systems. Working alongside medical professionals for years has given Craig a knowledge and understanding of multiple types of orthopedic injuries, which helped him develop a unique process to assess and correct strength imbalances, which could be contributing to joint pain.[/expander_maker]

Are you a trainer looking to join our team of elite professionals?

The trainers are amazing. The atmosphere is clean and inviting. There’s a great sense of community here.– Mary H.

CALL: (614) 389-0547
EMAIL: membership@zonepersonalfitness.com
VISIT: 466 W. Olentangy St. Powell, OH 43065

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