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Meet The Trainers


Hannah Black

Hannah Black is a junior majoring in Health Fitness. She joined the CRW team during the summer of 2017 and is in pursuit of ACE's Personal Training Certification. Hannah became a trainer with the hopes of helping clients to become confident and healthy in their own skin. Her gym concentration is based around high intensity interval training supplemented with focused lifts. 

In Hannah's spare time she enjoys doing Crossfit and Olympic style weightlifting.

Jacob Brinkley-Mitchell, AAS in Health and Fitness Science

Jacob Brinkley-Mitchell is a Personal Trainer with an Applied Science Degree in Health and Fitness Science. Jacob joined the CRW Personal Training team in the summer of 2017 and is currently studying for the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer exam. Jacob is a certified USA Wrestling Athlete by the U.S. Olympic Committee, awaiting approval for his USA Wrestling Coaches License.  He is also a registered Judo black belt by Kukkiwon World Headquarters in South Korea. 

Jacob's approach to fitness prioritizes the combination of the latest science in human performance with proven common-sense methods to achieve real and lasting results. His primary focus is in strength training and sports conditioning, but has experience with general fitness, weight loss, and mobility.

Zach Caudle

Zach Caudle is a Senior majoring in Health Fitness and has been a part of the CRW team since spring of 2017. Zach loves personal training, interacting with new people and helping everyone who walks in the door to walk out feeling accomplished. Zach's specializes in High Intensity Interval Training and Athletic Training, but enjoys working with all fitness levels and tailoring workouts to complement a clients abilities. 

A fun fact about Zach is that he enjoys all forms of exercise and doesn't favor the weight room, cardio, or cross training over any other form of exercise. He finds it all enjoyable and says that is one of the reasons why he loves his job.

Katie Davis, BS in Kinesiology with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy

Katie Davis is enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at ECU and has a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Anderson University. She joined the CRW staff during the summer of 2017 and is in pursuit of NSCA's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification. Katie began training in the hopes of educating and sharing her love of exercise with clients while increasing their overall quality of life through fitness. Some of her favorite ways to exercise include HIIT training, Zumba, and weight lifting.

Katie's future career goal is to become a licensed physical therapist working in the field of neurological rehabilitation. Katie also played collegiate basketball and would also like to work with athletes who are interested in increasing their overall fitness level while improving athletic performance. 

**Note** Katie is available to train primarily at the Health Sciences Student Center

Melissa Henley,  Pursuing ACE certification

Melissa Henley is a Senior Dance Performance major with a minor in Exercise & Sport Science.She began personal training for CRW in the fall of 2015. She enjoys physical activity of all kinds and particularly enjoys sharing it with others.She has a diverse range of specialties including endurance and strength training.Her dance background has provided her with an extensive vocabulary of core workouts and stretches. 

Melissa has many interests, her number being dance.Aside from dance, she enjoys working out in a variety of ways, anything that has to do with the outdoors, and crafting. 

Luke Kujawski,  ISSA Certified Personal Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Luke Kujawski is a Senior Business Management major and he officially started training for CRW in the fall of 2015. He has been enlisted in the North Carolina Army National Guard for over 4 years now and he's proud to serve this great nation. Luke is familiar with most military style training exercises and has a fair amount of personal experience with them. Luke's training expertise consist of Calisthenics and weightlifting. 

Luke's favorite aspect of personal training is helping others build the greatest physical version of themselves. Seeing individuals progress physically is what keeps him motivated to do the best job he can. Luke enjoys most outdoor activities, especially firearm training!

William Rice

William is a Senior majoring in Health Fitness and has been working with the CRW team since the spring of 2017. William's specialty areas consist of weight training and body weight exercises. He enjoys training because of the success he sees his clients achieve as he helps them move towards their fitness goals. You will find that William is always encouraging you to keep going and to not give up. He will inspire you to work hard to reach your goals.

A fun fact about William is that he enjoys playing piano in his spare time.