Our Team – Cornelius

President

MBA, BS, LAT-ATC


Todd graduated from Cambrian College with a degree in Fitness Management. He then went on to obtain a BS in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine from Lake Superior State University. Upon completing his BS he held the position as Assistant Athletic Trainer and Strength Coach at Webber International University and earned his MBA. He later went on to be the Head Athletic Trainer of the Cape Fear Wildcats professional arena football team. Todd joins In Motion Fitness after serving as the Director of Bladen Fitness Services, a hospital owned fitness facility. As a prior national championship collegiate athlete and fitness enthusiast, Todd brings over 22 years of diverse experience from the fitness, and sports medicine industries. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) through the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).
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Vice President

MA, ATC, CSCS


Matt holds a BS in Sports Medicine from Valdosta State University and a Master’s Degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science from the University of Louisville. While at the University of Louisville Matt served as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for both the football and baseball programs. Matt brings over 29 years of extensive exercise, conditioning, and sports medicine knowledge and experience including holding the position of Head Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach at Webber International University for six years. Matt is an accomplished tri-athlete having successfully completed Ironman Florida and numerous Half Ironman events around the country. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
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Location Manager

BS, NSCA-CPT


Dane joined the team at In Motion Fitness in 2013. He graduated from UNC-Asheville with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health and Wellness Promotion. While at UNC-Asheville, Dane was a sprinter for the Bulldogs and currently holds the 400 meter record for both indoor and outdoor track. He was also employed with the Health and Fitness Center while at UNC-Asheville. Dane graduated from the National Personal Training Institute in Charlotte, NC where he completed a 500 hour course in personal training. He currently holds his certification with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT). We are excited to have Dane as a part of the IMF team!!
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Health and Fitness Professional/Corrective Exercise Specialist

BS, NASM-CPT


A Northern Ohio native, Travis relocated to the Lake Norman area after majoring in Physical Education at the University of Toledo. Travis has been in the industry for over 12 years, serving the Lake Norman Area for nearly 10. As a member of the In Motion Team since 2013 Travis’s expertise in corrective exercise has helped clients of all ages live a healthier and more active lifestyle, enabling them to enjoy activities they thought were a thing of the past. Travis is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and he looks forward to continuing to provide his expertise to the Lake Norman community.
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Health and Fitness Professional/Mature Women’s Fitness Specialist

M.Ed, BA, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT, CFSC


Shelley holds a Masters degree in Education from Tulane University and has done extensive postgraduate studies. She is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer (NASM-CPT), the National Strength and Conditioning Association where she is certified as a personal trainer with distinction, (NSCA- CPT*D), and is a Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC). Shelley is a competitive Masters Weightlifter. Her focus is working with women who relish the challenge of an exercise training program to assist them in achieving short and long-term fitness goals. She specializes in working with adult women; more specifically ages 50 plus. Shelley has over 20 years experience in the health and fitness industry.
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Mature Adult Fitness Specialist/Pilates Specialist

BS, AFAA


Have you recently had a baby and just want your old body back? Are you a senior with health issues that are starting to adversely affect your quality of life? Young or old, fit or not so fit, Lisa Reece is eager to help. As a mother of 5 children, Lisa knows that every person has different needs and limitations. She has earned a degree as a Fitness Specialist from the University of Alabama and specializes in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Lisa is a certified AFAA personal trainer/group fitness instructor and has been in the fitness industry since 1981. As a certified Pilates instructor in both mat and Reformer Pilates, Lisa practices what she preaches and has shaped and transformed her own physique through the practice of Pilates. She enjoys working with active older adults, special populations and those with physical therapy needs.
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Mind & Body Coordinator/Mature Adult Fitness Specialist/Yoga Specialist

BS, AFAA


Gifted with a soothing voice, tranquil demeanor, and bright smile, Maria has become a fan favorite with our senior clientale. Although she enjoys working with beginners and active older adults, Maria’s client base is diverse from young to old. Her fitness philosophy is to educate her clients; and to train them — athletes and non-athletes — in a functional and integrative way while emphasizing the importance of core strength, balance, and flexibility. “I don’t want my clients to just be strong lifting weights in the gym, but rather, I want them to be strong outside the gym in their regular life”. Maria’s experience in the fitness field began in 1992 after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She earned her Group Exercise and Strength & Conditioning Specialist certifications through the Canada YMCA in 1996 and has been a certified AFAA Personal Trainer since 2001. “I like to approach exercise – both training and yoga – with a sense of play. The best part is, before you know it, you’re working hard and sweating and you didn’t even see it coming.”
“Most people think the only way to develop strength, shape lean muscle, and improve quality of life is through traditional weight training. But that is simply not true. I believe that functional training, Pilates, and other alternative forms of strength training are more effective for reaching these goals.”

Health and Fitness Professional

RN BSN, NASM-CPT


Theresa is an avid runner who has always been dedicated to her own fitness. She has run several marathons and enjoys weight training. She saw an opportunity to help others combining her nursing knowledge and exercise science. Theresa has a Bachelor Degree in the Science of Nursing and is Certified though the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a personal trainer. Theresa became a personal trainer due to the benefits that strength training provided not only on fitness, but for overall health as a whole. There are so may diseases that can be prevented and even reversed through fitness. Theresa is dedicated to help each client meet his/her individual goals for optimum health.
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Health and Fitness Professional

NASM-CPT


Ed is an avid fitness and sports enthusiast. He holds a personal trainer certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). With over 12 years in the fitness industry, he has extensive experience working with people of different backgrounds and fitness levels from beginners to elite athletes who seek to increase strength, performance and fat loss. He recently relocated from Florida, where he owned and managed his training facility for over 5 years, to Huntersville, North Carolina. His experience also includes being personal training director of multiple fitness facilities. Ed is an obstacle course athlete and Ninja Warrior competitor. He has competed in over 50 obstacle course races since 2012. Some of his recent accomplishments are: 2016 OCR World Champions Qualifier, 34th place out of 1221 at Battlefrog Charlotte 2016; American Ninja Warrior competitor and course tester and 5th Place Team Competition at EATA, Miami FL, among a few.
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Endurance Specialist


Endurance Specialist In Motion Fitness, Inc welcome’s Glen Thompson to their team of skilled health and fitness professionals. Glen’s primary concentration is endurance training for all levels. Endurance training is a method of exercise used to improve aerobic conditioning for all skill levels, from the recreationist to the fitness enthusiast or the beginner athlete to your Olympic competitor. Glen has had the privilege to gain valuable experience working alongside many professional athletes including Dan Jansen (Gold Medal Olympic Speed Skater) and Zola Budd Pierterse (Olympic track and field competitor, world cross-country champion and former World Record Holder for 500m). Both have commended him on his technique and level of skill saying “Glen makes running fast look easy”, and “Glen has a beautiful stride”.His method of training has allowed him to become top in his field of exercise, including the below accomplishments.

– 2010, 2011, 2012 USA Master Track and Field All American 1500m, 1 Mile, 3000m
– 2010, 2011, 2012 USAT All – American Duathlon
– 2010, 2011, 2012 Age Group Team USA member competing at the Duathlon World Championships
– 2010 USAT Duathlon Long Distance Age Group National Champion
– 2012 USAT Duathlon Long Distance National Championships – 3rd Overall


Glen’s combination of experience as a current professional athlete, passion for endurance sports, and drive to help others, have lead him to be the area’s top endurance coach. He provides the following services:

– Running gait analysis
– Personalized running mechanics coaching (Chi, mid-foot, pose, or natural running)
– Injury prevention / management techniques
– Live coach to client instruction (on-line available for some services)
– Endurance training and personalized coaching for Running, Cycling, Duathlon, or Triathlon (form and efficiency instruction, race day instruction, optimizing nutrition for performance, interactive training schedules, plyometric workouts to improve power and speed)


Regardless of your ability Glen is here to take you to the next level!!
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