Meet Our Team

The personal training staff at St. John Siegfried Health Club is pleased to help you accomplish your fitness goals. We offer competitive rates and a dynamic team of fitness experts who are committed to providing the motivation and results you desire. For information on personal training packages and rates, please click here.

Meet our featured trainers, and come back soon to learn about others on staff who are dedicated to assisting you:
 

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Brooke Rusher

Brooke Rusher

Brooke, an aquatic and therapeutic exercise specialist, has been with St. John Health Club since 2002.  Since then, she has helped to make the aquatics program one of the United States Water Fitness Association’s top 20 in the nation.

Brooke offers fun, inspiring classes in both land and water settings.

Training specialties:

  • Aquatic exercise
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Weight management
  • Orthopedic limitations
  • Post rehabilitation
  • Aquatic cardiac rehab

Credentials and certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in health promotion
  • Aquatic coordinator
  • Therapeutic exercise specialist
  • Arthritis Foundation aquatic program instructor
  • Aquatic Exercise Association fitness instructor 
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Brice Smith

Brice Smith

Brice is a passionate personal trainer, with sessions designed to help client’s reach their full potential through strength training.  Whether your goal is weight management, toning, muscle building, strength training or simply increasing energy, Brice can help you reach it.

Training specialties:

  • Increasing muscle mass
  • Interval training
  • Circuit training
  • Weight management
  • Basketball training

Credentials and certification:s

  • Bachelor of Science in health promotion
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
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Cris Conn

Cris Conn

Cris specializes in sports performance training for track, football, basketball, weightlifting and other sports. With a passion for fitness and a love of serving people, Cris has a variety of classes open for athletes of all ages.

Cris believes education is never complete, and he continually pushes himself to learns new things and acquire new certifications. He strives to be an inspiration to others by demonstrating a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Training specialties:

  • Sports performance
  • Large muscle movement
  • Interval training and circuit training
  • Boot camp instructor
  • Functional strength and balance

Credentials and certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in health and human performance
  • AEA Aquatic Instructor, 2011
  • ACSM-certified personal training, 2008
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Rebekah Tennis

Rebekah Tennis

A Tulsa fitness icon with more than 20 years of experience, Rebekah creates exercise plans geared toward counteracting the signs of aging. She’ll help you reach your fitness goals through proper body and exercise techniques. 

Training specialties:

  • Strengthening for core and balance
  • Training programs for individuals with fibromyalgia and arthritis
  • Functional strength
  • Pre/post menopausal exercise

Credentials and certifications:

  • ACE personal fitness certification
  • AFAA group fitness certification
  • ISSA certification
  • Kickboxing certification
  • Member of IDEA Fitness Professionals
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Kendra Holmes-Morris

Kendra Holmes-Morris

Kendra has worked in the fitness industry for more than 17 years, motivating both professional athletes and health club clients to improve their fitness levels. 

For Kendra, fitness begins in the mind and is then carried out with the help of a good trainer. Her training mantra is, “I feel good, I have energy, I’m healthy, happy, strong, intelligent, beautiful and my mental alertness is at its peak.” 

Training specialties:

  • Sports-specific training
  • General fitness for all levels
  • Functional strength and core balance stability
  • Senior fitness
  • Youth fitness
  • Pre- and post-natal fitness

Credentials and certifications:

  • AEA and WSI-certified aquatic instructor
  • Group fitness certification
  • Nautilus-certified spin instructor
  • Exercise and pregnancy certification
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Taylor Miller

Taylor Miller

Taylor focuses on surrounding his clients with positive energy. He instills the importance of mental strength in order to overcome the barriers that have stopped you in the past. Having a strong background in sports, Taylor recognizes that we all have the mental capacity to gain a higher level of physical fitness.

Training specialties:

  • Core strength
  • Mass gain
  • Strength training

Credentials and certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in health education and promotion
  • Aquatic Exercise Association fitness instructor

 

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Patrick Simmons

Patrick Simmons

"The journey to a robust healthy lifestyle is knowing your strengths as well as your weaknesses."

Patrick has been involved in a number of sports over the years, but body building has taught him the necessities of correct form and lifting techniques during exercise. He has personal experience with rehabilitating injuries caused by athletic endeavors and understands that a strong core is essential to avoid injury. Patrick believes knowing your fitness baseline is key to creating a sustainable exercise program.

Training specialties:

  • Weight training
  • Sports training
  • Body building
  • Core development/strengthening

Credentials and certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in exercise science and health education and promotion
  • Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program instructor
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Michelle Veater

Michelle Veater

"Every step you take forward is a step away from where you used to be."

Don't let Michelle's size fool you; there is a multitude of athletic talent in this petite package. Michelle's athletic prowess began with three years as a competitive swimmer. Her interest then turned to competitive dance, which led her to be an agile college cheerleader. At the Siegfried Health Club, Michelle has become an astute student of therapeutic exercise. Whether you are a first-time exerciser, recovering from an injury, a post-physical therapy graduate or just fighting the aging process, Michelle's analytical approach to developing an exercise program is guaranteed to be spot on!

Training specialties:

  • Aquatic exercise
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Physical therapy transition (post-rehab)
  • Swim lessons
  • Postural assessments
  • Facilitated stretching

Credentials and certifications:

  • Associate of Science in physical education with an emphasis in athletic training
  • Bachelor of Science in exercise science
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer
  • Aquatic Exercise Association Fitness Leader