Our nationally certified personal trainers can help you get the most from your workouts with a variety of affordable programs. They can also design a program specifically for you. Whether you have never exercised before or are a professional athlete, our trainers can provide motivation and proper exercise techniques with a variety of equipment to help you reach your goals.
A family man with clients spanning from paraplegics to professional athletes and all walks of life in between, Donny’s experience is only shadowed by his passion. With over 30 years in the industry and certificates from many of the top names in fitness, it’s obvious that Donny loves what he does. His mantra “control the controllable” reflects his approach to training and understanding that the mind’s strength is valuable to the body’s strength.
With her daughters and her dogs to keep her smiling Kathy has been a shining light at Salem Athletic Club for nearly 30 years. You can always count on her infectious smile and uplifting personality to motivate you and brighten your day. Kathy began her fitness career at SAC as a Group Exercise instructor 27 years ago and hasn’t stopped adding to her resume since. From Group Exercise to Personal Training to organizing senior events as the director of our Young At Heart program, there is nothing you won’t find her doing in the Club.
With a bachelor’s degree in Management and Marketing, Chris spent over 20yrs traveling the world, working in the Aerospace and Defense industry. After being laid off in 2018 Chris turned his focus to his love for fitness and became a Certified Personal Trainer & Spin instructor. During his free time, he volunteers as a coach for both youth basketball & soccer.
Karen describes the gym as her “Happy Place”. Whether it’s Personal Training, Group Exercise or Water Fitness, she enjoys bringing fun, energy, and motivation to her clients. With certifications in both fitness and nutrition, Karen offers everything you need to create and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
A former Physical Education instructor with over 25 in the fitness industry, Maureen loves to teach. When she’s not training one-on-one, she’s leading packed Group Exercise classes. With certifications in 7 Les Mills programs, she’s one of the best in the area. Her knowledge doesn’t stop there though, with multiple certifications in health and wellness and a personal training certificate through AFAA Maureen is a well-rounded trainer.
For 18 years Scotty has been helping swimmers to master their form at Salem Athletic Club. As a two-time USMS All American 2-mile open water cable swimmer and USA Swim Coach for 3 years Scotty has swum waters all over the world. She has coached the Windham High School Swim Team for 10 years and has helped to shape some of the best young swimmers in the area.
Laurie loves the joy that comes from teaching children. From the moment they first step in the pool till the day they’re swimming laps on their own, their smiles are what has driven Laurie for over 30 years. Aside from teaching children, Laurie also enjoys the challenge of teaching beginner adults to swim as well.