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Personal Training

If you are looking to improve your quality of life and work towards your health & fitness goals, you’ve come to the right place.

Here at the Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center, we understand you may want expert advice. A friendly and supportive personal trainer who cares about you and your goals as well as personal accountability to take you from where you are to where you want to be. We provide all of the above in a safe and friendly environment.
When you feel ready to discuss your personal goals with us simply contact us via phone or e-mail, and we will be in touch to arrange a private, complimentary 30-minute inquiry with one of our personal trainers.

Brielle Carter

Brielle Carter, M.S.
Program Manager
BrielleC@ability360.org
602-626-7250

Personal Trainers

Toni Grimes

Toni is an ACE and ASFA certified personal trainer. Toni is TRX Suspension Training Level 1 qualified. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona, with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Health Education and a Master’s in Health Administrations with a concentration in wellness promotions.

Toni is a retired military officer and had owned a personal training business. Her passion is to help persons of all abilities to reach their fitness goals by improving their strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and activities of daily living (ADLs).


Donald Thomas

Education: B.S Kinesiology Exercise Science – Valdosta State University

Certifications: AFAA Personal Training / CPR- American Heart Association / Student Rehabilitation Practice and Safety

Focus: Increase base level of fitness in all populations. Teach proper techniques to achieve fitness goals. To promote a creative approach to healthier lifestyles through exercise.

Personal Bio: Living in the Phoenix area since 2009, I have the pleasure of being apart of youth coaching, hospital rehabilitation, and group fitness leader. Knowledgeable and experienced with all fitness levels and open ear for individual needs. My background in fitness stems from my personal experience in family support and athletics. I comfortable and committed to assisting people, to reach beyond their expectations and move forward with healthier lifestyles.


Luke Rumbyrt

Luke received his B.S. in Exercise Science from Grand Canyon University in 2018 and is a NASM certified personal trainer. For the past four years, Luke has worked with a variety of individuals in several unique environments. In just a short time period he has helped train high school athletes, elderly men and women, Division 1 athletes, MLB/NFL players, and recently has worked with amputees and spinal cord injuries. Luke loves teaching and showing people the body’s true capabilities and potential through exercise. He is a strong believer in making exercise fun and building a customized program for each client. From working in several different environments he recognizes that everybody is extremely unique and requires a specialized approach when it comes to training. Not only has he worked in the gym setting, but he has also spent a lot of time in Physical Therapy clinics, and understands the importance of corrective exercise and proper technique. One of Luke’s favorite quotes he lives by and applies to his coaching style is “Everybody is a Somebody.”


Kristin Donovan

Kristin received a bachelor’s degree in physical education in 2008 from Hillsdale College in Michigan and a Master’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in adapted sports in 2018 from A.T. Still University.

Over the past 10 years, she has worked with a wide range of clientele including professional athletes.  Since 2012, she has specialized in adaptive exercise for people spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions.  She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA and a Performance Enhancement Specialist through NASM.  Kristin is also attending Midwestern University’s School of Occupational Therapy.  In the future, as an occupational therapist, she hopes to promote fitness as a means of helping people become more independent, and to help make the fitness industry more inclusive of people with disabilities.


Chris Perry

Degrees/Credentials:

B.S., Pennsylvania State University – Kinesiology
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University – Exercise Science
Ph.D, RD, Arizona State University – Exercise & Nutrition Sciences – 2020
NSCA – Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Chris began his fitness journey at Penn State University. During his time, he specialized in Strength & Conditioning and Nutrition science. He worked under multiple Division 1 teams including football, baseball, volleyball, swimming, wrestling, and rugby. He worked extensively with adults with disabilities during his Master’s degree program, including veterans with PTSD, amputees, dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, and more. Chris also ran a YMCA clinic for children with disabilities for two years, teaching children how to swim, develop basic motor skills and coordination, and learn basic strength training and cardiovascular exercise skills.

Chris teaches full-time as a Fitness Professor at Bryan University in Tempe, AZ. He’s finishing his Ph.D. in Exercise & Nutrition Sciences at Arizona State University. He specializes in Exercise Physiology, Sports Dietetics, and Sleep/Circadian science in physical activity. With 12 years of personal training and coaching experience, Chris is passionate about helping others succeed and achieve their health and fitness goals. He is committed to helping others understand the true value of creating better physical activity and nutrition habits.


Rogelio (RoJo) Martinez

RoJo is a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine. He began training in 2003 and through his undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After graduating with two bachelor’s degrees, one in nutrition, and one in exercise and fitness, he made a fastbreak to Arizona. He completed his master’s degree in Public Health and is currently working toward a doctorate in Biomedical Informatics at Arizona State University.

RoJo’s passion is for helping others reach their goals in a fun and challenging environment. As a lifetime member of the amputee club, awarded in February 2010 at the hands of a drunk driver, his understanding of chronic disease and disability is both personal and professional.


Ilyse Stern

Ilyse Stern is an NASM certified personal trainer. Ilyse is currently continuing her training education by studying the NASM corrective specialty. Ilyse has been involved with many populations including coaching Special Olympics and has a great passion for helping others. She is also an experienced dog trainer. Ilyse has trained many dogs for various service organizations throughout the United States. She even has two service dogs of her own that assist her with her daily life. Ilyse has been running a transportation company for many years, and is very excited to work with the many different populations that visit Ability 360.

She is also passionate about empowering people by rebuilding a sense of balance, combined with strength and independence. Ilyse will definitely strive to provide safe, professional guidance to ensure people reach their goals and beyond.


Joe Underwood

Joe is a NASM certified personal trainer who also has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Missouri as well as a Master’s degree in sport psychology from Florida State University. He values the importance of the mental side of performance just as much as the physical side, and is passionate about creating a motivational and fun workout environment for his clients.

Joe is a former swimmer and wheelchair basketball player. Some of his accomplishments include representing the US National Team in both sports as well as playing wheelchair basketball on scholarship at the University of Missouri. He attributes a lot of his success in sports to the amazing trainers he had over the years who were patient and took the time to get to know him, as well his ability level, in order to create the most effective training programs. He is excited to work with his clients to help them achieve the same success he had through personalized and adaptive training.


Shayleigh Mountford

Shayleigh (Shay) is a determined, passionate, and caring individual, who is always ready for a laugh! She was a competitive dancer until the age of 13, played soccer in Junior High, and cheered in high school. Shay was born and raised in Puyallup, WA and graduated from the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!) with a Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration. She’s a NASM certified personal trainer and nutrition coach, and is always looking forward to the next learning opportunity.

Shay found a new home in Phoenix in 2019, and found so much joy in the desert scenery and adventure! She strives to have a well-balanced life full of movement and healthy habits, and is eager to encourage others to do the same. Shay will provide fun and effective workouts, all with an uplifting attitude and smile!


Kyle Thompson

Kyle has been in the exercise and nutrition field for over 14 years. In this time he has worked with an array of clientele ranging from powerlifting athletes to special forces to post rehabilitation. He has also been in higher education for over 8 years, climbing the ranks to Assistant Program Director of the Exercise Science Department.

He holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology from Kansas State University and a M.S. in Nutrition from Northeastern University. In addition to degrees, he holds multiple exercise coaching certifications. Kyle specializes in the study of bioenergetics for health and performance. He utilizes application of this knowledge for exercise and nutritional protocols to help clients achieve goals while maintaining optimal health!


Request a Personal Trainer

Individual Sessions

  • $10 – Fitness Assessment
  • $35 – 30 Minutes
  • $50 – 1 Hour
  • $140 – 5 x 30 Minutes
  • $200 – 5 x 60 Minutes
  • $280 – 10 x 30 Minutes
  • $380 – 10 Sessions

Group Sessions

  • $60 – 2 People 60 Minutes
  • $250 – 2 People 5 x 60 Minutes