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, M.S.
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.
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.”
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 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 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 (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!
Stephanie is an experienced special educator and adaptive physical education teacher. She earned her bachelor’s degree in special education at Arizona State University and a Master’s Degree from Northern Arizona University. During Stephanie’s teaching career she was an advocate to ensure all students have accessible physical education programming. This came from her 18 plus years in self-contained classrooms where students would have progressed further given proper access to physical education.
With this passion Stephanie found that as an ISSA Certified personal trainer she could focus on helping individuals reach their health and fitness goals. She is enrolled at Grand Canyon University, working on a Doctor of Philosophy in Performance Psychology degree. During her own fitness journey, Stephanie embraced her own physical limitations, from learning how to walk again to now an avid hiker.
Taryn is a current Doctor of Physical Therapy student at the Phoenix campus of Northern Arizona University. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at Utah State University, and has a passion for health and wellness. She is a NASM certified personal trainer and loves using her extensive knowledge to help individuals be the best version of themselves that they can. Everyone has an unlimited amount of potential, and Taryn hopes to unlock that potential in her clients.
Being only 23 years old, Taryn has a lot of energy and spunk, which she uses to motivate people do “do more, and work harder!” She is rarely seen sitting down, but will take a break for cookies and ice cream. Her hobbies in life right now consist of school, hanging out with her husband, school, playing her cello, school, exercising, and school. A quote she lives by is: “Choice. Chance. Change. You must make the CHOICE to take the CHANCE, if you want anything in life to CHANGE.”
Kylie received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Benedictine University in 2017 and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer.
Throughout the past 6 years Kylie has worked with special populations in various capacities and roles including coaching basketball for Special Olympics and North Canyon High school. Kylie played collegiate basketball at San Diego State University and Mesa Community College, winning a national championship in 2014. She has a strong passion for helping others create a healthy lifestyle both physically and mentally. Kylie loves working out, playing basketball and being outdoors.
Taylor is our former Exercise Science Intern at Ability360, who recently graduated from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s of science in fitness and wellness. She is an ACSM certified Exercise Physiologist.
She has a passion for helping people reach their fitness and personal goals through training. Spending her whole life playing sports and being in the fitness world, she gained an interest in helping people embrace this lifestyle. She played volleyball in high school and won back to back state championships in 2016 and 2017. Taylor loves working out, running, hiking, and collecting plants in her free time.
Jena is a personalized fitness trainer certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Jena has also been in practice as a Licensed Massage Therapist for nearly 20 years and has a strong interest in nutrition and in helping others to make healthy lifestyle choices. She believes that emphasizing our strengths empowers us to have positive growth toward our endless potential. Currently, while away from the gym, Jena teaches group fitness classes for wheelchair users and works with a wide variety of clients to create fun and challenging sessions that are tailored to their unique circumstances. Jena and her daughter have been members of Ability360 for the last seven years and absolutely love that it enables them to participate in fitness related activities and classes together.
When she isn’t working, Jena loves spending time with her husband, their daughter and their dogs. Otherwise, you can find her drinking chai lattes and reading about nutrition and fitness, going for a run, bike ride, or hike, or cooking/baking something healthy and delicious!
Request a Personal Trainer
- $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
- $60 – 2 People 60 Minutes
- $250 – 2 People 5 x 60 Minutes