Kirk is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University where he studied for both his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Exercise Science, Management, and Exercise Physiology. He is certified as a Clinical Exercise Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He works in the wellness industry for the opportunity to positively impact peoples’ health, wellness and overall quality of life by empowering members with knowledge and independence. When not at the DWC, Kirk enjoys running, swimming, biking, yoga, plays recreational sports such as basketball, volleyball, discussing U of M football and spends time with his family and friends.
Nicole is a graduate of Dexter High School. She attended Western Michigan University where she received her B.S. in Exercise Science. Nicole is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine. She has her Exercise is Medicine level I credential and is working towards her level II credential. She is a TRX Qualified Instructor. She has always had a passion for fitness and well-being. She believes that fitness is a key role in maintaining a healthy and long life. Nicole likes to spread her knowledge in hopes that it will improve one’s life. Outside of the center, Nicole enjoys being outdoors, running, traveling, and being with friends and family.
Evan comes to the Dexter wellness center with nearly 10 years of experience in the area of strength and conditioning and skill sport development. He is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and ACE Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist. With his degree in Fitness and Health from Durham College and both collegiate and professional career as a basketball player for multiple seasons, he was named league MVP in Australia and led the league in scoring multiple times. Evans passion for training and making athletes function to their peek performance levels has taken him to opportunities in assisting with the speed, conditioning and agility training for numerous Olympic and professional athletes. His special focus on treatment and injury prevention aids in the success of his athletes. Evan worked with Detroit Pistons as an assistant strength and conditioning coach focusing on skill development, body development and nutrition. His passion for fitness comes from the dream that lives inside every one of us to better ourselves every day. Evan is a great mentor, role model, and coach to help inspire athletes and everyday people to train hard and have fun while achieving their goals.
Kayla is a recent graduate from Eastern Michigan University where she received her B.S in Exercise Science. Kayla is presently working towards becoming a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine. In addition, Kayla is a Qualified TRX Suspension Trainer. She began her health and fitness career after receiving knee surgery and wanting to continue education to improve health and prevent injury in herself and others. When Kayla is not at the center she enjoys spending time with her two cats, being outside, and playing games with friends!
Aaron Brasuell is a Personal Trainer, Fitness Specialist, and ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist. He has been actively working in the fitness industry for the past four years since earning his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from KSU.
His training approach focuses on functional movement, corrective exercise, and holistic fitness- but he is most passionate about helping his clients discover the therapeutic nature of a challenging workout!
Specialties include Kettlebell training, Rock Climbing and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu/Self-defense!
Kaitlynn is a graduate of Western Michigan University earning a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. She is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. She is currently working towards her certification as an ACSM Cancer Exercise Trainer. Kaitlynn also has her ACSM Exercise is Medicine Level 2 credential and is a TRX Qualified Trainer.
Kaitlynn danced most of her life doing ballet, tap, jazz, and pom-pom. With this hands-on experience, she focuses on technique, flexibility, and balance in her training. She also has experience working with the special needs population. Kaitlynn believes exercise will help any individual feel stronger and more confident. Outside of the center, Kaitlynn enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also loves traveling and exploring nature.
Kamil graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with her B.S. in Exercise Science and soon after became a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. Her passion for health and fitness began at a young age when she was first introduced to team sports and continued to grow throughout her time as an athlete. Several years (and injuries) later, her interests eventually moved towards injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as general health and wellness. Kamil believes that in order to maximize the benefits of exercise it is important to find a way to incorporate it into your daily life in ways that are enjoyable to you. Functional, circuit, and high-intensity intervals are some of Kamil's favorite training styles because both cardiovascular and strength training can be incorporated into a timely session, while also building strength in a functional way that translates to our everyday activities. Kamil works hard to help her clients find their niche and to help them achieve their health and fitness goals by focusing on the importance of education and sustainability. When she's not at the DWC, Kamil enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing and listening to music, and learning everything she can through books, film, and new experiences!
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