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Meet the Personal Trainers

Fitness Plus personal trainers have a passion for fitness and a desire to help their clients accomplish their fitness goals. Click on a trainer’s name to learn about their specialties, background and exercise philosophy.

Toni Craft, BS, ACSM, AFAA, A-PAI

"I enjoy helping people of all levels of fitness. It is rewarding to watch clients improve physically and emotionally. I believe you can do anything you put your mind and heart into. You just have to want to do it for yourself!"

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Garrett Duncan, ACE, CPT

Garrett earned his Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo.  He picked up training to fill the void of being a full time Soccer player in the past.  Garrett wanted to reach goals specifically to improve his overall physique such as bulking to mature and build the […]

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Robert Harper, BS, HFS

"I believe that consistency and planning are the keys to success in a healthier life. You will accomplish your goals by having a well-rounded exercise program, good diet and consistently sticking to it. As Charles Caleb Colton once said: 'A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.'"

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Dianne Lawrence, BS, AFAA

"It is not a diet but a lifestyle. Diet implies short term, quick fix. While that may help you jump start your goals, adopting a healthier overall lifestyle with realistic goals can make you not only look better and feel better, but could help you live a longer, more active life and let you do the things you want to do."

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Tera Mathes, AFPA, ASFA

Tera has always had a passion for health and fitness as well as helping others to reach their health and fitness goals. She teaches a variety of fitness classes including Cardio Sculpt, Rep Reebok, Core Abs, Booty Blast, high intensity, resistance training, circuit training and more. Tera enjoys being outside, exercising, running, camping, hunting, boating, […]

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Carlen Mulholland, PhD, ATC

Carlen graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. She received her master’s degree from Eastern Illinois University and PhD from Middle Tennessee State University. Carlen has more than 10 years of experience in preventing, evaluating and rehabilitating biomechanical problems. She has worked with a variety of populations, from youth […]

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Clark Newsom

Clark Newsom Clark attended The University of Tennessee and The University of Memphis, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Social Science. While attending college, Clark worked as a personal trainer, and competed in a number of bodybuilding shows in the NPC, in which he was victorious. After college, Clark worked as a […]

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Ryan Simmons, BS, AFAA

Ryan Simmons, BS, AFAA Ryan is a lifelong martial artist who got into personal training as a way to help his students grow stronger and gain more value from their martial arts training.  A self-described “nerd,” his inspiration comes from comic books more than sports, and he specializes in helping non-athletes get stronger. “I just love helping people to […]

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Zachary Whitsel, NASM

Zachary Whitsel, NASM I am a personal trainer because of my own personal fitness journey. I saw changes in me that made me feel accomplished, happy and proud. I wanted to help others to feel that same pride in themselves and realize that fitness isn’t a chore, rather a way to have fun and feel better. I received […]

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Patrick Zamudio, BS, ACE CPT

Patrick Zamudio, BS, ACE CPT Patrick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Management: Exercise Science from Southeast Missouri State University where he gained invaluable experience interning with Athletics Strength & Conditioning for over a year, having the opportunity to coach Division I athletes. Prior to attending Southeast, Patrick served in the Navy for four years where he worked […]

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