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  • Phil

    GYMGUYZ Owner

    Phil is an ASFA Certified Master Personal Trainer and a long-time global marketing executive with a corporate career that has spanned over 25 years. He has developed digital and traditional marketing strategies for some of the world’s largest brands, with some of his work in marketing analytics and performance marketing being featured in many books and publications. Prior to owning GYMGUYZ Greater Morris County, Phil served as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing for Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND), formerly Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN). In-home personal training and fitness is very important to Phil, as many years of extensive business travel took its toll on his body. In October 2013, he embarked on a new journey of healthy living, and in-home personal training was instrumental in getting him into the best shape of his life. He lost nearly 60 lbs. and 6 inches on his waist line. In other words, he believes in the product because he has benefited from it for over 5 years. Phil loves to create meaningful relationships with GYMGUYZ clients, using his past experience to help guide others in their personal transformations. Aside from his work, Phil enjoys spending time with his sons, Max and Sam. He earned a B.S. Finance with a concentration in Security & Portfolio Analysis, and has attended several executive education programs at NYU Stern School of Business and West Point.

  • Danny

    General Manager

    Danny serves as Franchise General Manager and is a 20-year fitness industry veteran. He brings a wealth of management, marketing and sales experience to GYMGUYZ having come to us from management positions at Orange Theory, Retro Fitness, and other privately-held personal training and corporate fitness companies. Danny is an avid practitioner of Omotenashi, the hospitality and customer service philosophy born from Japanese culture. Quite simply, he's passionate about delivering amazing and genuine customer experiences for GYMGUYZ clients. No matter what your goal is, Danny wants to help you achieve it in the most heartfelt way possible. Prior to entering the fitness industry, Danny was a well known and successful WWE professional wrestler, actor and stuntman. His experience and demanding schedule in professional wrestling taught him discipline and perseverance, and allowed him to travel the world and meet countless celebrities. Danny earned a B.S. in Health & Exercise Science and Health Promotion & Fitness Management from Rowan University and holds several fitness certifications including NASM CES and NASM CPT.

  • Veronica

    Territory Manager

    Veronica comes to GYMGUYZ with a broad personal training and athletic background. She coached Track & Field at the collegiate level at both SUNY Cortland and Stevens Institute of Technology. Although well-versed in youth and performance training, Veronica is a diverse trainer able to work with individuals of all skill levels and abilities. Most recently, Veronica was an instructor and General Manager of The Max Challenge of Hoboken, where she worked with Max Challenge members in a 10-week transformation program.

    Certifications: B.S. Physical Education, M.S. Health, NSCA - CSCS

  • Brian

    Territory Manager

    Brian is a NCSF Certified Personal Trainer and aspiring Sports Nutrition Specialist. After spending 3 years as an M&A Attorney, Brian decided to transition his career into the health and fitness industry. Brian is passionate about helping others achieve their goals, an believes the benefits of exercise extend well beyond just physical. He credits diet and exercise for the vast improvement in his physical, mental, and emotional well-being. He enjoys finding creative ways to challenge his clients while forming a personal bond with each one. In his free time, Brian loves to cook, go to sporting events, travel, and hike around New Jersey with his wife and dog.

  • Hunter

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Hunter is a founding member of the GYMGUYZ Morris, SW Essex, Union, Somerset County & Wayne team and serves as a Certified Personal Trainer. Hunter is an expert-level NASM Certified Personal Trainer and one of the most sought after personal trainers in Northern New Jersey. He loves to incorporate different challenges in each and every workout, garnering him a long list of loyal clients and a significant social media following. He also is widely known for his infectious and positive approach to fitness, along with his ability to guide clients to success. Hunter often becomes a valuable mentor to his clients, forging lifelong "healthy living" relationships that make a difference in people's lives. Not surprisingly, "making a difference" is why Hunter entered the fitness industry to begin with. Previously, Hunter served as Director of Training for Next Generation Training Center in Randolph, NJ, overseeing the training and transformation of over 300 clients. In addition to his NASM certification, Hunter has earned a B.S. Marketing and holds many advanced certifications including Kettlebell and TRX Suspension Training certifications to name a few. He is also a natural avid fitness enthusiast and obstacle course racer, completing over 30 races.

  • Olivia

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Olivia is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer with a diverse background in fitness. She kickstarted her fitness career as a group instructor while completing her Bachelor's degree at Rutgers. Olivia discovered her passion for fitness by not only helping others reach their physical goals, but teaching them to cherish the journey and celebrate smaller milestones along the way. She maintains several HIIT and strength fitness certifications and is known best for her vibrant personality and joyous approach to fitness. Olivia has assisted clients of all levels and abilities in achieving their unique goals.

  • Sean

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Sean has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and holds a degree in Exercise Physiology, with dual minors in Health and Nutrition Promotion. Sean is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and holds several advanced certifications in personal training, group exercise instruction, and endurance sports coaching. Having worked with a variety of clients on goals such as weight loss, injury rehabilitation, sports performance, and youth fitness, Sean loves to challenge his clients and is driven by the success his clients achieve.

    Previously, Sean served as the General Manager and Director of Training of several Fortune 500 companies in their Fitness and Wellness departments. In addition to Sean’s professional career, he has contributed workouts featured in SELF magazine, worked with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) to develop their Group Fitness Instructor Course Exam, as well as served as an advisor to the United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA).

    Lastly, Sean has competed in multiple endurance sporting events including obstacle course racing, marathons, and long distance events including three Ironman Triathlons.

  • Elise

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Elise is a passionate personal trainer who is highly motivational. She places a key focus on safety, proper form and achieving specific client goals. Elise builds strong, interactive relationships with her clients, motivating them to stick with their training program long-term until all goals are met. Her energy, empathy and motivational drive set her apart from many other personal trainers and make her a favorite in the area. In addition to being a nationally certified personal trainer, Elise is also certified in TRX and POUND and teaches group fitness classes such as barre, HIIT and Tabata.

  • Colin

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Colin is a founding member of the GYMGUYZ Greater Morris County team and currently serves as one of our Fitness Directors. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science. He has experience training clients as young as 10 years old up to 82 years old. Colin has trained athletes preparing for Division 1 sports as well as first timers who have never followed a workout program. A major focus he has with all of his clients is teaching them proper exercise mechanics so that they will have the confidence to come to the gym and follow a routine on their own. Whether it is training for a sport or wanting to feel young again, Colin will tailor a workout routine to your specific needs.

  • Jefferson

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Jefferson is a certified trainer through the ISSA. He began his journey by teaching cardio kickboxing, group fitness and boot camp classes. He likes to push clients to new levels of fitness that they thought weren’t possible. He started his journey in 2015 while working out in a local gym he decided to help others reach their fitness goals no what level they were currently at. He came up with routines that produced long lasting results that would boost confidence and mental focus.

    Along his journey he has helped children and seniors get into great physical condition. He’s very passionate about helping clients feel good about themselves. He also helps clients with meal prepping and he’s known for saying I’m here to push you up but never to push you down.

  • Jillian

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Jillian is an ISSA certified personal trainer. Her fitness journey started 8 years ago when she wanted to get in shape and get stronger after a slipped disc in her back. Jillian is also a pre- and post-natal specialist, achieving her certification in pre- and post-natal fitness when she was becoming a mother herself. She loves to push her clients to that perfect balance point, where they are working hard but also enjoying themselves.

  • Jack

    Certified Personal Trainer

    Excited and ready to help you achieve your goals, Jack Masson is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer with a dedication and passion for fitness that spans over 10 years. He’s ready to share his knowledge and expertise with you to transform your body and your life for the better. Everyone’s journey is different and everyone has their own needs and specific desires to how they succeed with their goals. That’s why Jack’s background when it comes to training is as diverse as you need it to be. With skills in marital arts/boxing, MMA conditioning and fundamentals, weightlifting, yoga, calisthenics, Qigong and more, Jack’s workouts will never lack variety or charisma! Also, Jack is qualified to help set you up with an effective meal and diet plan that is guaranteed to show you results without starving yourself or breaking the bank. The best things in life don’t come easily, but are well worth the struggle when all is said and done. The road to a healthy and happy life is no different, but it doesn’t need to be traversed alone. Jack is ready and able to help get you there.