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personal trainers & instructors

Kathleen Granchelli – BS, NASM-CPT, RRCA

Powered by coffee and crop tops, Kathleen’s energy lights up the club. A competitive runner and creator of the HiveFIT team training programs, Kathleen has made helping others increase performance and build the body of an athlete her specialty.

Kathleen earned her Bachelors Degree in Exercise and Integrated Science from the State University of New York College at Fredonia and is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer. In addition Kathleen holds certifications from Mad Dogg Athletics (Spinning), dotFit and volunteers as a run coach for lululemon Athletica Buffalo and Girls on the Run.

George Hackford – Mad Dogg Certified, TRX

The classic rock bike jock! George encourages his clients to set goals, create and follow a program, build your tribe and always keep it fresh. The relationships George has built over the past 10 years are the most special to him. “I love my fitness family. All my fellow trainers, gym goers, cyclists, runners and endurance athletes, you know who you are. Each and every one of you continue to motivate and inspire me”

George is a Mad Dogg Athletics Certified Spinning Instructor a certified TRX instuctor and is our Ride For Roswell Team Shickluna Bikes|Hive captain.

Brian Harper – ACSM-CPT

The best part of your day every day, Brian brings good vibes, crazy energy and serious motivation to his workout party. A firm believer that every client needs a goal, Brian practices what he preaches.

Brian is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-CPT)

Eric Morganstern – MS, ACSM-CPT, NASM-CES

Eric brings his personal passion for Spartan Race training to each and every session. Known for his big lifts and a big personality, Eric’s workouts focus on both power, strength and functionality without the mud and dirt.

Eric is a graduate of SUNY Brockport where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. He then completed the masters program at California University at Pennsylvania in Health and Wellness Promotion. Eric holds two of the fitness industries top level certifications: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES).

Chloe Pettit – NFPT-CPT

Beast mode ON. Chloe’s sessions are power packed with a strong emphasis on form and technique. But beware, her passion for fitness is infectious and will have you living the sweat life in no time.

Chloe is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT-CPT)

Jesse Puscheck – BS, ACE-CPT

Eat, sleep, move, repeat. Jesse preaches the importance of balance when striving to reach personal fitness goals. He reminds his clients that each journey is unique and that there is no one size fits all solution. I “love the spirit” of many of the current fitness fads says Jesse, but many stray far from the science of exercise.

Jesse is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council On Exercise (ACE-CPT) Jesse attended Canisius College where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Health and Wellness and a minor in Strength and Conditioning. While at Canisius, Jesse was a member of the D1 Baseball Team.

Meredith Carswell-Sheline – BA, Mad Dogg Certified

An avid cyclist, Meredith combines her love of the sport with her interest in music to create an indoor cycling profile that is fast-paced, challenging and reflective of an outdoor ride.

Meredith is a Mad Dogg Athletics Certified Spinning Instructor and is an avid cyclist, often covering 60-100 mile stretches across western New York several times each week.

Shane Dugan – BS, NASM-CPT

Shane is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Outside of academics, he spent most of his time in the University’s Yoga Club. With just the right amount of flow, Shane will provide you with a challenging and innovative workout focusing mostly on improving your muscular strength.



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