Meet the Trainers

STEPHEN PITTS

STEPHEN PITTS

FITNESS DIRECTOR
BLUE MOUNTAIN

Stephen specializes in fitness conditioning and sports performance. He has trained athletes of all levels including high school, collegiate and professional (MLB, PGA, MMA). Stephen has coached basketball, volleyball and track and has a background in comprehensive golf conditioning. His training is result driven, functional, emphasizing joint integrity, strength, flexibility, vertical jump and weight loss. Stephen’s interests include hunting, fishing, boating on Flathead Lake, horseback riding and calf roping.

  • B.S. Exercise Science, University of Montana
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach
  • Egoscue Level 1 Postural Alignment Specialist
  • Certified Golf Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Golf Injury Prevention Specialist
  • Fitness Nutrition Specialist

MIKE RANKIN

MIKE RANKIN

FITNESS DIRECTOR
DOWNTOWN

Mike began his career in personal training in 1991. His first health club affiliation was the Lake Ballinger Athletic Club in North Seattle. Following his return to Missoula in 1994 he served as the Fitness Director at the Courthouse Sports and Fitness Club for 15 years. In 2007 Mike joined The PEAK fitness department as director.

  • B.A. University of Montana
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Certified Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach

SHANE JULIUS

SHANE JULIUS

PERSONAL TRAINER

Shane believes exercise is the best medicine you can give your body. He specializes in core and strength training, plyometric training, lifestyle changes, endurance training and has experience with clinical exercise training. Shane enjoys basketball, floating the rivers of Western Montana, fishing and hiking.

  • B.S. Exercise Science, University of Montana
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

DYLAN RICHMOND

DYLAN RICHMOND

PERSONAL TRAINER

Since moving to Montana, Dylan has participated in skiing, soccer, basketball, baseball and tennis. That desire of sports and performance became his focus of study when choosing a major at the University of Montana. Dylan believes the best way to stay healthy is to focus and train for activities you enjoy. Dylan specializes in core strength, sport specific training, functional weight training, and general fitness.

  • B.S. Exercise Science
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Level I Trainer

RICK LIONELLO

RICK LIONELLO

PERSONAL TRAINER

Rick is a retired Army officer and is passionate about helping people live healthy lives. He specializes in corrective and rehabilitative exercise, strength and conditioning, flexibility and recovery, functional core training and working with the senior population. He believes in a holistic approach to exercise and nutrition that is sustainable for everyone looking to live a happy, healthy life.

  • M.A. History, Eastern Washington University
  • B.S. Finance, Notre Dame
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation Certified
  • Silver Sneakers Certified Instructor
  • Senior Fitness Specialist
  • TRX Level II Certification
  • Golf Fitness Specialist

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JANELLE ZARLING

JANELLE ZARLING

PERSONAL TRAINER

Janelle grew up with two younger brothers on their family farm in Montana. She believes exercise should be a priority, just like eating and sleeping. The benefits of regular exercise are endless. There is no easy way out. Make the decision to work hard and never give up. The best things in life are worth the fight. She is motivated to help you meet your unique fitness goals. She specializes in health improvement, weight loss, increased muscle strength and endurance, functional fitness, and (TRX) suspension training. Her interests include water skiing, snowboarding, snow skiing, running, biking, hiking, camping, and spending time with family and friends.

  • B.S. Exercise Science
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified SPINNING Instructor
  • Certified INSANITY Instructor
  • TRX Qualified Trainer
  • ACE Certified Health Coach

    "Be your own kind of Beautiful" - Marilyn Monroe

TYLER CARLSON

TYLER CARLSON

PERSONAL TRAINER

I prescribe to a therapeutic approach to training; one that is centered on making attainable and sustainable changes to each individual’s fitness and nutritional practices. A properly designed and implemented program will help you accomplish your fitness goals while also improving postural health, mobility, flexibility, balance, and achieving a higher quality of life that allows you to do the activities that you enjoy. Specializing in: functional strength/explosiveness, weight loss/cardiovascular conditioning, core strength and joint integrity/mobility and muscular gain.

  • BS in Exercise Science
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

    “Fitness is a marathon, not a sprint.”

MARLON PAMINTUAN

MARLON PAMINTUAN

PERSONAL TRAINER

Marlon joined the Army in 2010 and currently serves as an Army Officer, he has a vast experience in developing and implementing physical readiness training to a diverse population. He specializes in combing Stability Training with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Circuit Training, Boot Camp and focuses on Senior Fitness, Functional Movement and Rehabilitation Exercises and Strength and Conditioning. Outside the gym Marlon spends most of his time volunteering with non-profit organizations. When the weather allows it, you can often find him hiking some peak.

  • B.S Health and Human Performance (in process)
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Orthopedic Exercise Specialist
  • ACE Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • ACE Therapeutic Exercise Specialist
  • AEA Arthritis exercise program leader
  • AEA Arthritis Aquatic program leader
  • U.S Army Combatives (MACP) Level 1

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CAROLE FREDERICK

CAROLE FREDERICK

Personal Trainer

Carole has been in the Fitness industry for over a decade, starting in the industry as a Natural Figure Competitor she came to see an unhealthy side to the fitness industry and realized her passion to help others find balance and achieve their fitness & health goals without extreme measures. Carole has a unique approach to Training & Lifestyle management that is sure to help you with anything from weight loss, balanced nutrition to sport performance. Carole enjoys the outdoors, golf and bow hunting.

NSCA- Certified Personal Trainer

NASM- Fitness Nutrition Specialist

JOHN HOHEIM

JOHN HOHEIM

Personal Trainer

Education: B.A. Psychology, Pre-Physical Therapy Major, University of MT

Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Background: John believes in a balanced approach to both life and fitness. A foundation built on strength, flexibility, range of motion and stability will give you the tools you need to have a lifetime of health and fitness. John has worked in physical therapy clinics over the pasts five years as part of his education and specializes in athletic training, exercise science and injury prevention/rehabilitation. Before joining the PEAK, John was a personal trainer in the Seattle area. He has a passion for science, fitness, nature, helping others and having fun!

Contact: john@peakmissoula.com | 406 531-5661