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 PAMIWULF

MARLON PAMIWULF

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

Luke Gates

Luke Gates

ACE Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Pain-Free Movement Specialist

Luke strongly believes in the ability exercise has in improving one's physical health, as well as overall state of mind. With a well-developed plan and relationship to exercise, fitness goals can be conquered while also prescribing to a healthier and happier lifestyle, both in and outside of the gym. Luke specializes in functional strength training, joint mobility/integrity, weight loss, muscular growth and core strength. Luke enjoys backpacking, fishing, mountain biking, basketball and spending time with family and friends.

Callie Trolson

Callie Trolson

ACE Certified Personal Trainer
B.S. Nutrition and Exercise Science Bastyr University

As a personal trainer, Callie strives to enhance the quality of your daily life through fun and effective exercise programs. She takes a very realistic approach to work with each individual based on their needs and desired fitness goals. From her degree in Nutrition/Exercise science, she focuses on a holistic approach to functional training, using core movements and a variety of exercise methods. Callie is unique in that she believes sustainability is the key to having a healthy body. While working with her you can learn the tools to build a healthier lifestyle through steady, achievable changes that can last your entire life. Callie has recently moved to Montana from the suburbs of Seattle to embrace her love for the outdoors. She is passionate about living a happy and healthy life style through engaging in outdoor activities, regular exercise and eating whole foods.

Britanni Pamiwulf

Britanni Pamiwulf

B.S Health and Human Performance
ACE certified Personal Trainer

Brittani is a Missoula, Montana native. She grew up playing sports, developing an interest in fitness. Following this passion for health and exercise she chose to study Health and Human Performance at the University of Montana. Brittani wants to share her knowledge and enthusiasm regarding fitness and encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle.

Tanner Block

Tanner Block

PERSONAL TRAINER
NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Tanner grew up in the Missoula Valley, attended and played soccer at Sentinel High School before attending St. Olaf College in Minnesota. After graduating, he moved back to Missoula and further developed his passion for fitness and training. Tanner's background in psychology instilled a belief that health and fitness is as much a mental journey as it is physical one. He believes a healthy life integrates productive cultivation of both our mental/emotional and physical well-being. Tanner enjoys endurance cycling, recreational soccer, pick-up basketball, rafting, and hiking.

B.A. Psychology and Chinese

Matt Gosselin

Matt Gosselin

Personal Trainer
NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Matt grew up playing sports in Montana all the way through the collegiate level. After playing lacrosse for Montana State, Matt coached high school boy's lacrosse.
He now focuses on helping people achieve their goals.

Emphasizing on sports performance, corrective exercise, injury prevention, and weight loss. When he is not at the gym, Matt can be found waterskiing, fly fishing, or camping with his dog.

Adam Lunday

Adam Lunday

Adam began his pursuit of exercise education in AZ. His emphasis is the importance of developing and maintaining flexibility and mobility, especially for seniors. Specializing in functional training, Adam has the expertise to implement and improve healthy lifestyles.

His goal is to provide individuals and their families effective and safe exercises that will ultimately help them enjoy their recreational passions, whether it be or rock climbing, skiing, or keeping up with grandkids. Adam has moved back to Missoula to be closer to family and friends and continuing his education at the University of Montana.