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


Contact: stephen@peakmissoula.com

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

    Contact: mike@peakmissoula.com

SHANE JULIUS

SHANE JULIUS

PERSONAL TRAINER
BLUE MOUNTAIN

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

    Contact: Shane@peakmissoula.com

DYLAN RICHMOND

DYLAN RICHMOND

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

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

    Contact: dylan@peakmissoula.com

RICK LIONELLO

RICK LIONELLO

PERSONAL TRAINER
BLUE MOUNTAIN

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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Contact: rick@peakmissoula.com

MARLON PAMIWULF

MARLON PAMIWULF

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

Marlon started active Military duty in 2010 and currently serves as an Army Reserves Officer. He has vast experience in developing and implementing physical readiness training to a diverse population from teens to seniors. Marlon believes in the importance of focusing on joint health as the key to mobility training and strengthening within your range of motion. He will take you through a body awareness, functional movement session that will teach your central nervous system how to control your ranges of motion. Outside the gym, Marlon spends his time as a volunteer medic in the community and overseas and indoor rock climbing. If you have questions about taking the next step toward your fitness goals, Marlon can help you outline a plan.


  • B.S Health and Human Performance
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • NASM Corrective Excersie Specialist
  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist¬†
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Orthopedic Exercise Specialist
  • ACE Therapeutic Exercise Specialist
  • "There's no strength without stability"


    View Marlon's Testimonials


    Contact: marlon@peakmissoula.com

CAROLE FREDERICK

CAROLE FREDERICK

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

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

Contact: carole@peakmissoula.com

JOHN HOHEIM

JOHN HOHEIM

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

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!

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

Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Contact: john@peakmissoula.com

Callie Trolson

Callie Trolson

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

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.

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

B.S. Nutrition and Exercise Science Bastyr University

Contact: callie@peakmissoula.com

Matt Gosselin

Matt Gosselin

PERSONAL TRAINER
BLUE MOUNTAIN

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.

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Contact: matt@peakmissoula.com

Adam Lunday

Adam Lunday

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

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.

Contact: adam@peakmissoula.com

Amanda Zachow-Stover

Amanda Zachow-Stover

PERSONAL TRAINER
BLUE MOUNTAIN

Yoga philosophy guides Amanda's approach to health and fitness. She loves working with clients who are coming back from injury or surgery, pre and post-natal women and seniors who aren't ready to slow down. Amanda has a deep passion for helping those dealing with cancer, the effects of treatment and live their best lifes. Amanda likes to travel, skiing and backcountry camping

M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Hofstra University

B.F.A., Dance, Marymount Manhattan College

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

YOGA ALLIANCE Certified Yoga Instructor

YA Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor

Memorial Sloan Cancer Center Certified Yoga Therapist

Contact: amanda@peakmissoula.com

Jen Giddens

Jen Giddens

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

Originally from Alabama, Jen moved to Montana to explore the mountains and enjoy a life outdoors. After some serious injuries, she realized how vital it is to stay moving and conditioned to live life to the fullest. She has done over 3,000 miles in long distance backpacking (including the entire Appalachian Trail) and climbs mountains whenever she gets a chance. Jen really enjoys working with those who want to make a total lifestyle change and show them how enjoyable exercising can be. Jen specializes in weightlifting for beginners and HIIT workouts.

B.S. Kinesiology-Pre-Med Focus, Auburn University

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Contact: jen@peakmissoula.com

Coach Stefano

Coach Stefano

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

Coach Stefano specializes in corrective exercise, functional training, general fitness, rehabilitation and sport enhancement. He has trained a variety of people including: special operators, police, fire fighters, youth athletes and seniors. Coach Stefano enjoys martial arts, yoga, camping and hiking.

Masters of Science in Education. Health Education/Exercise Science

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, NSCA

Certified Personal Trainer, NSCA

Tactical Strength & Conditioning Facilitator, NSCA

USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach

Functional Movement Screen Level 1 & 2

Wounded Warrior Recreational Specialist, DOD

Judo brown belt (1st Kyu), USJA

Dan Zan Ryu Jujitsu brown belt (3rd Kyu), AJJF

Aikido brown belt (1st Kyu), ASU

Coach Stefano MS Ed, CSCS, FMS, USA-W



Contact: stefano@peakmissoula.com