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.

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.

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

View Rick's Testimonials


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

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: Coach@peakmissoula.com

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

PERSONAL TRAINER
BLUE MOUNTAIN

Chris specializes in sports performance, aerobic/anaerobic endurance (triathletes, marathoners, mid-distance running), muscular endurance, weight loss and maximizing speed/power (track & field). His core values include hard work, self-discipline, and repetition. He firmly believes anyone can access an increased quality of life and self-confidence through achieving ones unique fitness goals and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Chris grew up in Fort Benton, MT and his past athletic career comprised of high school/collegiate football and track. In addition to Personal Training, Chris coaches local high school track/field and football. Coaching high school athletics has been a primary passion of Chris's for many years. When Chris is not training he enjoys trail running, hunting, triathlons, wake boarding and white water rafting.

"Don’t just inspire to make a living, inspire to make a difference.”

 

M.S. Athletic Training, University of Montana

B.A. Business Tourism Management, Arizona State University

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, (NSCA)

USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach Certification

ATC

Graston Technique Certified-M1

Contact: Chris@peakmissoula.com .  Phone: (406) 788-8438

Jen Fivecoat

Jen Fivecoat

PERSONAL TRAINER
BLUE MOUNTAIN

Jen specializes in exercise programming for people with chronic conditions and physical limitations. She has many years of experience working with a variety of clients including stroke, recovery, joint replacement, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disorders and cancer recovery. She started a non-profit and facilitated exercise programming for 13 years for people with physical limitations and disabilities. As a breast cancer survivor, Jen has a personal connection to those who have fought and survived. She leads a weekly small group training program for breast cancer survivors at The PEAK. Jen strives to motivate and inspire people of all fitness levels in a safe & encouraging environment. Her goal is to create an experience for all to feel welcome, successful and capable of reaching their fitness goals. Jen's core values are hard work, consistency and care. She has spent extensive time developing skills, technique mastery and earning advanced and elite certifications in group fitness. She believes that you should never stop learning and always strive to be the very best you can be. Jen grew up in the central valley of California. She has two children and enjoys gardening, baking and spending time outdoors.

Specialization: Chronic Conditions and Physical Limitations
Multiple Sclerosis
Stroke Recovery
Functional Exercise
Core Conditioning
Group Fitness

Certifications:
NASM, CPT 2005
Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Disease and Disabilities Certification
LES MILLS ELITE LEVEL BODYPUMP Instructor
LES MILLS ADVANCED LEVEL CXWORX Instructor
LES MILLS BODYFLOW Instructor
Certified Pilates Fitness Instructor
Barre Above Certified Barre Instructor
Contact: jen5c@peakmissoula.com .  Phone: (661) 203-5498

Ashley Parker

Ashley Parker

PERSONAL TRAINER
DOWNTOWN

Ashley has experience teaching functional fitness and beginner weight training classes, as well as coaching youth sports. She specializes in youth and women's fitness, and enjoys helping people at any level to incorporate movement and fitness into their lives. Ashley enjoys playing basketball, hiking, baking, and being outside.

Certifications:
NASM Personal Trainer
B.S. Exercise and Wellness BYU
Contact: ashley@peakmissoula.com .  Phone: (509) 554-6666