Ryan is a 7-time CrossFit Regionals Athlete and qualified for the Olympic Trials in both the US Skeleton and Bobsled Teams. He’s also the Owner of one of the top CrossFit affiliate gyms in the USA – CrossFit Chalk in OC, CA, host of top fitness podcast “Real Chalk” on the Shrugged Collective channel. Also, Ryan runs some of the biggest nutrition challenges on social media that continue to change thousands of bodies each year with his unique carb cycling protocols and “earn your carbs” lifestyle.
Fee Saghafi is a 2019 Rookie CrossFit Games Athlete, placing 25th in her rookie season. She coaches and trains out of CrossFit Mentality under her coach and training partner Scott Panchik and is excited to lead and bring her spunky energy to classes and workout sessions on board! Fee graduated with her Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and Master’s in Business Administration from John Carroll University. Inspired by her CrossFit journey and how it has impacted and enhanced different areas of her life, she is currently a pre-medical student pursuing her passion for a future in the medical field.
Alonzo Wilson – Tone House Coach
As the founder of Tone House, Alonzo holds a BS Degree in Movement Science Education & Professional Instruction. Alonzo was a collegiate athlete, before moving on to the professional football arena. The team camaraderie and high level of physical and mental conditioning Alonzo achieved ultimately shaped his vision for Tone House. Alonzo currently holds the following certifications: NASM CPT, Trigger Point Self-Myofascial Release Techniques, USA Weightlifting – Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, TRX Certified Instructor.
James McMillian – Tone House Coach
James, a NASM certified Personal Trainer, as well as certified in Trigger Point self-myofascial release techniques. Through playing college sports, James developed a deeper love for fitness and a passion aiding others in their pursuit to reach their goals. Through his vibrant personality, he works to convey to clients his belief that training should be an experience and never a task. His mantra is, “if your heart beats, you are already motivated to succeed. Nothing can stop the will of the heart.”
Zack Daley – Tone House Coach
Zack grew up with love for sports, especially baseball and ice hockey. He has also acquired 15 years of training and experience in hip-hop, gymnastics, and modern dance. He believes that giving his clients confidence and the sense of accomplishment is the most rewarding part of his position as a trainer. Zack currently holds the following certifications: NASM CPT, Trigger Point Self-Myofascial Release Techniques, USA Weightlifting – Level 1 Sports Performance Coach.
Solomon Bamiro – Tone House Coach
Solomon played professional basketball for the Harlem Globetrotters, the Harlem Wizards, the Harlem Magicmasters, and played professionally in the Dominican Republic. After his playing career, he spent time as a basketball trainer and shortly after fell in love with sports performance training and Tone House. Solomon is a NASM certified personal trainer who brings his passion for sports and coaching to the Turf.
Yusuf Jeffers – Tone House Coach
As a former Division I Track & Field and Basketball athlete, he transitioned from a long career as a research assistant in cancer therapy and diagnostics to a full-time NASM certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. His passion for athletic-based training led him to develop and teach extremely popular sports conditioning, boxing, and small group classes in kettlebells and Olympic weight lifting. TRX, Performance Enhancement, and Corrective Exercise certified, Yusuf believes in the transformative and psychologically liberating power of physical fitness.
Shaun Robert Jenkins – Tone House Coach
Aka SRJ has surrounded himself in sports, and Martial Arts his entire life, leading to him playing Football and Lacrosse at a collegiate level. SRJ has spent the last ten years in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and then as a group fitness instructor, before finding Tone House. He immediately committed his career and focused on the growth and development of Tone House. SRJ started as a Head Coach, and over time has worked his way up to the Senior Training Manager. Shaun currently holds the following certifications: NCFS CPT, Trigger Point Self-Myofascial Release Techniques, USA Weightlifting – Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, TRX Certified Instructor, Precision Nutrition.
Joe Rodonis – Tone House Coach
Joe grew up with love for team sports and, in college, captained a cycling team while competing in triathlons. With a degree in finance, spent several years in the field of Nuclear Medicine. Deciding to follow his passions, Joe became a trainer and international model. Joe fell in love with the Tone House community and team atmosphere. The vision of Tone House falls directly in line with his philosophy and views on wellness. Your training should challenge you to push through mental/physical limits. Joe currently holds the following certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Health Coach.
Judine Saint Gerard – Tone House Coach
After graduation as a college track & basketball athlete, Judine decided to pursue her passion for fitness as a personal trainer. Missing her days as a college athlete, Judine trained for and competed in her first fitness competition, where she won first place overall. She later went pro with the WBFF in her 4th competition while also being accepted into NYU’s Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics bringing her back to NYC, where she found Tone House. Judine is a NASM certified personal trainer who brings her athletic spirit and love of sports to the Turf.
Kenny Santucci – Strong NY Coach
Kenny Santucci is best known as a trainer, coach, leader and daily-motivator. Brand ambassador for Michelob Ultra & Fitaid, and Technogym Master Trainer, Santucci, has established himself as a force within the health and fitness industry. As the creator of STRONG New York, he is the heart and leader behind these events that have already raised thousands of dollars to different health-focused organizations such as the Alzheimer’s Awareness Foundation, Movember Foundation, and Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Lulu Faria – Strong NY Coach
Lulu Faria, originally from Brasil, has been active in the fitness industry for ten years. Starting her journey with bodybuilding, before moving to CrossFit, and the rest is history. Lulu is currently teaching group fitness classes at Equinox and Chelsea Piers, as well as CrossFit and Body (HIT) at Solace NY. Her include CF-L1, NESTA CPT/BMS/FTS/CCS, and PPSC (pain-free performance specialist).
Danielle Barry – Strong NY Coach
Coach Dani has dedicated her life to helping people with their Heath, fitness, and lifestyle goals. She understands the challenges and obstacles that come along with setting goals and the work it takes to get there. She has competed at the national level in gymnastics and competed at the Central Regionals in CrossFit. Dani started coaching gymnastics in 2010 and quickly found passion in coaching group fitness shortly after. She is your go-to girl for PR celebrations, team workouts, and all things upside down!
Mike Aidala – Strong NY Coach
Mike Aidala is a strength and wellness coach based in Denver, Colorado. He has been coaching people for over a decade and has a varied background of expertise in traditional strength and conditioning, holistic wellness, yoga, partner acrobatics, Olympic weightlifting, SUP and more. You will find him inverted in a handstand and helping others get upside down all over the ship!
Andrew Mariani – Strong NY Coach
A lifelong athlete in multiple sports and collegiate lacrosse player. He began personal training in college with his team’s strength and conditioning coach and has been training and programming for individuals and groups at various levels. He is passionate about helping people breakdown their barriers and realizing their true potential.