Jeremy Strom is the President and Founder of Playgrounz Inc. Jeremy has worked in the fitness industry for over 25 years as a Coach, Personal Trainer, Fitness Director and International Fitness Educator. Jeremy has worked alongside many of the best fitness research and educational leaders around the world and bridges this education with his own to create some of the most advanced thinking to his Playgrounz programming. Jeremy has presented continuing education lecture and practicum to personal trainers and fitness professionals in over 40 countries worldwide.
Jeremy also created the popular suspended rotation training system rip:60™. Jeremy is a national and international accredited personal trainer and is a specialist in Movement and BioMechanics. Jeremy is committed to the advancement of functional movement, performance, small group personal training and communication protocols to continue to push boundaries of movement.
Jeremy is also the President of Fitness Beyond Borders, an International Fitness Education and Collaboration company designed to bridge the gap between borders, religion, wealth and education.
Lisa Townsend is the CEO and founder of Playgrounz Inc. Lisa has her Bachelor of Science, Masters in Education, and is a certified personal trainer through NASM.
Lisa has been working in the fitness industry for over 15 years. She has had tremendous success with her clients, and offers a gentle yet encouraging approach to fitness. Her clients have seen many positive changes in their overall health, fitness abilities, weight loss, and quality of life. She loves playing in the mountains of Utah, paddle boarding, biking, snowboarding, trail running and snowshoeing. She also loves the many benefits of yoga, which she has been practicing for over 20 years.
Mitchell Montini graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Kinesiology. He comes to us with over 5 years of experience in the fitness industry and specializes in youth performance. Mitchell is a registered Ace certified personal trainer, U.S.A weightlifting coach, in addition to having his cross fit level 1 certification. His commitment both on and off of the field is to improve functional movement in athletes of all ages, while teaching safe lifting techniques
Courtney grew up in Davis County and developed a passion for health and fitness at a very young age. She moved to Logan to attend Utah State University where she graduated with a degree in Health Science. While attending college she married her supportive husband Chaz and they are beyond excited to become first time parents the end of December. Courtney ran her first marathon in 2013 and has since ran many more marathons, half marathons, and relay races. She attended Playgrounz for the first time in 2013 and was blown away by the positive impact the exercises had on her speed and strength. Courtney is eager to help others of all ages and fitness levels improve their way of living and achieve their fitness goals.
Kari is a native of Northern UT. She is married to a wonderful husband, the mother of three great children, and the grandmother to one awesome little grandson. She’s committed to feeling better, looking better, and living better….all of which are affected by what she does with PlaygrounZ. This includes the workouts, leading classes, inspiring students, and building lasting relationships. She enjoys helping others see and reach their potential from a fitness perspective. She spends time stand-up paddle boarding, running and hiking the local trails, and leading a more active lifestyle. She is a ACE certified personal trainer. She has been training with PlaygrounZ since 2012.
Jen recently moved to Logan from Hawaii where she was a PE teacher, and taught TRX classes. Fitness has always been important to Jen, and her passion is easily passed on to those she trains. She's an amazing athlete, who loves to run, surf, and snowboard.
Mandy Steele has participated in many types of fitness programs, from yoga to interval training. As the mother of a little girl, she realizes how important staying healthy and being a good example is. In 2013 she set a goal to compete in a bodybuilding competition and absolutely fell in love with weight lifting. She started lifting about 2 and a half years ago and it has truly been life changing. She has competed in NPC bikini competition and enjoyed the challenge and growth that goal gave to her. Now after seeing how amazing accomplishing her goals are, she is ready to help others reach their goals in weight loss, building muscle, and feeling strong and healthy!
Michael Bradley is an NASM certified trainer, he is also certified in several other modalities including Yoga, P90X, Boxing and Gymnastics. He is a 2nd degree black belt in mixed martial arts and has taught martial arts, parkour, gymnastics, group fitness and power tumbling. Along with working as a kayak/glacier guide in Alaska for several years he is also a collegiate national champion tree climber. He focuses on several different areas of fitness including, functional training, athletic performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation, power lifting, ninja warrior training and kickboxing.
Jeremy Strom and Lisa Townsend are the Co Founders and owners of Playgrounz Gym. They have been happily married for over 18 years, and have two amazing and active children, who love to train at Playgrounz.
We Regret to inform you that Playgrounz has closed.