The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

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Meet Our Personal Trainers

 

Jim Stamm

Jim Stamm believes fitness improves the quality of your life.  His training emphasizes proper form, injury prevention and recovery from injury/surgery to achieve strength, posture and balance.  He has experience with clients that have various injuries and chronic health issues.  His helps clients gain the knowledge to attain a healthy lifestyle.

Certifications: 

  • Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)
  • Senior Fitness Specialist (NASM)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM)
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM)
  • Group Exercise Instructor (AFAA)


Renette Schmidtke

Renette Schmidtke is a NCSF certified personal trainer who has experience working with clients of varying ages and abilities.  She has been a certified PT for seven years.  She has participated in triathlons, duathlons, 5k/10k runs and is a professional Figure competitor with WBFF.  She believes that physical activity is important at any age and the that living a healthy lifestyle will be different for each person. Renette thinks being aware of food portion sizes, engaging in physical activity and sleep are important roles in overall wellness. Her favorite hobby is strength training and teaching group exercise classes. 

Certifications:

  • Personal Trainer (NCSF)
  • Group Exercise Instructor (AFAA)
  • SCW Pilates 
  • SCW Kettlebell 
  • Schwinn Cycle Coach
  • YMCA Group Exercise Instructor

 

Heather Gray

Heather Gray is a highly experienced coach and trainer.  She began her passion for fitness as a track and cross country runner competing at the collegiate level for SMU.  After college she trained to compete in sprint triathlons and adventure races in the DFW area.  Now she is a certified Spin, BodyPump and Personal Trainer and enjoys helping others reach their own individual fitness goals.  As a trainer, she provides guidance to clients about strength, cardio, flexibility and basic nutrition.  Heather is excited to share what she has learned with each client so they can reach their personal goals and gain greater overall health.

Certifications:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (NCSF)
  • Cooper Institute Certified Spinning Instructor
  • BodyPump – Les Mills
  • YMCA Group Exercise Instruction
  • Healthy Lifestyle Principles, CPR/AED
  • Bender Barre Training