Meet The Trainers

Jessica- (Service area: Phoenix, Glendale, North & South Scottsdale)

Hustle Personal Training was founded in 2017 by Jessica, after almost a decade in the physical therapy field working as an exercise technician & trainer. She has been passionate about health and fitness since she was a kid playing multiple sports (winning a basketball State Championship in 2006), weightlifting, running, hiking, etc. throughout her life. She graduated from ASU in 2015 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology and Minor in Psychology and is currently pursuing her Master’s of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sports Conditioning, Corrective Exercise, and Orthopedic Rehabilitation at A.T. Still University. Additionally, she is a Certified Personal Trainer & Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. She believes the mind-body relationship is extremely influential for client success and offers a well-rounded program from multiple perspectives. As a Kinesiologist, she utilizes a scientific approach when training and is very passionate and up to date on cutting-edge research to take her clients to the next level.

Jessica is also certified in Functional Movement Screening which allows her to assess movement patterns for dysfunction, detect muscle imbalances and/or asymmetries, and specifically address any of those issues with an individualized corrective exercise program, which may reduce the risk of injury for people beginning an exercise program and/or enhance athletic performance. Ultimately, she believes that proper technique and execution of exercises are critical and that appropriate exercise progression must be built from a strong & functional foundation.

Her strong background in science and fitness along with her upbeat attitude, persistence, and passion for helping others allow her to give her clients the tools they need to achieve their health and fitness goals. Ultimately, her mission is to educate the community and to help others achieve optimal performance, health & wellness.

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Aaron- (Service Area: Tempe, Ahwatukee, Scottsdale, Downtown Phoenix)

Graduating from Barrett, The Honors College with a Bachelors of Science, Kinesiology degree from Arizona State University and receiving his Personal Training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Aaron has the academic background needed to provide his clients with an individualized exercise program. 

Having played Club Rugby at Arizona State University for four years as well as four years of sports in High School, Aaron has a strong knowledge base on what it takes to succeed in athletics. On top of that, Aaron has the experience of undergoing a significant weight loss transformation. Starting at 295 pounds, Aaron dropped 90 pounds of weight and has managed to maintain his weight loss with healthy lifestyle choices. With his first-hand experience, Aaron will be able to help you with your goals on the field, in the weight room, on the scale, or in the kitchen. 

After completing an internship at Rehab Plus as a physical therapy technician, Aaron has made his career goal to become a Physical Therapist. He is currently working full time as a physical therapy technician at Empower Physical Therapy and has recently been accepted to the DPT program at NAU with expectations to begin in the fall of 2019. 

Overall, his education, experience, and personability make him a great fit as your next personal trainer!

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Thatcher- (Service area: Tempe, Ahwatukee, South Scottsdale)

Athletic his entire life, Thatcher played many sports from a young age and learned to love to be athletic in ways outside of traditional sports after high school. Thatcher graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology. After a 4 month Crossfit internship, Thatcher was hooked into teaching others, both one on one and small groups, on how to be healthy and be fit. He acquired his NSCA personal training certification to then further his passion for training others. He takes pride in studying fitness and training methodology to learn more and become a more effective coach for his clients. Having dealt with injuries most of his sports career Thatcher wants to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist working to prevent and rehabilitate injuries.

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