Lead Corporate Coordinator
ACE – CPT, PN1 Nutrition Coach, Schwinn Cycling Instructor
Keven is a farm boy from the Minnesota who grew up understanding the value of hard work. Weight gain was a problem, and in high school he developed a passion for exercise after joining the school’s Acrosport/Gymnastics team. This lifestyle change helped him lose over 60lbs and started him on a life long journey in the pursuit of better health. Keven was accepted to Andrews University in 2007 where he continued his passion for Acrosport/Gymnastics by joining the Andrews University Gymnics; serving as captain of the team for several years. He also continued his development in health and fitness within his studies, graduating with a B.S. in Exercise and Fitness along with gaining his Certified Personal Trainer certificate through American Council on Exercise. After moving to Knoxville in 2012 he began working with PTI in their corporate fitness and wellness programs. He quickly worked his way to Lead Coordinator, in charge of managing corporate locations in Knoxville. It did not take long to realize that there was something missing. Exercise is only one part of living a healthy lifestyle and Keven knew that being healthy was going to take more. Keven studied and became a Pn1 Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition in the summer of 2017. Now he is armed with the knowledge and ability to individualize exercise and nutritional planning for client success.
Lead Education Coordinator
Clayton grew up in Colorado where he excelled in football earning first team All-Conference honors in high school. He would then go on to play linebacker at the NCAA level for Adams State College in Alamosa, CO. Clayton continued to make athletics and football a part of his life playing four years at the semi-pro level in Colorado and California. He is now part of our team at PTI as our education coordinator. Clayton is an ISSA certified personal trainer and has a passion in developing and preparing young athletes to compete at the next level.
Corporate Wellness Coordinator
ISSA – Certified Personal Trainer
Originally from El Paso, Texas, Kris moved to Knoxville, Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Work. After college, Kris found her passion for fitness and began teaching group fitness classes and then later on added personal training. Kris currently holds six group fitness certifications which include Barre, Yoga and Indoor Cycling. She is a ISSA certified personal trainer. She brings over 18 years of fitness experience to the program and is currently a Corporate Wellness Coordinator for Cellular Sales and manages the Fitness Center at Holston Hills Country Club.
Cody Noland, MS
Coordinator of Team Training
CSCS, TPI Level 1 Certified
Cody is originally from Asheville, NC where he earned All-Conference and All-State honors in football. He went on to graduate from North Carolina A&T State university with his Bachelor’s of Science in Sports Science and Fitness Management. Cody is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA (CSCS). He gained experience training athletes during his time with EXOS where he helped athletes optimize performance through strength and SAQ training. Cody moved to Knoxville to continue his education at the University of Tennessee. Since then he has graduated with his Master’s of Science in Sport Psychology and Motor Behavior. Throughout his college career Cody worked at various places as a personal trainer and wellness coach where he has gained experience in helping individuals develop a healthy lifestyle. His studies focused on optimizing performance through physical and mental training, but he is also devoted and passionate about improving the lives of others by helping them reach personal health and fitness goals. Cody recently earned his certification as a TPI Golf fitness professional in order to help golfers maximize their swing potential by increasing strength, mobility, and stability.
Cody is also heading up the PTI Mind Matters program, which sets out to give athletes, performers, and professionals a competitive advantage through mental skills training and other sport psychology concepts.
Aaron McMindes, BS Kinesiology, Applied Fitness
ACSM – Certified Personal Trainer
Aaron McMindes graduated with B.S. degree in Kinesiology, Applied Fitness from California State University, Northridge in 2017. Before attending California State University, Northridge, he served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps Infantry and deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan where he discovered the importance of being physically and mentally strong. Aaron is Certified Personal Trainer through ACSM. He is passionate and dedicated to assisting others obtain their fitness goals and improve their quality of life.
Neil Lee, BS
ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
Randall Corneilus Lee grew up in Clinton, SC. Neil has been around sports all his life. He started at a very young age and even had a basketball in his crib as a baby. He played football, basketball and ran track for his high school team, where he had many accomplishments. He led his football team the for two years as their quarterback where he earned all-conference, all-region and Laurens County player of the year nominee, winning the award in his senior year. He then went on to play football at the collegiate level for Tusculum. Neil graduated from Tusculum University, where he received a bachelor degree while double majoring in sport science and sport management with a minor in coaching. Additionally, Neil interned with his high school strength and condition program for two summers and also had an internship with Laughlin Memorial Hospital in the Physical Therapy rehab center.