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Campus Recreation


Our Instructors

Our instructors are nationally certified and have passed an extensive training process. They are happy to talk with you about reaching your fitness goals (or just hear about your day) before or after class.

Become a Group X Instructor

Approximately 10 new students join us for our Instructor-In-Training Program each semester. This is a semester-long program with no prior experience required. Apply via Handshake for the spring semester.

Omar Baraket

Omar Baraket

Major: Marketing/Global Supply Chain and Operations Management
Certifications: Zumba, Latin Dances
Interesting Fact: I am the Zumba co-originator in North Africa!

Kate Beckman

Kate Beckman

Major: Exercise Science
Certifications: Schwinn Cycle
Interesting Fact: I have three poodles.

Lizzie Broome

Lizzie Broome

Major: Exercise Science & Psychology
Certifications: Body Combat, Yoga fit, Pound
Interesting Fact: I can rap the fast part of Fergalicious. 

Clayton Buckaloo

Clayton Buckaloo

Major: International Business and GSCOM
Certifications: General Formats, Cycle
Interesting Fact: I’m a water-ballerina with my own personal nose plugs.

Aimee Calcutt

Aimee Calcutt  

Major: MSW, Master’s of Social Work
Certifications: BODYATTACK
Interesting Fact: Diet coke, dark chocolate and coffee are the things that keep me going!

Kaylan Frame

Kaylan Frame

Major: Exercise Science
Certifications: Schwinn Cycle & TRX
Interesting Fact: I can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under a minute.

Zoe Grooms

Zoe Grooms

Major: Exercise Science
Certifications: TRX, Health Fitness Specialist
Interesting Fact: My first camping trip was when I was six months old.

Kayla Goumas

Kayla Goumas

Major: Exercise Science, Pre-PT
Certifications: BODYPUMP, Cycle, Xtreme Fit, TRX
Interesting Fact: My favorite ice cream is Double Dunker… 10/10 would recommend.

Meagan Horres

Meagan Horres

Major: Visual Communications
Certifications: Barre, Total Strength
Interesting Fact: If I could eat oatmeal for every meal, I would do so.

Caitlin Jones

Caitlin Jones

Major: Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Percussion Performance
Certifications: ACE, Bodypump, PTAGlobal
Interesting Fact: My two favorite things are the beach and my dog!

Michele Josey

Michele Josey

Major: PhD Epidemiology
Certifications: Zumba
Interesting Fact: I love french fries!

Katie McCarthy

Katie McCarthy

Major: Public Health with minors in Business Administration and Education Counseling Certifications: Barre, Cycle and Zumba
Interesting Fact:
I can lick my elbow!

Brooke Rakowski

Brooke Rakowski

Major: Broadcast Journalism
Certifications: TRX & Barre
Interesting Fact: I went hiking for elephants in the Huai Nam Dang National Park and taught English in remote villages in Thailand and Laos.

Brittoni Reynolds

Brittoni Reynolds

Major: Associate Director of Campus Recreation
Certifications: BODYPUMP, BODYCOMBAT, TRX, Cycle, YogaFit
Interesting Fact: I’ve been to Disney World at least 20 times in the past three years.

Chrissy Strow

Chrissy Strow

Major: Fitness Coordinator
Certifications: BODYPUMP, TRX, Cycle, HIIT, Xtreme Fit, Barre, Yoga, Zumba
Interesting Fact: My guilty pleasure is binge watching Pretty Little Liars.

Aditi Tailor

Aditi Tailor 

Major: Global Supply Chain and Operations Management/Accounting/French
Certifications: Cycle, TRX
Interesting Fact: I eat a crazy amount of bananas daily (throw in some peanut butter and the number increases even more significantly)!