STAFF

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JOSH PRATT - OWNER

B.S. in Strength and Conditioning under Dr. William Kraemer / NSCA CSCS - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist / NSCA TSAC-F - Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator / ISSA SFN - Specialist in Fitness Nutrition / TRX GSTC - Group Suspension Training Course

 

UConn Graduate in Strength & Conditioning. Holding his NSCA CSCS, TSAC-F, NASM CES and SFN, Pratt is the lead program developer and Strength & Conditioning coordinator at Just Performance Fitness. With 17 years of experience training diverse clientele ranging from General Fitness and Athletics to Pre & Post Rehabilitation, his training style is geared towards increasing physical performance and longevity while decreasing one’s susceptibility to injury. Along with training and program design, Pratt has developed and instructed the Personal Trainer Certificate course at our local community college, was invited to speak at the State Level NSCA Conference, and has been published for Tactical Training in the National TSAC Journal. His approach has always been helping clients and fellow trainers understand the mechanisms and the “why” behind training and nutrition, teaching them that becoming complacent can limit further success. Pratt’s knowledge and successful training style has helped him become a top trusted Trainer among many medical professions in CT.

 

“The biggest thing standing in the way of you and your goals is your mindset. The key to success is changing your mindset to realize that nothing great will ever come easy or without challenge: get comfortable being uncomfortable.”

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MIKAYLA GAGNON - MANAGER

Bachelors in Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing / Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children Training Certificate / CPR and AED Certified

 

Mikayla is the Manager, Head of Marketing, and Head of Customer Service at JPF. She takes care of all the day-to-day tasks to keep the gym functioning, assists members with workouts and personal trainer placement, and handles all of our marketing and customer relation needs.

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PAT PHELAN - CLASS COACH

Pat currently runs every other Saturday Bootcamp Class. He has won various awards in Powerlifting Competitions and has years of experience in a gym setting. Pat is also very knowledgeable with our Pro Shop products and supplements. 

 

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ROB WAGNER - PERSONAL TRAINER

NASM Certified Personal Trainer / NASM Certified Nutrition Coach / CPR, First Aid and AED Certified

Rob is a NASM CPT with over 25 years of Strength Training experience. His other areas of expertise include corrective exercise, cardiorespiratory fitness, core strength, stability, balance, hypertrophy, max strength, and power.

Rob has 20 years of experience working with local youth and highschoolers as a coach and trainer. Most recently he spent the summer training a Division 1 college athlete. He strives working with the adolescent population providing motivation and instilling self confidence through fitness.

"Be stronger than your excuses. Own your world."

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JACK RATTRAY - CLASS COACH & PERSONAL TRAINER

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RACHEL BORDEN - CLASS COACH & PERSONAL TRAINER

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JORDAN JONES - CLASS COACH & PERSONAL TRAINER