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Meet the team

Our staff at Apex is always certified, professional, and judgement free. 


Amanda Arrigo


Amanda is an ISSA certified personal trainer, healthy lifestyle coach, certified nutritionist, and our incredible APEX leader!

Amanda's background includes 3 years of competitive body building and 8 years as a fitness trainer. This has been a passion of her's for over 11 years. "I am confident that every plan I create will not only build your physique but also your confidence through strength and nutrition." Not only is Amanda an incredible coach, she is also a dog mom, beach lover, and mental health advocate. 

Jessica Reilly 

Personal Trainer / Class Instructor

Jess is our Kettlebell specialist! She is an ISSA and Kettlebell Level I certified trainer, who focuses on the mind body connection. Jess herself discovered the link to mental health and physical exercise after facing her own mental health journey. After being a dancer for over 10 years,  she focused her attention on teaching other women to love movement and focus on caring for yourself through exercise. She hosts our Kettle Bell Flow classes, where she covers "the basics to the ballistics" - she is our sole Kettlebell strength and conditioning coach!


Louis "Africa" Ouedraogo

ISSA certified Personal Trainer & Nutritional Specialist

Louis Ouedraogo is an ISSA certified personal trainer and Nutritional Specialist. He has an extensive background in strength, conditioning, and agility training. Louis also specializes in competition posing and meal planning.

Jessica Damico

Personal Trainer / Class Instructor 

Jessica is a NASM & ISSA Certified Personal Trainer of 3+ years and specializes in strength training, athletic training and corrective exercise. While she specializes in forms of exercise she really loves to focus on helping her clients create a happy, healthy and balanced lifestyle. She has her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts of Sciences and is in the prospects of obtaining her BSN in the Nursing Program at Adelphi University.


Tom Kern

Personal Trainer/ Class Instructor

My name is Tom and I am an NASM certified personal trainer. My fitness journey started back in high school with kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and has progressed to include all different kinds of weight training. My biggest focus with my clients is making sure they’re doing moves with the correct form. I believe there’s no one size fits all in fitness, but there’s something for everyone! Fitness has changed my life for the better, and believe it can do the same for everyone.

Athena Klein

Personal Trainer / Class Instructor

Athena is an ACE certified personal trainer. She has always had a passion for exercise, but didn’t get serious until working with a personal trainer through boxing, who inspired her to become one herself. Her mission is to help clients reach their goals while also feeling comfortable in what can sometimes seem like an intimidating setting. 


Tim Welsh

Personal Trainer/ Class Instructor

Tim has been a personal trainer for five years. He specializes in Mace training, kettlebell training, overall unconventional style, and mobility. He has gone through his own transformation of 283-190 understand the mental obstacles of training. We will work hard to overcome those obstacles and achieve every goal you have!

Kyle Campbell

Personal Trainer / Class Instructor

Kyle specializes in strength and conditioning,Speed and agility and helping athletes get to their peak performance level while doing fun and engaging exercises that will push and challenge you.

Meet the Team: Team Members
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