Personal Training Staff

Josh May

Personal Training Director

Josh holds a BS in Physical Education/Exercise Science from  the University of Vermont. He is NASM-CPT; CPR/AED; Pre/Post Natal; MMA conditioning certified.  His areas of expertise include: Weight loss, endurance training, strength training, circuit/high intensity training & athletic/sport training, and his personal mantra is “strong fixes everything”.   Some of his biggest accomplishments are finishing his first half marathon in under 2 hours, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in college, participating in the Big Brother program & participating in and raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis “Great Strides” Walk every April.

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Jared Jalbert

Kendall Square CrossFit Director/ Certified Personal Trainer

Jared is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Since he was a child, Jared has always been involved in exercise from playing sports to participating in his mother’s step aerobics class. He followed these hobbies in to college to achieve a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Exercise Science and found his passion in fitness and helping others achieve their fitness goals and improve overall health. In addition to his BS and NSCA-CSCS cert, over the last 6 years Jared as deepened his array of knowledge by participating in courses including Kettlebell Concepts Level 1 Coach, CrossFit Level 1 coach, Les Mills: BodyPump, RPM, and CXWorx. During these years in the fitness field, Jared has helped many individuals achieve their health goals. From Mothers-to-be or post-partum, rehab clients, athletes, and weight loss specific, Jared has been there to motivate. During his free time, Jared loves to push himself just like he pushes his clients. He finds CrossFit workouts are the best method to achieve great fitness for him. One of his goals is to compete in the CrossFit Games in California. Outside of teaching his classes during the week, Jared participates in CAC’s basketball league in the evening. The area Jared is working on the most is his golf game!

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Gina Petrie

Certified Personal Trainer / Boxing Coach

Gina Petrie is a recent graduate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor degree in Kinesiology with concentrations in Personal Training and Physical Therapy. She has her Personal Training Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine and also has experience working in physical therapy practices. Gina began working at a fitness center on the Umass campus as a personal trainer, and there she gained experience working with clients of all ages and abilities and discovered her passion for creating healthier lifestyles for others.

Growing up on the South Shore of Massachusetts with two brothers, fitness and sports have always been a part of her daily life. From a young age she was extremely active and passionate about soccer and tennis, where struggling from injuries of her own lead her to the path of therapy for others.


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Tanner Larose

Certified Personal Trainer

Tanner’s love for sports and fitness started at a very young age. Having come from a family with a number of professional athletes, Tanner was always very fitness oriented. He grew up playing and participating in a number of different sports such as basketball, baseball, football, and soccer.  Tanner started to accompany his father to the gym at the age of 12 in hopes of enhancing his performance in sport. He has been training and challenging himself ever since. After the first visit he knew he eventually wanted to make a living in fitness. In high school Tanner played baseball and basketball and was awarded “most athletic” in school. It was during high school that he started to uncover a real passion… powerlifting . From the age of 15 to 22, Tanner and his father competed in powerlifting meets. Throughout his years in powerlifting he was exposed to a variety of training techniques from top tier athletes from around the World and USA, including a two time world bench press champion of whom Tanner had the ability to work and train with. Tanner is a two-time state bench press champion and a national qualifier. Tanner also played Rugby for four years at Elon University, where he was the captain and “team trainer,” putting his teammates through rigorous endurance and strength training regiments ultimately leading to 3 state titles. After University, Tanner spent five years in the corporate world where he most recently was a Healthcare Recruiter. He could no longer ignore his passion and love for fitness and therefore decided to change his own life making his way back to the fitness world. Tanner specializes in sport specific performance, powerlifting, strength and endurance training, as well as weight loss. In his spare time, besides training himself, Tanner loves to stay busy. He enjoys hiking, rock climbing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, water-skiing, and basically anything active outdoors. Tanner is Canadian and his love for hockey knows no bounds. He thoroughly enjoys the Bruins.

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Meaghan Shea

CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER / CROSSFIT COACH

Meaghan holds a Masters degree in Applied Exercise Physiology from Columbia University-Teachers College as well as several certifications, including Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), Medical Exercise Specialist (AAHFRP-MES), Certified Personal Trainer (ACE-CPT), Pre/Post Natal Trainer and CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1). She discovered her love for fitness while playing collegiate softball and fell into the industry shortly after graduating. She was a practicing fitness professional in New York City for 13 years before recently moving to Cambridge and joining the team at CAC. While in New York, Meaghan grew to be the Director of Education at a school for aspiring fitness professionals as well as for a staff of 20+ trainers, overseeing curriculum and instructing on the science and application of exercise science to professional personal training. She has also had roles in fitness media, previously serving as a Fitness Editor and contributing writer for several fitness magazines. It was through these many different roles that she came to appreciate the underlying importance of education and communication to helping people achieve their goals – whatever they may be – and she continues striving to emphasize these attributes to each of her clients. After over a decade in NYC, Meaghan is excited to continue her fitness career in her home state. She hopes to also find a local softball league and continue playing the sport that originally sparked her love of fitness.

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Emily Huebner

Personal Trainer/ CrossFit Coach

Emily is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS).  Sports and fitness has always been a passion of hers, so it was unsurprising when Emily decided to take a career path in the industry.  In 2012, Emily received her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Hofstra University.  While in undergrad, Emily became involved in CrossFit, and, in 2011, she became certified at a Level 1 trainer.  To gain more knowledge in the field, she pursued a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science at Northeastern University.  While studying for her Master’s, Emily interned with Northeastern’s Strength and Conditioning program, working with the university’s Division 1 men’s and women’s hockey, basketball, and soccer teams.  Ultimately, Emily remained passionate about CrossFit, holding a coaching position for some time at CrossFit Coolidge Corner in Brookline. Emily’s passions lie in helping clients build strength and functionality to be translated into daily life, sports performance, Olympic lifts, high-intensity training, and mobility. During her free time, Emily enjoys traveling, hitting a CrossFit workout, or watching football.

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Sara Ennis

Sara is a graduate of Lasell College with a B.S. in Athletic Training. She had the opportunity to
gain experience working with collegiate and high school level athletes throughout her college career.
During her time at Lasell, she completed 6 clinical rotations over a period of 3 years, working with the
sports medicine teams at a variety of schools including Harvard University, College of the Holy Cross,
Brandeis University, Wellesley College, Saint Sebastian’s High School and Lasell College. Her junior year,
Sara got certified for personal training through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), and began
working in small group fitness. She has helped a number of clients work towards their health and
fitness goals, from weight loss to strength training. After a year working in a small group setting, Sara
decided that she wanted to pursue a job where she can work more personally with clients in a one on
one setting, and joined our team here at CAC. Sara has a special interest in helping clients with their personal
fitness goals and pulls from her background in athletic training to incorporate concepts of injury
prevention and corrective exercise. Sara is a BOC certified athletic trainer and plans to obtain her
CSCS certification for strength and conditioning as the next step in her career.

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Josh Fox

Certified Personal Trainer

Josh holds a BS in Exercise Science from Bridgewater State University where he also minored in Nutrition and Biology as well as completing the pre-physical therapy track. He is currently pursuing an MS in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology with a dual specialization in Sports Conditioning and Orthopedic Rehabilitation with future aspirations to attain a doctorate. He has earned a CPT through the American College of Sports Medicine and is also First Aid & CPR/AED certified through the American Heart Association. Josh has also been an avid martial arts practitioner for 12+ years holding multiple black belts among other ranks in various systems. His number of positions in a multitude of fitness facilities as well as his formal education has allowed Josh to gain a solid understanding and knowledge of the business as a whole which he uses to assist his clients in reaching their goals.

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Eric David

Certified Personal Trainer

Eric is an American College of Sports Medicine (A.C.S.M) Certified Personal Trainer/Professional Fitness Trainer. Eric has been training himself intensely since the age of 13 in order to enhance his performance in sport.  In his junior year of HIgh School Eric was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma, and underwent multiple surgeries and one year of chemotherapy.  This experience had a very profound effect on him and he decided to pursue a career that would lead him to research cancer drugs. Eric attended Boston University to study Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and in his second year- under the advice of his manager at BU’s fitness center where he held a work study job- he became an ACSM certified personal trainer and began training people Immediately he fell in love with helping people better themselves physically and psychologically, and the intimate relationships formed through personal training.  Changing lives through physical and mental fitness became his greatest desire and so Eric switched his course of studies to earn a degree in Applied Exercise Science. Eric has vast experience training in everything from yoga to powerlifting, pre and post natal to bodybuilding, young children and athletes to seniors with spinal issues and other ailments, as well as underweight, overweight and obese people. Eric specializes in Large Scale Body Transformation- helping people lose 50-100lbs or more, and has had great success in doing that, with two 100lbs and five 50+lbs weight loss clients thus far. He also specializes in sport performance enhancement training In his free time, Eric loves to read literature, to study music and compose and play music (classical, jazz, folk, and others).  He loves the outdoors and hikes as much as he can. Eric also loves to research and study more about the human body and physical fitness, always trying to better himself as a trainer, and he loves to practice yoga and slackline (tight rope walking). Finally, Eric loves to train himself to his limits and continues to enhance his performance in Motocross racing.

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