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.
Meaghan holds a Master's 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.
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.
Personal Trainer + Registered Dietitian
Robin holds a Master’s degree in Strength and Conditioning from Springfield College. During her time there, she was a part of the strength and conditioning staff as a Graduate Assistant, working with the men's lacrosse, women's gymnastics, field hockey, and diving programs, as well as the Head Sports Dietitian for all teams. Upon completion of her degree, Robin was hired as an Assistant Professor, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, and Coordinator of Sports Nutrition at Springfield College. As the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, she helped with supervising all strength and conditioning programs for the Prides' 24 varsity teams, and specifically worked with the men’s lacrosse and field hockey programs. As Coordinator of Sports Nutrition, she provided individual nutrition counseling, team talks, grocery store and dining hall tours, and cooking demos for all varsity athletes. Robin has presented at various speaking engagements on nutrition, with the most notable at the NSCA Connecticut State Clinic on “Performance Nutrition Strategies for the Collegiate Athlete.” Currently, Robin is an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sports Dietitian at Boston University. There, she develops strength training programs, and provides nutrition education for the women’s lacrosse, women’s open weight rowing, cross country, and track and field programs. Read More...
Jake’s passion for health and fitness started in 6th grade, when he was introduced to his high school weight room by a friend. Jake fell in love with the community and exceptional work ethic of the weight room, making fitness a priority in his life ever since. On top of that, Jake has been an active person his entire life, as he played hockey from the time he was 4 years old and continued through high school. Jake holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a minor in Psychology. He also holds a personal training certification from the American Council on Exercise. In Jake’s free time, he enjoys spending time with friends, playing pickup basketball, yoga, gaming, reading, and learning new skills.
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. 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.
Kendall Square CrossFit Head Coach + 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!