Personal Training Staff


Jared Jalbert

Personal Training Manager

Jared has been coaching athletes since high school, cultivating a passion for working with people to help them better themselves. Whether that means improving their athletic performance or even just brightening their day, he utilizes his expansive knowledge base to encourage healthier living. Jared holds a Bachelor's in Exercise Science from Springfield College, in addition to several accreditations including Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), USA Weightlifting (USAW), and CrossFit-Level 2. Jared's mission, both as a professional and a person, is to extend his outreach to as many people as possible; his philosophy emphasizes self-awareness and self-accountability in order to promote a healthier, more holistic lifestyle.

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Sarah Kadri

Personal Trainer

Sarah is a recent graduate from The University of Massachusetts Boston with her degree in Exercise and Health Science and her minor in Psychology. College is where she developed a passion for power lifting and became the #1 junior power lifter in her weight class. Prior to her college powerlifting experience, Sarah was a gymnast for 6 years and played on her school’s volleyball team. In addition to her degree, Sarah also holds a Personal Training Certificate from NASM and has 4+ years of experience helping individuals to achieve various goals ranging from powerlifting, endurance sports, bodybuilding, and general weight loss amongst other fitness and wellness targets. In her down time, Sarah works with her sister in Beirut, Lebanon helping to find housing for Syrian refugees, as well as hiking in the fall and playing with her kitten Koda. 

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Meaghan Shea

Personal Trainer + Crossfit Coach

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.



Robin Amylon

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... 

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