reach your peak

Apex Personal Training is 100% comprehensive, meaning there is never any guess work for clients as far as workouts or nutritional guidance. 


We make sure that your workout plan meets the following criteria: Realistic, Effective, and Sustainable. 

Meet Our Trainers

Dena Nelson

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ACE Certified Personal Trainer 

Ooltewah Location

Originally from Michigan,  Dena has over 10 years experience in personal training, and started after her then-3 year old daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Her daughter is now a scholarship athlete at Kentucky!

Steeve Damas

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NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Ooltewah Location

Steeve developed a passion for fitness in high school and hasn't stopped since. Steeve graduated from UTC in December 2015 with his Bachelor's Degree. When Steeve isn't training, he's probably playing, watching, or thinking about soccer!

Brandi Vatt

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ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Ooltewah Location

Brandi has her B.S. in Exercise Science from UTC. She is an ACSM certified personal trainer with 7 years of experience in the fitness field. When she isn't training you are likely to find Brandi and her husband paddle boarding, hiking or rock climbing in their free time!


Jamel Marsh

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NCCA Accredited Personal Trainer

East Hamilton Location

Jamel has had one passion in his career: helping others improve their lives through fitness! Jamel is what you'd call a gym rat: he just loves it in the gym! He also loves spending time with his wife and 3 kids!

Stephen Mason

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Exercise Physiologist

Stephen is originally from Chattanooga, and after serving in the Army for 5 years now lives with his wife and daughter in Collegedale! He loves helping people realize how realistic their fitness goals can be.

Ryn Harrison

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NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Ryn has been in fitness for several years, and has a passion for yoga, dance, and helping others reach their fitness goals. When she's not in the gym, she is hiking and cuddling with her dog, Mascot!