Personal Training Staff

Christina Abbey

Christina is a junior majoring in Integrative Neuroscience. Christina has been active her whole life, from competitive cheerleading to weight training. Christina's interests lie in becoming a well-rounded athlete by continuing to learn about various types of physical activity. She began practicing yoga and is currently training for her first half marathon. As an ACE certified personal trainer, Christina is excited to encourage others to motivate and instill knowledge in others on how to achieve their goals and live a healthier lifestyle.


Taylor is currently a junior who is majoring in biology. He grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY where he played tennis and swam competitively throughout his life. He is an ACE certified personal trainer with years of experience in weight lifting and calisthenics. He emphasizes the importance of a program that focuses on functionality by training individuals with common, everyday movements. Taylor has an unceasing interest in all aspects of fitness and is eager to help his clients achieve their goals.


Chris is a junior majoring in Integrative Neuroscience and minoring in Health and Wellness. His hometown is Chester, NY, where he competed in shot put for Track and Field. During his senior year of high school, Chris lost fifty pounds and has been in love with fitness ever since. He recently trained and competed in a Spartan Race, which he plans on doing again in the near future. As a certified personal trainer through ACE, Chris is looking forward to helping people with their health and fitness goals.

Alexa Francisco

Alexa is a senior studying Industrial and Systems Engineering with a minor in Health and Wellness. She is from East Islip, NY where she played soccer and ran cross country and track. Alexa works in FitSpace as a Fitness Manager and ACE certified Personal Trainer. Alexa also holds specialty certifications in Spinning, Pink Gloves Boxing and R.I.P.P.E.D.®. She loves weight training, running, taking spin classes, and playing sports for fun. As an ACE certified personal trainer, Alexa hopes to help others reach their fitness goals and live healthier lifestyles.

Taesung Kim

Tae is a senior majoring in Integrative Neuroscience. As an aspiring doctor, Tae is looking to attend med school in the future. Tae is an amateur MMA fighter, Jiu Jitsu club captain and former competitive wrestler. He enjoys power lifting and Olympic lifting, as well as trying new foods. Tae has been a certified personal trainer through ACE since December 2014 and looks forward to helping people reach their fitness goals.

Samantha Maher

Samantha is a junior studying Psychology with a minor in Education. She is from Massapequa, NY where she ran track and cross country all four years. Samantha works in FitSpace as a Fitness Assistant and as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. She loves kickboxing, yoga, swimming and running. Samantha believes that fitness is about achieving a happier healthier you and understands this is different for everyone. She is devoted to finding a type of exercise that fits your needs and helps achieve your fitness goals.

Rob Meyer

Robert is a sophomore in Binghamton's School of Management studying Finance, with a minor in Russian Language Studies. When he's not at school, he lives at home with his family in Brooklyn, New York, where he trains and aspires to compete in both national weightlifting and powerlifting meets. Robert hopes to aid clients in bettering their strength, conditioning, and overall lifestyles through his sport-specific knowledge, in conjunction with his ACE certification as a personal trainer.


Rosie strives to make every workout fun, challenging and efficient. She enjoys motivating her clients to the fullest and tailoring sessions for each person, whether they have never stepped foot inside a gym before or have been training for years. She has a passion for helping people reach their fitness goals and live a well-balanced life. Rosie believes that there’s always room for improvement and it’s never too late to start anything!

Christopher Nock

Chris is currently Graduate Student in the MBA program. He is originally from Ithaca NY where he competed in Football, Track and Field, and Downhill Ski Racing. Currently a Pole Vaulter for the Varsity Track and Field team here at Binghamton, he has an insatiable hunger for fitness. Certified through ACE, he is constantly trying to learn more and help others achieve their fitness goals.

rachel smith

Rachel is a junior majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Health and Wellness Studies. She is from Dix Hills, NY where she was captain of the swim team and is an avid horseback rider. Following her passion for fitness and wellness, she became an ACE Certified Personal Trainer to enable her to help others on their fitness journey. Rachel has completed multiple Tough Mudders, a half marathon, and is a certified lifeguard. She loves the challenge of training to reach difficult objectives and looks forward to helping others reach their own health and fitness goals.


Last Updated: 8/31/16