Meet the


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Coach Katie

"I'm not strong for a girl. I'm just strong."

Katie is dedicated to helping women find strength from within, confidence that exudes daily, and to live meaningful lives that they truly love! Once she found her own strength and worth, it was clear that her purpose is to help other women find the same! She has a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Indiana University and is certified through ACE for personal training, FMS level 1, NSPA for nutrition coaching, and is a certified Pre- and Postnatal Coach through Girls Gone Strong. 

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Coach Branden

"Sustainable health habits."

My fitness knowledge and creativity are the result of ten years’ experience working at the highest level as a personal trainer, learning not just how to create amazing physical transformations, but also to help create sustainable health habits. These important habits allow those on my training programs not only to achieve their ideal body, but to also foster a healthy energy and vitality that makes any task in life easier to accomplish. Accreditation: M.S., NASM-CPT, NSCA-CSCS, FMS-1, NSPA-CSSA, CWPC, CPDS, CSNS, TFW Level 1& 2 Instructor, Boxing and Barbell Level 1 Instructor, Bioforce Conditioning Certified, TKD/HKD 5th Degree Black Belt, BJJ Purple Belt. 

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Coach Isaac

"Work hard play hard."

Isaac is the Sports Performance Director at Force Fitness and Performance. He graduated from IUPUI with a degree in Exercise Science and a focus in Fitness Management and Personal Training. He has accumulated over two years of experience at Force working with athletes and adults working with them to help them reach their goals. He is passionate about moving well and helping you maximize your potential so you are capable to handle any endeavors you may face on the field or in life. He brings energy and a desire to push you to do things well but, make no mistake he has been known to be down for some good laughs and a good time too. Work hard play hard.

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Coach Ariel

Ariel is an ACSM certified personal trainer and ACE certified group fitness instructor. Ariel is currently continuing her education at Indiana University towards a B.A. in Fitness and Wellness. At Force, Ariel works in all programs, Group Training, Sports Performance, and Personal Training. Ariel enjoys creating a warm and welcoming environment for clients as they make progress towards their health and fitness goals.


Coach Emily

Emily is an NSCA-certified strength and conditioning coach who leads our early morning adult personal training sessions. She has a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from IU and is especially passionate about training for injury prevention and rehab. She coaches cross country and is an avid runner and cyclist, loving all things outdoors. 

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Coach Justin

Justin is a student at Indiana University Bloomington studying Fitness and Wellness. He is passionate about holistic health, movement, and the mind. In coaching, Justin seeks to empower each individual to not only achieve their goals, but to use fitness as a medium to live a larger life, to connect to their own journey inside fitness. Outside of coaching, he enjoys being outdoors, cooking, reading, and spending time with loved ones.

Coach Zach

Zach is an RYT-500 hour certified yoga teacher through the Baptiste Institute and is working on becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He has a bachelors and masters degree in Voice and Opera and is a certified Vocologist. His background in performance led him to the fitness industry as he saw a direct correlation between his own strength and fitness and his success and safety as a performer. He strives to empower and uplift his clients in order to help them show up as the most powerful versions of themselves for all the unique challenges of their lives.

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Coach Marissa

Hello, I am Marissa. I have been working here at force for about 2.5 years. I am originally from Evansville, In. I attended IU for Undergrad and have lived in Bloomington ever since. I love to stay busy so I constantly have something going between two jobs and activities with friends and family. In my spare time I love a good binge on Netflix/Hulu, cooking, drinking wine, a good workout and my self care Sundays. I love force because force is family, it's where everyone comes to be better/do better and if nothing else, they come to try!

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