Personal Trainers

The training philosophy at the Sports Center is simple but effective. Eat right, put in the work, and improve your quality of life. There are no magic formulas, pills or fad diets that will ever work as well as a long-term commitment to a balanced strategy of exercise and proper nutrition. Our training staff is here to guide you and support you through your own individual plan. We have years of experience and an incredibly talented staff.

We require that our trainers have an exercise related degree and /or Personal Training Certification, in addition to continuing education classes. We take a scientific approach to your success and working with a trainer will ensure more consistent results. Everyone can benefit from the accountability and positive motivation that comes with working with a trainer.


Grant Kelley is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). 

These days, you can find Grant over at our state of the art sister facility, The Sports Center Performance Zone where he run youth sports performance classes, adult fitness classes and much more. 

To learn more, or connect with Grant visit:



BIlly is an ISSA and ACE certified trainer who focuses on helping his clients improve their physical fitness in a safe and controlled manner. He is tough, yet compassionate and will help guide you no matter what your goals are. 

His motto is you should be better than you were yesterday 



Brittany is originally from Buffalo, NY where she received a Master's of Science in Health and Human Performance with a specialization in Strength and Conditioning. She has  had the opportunity to work with cardiac patients, high school, college and professional athletes.

She has worked in the industry for over 12 years and has worked with a diverse population of clients on achieving their goals of fat loss, muscle gain and a better quality of life.

She specializes in strength specific sports and is a competitive powerlifter. She offers programming, meet prep and meet day handling for beginner and advanced powerlifters alike. 



Lauren earned her B.S. in Fitness and Sports Science from Washington Adventist University in Maryland and a certification in Personal Training from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).  She played basketball, volleyball and softball in college.  Lauren specializes in helping all age groups develop and maintain a love and passion for fitness and staying active.

“My goal is to help my clients fall in love with moving their bodies and using the incredible abilities we have been given.  I want to equip my clients with all the tools they need to feel comfortable in and around the gym.”

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  • Ashlyn has earned her B.S. in Kinesiology from Indiana University and a Certification in Personal Training from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
  • In her time in the fitness industry she has had the opportunity to train and work with a wide variety of clients aiding in fat loss and mobility, as well as athletes of all age groups.
  • She specializes in volleyball conditioning and facilitated many volleyball camps for kids throughout her years.


Jovon is a certified personal trainer with ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association), that is also Active duty in the USCG for over 19 years. He is currently a USAPL competitor who trains and competes in powerlifting meets.
His dedication and passion is to help individuals achieve their fitness goals for health and wellness.
My commitment is to empower clients to lead a healthier lifestyle through sustainable and effective fitness practices.
Welcome to The Sports Center, Jovon!


Graduated from UNC-Greensboro with a BS in Public Health in 2019, born and raised
in Carteret County and moved back home in 2022.
-Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor since 2016, working with all
populations from athletes to elderly.
-Rock Steady Boxing Coach at PZ.

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Grace earned her NASM certification for personal training and has been involved in sports her whole life. She has a passion for her clients physical and mental growth. It’s her priority to work together with your goals and her knowledge to see results in your fitness. 

“I work with all ages and look forward to meeting your needs whether it’s building muscle, loosing fat, and/or getting in shape for a healthier body. Please feel free to come talk to me!”