DIRECTOR OF GROUP FITNESS, SARAH LATOUR
Sarah LaTour has over 8 years of experience in the group fitness. Since Sarah was in high school she has been passionate about Olympic weight lifting, and cardio conditioning. She holds a high standard of excellence for her team. Her enthusiasm for sports and working as a team has led her to the journey of Group Fitness. Sarah holds two certifications through ACE: Personal Training & Health Coach. She is also a Mad Dog Athletics Spinning Instructor, Star Level 3. Sarah also recently became certified to teach Turbo Kick live. She is passionate about helping others achieve their physical fitness goals. With experience in clubs from California to our Sunshine state, Sarah brings a lot of joy and direction to our Group Fitness team.
DIRECTOR OF PERSONAL TRAINING, RENEE BARNHILL
Renee brings over 20 years of training experience and is proud to offer our services to our members. In addition to providing personal training services to individuals, she will also be overseeing all training services conducted at Grand Fitness. Renee's list of certifications include:
ACE Personal Trainer, Licensed and Insured.
Lifestyle Wellness Coach
Winning Sport Nutrition Coach
Specialist in Fitness Nutrition
P.C. Judge (National Physique Committee)
National N.P.C. Physique and Figure Competitor
Group Personal Training
Strength Training Certified
Resist-A-Ball Master Trainer
Sport and Athletic Training
Competition Training Preparation
Agility and Boot Camp Courses Available
Precision Nutrition Coach, PN 1 & PN 2
Specialist in Fitness Nutrition ( Certified through ISSA)
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, NICKI SIBLEY
Nicki’s passion for health and fitness, paired with experience in a multitude of industry operations, makes her an invaluable asset to the Grand Fitness management team. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Communications from the University of Louisville in 2010, she handled a variety of operational, developmental, financial, and marketing duties for numerous clients prior to joining the Grand Fitness team to help launch our facility. She is responsible for day-to-day operations, financial matters, and membership and contract management.
DIRECTOR OF CHILDCARE, KIMBERLY DEL CARMEN
Kimberly Del Carmen joins our staff as Director of Childcare and brings with her years of experience with children of all ages, backgrounds and needs. She began her career in childcare at an early age as a nanny for 7 years. She also volunteered as a camp counselor, teacher’s assistant, and at several summer programs until she began working for the City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation department. There, she managed both the after-school and summer programs. While attending Santa Barbara City College taking Early Childhood Education courses, Kimberly advanced her knowledge by achieving multiple safety certifications. Her passion for working with kids led her to work for Disney and two daycare centers. We’re thrilled to have her energy and passion at Grand Fitness caring for your little ones!