Katy Hall, MS, CSCS

General Manager and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

M.S., Exercise and Sports Science
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist – NSCA
B.S., Kinesiology and Health Promotion
Certified Personal Trainer – NSCA
CPR/AED Certified

Katy Hall graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2013, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Upon completing her undergraduate degree, she immediately began the Kinesiology graduate program at UW. She completed her Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science, with an emphasis in Exercise and Sport Psychology in December of 2016. Katy is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, CSCS. While attending UW, she competed for five years for the cowgirl’s track and field team primarily as a 60–meter and 100–meter hurdler. During her time as a Cowgirl, she was able to achieve honors on the track and in the classroom as both a Mountain West All Conference team member and Mountain West Scholar Athlete. Katy is excited to be a part of Altitude Fitness because she has a profound passion for training and conditioning because of her own personal experiences and wants to share that with others. Her passion for athletics is what drives her to help others achieve their goals.

Jared Nelson, CSCS

CSCS – NSCA
Certified Fitness Trainer – ISSA
CPR/AED Certified – American Red Cross

 

Originally from Aurora, Colorado, Jared came to Laramie, Wyoming to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology at the University of Wyoming.  He enjoys living a fitness-based lifestyle, with a focus on training calistenthics and compound weightlifting. He also enjoys skiing, snowboarding, skimboarding, and swimming.  In the future he intends to expand his knowledge as a strength and conditioning coach, and maintains a constant goal of physically improving himself and becoming the most capable, functional athlete that he can be.  Jared is excited to be a part of the AF team because “I’m excited to be a part of such a well-rounded fitness community, where I can share my knowledge and help others to reach their physical potential. I look forward to bettering myself as both a coach and an athlete.”  

Jackson Haen, CPT

Certified Personal Trainer- ACE
Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist

NPC Classic Physique Competitor
CPR/AED Certified

Originally from Golden, Colorado Jackson came to Laramie to play football at the University of Wyoming as a nose guard, and study petroleum engineering. After a series of injuries led to a medical disqualification and an early end to his career, Jackson realized it was time to trim down his 275lb. frame. After seeing great results, Jackson became an ACE Certified Personal Trainer so that he could help others achieve their fitness goals and the life-changing effects that they can have both on your physical and mental health. After completing his degree in Petroleum Engineering, Coach Jackson realized the true passion he had for fitness and nutrition and has begun his studies to become a dietitian with a focus to apply it in sports performance. Coach Jackson also competes in the NPC as a Classic Physique competitor and is nationally qualified, applying what he coaches every day in his own life.

 

Josh Carlson

B.S Exercise Science
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
CPR/AED Certified

Josh grew up in Livonia, Michigan before to Grand Rapids, MI to attend Grand Valley State University where he completed his B.S. in Exercise Science with a Health Fitness Emphasis in 2017. Since graduating he has worked at multiple different health and wellness facilities including the local YMCA and at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital working as an exercise physiologist for their weight management program. He has also spent time volunteering to help coach and instruct wheelchair and adaptive sports classes through Mary Free Bed. Josh thinks of health and wellness as a complete spectrum with physical health being an important piece. Josh moved to Laramie to support his wife who is studying at the University of Wyoming. Outside of work Josh enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, biking, and camping on the weekends. Josh is excited to join the AF team because of the culture that the facility brings to the health and wellness industry and the city of Laramie