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.

Marten Baur, CSCS

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist – NSCA
Certified Personal Trainer – ACE
CrossFit Level 1 – CrossFit
Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach – BioForce HRV
CPR/AED Certified

Marten is strength and conditioning coach with a passion for Olympic Weightlifting and optimizing human biomechanics. He is a certified personal trainer through the American Counsel of Exercise and has received certifications ranging from CrossFit level 1 trainer, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach, and Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach. He has also completed a 100 hour internship with USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame Coach Bob Takano, gaining a deeper understanding of the classical lifts, strength training, and program design. Marten’s interest in pain-free movement and performance optimization shows through his programming and coaching style. Originally from Lander, Wyoming, Marten moved to Laramie to pursue higher education. He is currently finishing two Bachelor’s degrees in Kinesiology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming. After graduation, he hopes to continue his education at physical therapy school. Marten is excited to teach what he is passionate about, and is proud to be a part of the Altitude Fitness team. He enjoys the opportunity to impact the health of the Laramie community and learn more about himself in the process. He enjoys outdoor activities (backpacking, mountain biking, climbing, mountaineering), playing music, and training for weightlifting competitions.

Molly Vigen

Pilates Mat 1 – Balanced Body
Pilates Reformer 1 – Balanced Body
Certified Barre Instructor – Barre Forte
CPR/AED Certified – American Red Cross

Originally from Alexandria, MN, Molly made her way west in 2014.  Relocating for her husband’s job brought her family from the plains of ND, to the mountains of WY. Together with their three boys,  the Vigens dove head first into life in the Rocky Mountain West- they took advantage of old hobbies, like skiing, but discovered new ones, too, like hiking and snowshoeing.  After playing basketball for the NDSU Bison, Molly became a student and eventual teacher of Pilates to further develop her strength and flexibility, while improving muscle tone and core strength both on the mat and with a reformer.  Molly is certified in Mat & Reformer Pilates as well as Barre. When she’s not teaching classes, Molly is busy cheering on her three boys on various sports fields and in life in general.  Beyond that, she loves cheering for the Wyoming Cowboys, spending time with family and friends, and making her way back to enjoy MN “lake life” with any free time to spare!  Molly loves spreading her love and knowledge of Pilates to all ages and abilities in Laramie, and lives by the quote, “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

Jared Nelson, CFT

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.”  

Amy Miller

CPR/AED Certified – American Red Cross
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist
B.A., Health and Communications

Originally from Portland, Oregon, Amy and her family moved to Laramie for her husband’s career. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Communications from the University of New Mexico, where she was a scholarship athlete playing softball. Amy, her husband, and her two boys live a healthy and active lifestyle outside of Altitude Fitness-doing things like baseball, football, and basketball in their free time. She has over 10+ years of fitness related experience, has completed 4 half-marathons, and believes that anything can be achieved through hard work, consistency, and the ability to stay positive and on track in times of adversity. Amy is excited to share her passion for fitness with the AF members and community, helping to inspire and lead others towards a love for fitness and a desire to be the best that they can be.

 

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.

 

Meaghan Henry

Certified Personal Trainer – ACE
A.S., in Culinary Arts

Meaghan is a Wyoming native who landed in Laramie to go to school for a degree in Dietetics. Notably, she has worked as a trainer and coach for over 3 years leading classes such as strength, HIIT, core, and bootcamp. She loves outdoor activities like hiking, camping, and fishing with her fur child, Aurora. Meaghan enjoys cooking, spending time with family, and traveling throughout the world. Looking ahead, Meaghan hopes to become a Registered Dietitian and eventually have a farm. She wants to continue to be a life-long learner, always expanding her horizons and growing. She is excited to be part of the AF team because of the wonderful clients, staff, and environment.

Keturah Leavell

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Keturah is a 5th generation Jackson, Wyoming resident that moved to Laramie in 2008 for school. She had no plans to live in Laramie, but was hooked the 2nd week of summer and has since made a full-time home here. After getting her Associates degree from LCCC, Keturah took time off of school and explored avenues of her life, leading her to earn her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate. Right now Keturah is working towards planning her wedding and getting married, and after that earning her 300 hour and 500 hour teacher training. Eventually, she’d aspire to go back to school for a BA in Accounting. She enjoys all things outdoors, and says she bikes to work whenever there isn’t ice on the ground. She plays violin, hikes with her 3yr old daughter and dog, makes jewelry and paints, and loves to cook and bake. She says, “whoever you are, a yoga lifestyle has something to offer you. It has given me tools to get through the darkest days of my life. It has also brought so much play and lightness to my life. Yoga is for everybody!” She is excited to teach in AF’s atmosphere where everyone is supportive of each other’s journeys.

Hailey Wilkinson

B.S., Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Pilates Mat – Body Arts & Science International
CPR/AED Certified – American Red Cross

Hailey grew up in Jackson, WY dancing both competitively and in a studio company. In high school, she suffered a back injury that took her out of dance for a year. It was during her recovery that she discovered Pilates and all of the amazing benefits it had for her and so many others. She obtained her Pilates mat certification through Body Arts & Science International in 2018 and has loved being part of the Altitude Fitness Team ever since! Hailey graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion in the spring of 2020. Her plans now include working on various certifications while applying to graduate programs for Exercise Physiology. Outside of work, Hailey loves to hike, paddleboard, and listen to podcasts (especially true crime). She is excited to be a part of the AF team to help clients find movement and exercise as medicine.

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