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.

 

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.

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.

Amber Codr

Certified Personal Trainer – ACE
CPR/AED Certified

Amber is originally from Cheyenne, Wyoming, and found her way to Laramie to pursue a degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion while also minoring in Human Nutrition at the University of Wyoming. While at UW Amber was part of the Equestrian Team where one of her proudest achievements was placing 4th at a semi-final qualifier that was held at Standford University. Amber is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and hopes that her work as a personal trainer will serve as hands-on experience as she plans to continue her education to become a Physical Therapist. Amber is most excited to be part of the Altitude Fitness team for the opportunity to work with so many great people and trainers. She hopes being a part of the AF team will help her learn from everyone so that she can broaden her knowledge in the field. In her words, “Altitude is somewhere that makes me feel like I am at home with such kind and passionate peers.”

Alex Dettmers

Certified Personal Trainer – ACE
CPR/AED Certified
Competitive CrossFit Athlete

Alex was born in San Diego, California, and grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He landed in Laramie to pursue his degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Wyoming. Alex is passionate about health and wellness, becoming a personal trainer at Altitude to help himself fulfill that passion through helping others improve their quality of life. He hopes to use personal training as a stepping stone to pursuing his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree after completing his undergraduate studies. Outside of training, Alex is a competitive CrossFit athlete and loves anything outdoors from mountain biking to rock climbing. Alex is excited to be a part of a team that all has common goals to help others and improve themselves, he hopes to learn from not only his peers but his clients as well!

Marissa Coon

Reformer Pilates Certified – Power Pilates
Mat Pilates Certified – Power Pilates
CPR/AED Certified – American Red Cross

Marissa is originally from Sheridan, Wyoming, and came to Laramie to attend the University of Wyoming where she is studying Kinesiology and Health Promotion with plans to attend dental school. Outside the gym Marissa likes to take advantage of all that Wyoming has to offer, you’ll find her on the slopes in the winter or wake surfing in the summer. She was drawn to the mind-body connection used in Pilates and all the benefits it offers, both physical and mental. Marissa is excited to be a part of a team that is passionate about health, fitness, and the well-being of their clients. She is eager to share her passion for Pilates with others while connecting with those that share the same passion as her.

Blaze Mickelson

Certified Personal Trainer – ACE
Certified Nutrition Coach – NASM
CPR/AED Certified

Blaze is originally from Sheridan, Wyoming, and came to Laramie to study at UW where he finished with a degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. Blaze has always had an interest in fitness and plans to use his degree and experience as a personal trainer to open his own gym later in life. He hopes to create an environment where people can understand the importance of exercise and nutrition for a greater quality of life. Outside the gym Blaze loves traveling, seeking new adventures, and taking advantage of all the outdoor activities that Laramie has to offer. Blaze has been a part of the AF community for 5 years as a member and has always loved the laid-back vibes that make you feel at home, while still getting the push from those around you to work harder!

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