Katy Hall, Facility Manager
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 will be completing 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 currently working towards becoming 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.
Alice Hovis, Shift Manager
Alice is from La Grange, Wyoming and moved to Laramie in 2012 for a higher education. She graduated in 2016 from the University of Wyoming with her BA in Art and a minor in Museum Studies, and is currently pursuing her BS in Business Management- Human Resources, with her ultimate goal being to earn her MBA. She enjoys hiking and sunshine, volunteer work, and observing art as well as being able to draw and paint as a hobby. Notably, Alice picked up and moved to Anchorage, Alaska for a time where she got her fill of adventure but eventually missed the great City of Laramie. She says she is so excited to be in this position where she can develop as a leader, challenge herself with the support of the other amazing employees, and come to a gym every day. Alice adds that she loves working for people that are so well known for helping people in the community and that her workplace environment makes her feel peaceful, empowered, and capable.
Jalayna Straniere, Shift Manager
Jalayna came to Laramie from Topeka Kansas in the fall of 2020. Though born and raised in Kansas, she and her husband, Phil, moved to Laramie so he could attend WyoTech. Jalayna has a Business Management Certificate from Allen County Community College and was seeking a culture of community. She enjoys hiking, hunting, riding her horse and spending time with her family. Her vision for her future is to own a small ranch.She has found Wyoming to be comfortingly familiar and her small family has settled in nicely. Jalayna is excited to be part of the AF team and continue to grow here!
Bryce was born and raised here in Laramie and attended Laramie High, where he played multiple sports for the Plainsmen including football, basketball, and track. He has always enjoyed the camaraderie of sports, training and competing with his friends, and playing video games together when they’re not on the field. Bryce plans to attend the University of Wyoming to study kinesiology with the intent of becoming a Physical Therapist. He has always loved training here at Altitude for the great environment it provides. Bryce is happy to be around a group of great people here at Altitude and excited to be a part of the team!
Isaac Sell was born and raised in Laramie, attending Laramie High where he was a football standout and a wrestler. Outside of school and sports he enjoys spending time with his dogs and working out. Isaac will attend the University of Wyoming in the Fall of 2021 to explore a degree in health sciences and has plans to walk on to the football team in the spring semester. Isaac is excited to be a part of the AF family as he has always enjoyed the facilities and staff since coming here from Altitude’s opening.