Personal Training

Personal Training provides an individualized fitness experience to current Ramsey Student Center members. The goal of the Personal Training Program is to assist clients in achieving physical fitness benefits effectively. Personal Trainers are available to all students, faculty, staff and alumni! Participants must have access to the Ramsey Student Center by paying student fees or the Ramsey Center membership.

Why hire a Personal Trainer?

  • Work harder and more efficiently than you would on your own
  • Receive proper instruction to gain and maximize fitness results/goals
  • Keep your workouts fresh and try new training methods
  • Get motivated to achieve your fitness goals
  • Maintain a consistent fitness regimen

A Personal Trainer will work with you to:

  • Set clear and realistic physical fitness goals using the guidelines set by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Determine how fitness goals will be achieved and the amount of work needed to reach your goals
  • Personal Trainers also recommend and instruct proper exercise techniques while teaching safe and effective use of fitness equipment

Personal trainers specialize in:

  • Weight Loss/Gain/Maintenance
  • Muscular Growth
  • Sport-Specific Training
  • Individualized training to help you meet your fitness goals

Fitness Assessment

Body Composition Testing

$5 Body Composition (by appointment)- Get your body composition tested by a nationally certified Personal Trainer. Sign up at the Membership Services Desk for a time that works with your schedule!

$1 Body Composition (drop in)- A nationally certified Personal Trainer will determine your body composition using a BIA (Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis) scale.

5-7PM in the PT Office (Located in Strength & Conditioning Room 2) on the following dates for Spring 2018:

  • January 18
  • February 15
  • March 15
  • April 19

Polar BodyAge Fitness Assessment

Test your muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, cardiorespiratory health, and body composition. Use the results to identify your body age and consult with a Personal Trainer on ways to lower that age. Required for all first-time clients. Appointments last approximately 90 minutes.

 $35  $45  $55

Meet the Personal Trainers

Personal Training Services and Pricing

Personal Training Policies

Registration and Medical Screening Form

This form must be brought into the Main Office with payment.

Males over 45 years of age or older, females 55 years of age or older or those who have one or more risk factors identified on this form are required to complete the Physician Referral Form.

Physician's Referral Form

This form must be completed by physician and brought to first meeting with the personal trainer.

Become a Personal Trainer

UGA Student Personal Trainers Wanted!

All candidates must hold a NCCA accredited personal training certification from one of the following: ACE, ACSM, NASM or NSCA.

Submit a Rec Sports Student Employment Application and include a resume and copy of any relevant current certifications.

Staff Contact

Fitness and Wellness

Lisa Williamson
Assistant Director for Fitness & Wellness

Dusty Jackson
Coordinator for Fitness & Wellness 

Melanie Andrews
Graduate Assistant for Fitness & Wellness