Tonya Gutch, MS

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Professional Fitness Trainer


  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, University of North Carolina
  • Master of Science in Health Studies, Texas Woman’s University


  • National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • American Council on Exercise: Personal Trainer


  • American Council on Exercise: Aerobics Instructor
  • Aerobics & Fitness Association of American: Personal Trainer & Aerobics Instructor
  • The Cooper Institute: Biomechanics of Resistance Training
  • Functional Movement Screen: Level I & II
  • Acceleration Training, Power Plate: Level I & II
  • TRX Suspension Training: Level I
  • Athletes’ Performance: Mentorship Phase I
  • The Aging Athlete


  • Strength Specific Training: Body Sculpting & Toning
  • Sport-Specific Training for Athletes
  • Adolescent Athletic Training
  • Weight Management
  • Fitness Competition Consulting


  • Adjunct Lecturer for The Cooper Institute, 2008-present
  • Three-Time U.S. National Fitness Champion, 1999, 2006, 2007
  • First Place, Amateur Athletic Union World Fitness Championships, 1998
  • First Place, Amateur Athletic Union National Fitness Championships, 1998
  • Started at Cooper Fitness Center, 1997
  • Seen on ESPN’s “Crunch Fitness” Show
  • Coach of National & World Fitness Champions

To schedule a personal training session, call Tonya at 972.233.4832, ext. 4437 or email.