Get to Know America's Favorite Trainers

10 Experts across a comprehensive selection of Categories of Wellness were awarded for their dedication, passion and unique impact.
Get to Know Them
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Positive Psychology + Personal Training

Darlene Marshall wins America's Favorite Trainer

For the first time, a mental health professional has won the annual contest. This reflects the tremendous impact of the pandemic on mental health over the past year, and the transformative role mental health professionals are playing in people’s lives.

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Meet America's Favorite Trainers

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Adaptive Fitness

Megan McCuen

Her clients love her and BurnAlong loves having her. Congratulations to Megan!

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Sean Sanders

Sean has been teaching spin classes at Rev Baltimore for years. Congratulations Sean!

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Dance Cardio

Jessica Salman

Always moving, and always learning more. Jess has the most incredible music and isn't afraid to get you moving more.

Erin Gore

Financial Wellness

Erin Gore

A high school teacher turned financial advisor prepared to teach you the basics and take you to the next level.

Christine Conti

Medical Wellness

Christine Conti

An ultra-marathoner and All-American diagnosed with arthritis. She's an expert at managing conditions and turning your pain into progress.

Darlene Marshall

Mental Health

Darlene Marshall

A personal trainer with an ivy league masters degree in Positive Psychology. Darlene teaches resilience and more.

Akai Jackson

Mindfulness & Meditation

Akai Jackson

Master your Mindset with Akai Jackson. A motivational guru who takes personal training personally.

Aimee Ricca


Aimee Ricca

A professional ice skating teacher who focuses on the nutritional aspects of athletic performance.

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Strength Training

Monte Sanders

Trainer of NFL Hall of Famers and beloved by his community. Monte makes it happen with passion and purpose to move you.

William Kelley


William Kelley

A PhD with empathy and understanding who has mastered the art of mindful movement.

The Annual Competition

We Wanted to Find America's Favorite Trainers

Our Mission is to seek out and honor the wellness providers that have made a difference in our lives by providing us both strength and respite throughout the past year. We're grateful for the incredible participation by voters across the country for nominating and selecting the winners of America's Favorite Trainer.