Personal Training Director
Blaine has almost a decade of experience as a personal trainer and exercise physiologist. He has worked with clients from the age of 8 to 95 and everywhere in between. He is passionate about using his knowledge and personality to help people reach their goals through exercise and positive lifestyle changes.
Blaine has experience training athletes of all levels from beginners to professional. He has helped numerous golfers and tennis players sharpen their performance, and he is an avid golfer and tennis player so he has a unique level of understanding when it comes to the physical demands of these sports. Blaine has also worked with people with a wide range of medical issues including heart disease, Parkinson’s, dementia, stroke, autism, cancer, high blood pressure and obesity. His patient and steady approach translate well to a variety of personality types.
Blaine earned his Bachelor’s degree from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, majoring in Kinesiology with a concentration in fitness leadership. Blaine is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Blaine joined the Empower Team in 2012.
In his free time he enjoys running, strength training, and playing golf and tennis, as well as watching the Tar Heels with his wife Leigh and their pit bull Sampson.