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OUR PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

The Keiser story wouldn’t be possible without our expert, dedicated training staff. Meet our team of M Series, Strength and Performance trainers — they’re pros in implementing Keiser fitness technology, programs, and simply better results for your business.


Paco González

HOMETOWN: Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands

Keiser International Master Trainer

With Keiser since 1998, Paco has presented Keiser indoor bike programs and training in over 20 countries, as well as at most major conventions throughout the world, including IDEA, IHRSA, Club Industry, Can Fit Pro, FIBO and Asia Fit. He also serves as Keiser’s International Director of Education Programs. Outside of training, he’s a Triathlon Level 3 coach, amateur cyclist and long-distance runner.

Krista Popowych

HOMETOWN: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Keiser International Master Trainer

Krista started training with Keiser in 1998 and now serves as Education Director. She’s an IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year (2014), Can Fit Pro Presenter of the Year (2008, 2003), published author, and has hosted & co-hosted over 100 fitness TV shows. Favorite quote: “Action without vision is only passing time, vision without action is merely daydreaming, but vision with action can change the world” ~ Nelson Mandela

Tim Adams

HOMETOWN: Los Angeles, California

Keiser Performance Coach

A former strength & conditioning coach for the L.A. Kings, Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders, Tim has been an educator for Keiser since 2012. He’s helped coach and produce Olympic medalists and NFL draft picks with his training regimen, and now heads Performance Maverick as Executive Director of Sports Science & Performance. Tim likes Keiser for its “velocity-based training, feedback and measurement, feel, and safety.”

Andie Bruce

HOMETOWN: New York, New York

Keiser Training Specialist

A CSCS® certified trainer and corrective movement specialist, Andie joined Keiser when the strength team was formed in 2015 and likes that the equipment “allows users to train faster with less risk of injury.” She’s also a licensed massage therapist and certified as an Active Release practitioner. Outside of training, she enjoys hiking, kayaking and snowboarding.

Mac Calloway

HOMETOWN: Boynton Beach, Florida

Keiser Performance Coach

With Keiser since 2015, Mac is a CSCS® and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) certified trainer. He’s worked as a strength & conditioning coach for pro and college sports teams including the Orlando Magic, Orlando Miracle, University of Dayton, Clemson University, University of Miami (FL), and DePaul University. Mac uses Keiser “to train safely at high speeds while monitoring and tracking power.”

Judy Cudrak

HOMETOWN: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Keiser National Trainer

A group exercise leader for 31 years and Keiser trainer since 2007, Judy is an AFLCA Master Trainer, YMCA Canada training educator, and teaches classes ranging from cycling to step to aquatic fitness. She’s presented at numerous conferences including AFLCA Fit Rendezvous, Can-Fit Pro Toronto, and BC Fit. Outside of training, she enjoys playing with her children, hiking, reading, curling, volunteering and camping.

Carl Davison

HOMETOWN: Portland, Oregon

Keiser Performance Coach

A CSCS® certified trainer and Keiser trainer since 2000, Carl has developed and implemented health and wellness programs for a wide variety of clientele including corporations, sports teams and individual athletes. He trains on Keiser because it “is simply the best tool to train for power, performance and general fitness.” Favorite quote: “age is a state of mind.”

Jules Erickson

HOMETOWN: Los Angeles, California

Keiser Training Specialist

A CSCS® certified trainer and Keiser trainer, Jules has worked with Oregon State Strength and Conditioning, Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, Athletes’ Performance, and Core Performance Center. Her specialties include weight loss, body composition training, lean muscle gain, sports performance training, and as she says, “With me you’ll definitely work hard, but you’ll have a ton of fun along the way!”

Jakki Flaherty

HOMETOWN: San Francisco, California

Keiser Training Specialist

A CSCS® certified full-time trainer, Jakki has been with Keiser since 2015. She was named Best Personal Trainer in 2010 by 7x7 magazine, one of San Francisco Magazine’s Best Personal Trainers of 2015 (arms), and runs her own business, Flaherty Fit. Outside of training, she enjoys playing and coaching basketball, hiking, trying out new healthy recipes, and spending time with her family.

Shane Kups

HOMETOWN: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Keiser National Trainer

A Keiser trainer since 2012, Shane’s also a fitness program coordinator & developer and 2009 Finalist for Can Fit Pro’s Fitness Professional of the Year. Outside of training, he’s a 3rd-degree black belt and enjoys participating in Spartan races. He particularly likes training on the Keiser M Series for “the bike’s ability to display accurate wattage output.”

Buddy Macuha

HOMETOWN: San Francisco, California

Keiser Master Trainer

An ACE- and AFAA-certified trainer with over 25 years’ experience teaching fitness and yoga, Buddy has presented for IDEA, IHRSA, Can Fit Pro, and the Indoor Cycling Associate Webinar. He’s been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle (voted Best Instructor) and 7x7, appeared as a “fitness/yoga guru” on NBC, CBS, and FOX News in the Bay Area, and has been training with Keiser since 2008.

Ron Munvez

HOMETOWN: Chicago, Illinois

Keiser Training Specialist

A Keiser trainer since 2015, Ron is a CSCS® certified strength trainer, Precision Nutrition-certified nutrition coach, and has over 30 years’ experience as a strength & conditioning coach for high school sports teams. He trains on Keiser because “it’s the best equipment out there – not only for strength development, but for power – with instant feedback.”

Lluis Nogeur

HOMETOWN: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Keiser International Master Trainer

Lluis started with Keiser in 1996 and is now the Director of Sales and Training for Latin America and a Keiser International Master Trainer and M Series Trainer. He has presented at the most important fitness events around the world. He trains with Keiser because, “It is the most advanced training system in the world that allows me to achieve results more effectively and safely.” A passionate outdoor adventurer, Lluis’s favorite inspirational words are, “Live today as if it was your last day.”

Suzette O’Byrne

HOMETOWN: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Keiser Master Trainer

A Keiser trainer since 1994, Suzette is certified as an ACE personal trainer, TRX trainer, AFLCA trainer of fitness leaders, and E-RYT 500 yoga instructor. She’s trained fitness leaders since 1990, was on the first Keiser bike trainer team program in 1996, and has presented workshops throughout North America. Outside of training, she enjoys hiking, skiing, yoga, mountain biking, and time with family & friends.

Karen Peterson

HOMETOWN: Duxbury, Massachusetts

Keiser National Trainer

An IIN-certified Health Coach and ACSM-certified Exercise Physiologist with 25 years’ experience in the fitness industry, Karen has been a Keiser trainer since 2008. She’s also a YMCA Leadership Award recipient and Associate Executive Director of the South Shore–Emilson YMCA in the Boston area. Outside of training, she enjoys outdoor cycling, running, skiing, and spending time with her kids and grandkids.

Jill Wattenbarger

HOMETOWN: Melbourne, Florida

Keiser National Trainer

An ACE-certified Personal Trainer, ACE-certified Advanced Health Fitness Specialist (AHFS), and AFAA-certified Group Exercise Instructor, Jill teaches and presents cycling foundation courses and modules throughout the country. She’s also a Fitness Educator for Well Equipped, where she develops and presents continuing education workshops for trainers and instructors, and has been training with Keiser since 2008.

Linda Webster

HOMETOWN: Green Bay, Wisconsin

Keiser National Trainer

A fitness industry presenter and educator for 15+ years, Linda started training with Keiser in 2012. She’s a three-time Finalist for IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year, Bellin Sports Medicine Peer Resource Award recipient, and owns her own fitness consulting company, Guru Fitness. She trains on Keiser because “it’s the best bike in the industry – hands down – with an awesome road feel and smooth, dependable ride.”