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Core Fitness

About Us

Personal Trainers

Meet our trainers.


With years of experience and positive attitudes, these guys are sure to start your day off right. If you are interested in meeting a specific goal, or just need some accountability, you have come to the right place. Stop by the front desk for more information.

Personal Trainers
Continuing Education

Our trainers continuously educate themselves throughout the year with new skills. Each trainer has unique specializations, and they take our clients beyond basic exercise programs.

Bringing Out the Best

We are dedicated to bringing out the best in you every day. We create an inspirational, rejuvenating,

and friendly environment

for training.

Meet Our Team

Dave Phillips

Dave’s goal is to have the most positive impact that he can have on the lives of the people he works with, helping them become the healthiest, happiest version of themselves. He is a Signal Mountain native and has been a trainer at SMAC for over 15 years.


People can feel his energy and enthusiasm radiating throughout the gym from well before sun up, to the time the sun goes down. Dave makes the most out of every day and pushes people to find their limits. He excels in weight lifting, high intensity training, and beer drinking. You can contact Dave by calling (423) 290-2461 or emailing him at


(423) 290-2461


(423) 779-7284

Saun Whittenburg

Saun’s positive energy and encouraging spirit, along with her ability to create client specific programs, are what make her a great trainer. Her client base is diverse. She has experience working with people from the age of 12 to 81 with various needs including weight loss, strength building, balance, and cardiovascular endurance. She is ISSA Certified in Personal Training as well as in Fitness Nutrition.


Her love of food led her to create “Saun’s Recipes for Life”, a Facebook page directed at presenting nutritious menu ideas that taste great. She also has a personal training page, “Training by Saun”, where clients can find her class schedules for the week, client spotlights and motivational quotes. Outside of the gym, she’s an avid runner who loves to travel, having competed in over 12 Half Marathons and multiple 10Ks and 5Ks across the Southeastern US. Contact Saun at (423) 779-7284 or

Tommy Lewis

Meet Tommy Lewis. Tommy holds 3 training certifications including I.S.S.A. (International Sports Science Administration), Personal Training certification, and the I.S.S.A. Sports Nutrition Specialist. He has 17 years experience in teaching boxing / kickboxing techniques and also teaches self-defense techniques.


Tommy specializes in body fat reduction, dietary counseling, total body conditioning and muscle/joint rehabilitation. He joined SMAC in 2005 and has been a full-time personal trainer for the past 12 years. Tommy can be reached at (423) 413-3874 or email


(423) 413-3874


IG & FB @livewellwitheden

Eden Lusk

Eden’s passion for health and wellness has helped her fuel her excitement to help others unlock their hidden potential. She is an A.C.E. certified personal trainer, certified Health Coach & Fitness Nutrition Specialist.


Eden has completed several triathlons including Ironman Chattanooga and is an Ironman Bronze All World Athlete. She has been a Signal Mountain resident for 17 years, along with her husband Warren and 2 boys, Anderson and Pearce. For more information:

IG & FB @livewellwitheden


Shannon Wyke

Meet Shannon, the husband to Victoria and father to Carilyne and Macy Wyke. He is a sports enthusiast who loves to watch and compete at anything sports related.


Shannon values all of the life lessons one learns through sport. Training is exciting to him because it doesn’t feel like work at all. He loves to show other people that there is nothing they cannot achieve- Physically or Mentally!

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Brady Held

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Tommy and Monique Poteet

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