Our Staff

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Gym Owner

Alexis grew up in Austin where the many outdoor trails, parks, and lakes fueled her passion for fitness. It wasn’t until attending the University of Georgia in Athens that she found a workout she really loved—Fight Club. For Alexis, Fight Club was more than just another fitness concept. It was a place she could go to relieve the daily stresses of college with her friends while also getting in a killer workout. She came back to Austin with...

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General Manager

Mike is a friendly and fun-loving trainer who loves offering cardio-filled classes at Fight Club! Also serving as our Gym Director, his goal is to make each Fight Club class as much fun as you can have working out. He believes that it's not about the being the best at any drill, but rather focusing on continuous improvement and challenging yourself each and every day. When he's not at Fight Club, you can often find him running on the trails...

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Dave got his start playing competitive sports at the age of 4. Since then, he hasn’t stopped moving. He’s run marathons, backpacked in more than 25 national parks, been whitewater kayaking down the Nantahala River, and even conquered the nearly-impossible feat of reading through Apple’s terms and conditions. Dave currently plays on an Ultimate Frisbee Club team and can usually be found petting the nearest dog.

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When growing up in Frisco, TX, Deja was involved in anything that kept her active. She walked into the Fight Club doors as a client one year ago and hasn’t left since. Her goal is to make sure your muscles are challenged, you break a sweat, and that you leave with a smile! Outside of Fight Club, Deja enjoys running, volunteering, and eating waffles.

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Elizabeth grew up an athletic kid and has been active throughout her life, but when she walked into Fight Club over a year ago, she couldn't even do a push-up. Passionate about working out and practicing yoga, Elizabeth knew she had found the perfect workout place when she started coming to Omni Fight Club Austin. After attending FC religiously as a client, Elizabeth couldn't get enough, so she decided to become a trainer to help others have...

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Erica is an Accounting Master’s student at UT that fell in love with Fight Club during her junior year of college. Growing up a dancer in a contemporary ballet company, she has always loved staying active and has a passion for fitness. Erica loves Fight Club because there is always a new way for her to challenge not only her body, but her mind during each workout. In her spare time, Erica can be found hanging out with friends, hitting the...

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Hallie is our Miami born, EDM loving, “Cardio Queen”. She structures her classes to incorporate both strength and cardio training so that you can build muscle, lose weight, and tone your body all in one kick-ass hour long class. Her workouts are high intensity, full of epic pump up music, and will have you dripping sweat while loving every second of it. Hallie aims to make the gym a fun atmosphere you love to go to rather than having it feel...

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After playing competitive volleyball year round for 6 years, Jill was looking for something to continue her fitness regime when she came to UT her freshman year. After taking her first Fight Club class with her dad, she was hooked. When she’s not learning about the brain or downing cups of coffee, she loves creating classes that mimic the quad burning, muscle toning, high energy workouts she experienced in high school. Join Jill for a group...

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Kaitlyn is a young professional here in Austin that got hooked on Fight Club during her years at UT and couldn't stay away! After playing sports all her life, Kaitlyn took her love of the game to a new ring (literally) - kickboxing. She loves the intense workouts at Fight Club and likes to make sure everyone leaves each class feeling sweaty and exhausted but energized and ready to tackle the day head on!

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Don't underestimate this small but mighty midwesterner! As a former dancer for Ballet Theater of Illinois, Kaitlyn knows not only how to train hard but how to train smart. She loves creating new high-intensity, core-blasting workouts that will leave you feeling accomplished and always keep you on your toes. Outside of Fight Club, Kaitlyn loves traveling, sailing, and paddle boarding on Lady Bird Lake.

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Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Kate grew up trying every sport imaginable but fell in love with the water. As a lifelong competitive swimmer, her passion for fitness transferred to the land when she discovered running and her passion for it! She loves to incorporate high-intensity cardio and strength exercises for a well-rounded, kick butt workout that will make you leave dripping in sweat and with a smile on your face. In her free time,...

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Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Kyle grew up with a baseball bat in his left hand and a tennis racquet in his right. With sports being an integral part of his life, he attended the University of Texas to obtain a B.S. in Exercise Science, and along the way became a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). With his extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology, as well as his experience with group fitness instruction at UT and Fight Club, you're...

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As a business and Plan II Honors double major, Lia stays busy – but always finds time for her two sisters, Thursday dinners with her gal pals, and her second job at the Travis County Courthouse. Her favorite things include traveling, adventuring outdoors, and baking sweet treats for her loved ones. Her hope as a trainer is to get to know clients individually so she can best encourage them as they attain their goals, physically or otherwise....

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Originally a New Yorker, Nicole loves being able to explore everything Austin has to offer as a Psychology major at UT. A high school soccer and lacrosse player, Nicole has always loved being a part of an active community. Nicole can often be found dancing around Fight Club during her EDM and hip-hop music-filled classes. Her contagious energy, tough full-body workouts and badass personality motivate her clients to keep coming back for more....

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Nina grew up playing soccer and loves Fight Club’s team dynamic. She was a client for three years before becoming a trainer. Nina loves the motivation people find at Fight Club to push themselves harder than they would alone. She believes physical health is intricately tied to mental health, and she wants her clients to feel strong and powerful.

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Olivia grew up playing sports and came to college looking for fitness motivation. She found herself in the Fight Club gym, and after one month she was hooked. Olivia is a senior communication studies major with a passion in health and nutrition. She loves being active whether that’s hiking, a fight club class, or an active night out on the town. When Olivia isn’t in the gym, you can find her stuffing her face with chocolate and kombucha.

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Growing up in Houston, Texas, Stephanie loved staying active with competitive dance and drill team. Stephanie traded in her ballet shoes for a pair of gloves when she fell in love with Fight Club after her first class. She loves the staff and clients at Fight Club because everyone is always so positive and encouraging. Stephanie is a recent graduate from UT with a B.A. in economics, but her true passion is to become an attorney. When not...

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Suzy La Follette is a career firefighter and Fight Club addict. She's played just about every sport and started strength training in high school. She loves yoga and meditation but enjoys balancing that out with smashing the heavy bag at Fight Club six times a week. Suzy likes to structure her classes with quick transitions between strength and cardio for a full-body high intensity workout.

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