Kindle Fisher, USAKL, ACSM Health and Fitness Specialist

kindle-portraitsKindle has grown up a sports enthusiast most of her life. She played Varsity softball at Canon McMillan High School where they won two section championships. She also played for the Canonsburg Lady Knights which was a travel softball program for four years. Due to family concerns over her previous concussion injury, she decided to focus on academics over playing college ball. Her love for Pittsburgh Sports has made her pursue her degree in the sports field.

She attended Penn Commercial Business and Technical School where she received her Massage Therapy diploma in 2007.  Kindle studied at Slippery Rock University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science.

She completed an internship at UPMC Sports Performance where she gained a lot of hands on experience with high school, college, and professional athletes. She worked with Tim Griesser (CSCS, PES, USAW Club Coach) and Ron DeAngelo (CAT, CSCS, USAW Coach, ACSMHFI) who trained her how to perform functional assessments on athletes, how to design exercise programs, particularly for the South Fayette football program.

She began working at Greentree Chiropractic and Rehab in August 2010. At Greentree Chiropractic and Rehab, Kindle has worked with injured patients, pre and post surgical, and athletes rehabbing them back into good health. Kindle trains an elite level Pittsburgh women’s rugby team the Pittsburgh Angels where she currently plays the wing position.

Kindle is a certified kettlebell instructor through (USAKL) Association of Tactile Strength and Conditioning Instructor by, coach Nico Rithner in Golden, CO. She became ranked by USAKL and American Rules Kettlebell lifting by snatching a twelve kilo (26.8lbs) eighty times with no stoppage. Kindle’s other certifications include CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillators), and ACSM Health and Fitness Specialist. All of these certifications are beneficial in the field of Exercise Science, and are helpful in making a successful personal trainer. Not only does she have a passion for training athletes, but Kindle also enjoys helping anyone who is looking forward to living a healthy lifestyle.