Meet the team
We are a team of fitness professionals working with you on your fitness and wellness adventure. We start with a full assessment in order to figure out the best way to help you achieve success instead of frustration.
Founder, Personal Trainer
National Strength and Conditioning Association USA Track and Field Level One Coach Functional Movement Screen Certified Poliquin Biological Signature Level 2 Certified Postual Restoration Institute Worked with Andy O’Brien and Florida Panthers NHL Team in 2009-2010 Season Training Camp Programming and Off-ice Training For Racine Goalie Academy since 2008
Through Catalyst, Jim builds communities focused on comprehensive, holistic fitness. As a personal trainer, he excels in movement based training, constructing training programs, and performance training. When Jim was eighteen years old, he had an accident and died for a few minutes. He returned with a mission to live better in every way. He is hardworking, passionate and focused, channeling his energy into Catalyst.
Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist
Functional Diagnostics Nutritionist Functional Movement Screen Certified NESTA Personal Training National Academy of Sports Medicine CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 2 University of Michigan BS in Sports Management
Samantha is dedicated to tying together functional nutrition and training in order to reach optimal health. Her niche in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition seeks to identify underlying causes instead of symptoms. Samantha uses a natural, holistic approach to yield the highest level of positive clinical outcomes. Long before she came to Catalyst, Samantha was a club DJ in LA, playing progressive tribal house music. Now she goes to bed at 9 and finds joy in good eats and traveling with her husband, Jim.
International Sports Sciences Association Certificate
Brookes began training from Jim Adams and now he trains alongside Jim. He loves the turf at Catalyst, and finds that it brings a new dimension into the gym. He enjoys being a part of a community where everyone comes in eager to train and push themselves. As one of four brothers, Brookes knows what it means to be a part of a tough but supportive community. Outside of work, Brookes plays in a Men’s Lacrosse League every Sunday and is an avid fly fisherman.
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Personal Training Certification Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Group Training Certification TRX Certification
When Justin heard that Jim was opening his own gym he knew it would be a great way to grow as a trainer. He is a true believer in the approach Catalyst takes to making people’s lives better through fitness. At Catalyst they are always looking for new ways to challenge everyone who walks through the door. When he’s not working, Justin enjoys anything outdoors – hiking, swimming, biking, and rock climbing. He loves reading, watching tons of movies, and listening to music.
Cutest Puppy Ever Fastest Potty Trained Dog Certified Love Bug
Winslow came into Catalyst for the fake grass, and was quickly scooped up and adopted by the owner and his wife. He stays for the awesome staff and clients who never stop their workouts, even to play with him. In his spare time, Winslow goes to his Support Dogs class and plays with his best friend Lexi. He focuses on looking cute and staying healthy.
Eric started out as a personal training client and became frustrated because the training left him in pain with little results. Once he started to explore corrective exercises he started to get results without pain. This ignited his passion for movement-based training. He’s studied under the renowned French Osteopath, Guy Voyer and studied training and holistic health under Paul Chek. He is certified in ELDOA, Myofascial Stretching, Global Postural Stretching and Corrective Exercise for golf and rotational movements.
He continues to learn and seek additional knowledge and certifications. He has been a rock star addition to the Catalyst Tribe.