Ethon's one and only career in life has been as a personal trainer and fitness educator for over 20 years He has always had a deep passion for teaching and, importantly, helping people move, feel, and look their best. Clients' consistency, small victories, and personal bests fuel him.
He began his career as an assistant coach training the Iowa Hawkeye TaeKwonDo team to nationals and coaching Junior Olympic TaeKwonDo camps before bringing his love of fitness and movement to his personal training studios in Chicago.
He is now back at home in Iowa helping our awesome community become even stronger and healthier. Ethon considers it his life's purpose to help people wade through the fitness fads and instead bring the most current, evidence-based transformational changes to all who seek them.
Ethon specializes in functional movement and has a degree from the University of Iowa in sports psychology, with minors in exercise physiology, nutrition, and kinesiology. Ethon's current specialized certifications include USA Weightligting, Gym Jones Level 1 & 2. He is also a Certified Onnit Academy Foundations Trainer and Onnit Academy Battle Ropes and Kettle Bell Specialist. He is also ProjectsMethod certified on the rower and skierg.