Russ is a Certified Personal Trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). He comes to Madonna ProActive after a successful 28 year career in the Armed Forces. While in the Armed Forces one of his jobs was the Marathon and Winter Biathlon coordinator/trainer for Nebraska. He has personally competed in, and completed 28 Marathons and 4 Winter Biathlons. To prepare for these events he trained with U.S. Olympic Athletes. Russ has coached local youth (Elementary to High School) in numerous sports. Russ has always enjoyed physical fitness and wants to share his passion with others. He enjoys designing exercise programs for specific client situations and goals.