Meet The Trainers
Earth Treks Crystal City Personal Trainers
Quentin Cornelius - Fitness Program Manager
Quentin is a Certified Personal Trainer through ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), and he is working towards earning his certification in Fitness Nutrition. After playing lacrosse and rugby, he was eventually introduced to rock climbing. Three years have passed since starting to climb, and it has become his favorite sport. Whether working on a single pitch sport route, multi-pitch trad route or a five-move boulder problem, Quentin is addicted to climbing. In regards to his philosophy on training, he believes that functionality is just as important as strength. Because of his lifelong love of sports, he incorporates exercises that focus on mobility, power, speed, and strength. Quentin loves staying up-to-date on the latest exercise and nutrition research, articles, and podcasts, and he enjoys learning the reasoning behind fitness-related principles and ideas. Finding as many ways to modify and incorporate traditional strength building programs into climbing training has become a hobby for him. By continually developing his understanding of the human body, he hopes to push his clients climbing ability to new heights.
CERTIFICATION: ACSM CPT & ACE FNS
FOCUS: Strength Training
Mike Bowman - Personal Trainer
Mike is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer who has spent most of his life exploring the fitness world. Always hungry for knowledge and a challenge, Mike is constantly looking for new ways to push his fitness limits. As a child he was a competitive swimmer, wrestler, and track and field athlete. He believes in fun, creative exercise, and he specializes in helping others achieve their resistance training, functional fitness, and climbing-specific training goals. Mike is an avid, passionate boulderer who loves traveling to different destinations to climb, camp, and explore.
Stu Wong - Head Coach | Personal Trainer
Stu is a certified ACE personal trainer, climbing coach and fitness instructor for Earth Treks Climbing Centers, specializing in both functional and climbing specific fitness. With a BS in Biology from the University of Maryland. Stu enjoys science, bouldering, and sport climbing; forever on a quest for that perfect line. Having trained a variety of athletes, climbers, and fitness enthusiasts, Stu is able to help you achieve your goals. Whether you are looking to break through a climbing plateau, improve a specific athletic performance, or to adopt a more healthy and active lifestyle, he skillfully helps clients improve both their climbing and fitness.