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At Focus Fitness, our trainers make the difference.

We are proud to have a variety of knowledgeable professionals that are here to help you achieve your fitness goals. 

 

Shanan Hoy - Owner, NASM, AFAA, WAKAI, CPR, BS in Kinesiology Exercise Science, NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Shanan is reaching 16 years as a Health and Fitness Trainer. She moved to Florida in 2003 from California where she received her degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology at CSU Sacramento.In her experience in the fitness industry, Shanan has actively pursued being an Aerobic, Kickboxing, and Strength Training instructor, a two time Ms. Fitness Competitor, and Group and Personal Trainer in her 16 years in fitness.As a cheerleader through college, she also contributed as a Cheer Coach at Bolles Middle and PVHS while living here in Jacksonville.As a mother to two children, she continues to pursue her passion of health and fitness as a personal trainer and owner of Focus Fitness.Her education in the continually growing industry of fitness consists of: NASM, AFAA, WAKAI, and CPR certifications.
 

Geno Chanthaphasouk - NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  Geno Chanthaphasouk is a certified personal trainer. He received his certification at National Academy of Sports Medicine. Geno firmly believes that anyone is capable of achieving their goals with the right determination and motivation. He uses key points like high interval intensity training with strength and flexibility. He varies his workouts with functional movements so client enjoy their workouts. Geno is a supportive personal trainer who can help you achieve your goals-whether you'd like to increase your endurance, strength, stamina, or adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Jeff Tong - Personal TrainerNSCA Certified Personal Trainer, Precision Nutrition Coach, USAW Sport Performance Coach, Kettlebell Coach, Pre/Post Natal
  Jeff Tong brings the front line of fitness from the top gym in Manhattan to Jacksonville Beach. He was a personal trainer at Equinox in NYC for the past three years, now relocated to Jax Beach with his wife and daughter. His passions are strength and functional movements which are the core foundation needed for any athlete or weekend warrior. Jeff is a certified nutrition coach and loves to integrate nutrition counseling into his sessions. He is also certified in USA weightlifting, kettlebells and pre/post-natal training. Jeff won thesilver medal in the national USA powerlifting competition this year. Jeff believes strength acquisition is the fundamental training adaptation upon which mobility and conditioning is integrated to create the most efficient path to fitness success.
 Taylor Hutson Personal Trainer, ACE, NSCA
  Taylor started out as an intern at Focus Fitness learning the ins and outs of the business, assessment process, and different training styles. She recently graduated from the University of North Florida with her Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science. She has been working in the industry for the last two years as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Along with being a personal trainer, she also teaches the Bikini Bootcamp class on Monday nights. She loves to encourage and uplift people and make them feel better when they leave than they did when they walked in. When she's not in the gym, most chances are you can find her on the beach :)
 Coco Miller - Personal Trainer, BS in Exercise Science, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, AFAA Group Instructor, CPR/ AED Certified
  Coco Miller has a unique background that gives her the edge you won’t find with anyone else. Coco grew up in Dallas, TX in a gym knowing she wanting to be a personal trainer and follow her mom’s footsteps. In 2014, Coco started her career as a dual sport Division 1 student-athlete at the University of North Florida (UNF) while obtaining her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science on full scholarship. She was able to shadow some of the highest level of training and coaches nearly every day of the year which manifested into a hands-on learning environment to engrave her studies in her. Throughout her career, she’s gained knowledge from personal experience and mentors on injury prevention and recovery from her multiple knee surgeries and shoulder injuries from over a decade of playing sports. In between her demanding schedule, she was one of the most colorful athletes from UNF’s athletic program, making it on their Wall of Fame after her freshmen year and recognized for breaking the school record of “Most Wins” by any player ever for UNF’s Women’s Beach Volleyball team. She also was a volunteer to the On Campus Transition program as a fitness coach to special needs students. With Coco Miller’s kind personality, competitiveness, passion to help others, and with her unique background, she is willing to go the extra mile to help her clients reach their fitness and health goals.
 Georgeanne Schievink- BS in Kinesiology, National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Precision Nutrition Certified, AED/CPR certified
  Georgeanne is a Michigan native who has had a lifelong passion for health and fitness. In 2015, she graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and a specialization in health promotion. She believes consistent healthy movement, mindful eating and proper self care are key components to longevity. Georgeanne is also a certified health coach through Precision Nutrition and loves to help others change their eating habits for the long haul. The fitness world can be hard to navigate and it’s Georgeanne’s mission to help others find the path that works for their unique life. She has worked with people of all ages and their various goals. Georgeanne specializes in group training, high intensity workouts, strength training, weight loss and habit change.
 Savanna Venier -- NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, Certified IPE MindBody Eating Coach
  Having a background knowledge in psychology and exercise science combined with a passion for women who struggle with insecurity has brought me growing success in helping people regain their body confidence and establish long-term lifestyle changes. My style of training is fast paced, intense (within reason), and uplifting. I’ll teach you how to work out on your own days without me and how to fuel your body with the proper nutrients it needs in order to stay healthy and active. Even deeper than that, I'll also help you learn to love the skin you're in, and from there will show you how to enjoy working out and how to find a place of balanced living so you can partake and thrive in the social and emotional aspects of nutrition and fitness as well.
 John DiPatre -- AMFPT master trainer ASFA sport specific
  John has been a personal trainer for over 22 years, he is a former college and professional quarterback and is an avid weight lifter. Over the years John has trained NFL football players, college football and basketball players, as well as beauty pageant contestants including miss Jacksonville. He gets the most enjoyment out of training in group settings. His belief is that the word personal comes before the word training, keeping that in mind it’s fun to build relationships with each individual knowing there goals and needs, as well as seeing the clients develop friendships with each other over the years, while they’re building muscle and getting in shape! John has a great personality with a great work ethic, and you can be sure to have a fun and challenging workout each visit.
 Caroline Jenney
  Caroline Jenney brings over 20 years of experience to Focus Fitness. Certified under AFAA, she carries qualifications in both Personal Fitness Training and Group Fitness Training . Proficient in injury rehabilitation , sports and conditioning, nutritional programs and senior functional training, Caroline’s clientele range in ages 11 to 75. Among her accomplishments as a competitor in women’s bodybuilding she twice qualified for the NPC Nationals. Caroline is the mother of 4 children and has a B.A. in International Relations from Pine Manor College- Boston, MA. She currently resides in Ponte Vedra, FL.
Josh Johnson -- Personal Trainer, BS in Exercise Science, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, CPR/AED Certified
Josh Johnson has had a deep passion for fitness from the beginning. At four- years-old, he started playing his first sport and has been intrigued with athletics ever since. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to work with many different athletes. He is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who practices data-based techniques to enhance performance. Aside from athletics, he thoroughly enjoys personal training and helping anyone achieve their goals. Josh was able to further his interests in health and wellness by obtaining a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science at the University of North Florida. With his passion and knowledge in exercise physiology, he ensures his clients practice proper injury prevention throughout their fitness journey. If your goal is to improve cardio respiratory fitness, muscular strength, endurance, power, disease prevention, flexibility mobility and stability, or just to live a healthier lifestyle, Josh will get you there!