Trainers & Coaches Garrett Bender - Program Lead
Garrett combines a high level of knowledge and experience in the realm of sports and exercise obtained through 20+ years of playing sports from youth to professional.
Sports have always been at the center of Garrett's life. After his high school career, Garret attended St Cloud State on a full ride football scholarship, however after his 1st year, he made the difficult decision to leave football to pursue his passion, an opportunity to play for the USA Olympic Rugby Team. During his 5 year career with the USA team, Garrett was a part of the first USA rugby team to defeat New Zealand, Win a tournament on the HSBC 7s world series circuit, qualify for the Olympics in rugby 7s and participate in the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil as part of Team USA.
After competing in the Olympics, Garrett hung up his cleats to focus on coaching. Over the past 4 years, Garrett's had the pleasure to head coach multiple men's and women's club teams in Minnesota, Assistant coaching the US Air Force rugby program, lead several youth rugby clinics, helping with multiple middle and high school programs throughout the country. Also, Garrett earned his Massage Therapist certification and now works as the Head of Massage at E3 Fit, sharing his experience in prehab/rehab, mindfulness, recovery and advancing overall health & wellness. Drew Saemrow - Head of Personal Training Jake Del Pino
Jake has been in the health and wellness business
over 15 years in addition to being a Collegiate athlete. You can find Jake at multiple locations around the twins cities either training students K-12 at his non-profit “Reaching Up,” or working with the Rosemount Irish football team as a coach and trainer.
Whether personal training or leading a group fitness classes with upward to 40 members, Jake loves all different types of training from stability to H.I.I.T. while being sure to help athletes master technique and form.
Over the years Jake has been blessed with learning how to train the mind and self-esteem as well as the body. To Jake it is important that his clients know and understand their "why" meaning their purpose for working hard towards their goal. Once that is realized everything will come into play.
Jakes number one goal as a coach is to leave your tank overflowing with abundance on all levels. While having you feel confident knowing that you will become a bigger, stronger, and faster athlete.