Matt Carter, CPT, NCSA, Owner
Matt was born and raised in Milford, Delaware, he attended Milford High School where he began to develop an interest in physical fitness through his participation in football, track and various water sports. He was accepted into Salisbury University his freshman year where he played football, but then transferred to Fort Lewis College, graduating with a BS in Exercise Science with concentrations in Fitness/Leisure and Coaching.
While Matt had participated in numerous traditional sports as a teenager, the mountains, rivers and woods in the college town of Durango, Colorado introduced him to a wide array of adventure sports such as rock climbing, biking, kayaking, winter/desert camping, and Search and Rescue.
Upon graduation Matt returned to Delaware and started his first business, Rocks, Rims & Rapids, which involved climbing, biking, kayaking, and outdoor personal training. That venture quickly evolved into his present business, Quest Fitness and Kayak.
Connie Warren, Administrative Manager
Connie has been married for 25 years and is the proud mother of two great kids, Bryce and Shannon. You can find Connie most week days at Quest helping members and expertly holding down the fort for her brother Matt.
Erin Yost, Personal Trainer, Youth Fitness Instructor
Erin, is a Personal Trainer and Youth Fitness Instructor she is adult, child and infant CPR and First Aid trained. She is originally from Fairfax, Virginia, and after graduating from Shepherd University, she moved to Delaware to live closer to the beach. Fitness and Health lifestyle has always been the number one priority in her life – she grew up with a soccer ball attached to her foot. Erin was introduced to the sport when she was four years old. Soccer became her life through college. She learned many important life traits from playing-determination, discipline, and all the positive benefits of working out and staying healthy.
Erin enjoys passing these traits along to her clients at Quest Fitness. Erin is also schedules and instructs all of the youth fitness activities here at Quest they include: Birthday Parties, Adventure Fitness Camps, Explorer Days & Camp, “Organized Chaos Class” & “Girls on the Move Class.”
Kyle Long, Personal Trainer
Kyle is originally from central Ohio, but moved East to finish his degree in Exercise Science from Wesley College. Kyle has worked as a certified trainer for over 5 years, and specializes in weight management as well as athletic performance. Outside of training, Kyle played 4 years of collegiate soccer, in addition to playing with semi-pro and pro teams in both the United States and in Europe. He believes in educating his clients on all things health and fitness in order to create an over all healthier lifestyle.
MEET OUR AEROBIC INSTRUCTORS:
Jessica Mattioni, Personal Trainer, Group Fitness & Spin Instructor
Jessica has been teaching aerobic classes here at Quest since 2002, she enjoys teaching aerobic classes because they are so rewarding she gets to see people change their bodies and mind everyday. She teaches Jump Rope & Weights, BOSU Strength, Spinning, Butt & Gutt. Come and try one of her classes and she will help whip you into shape!!
Charissa Hines, Certified Group Fitness & Pilates Instructor
Charissa is a certified Pilates and Group Fitness Instructor, as well as a Personal Trainer. She holds certifications in cycling and senior fitness and has 14 years of teaching experience. In recent years,Â Charissa has been the Fitness Coordinator at two facilities and is a member of BASI (Body Arts and Sciences International). Some of her areas of expertise include: large and small Pilates apparatus, BOSU, foam roller and functional fitness techniques. She enjoys working with a variety of clients who are seeking strong minds, fit bodies and powerful energy.
It is Charissa’s sincere desire to help everyone achieve their fitness goals and create an adherence to a regular exercise routine for life.
Joy Ferguson, Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor
Primary Fitness Instructor certified through AFAA, Joy is adult, child and infant CPR and First Aid trained. She personal trains all levels of fitness, so her clients feel comfortable yet challenged. Joy is a mother of three school-aged children. Her fitness motto is “Get Fit or Get Out”. Joy has eight years experience as a group instructor and two years personal training. Come see Joy at Quest Fitness today!