About Us

Amy brings multiple certifications, educational foundation and fitness experience to coaching participants in AVC Elite Training Group Sessions, Natural Running Programs and Tough Mudder training.

Fitness Coach

Fitness Certifications

American Institute of Fitness Educators

American Institute of Fitness Educators                                            Studied under Tom Seaborne Ph.D.

National Federation of Professional Trainers

National Federation of Professional Trainers

American Red Cross CPR Certified

American Red Cross CPR Certified


Masters of Arts Degree in Curriculum and Instruction                      Northern Arizona University

University of Iowa

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education                          University of Iowa

Fitness Experience

Newton Natural Running CoachNewton Natural Running™ Certified Coach

Sportbox by Amy

SPORTBOX® and Maximum Pump™ Creator

Fitness Instructor

Mountainside Fitness 2004 – 2009

Fitness Works 2002-2004

Golden’s Fitness for Women 2000-2002

The Tone Zone  1996-2000

Fitness Industry Professional

  • LA Sport & Fitness Magazine Featured Photos
  • DHP Elite Training Advisory Board Member
  • Presenter at “Extreme Makeover” by DHP
  • “Weeding Through the Diet Jungle” Presenter
  • Mountainside Running Club Guest Speaker
  • Activa Women in Motion Recognition
  • Tucson Fitness Fest Presenter
  • IDEA World Fitness Convention Finalist
  • Fresh Face in Fitness International Fitness Instructor Competition 2nd Place
  • Consulting Staff Member, Counselor, Presenter
  • Cory Everson’s Fitness Retreats
  • Private Personal Trainer
  • “Kick It for the Cure” fundraiser for the Phoenix Race for the Cure
  • “Work it to the Core for the Cure” fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • Making Strides Team Leader for American Cancer Society
  • Cardio Metabolic/Sports Performance Testing 2003 – present
  • Promoter and Wholesaler of Cory Everson’s Solutions 2000-2003
  • Instructor and Retailer for Polar Heart Rate Monitors 2009-current
  • Wholesaler and Instructor for Sports Instruments Heart Rate Monitors 2002-2009
  • Promoter, Wholesaler and Instructor for Freestyle Heart Rate Monitors 2000-2002

Female Athlete

Fitness Accomplishments

  • Bisbee 1000 – Finished 2nd in Division our of 198; 13 Overall Female; 79th of 1500 Overall M/F
  • Trans-Catalina 50K 2014
  • CVRA Fifth Season 4th of July 8K 2013 – 2nd Place – Age Division
  • Tough Mudder Coach and Leader for team of 15 2013
  • Pass Mountain 50K  2011 6th Place – Overall Female  16th Place – Overall Division
  • Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to Rim 2011 52 mile trail run
  • Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim 2010  24.7 miles trek
  • Trans-Catalina Trail Ultra Trek-Run 2011 31 miles
  • Trans-Catalina Trail Trek 2010 30 miles
  • Pat’s Run 2007 1st Place – Age Division  11th Place – Female  154th Place – Overall
  • Great Race of Agoura Hills 2007 1st Place – Age Division  8th Place – Female  48th Place – Overall 
  • Runner’s Den 10K 2005 1st Place – Age Division  5th Place – Female
  • Rock N Roll Half Marathon 2005 4th Place – Age Division 43rd Place – Female 242 Place – Overall
  • NewTimes 10K 2004 2nd Place – Age Division
  • Ben’s Run 2004 1st Place – Female