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Guiding you through your fitness journey

Personal training has been my career for a long time now and I have to say that I Love my Job. Using my fitness background and training expertise to help people in a one-on-one setting is very effective. I train people every day and with each person the progress and results from week to week are always positive.

- ACE- Certified Personal Trainer since august 2002

-ACE- Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist



** A.C.E. is accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies as well as the European Health and Fitness Association.

- CPR- certified (American Heart Association) 

- I have worked in the fitness industry since 1999

- I'm currently training my clients at Performance Private Training in Columbia, MD. I've been a trainer there since August 2007.




Take Your Pick

I try my best to tailor my plans for your specific situation and requirements. Read more about each of my packages to understand which best fits your needs. If you can’t find what you need, get in touch directly.


1 Hr Personal Training Session

This is a single 1 hour one-on-one personal training session with Steve. This includes dietary coaching.


1/2 Hr Personal Training Session

This is a single 1/2 hr one-on-one personal training session with Steve. This includes dietary coaching.



Hear What Others Have to Say

Take a look at the following reviews submitted by satisfied clients.

I have been working with Steve for the last 2 years. I have a weak lower back, and I was very overweight when I first met Steve. Steve created workouts that better fit my lower back's issues to strengthen it, while also giving me tips, and hints for improving my eating habits, and recovering from my workouts.

I have lost 30 pounds with Steve's guidance in the last 6 months, and with his help, my lower back has gotten much stronger, to the point where I can do planks for up to 1 minute and 30 seconds with the workout routine that Steve has made for me. I am still a trainee working with Steve, and I am very happy in the progress my body has made by working with Steve.

David Daniel

I can’t believe I let myself gain 80 pounds! I was overworked and busy helping everyone but me. I saw this picture and decided it was time once and for all. That’s when I found a great trainer. Steve was the key to accelerating fat loss and really adding the muscle I needed. He is very knowledgeable about designing and changing up routines so you don’t get bored and get the best results.

He has the perfect personality to be supportive, yet knows just when to push you to the next level. He also combines training with nutrition advice.

I couldn’t do one without the other, and it made a dramatic difference to have coaching on both. If you want to completely transform yourself and get in shape once and for all, give Steve a call.

Susan Bell

I have been working with Steve as my personal trainer for almost a year.  My goal was very specific… improve my strength in core areas to help improve my rowing.  I’ve been very impressed with the level of background work Steve did in improving his understanding of rowing and the primary muscles used as well as how receptive he is to feedback from me and my rowing coaches. 
Beyond that I’ve been impressed with Steve’s attention to details and safety while at the same time providing subtle but effective encouragement and motivation. 
I’ve notice improvement in my rowing this year thanks in part to what Steve has helped me improve on.

Joseph Jones

Steve has helped transform my body. Not only have I lost 60lbs but I’ve built substantial muscle for the first time in my life. The wildest thing about this transition is how he made it easy and fun. His easy-going yet persistent approach meant that progress has been consistent even when there have been bad weeks. I can’t recommend Steve enough. Working with him is the BEST investment into your life and health that you could possible make.

Matthew Fitzgerald

I have been working with Steve over the last year and a half. As result, I have seen significant progress in my strength and power both in terms of general fitness and specific to my efforts in rowing. I consider Steve to be a key to unlocking my potential as he provides critical lifting guidance on form and technique to build the base needed for success. Steve does so in a straightforward and non-critical manner. His calm and friendly demeanor creates a pleasant gym atmosphere in which I feel confident to push my limits. I see the results of our sessions in improved splits on the rowing machine and my improved power on the water. I am fortunate to have found a trainer who knows how to help me achieve my goals in a fun and stress-free environment.

Chris K.

I started working with Steve to get stronger for my sport. I was fit but I thought that with some strength work I could do some women's masters competitions. Training with Steve for the past two years has exceeded my expectations. I'm stronger than I've been in 20 years, easily. His patient encouragement gave me confidence as the weight/reps increased. His attention to correct form has helped in my sport and my outdoor work to prevent injury. Feeling strong and healthy is life-changing. Going into my 60s with a good foundation of strength and fitness will extend my active years. That's a pretty great return on investment.

Barbara D.

A few months of twice weekly workouts with Steve have been transformative. I'm fitter than I've been in years. My posture is better, I'm running faster, and I feel great canoeing, hiking, and working outdoors.

Greg D.



Loose Fat, Build Muscle, Increase Strength, loose excess weight, get healthy, FEEL GREAT!

As a certified trainer, I offer a wide range of fitness services and training styles. Contact me today and we'll figure it out together!


 Guidance through proper exercise technique and intensity located at Performance Private Training- a private studio gym in Columbia, MD. No membership or gym fee. Train with me in a comfortable, private setting. No gym crowds and access to variety of equipment! Social distancing-friendly environment.


No matter what your specific goals are, I can teach you how to structure your diet to achieve your goals. I don't believe in following specific fad diets. I educate my clients on how to make the right choices.


Steve can train his clients in the comforts of their own home or office gym



(410) 598-4150

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(410) 598-4150

9385 Gerwig Lane, Columbia, MD
21046 United States

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