Meet the Team!

At World Gym Oxnard, our team strives to provide top-notch service to all of our members. We believe in producing quality service from our cleaning staff to our training staff. Members come to World Gym for not only a great workout, but to enjoy the close-knit culture World Gym Oxnard has to offer!

 Certifications: Hype Man

Gorilla Joe helps members stay excited about their health and fitness goals!

 Certifications: World Gym Athletics, PACE, One Barbell, STAGES, World Cycle

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Manny does everything he can to make sure World Gym Oxnard is The BEST gym in Southern California and Oxnard's ultimate destination for seriously fun fitness.

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MANAGEMENT Bio

 Certifications: World Gym Athletics

Janelle was born and raised in Santa Paula, Ca. Growing up she was always involved in sports, including Recreation softball and basketball. Janelle was heavily involved in playing softball year-round, traveling to many cities and out of state. In high school she played volleyball, basketball and softball. After high school she went on and played softball for Ventura College. Sports has always been a HUGE part of her life. Janelle is known to be a very competitive person who strives to be the best in whatever it is that she is doing. She's coached in multiple sports in both recreation and high school levels and now gets the pleasure to see her 5-year-old son begin the sports life. Her passion for sports and fitness lead her here to World Gym, where she absolutely LOVES her job -not only this gym, but its people and our culture. Anything she can do to help someone as soon as they walk through those doors, she is ready and willing to do!

 Certifications: Kinesiology Degree, World Gym Athletics, World Cycling, PACE, STAGES, Row It, SMASH

Throughout Denise's journey playing soccer competitively at the highest levels growing up all the way into playing NCAA soccer as a goalkeeper, she realized her calling was to be a role model for those seeking assistance when they feel stuck in life. Fitness is not only about the physical changes you go through, but also the mental and emotional transformation. Having realized her purpose in life, she took on the task of obtaining her Kinesiology degree at California State University, Northridge, as well as obtaining a nationally recognized coaching license. She's continued her education with World Gym and has been able to transform lives, as well as mentor young adults as a licensed soccer coach at Rio Mesa High School and Oxnard College.

 Certifications: ISSA Strength & Conditioning, ISSA Sport Nutrition, ACE Corrective Exercise, World Gym Athletics, One Barbell, PACE, World Cycle, STAGES, Row It, SMASH

Having 5+ years experience in the health industry she has a relentless passion to achieve your goals whether it be with weight loss, macro coaching, senior fitness to youth sports specific training, she will stop at nothing to help you achieve your goals.

 Certifications: Kinesiology Degree, World Gym Athletics, World Cycling, PACE, STAGES, Row It, SMASH

 Specialitie(s): Weight Loss, Functional Training

Throughout Denise's journey playing soccer competitively at the highest levels growing up all the way into playing NCAA soccer as a goalkeeper, she realized her calling was to be a role model for those seeking assistance when they feel stuck in life. Fitness is not only about the physical changes you go through, but also the mental and emotional transformation. Having realized her purpose in life, she took on the task of obtaining her Kinesiology degree at California State University, Northridge, as well as obtaining a nationally recognized coaching license. She's continued her education with World Gym and has been able to transform lives, as well as mentor young adults as a licensed soccer coach at Rio Mesa High School and Oxnard College.

 Certifications: World Gym Athletics, PACE, World Cycling, STAGES, World Gym Athletics, One Barbell

 Specialitie(s): Group training, Weight Loss, Muscle Gain

Josh has always been outgoing and active his entire life. From a young age Josh enjoyed sports such as football, basketball, wrestling, cross country and baseball. His main love being football and basketball. Josh became a personal trainer because he was passionate about health and fitness and enjoys helping clients and inspiring them to push themselves inside and outside the gym. Josh specializes in group classes, HIIT, and weight loss. Josh strives to make his clients feel comfortable, and confident they can succeed.

 Certifications: World Gym Athletics, One Barbell

 Specialitie(s): Olympic Lifting

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Ever since Stephany was a little kid, she has loved sports and learning new ways of exercising. Her passion motivated her to participate in as many athletic competitions as she possibly could. During the last 7 years, she dedicated herself to practicing different types of exercises such as boot camps, CrossFit, aerial silks and pole fitness. As an athlete, Stephany participated in CrossFit for 5 years and competed in many local tournaments. One of her other greatest passions is aerial dance in which she dedicated 7 years to and instructed for 3 years. Among Stephany's certifications, she has achieved pole dance Level I Instructor as well as achieving outstanding student. It has been almost 1 year since Stephany has moved to Oxnard and feels that becoming a trainer at World Gym is one of the best things that has happened since she moved here.

 Certifications: ISSA Strength & Conditioning, ISSA Sport Nutrition, ACE Corrective Exercise, World Gym Athletics, One Barbell, PACE, World Cycle, STAGES

 Specialitie(s): Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition/Macro, Speed & Agility, Injury Rehab, Row It, SMASH

Specializing in injury prevention & rehabilitation, Cheyene utilizes fundamentals of functional movements with strength & conditioning principles. Having 5+ years experience in the health industry she has a relentless passion to achieve your goals whether it be with weight loss, macro coaching, senior fitness to youth sports specific training, she will stop at nothing to help you achieve your goals.

 Certifications: Kinesiology Degree, World Gym Athletics

 Specialitie(s): Functional Training, Endurance, & Strength & Conditioning

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Briana has been involved in the health and fitness industry for over 7 years. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Cal State University,Northridge where she pursued her passion for helping individuals reach their health goals. While at CSUN she was involved with the company 3 WINS Fitness where she instructed various group classes. She focuses on functional movements and enjoys teaching strength and conditioning exercises. While growing up in Santa Barbara, CA she played various sports such as basketball, waterpolo, track and boxing. Her ultimate goal is to become an Athletic Trainer for a professional football team. Briana chose to become a personal trainer at World Gym Oxnard because she loves to motivate and improve ones lifestyle.

 Certifications: PACE, World Cycle, STAGES, World Gym Athletics, One Barbell

 Specialitie(s): Weight Loss, Muscle Gain

Like most people, Randall grew up in sports playing competitively. As he aged, life got a hold of him and his focus became his kids as a single father. During that time period, he gained about 100 pounds. In 2014, his passion for health and fitness was rekindled when his youngest son left off for college and he was left to focus back on himself, but ended up weighing in at 318 pounds as a pre-diabetic, finding himself following his father's footsteps as a stage 2 diabetic. Randall realized it was time to make a lifestyle change, so he joined a gym. That gym just so happened to be Powerhouse, which is now World Gym Corporation. While changing his lifestyle habits, he was able to lose 101 pounds in 9 months while at this facility. His loyalty has now become helping members change their lives as he did here at his home gym, World Gym Oxnard. His new health and fitness goals are to assist as many people as possible so they too, can change their lives for the better; and what better place to do that, but the place that started it all for him.

 Certifications: NASM Personal Trainer

 Specialitie(s): Strength training and HIIT training

Christina is from Maryland. She comes from a family where sports means everything. Christina played softball and did gymnastics as well as flag football growing up. After high school she got into weight training and has been passionate about it for three years now. She is currently a senior at Cal State University Channel Islands majoring in Health Science. Christina has seen first hand what an unhealthy life style can do to an individual and their family and she wants to do all she can to motivate and help people who want a healthier lifestyle.

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 Specialitie(s): Muscle Endurance, conditioning

 Certifications: NASM Personal Trainer

Born in Puerto Rico, Elbert enjoyed salsa and played a lot of baseball. Later in life he practiced Tae Kwon Do and Muay Thai during his time in the military. He was a Navy Hospital Corpsman were he was exposed to different areas in the medical filed. He was attached to the marines and had the opportunity to deploy to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. As a hospital Corpsman, Elbert was in charge of the medical readiness of over 500 marines and the physical training of his fellow corpsmen. Elbert completed a Bachelors degree in Science and is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Elbert is a self-motivated individual with a genuine desire to help you succeed. If you need to improve your strength, posture and conditioning or maybe need post rehab training, Elbert will do his very best to help you reduce pain and achieve your goals.

 Certifications: B.S. in Health Science and Biology

 Specialitie(s): Weight loss, muscle gain

Sydney has always lived an active lifestyle. She played soccer throughout high school, enjoys hiking, and swimming in the ocean. In college she wanted to maintain her fitness level but had no clue where to start. She gained 30 pounds and that was the catalyst to her lifestyle change. She was introduced to clean eating and weight training and was able to lose the extra 30 pounds while also putting on lean muscle. She found a love for the gym and the people surrounding it, and has been mentored by different trainers to increase her skill level. Sydney is passionate about helping others and is currently pursuing her Master’s in preventative medicine and hopes to apply everything she has learned to give back to the community that has helped her.

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 Specialitie(s): Weight Loss, Bodybuilding

 Certifications: Propta Personal Trainer Certification, Nutrition, Pharmacology in applied Sports

Javier grew up in Guanajuato, Mexico where he grew a passion for sports such as soccer, boxing, and bodybuilding. As Javier got older, he enjoyed maintaining his physique through bodybuilding. He became a professional bodybuilder in 2013 competing in over 8 competitions. In 2017, he traveled to Los Angeles where he then placed 1st for the very first time. As Javier continues his journey, he wishes to learn and grow as much as possible and share his knowledge and experience . Javier loves to motivate people and hopes that he can change the current mentality about the fitness perspective. His ultimate goal is to change peoples lives mentally and physically so that they can succeed in the long run.

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 Certifications: Personal Training & Sport Nutrition

Ray is originally from Mexico, personal training for over 3 years. He has always been an athlete and strongly believes that exercise is the beginning of well-being. He always says fitness is they key to a good quality of life. Ray has always focused on wanting to support, guide, and motivate those who seek to achieve their goals not only physically but mentally as well. Ray specializes in weight loss, muscle gain, and HIIT training. He lives by the motto: "Change your style of life! what are you waiting for? Your victory is within how you think and feel; the battle between what you want and do, and the glory between why and what your reasoning for doing it."

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Hometown- Ventura, Ca
Favorite Hobby- Writing
Favorite Cheat Meal- Nachos
Least Favorite Exercise- Burpees

Hometown- Ojai, Ca
Favorite Hobby- Baking
Favorite Cheat Meal- Any chocolate
Least Favorite Exercise- Sit ups

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Hometown- Ventura, Ca
Favorite Hobby- Watching Basketball and shopping
Favorite Cheat Meal- Toppers and BWW
Least Favorite Exercise- arms

Hometown- Oxnard
Favorite Hobby- Playing guitar
Favorite Cheat Meal- Lumpia
Least Favorite Exercise- Distance running

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Hometown- Oxnard
Favorite Hobby- Working out
Favorite Cheat Meal- The Habit
Least Favorite Exercise- Cardio

Hometown- Los Angeles, CA
Favorite Hobby- Weightlifting & Eating
Favorite Cheat Meal- Stacked Customized Burger
Least Favorite Exercise- Calf Raises

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Hometown- Ventura, CA
Favorite Hobby- Writing
Favorite Cheat Meal- Pizza and wings
Least Favorite Exercise- Wall balls

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Hometown- Oxnard, Ca
Favorite Hobby- Photography
Favorite Cheat Meal- Curly fries
Least Favorite Exercise- Bench Press

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Hometown- Oxnard
Favorite Hobby- Going to the beach
Favorite Cheat Meal- Toppers Pizza
Least Favorite Exercise- Doing arms

Favorite Band: Iron Clashing as a PR is accomplished
Favorite exercise: snatches, deadlifts, and boxing
Least favorite muscle to train: chest
Favorite Motivational Quote: "Success is built on practice, practice is controlled failures."

Favorite Band: Breed Hate
Favorite exercise: deadlift
Least favorite muscle to train: biceps
Favorite Motivational Quote: "Believe to achieve"

 Secret Power: Bilingual

Favorite Band: Coldplay
Favorite exercise: Burpees
Least favorite muscle to train: Legs & Glutes
Favorite Motivational Quote: "Don't stop when it hurts, stop when you're done."

Favorite Band: *Nsync
Favorite exercise: deadlift
Least favorite muscle to train: Rhomboids and lats
Favorite Motivational Quote: "Nobody owes you anything. Life is what you make it!"