Meet the Trainers
Bobby especially enjoys working one on one with seniors to help them maintain a healthy active lifestyle. His philosophy for training is “tough love” while motivating his clients to put forth their best effort!
Jay WestcottJay is a Grand Junction native who graduated from Fruita Monument High School in 2015. He attended college at Western Wyoming in Rocksprings, WY, where he attained his Associates Degree in Applied Sciences. He transferred to Chadron State College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in the spring of 2020 with a degree in Sports and Recreation Management with a minor in Exercise Science. During his time at Chadron, Jay interned for Head Strength and Conditioning Coach E.J. Kreis. Jay competed for 5 years as a collegiate wrestler, earning scholarships to both Western Wyoming and Chadron State. He finished his career as a 3x Academic All-American. Although Jay has had the opportunity to train with some of the Nation’s best athletes, he enjoys working with people of all fitness levels and ages and loves watching progress be made and goals be achieved. He doesn’t specialize in only one training style and loves exploring the entire fitness spectrum. Jay focuses not only on the physical side of training, but the mental aspects as well. He believes that mentality makes the difference. He knows that all clients are different and Jay enjoys the challenges of tailoring to the goals and needs of each individual to help maximize results and improve their quality of life.
As a Colorado native Eric has a great love for outdoor activities including, backpacking, hunting, snow skiing, fly fishing, water skiing, and traveling. Eric also loves cooking, often infusing traditional recipes with healthy ingredients to allow for better nutrition, and flavor. He also has a zeal for working out, which he shares through his personal training instruction, at Crossroads Fitness, for the past 27 years. Eric enjoys the challenge of working out in other areas of the United States and internationally, while learning and growing with others in the fitness industry. In addition, Eric has taught full time at Grand Junction High School for the past 20 years, and is currently serving as an Intervention Specialist at GJHS. He is also the administrator for online education for District 51, overseeing 12 high schools. Eric's education includes certifications in the following areas. Aerobic Pipeline, a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Human Performance and Wellness, with a Psychology & Speech Minor, a Physical Education Teaching Certificate K-12, a Masters Degree in Education Technology, and has earned his administration license through Colorado Mesa University. Eric thrives in diverse environments and many students have walked across the graduation platform, in part, because of his compassion and dedication. As both an educator and personal trainer Eric's former students continue to engage with him, as new clients, at Crossroads Fitness where he continues to maintain a commitment to excellence in all areas of his life.
Sierra WigginsSierra is both a personal trainer and an athlete. She graduated Cum Lade (4.0 GPA) from Colorado Mesa University with a degree in Kinesiology – The scientific study of human movement. In college, Sierra’s course of study also included sports nutrition and exercise science.
Participating in college sports, Sierra knows what it takes to be an athlete at all levels. In Track & Field, she excelled at the javelin. She also did sprints and trained in cross country. She is knowledgeable in a wide spectrum of training.
Her exercise philosophy is to develop functionally fit people at all ages. Emphasizing the importance of well balanced bodies, Sierra works on fixing muscle imbalances and creating stability throughout the entire body while working through the kinetic chain from your core out to your limbs. She is also very knowledgeable on how to train the systems (aerobic & anaerobic) whether someone desires to increase speed or endurance.
Coming to Crossroads Fitness from Paonia, this Colorado girl enjoys running, hiking, biking and being active outdoors. Her favorite classes at Crossroads are Yoga and Kick-It.
Katie BradyKatie is a native of the Grand Valley and enjoys all the outdoor activities it has to offer! Katie attended OBU (Oklahoma Baptist University) on a basketball scholarship and finished her college degree right back here at CMU. She received her Kinesiology in exercise Science degree and recently got her NFPT Certification (Nation Fitness in Professional Training). Katie has been with us since 2011 and Crossroads feels like home to her!
Katie loves her job and creating lasting relationships with her clients. In the 10 years experience she has in fitness, she has developed a love for helping people achieve their fitness goals and to overcome their barriers. A philosophy she has adopted is that health and fitness is a journey. We are here as a stepping stone to help you achieve the LIFESTYLE you want for yourself. Everyone is unique in their own way and we at Crossroads recognize and appreciate the opportunity to help people of all levels, all backgrounds, and all ages. Outside of Crossroads Katie has a wonderful husband and 3 active, energetic, and handsome boys who keep her on her toes. Some of their favorite things to do as a family are to go to their family cabin in the summertime, hiking, and play disc golf around the valley.
Tina NelsonTina was born and raised in Cortez, Colorado. She relocated to Grand Junction to follow her career in Law Enforcement, as a 911 dispatcher. Exercise was always a way to deal with the daily stress of the job. After 19 years of dispatching and spending more and more time at the gym, she decided to go back to school to become a personal trainer.
Tina is certified through ISSA. She also spent six months working directly under the supervision of a successful and skilled personal trainer.
Being able to share her love of working out with others and helping them to reach their fitness goals is Tina’s passion. She works with all types of people at different fitness levels. She excels at creating a specialized workout for her clients. She is available to provide encouragement, confidence, motivation, and strength, to help you reach your fitness goals!