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Alicia O'Connor - Director of Personal Training

Name- Alicia O'Connor 

Phone- (843) 792-1494

General Availability-  Monday Wednesday Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Fitness Background - Professional ski instructor Aspen Colorado, competitive surfer, former nationally ranked triathlete, Lander college varsity tennis, University of South Carolina cheerleader. 
Inspiration for Becoming a Personal Trainer- Desire to share my passion for healthy living 
Training Motto- Exercise is medicine 
3 Words to Describe Myself- Passionate, Positive, Dedicated 
Favorite Exercises- Push Up, Pull Ups, Planks
Education and Certifications- BS in physical education from the University of South Carolina, graduate work in exercise science with an emphasis in nutrition from Appalachian State University, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) health fitness instructor, Professional Ski Instructors of America, (PSIA), ISSA Personal Trainer Certification. 
Interests and Hobbies- surfing everywhere, skiing anything, cycling, hiking, 14ers, watching my daughter play soccer


See the complete bio's of the entire Personal Training Team

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Nicki Carter
Becca Cook
Dwight Gore
Quincy Shiver
Jennifer Rhodenbaugh
Lillie Schulten
Marteloa "Marty" Rivers
James Johnson
Galen Bennett
Brennan Textor
Cindi Day
Kelsey Quillen
Matthew Blair Davis
Leslie Shields
 Brooke Sease


Post Rehabilitation Trainers are also available

The MUSC Wellness Center has Certified Personal Trainers available. The Personal Trainers have experience in all areas of fitness and can accommodate a variety of fitness and wellness goals. Personal Training can be used for advances in general fitness, weight loss, sports specific training, and post rehabilitation. MUSC Wellness Center Personal Trainers design safe and effective exercise programs that are customized to meet the needs of each individual. Programs focus on education, instruction, and motivation to reach health and fitness goals. You may have asked yourself where are the best personal trainers near me? They are right here at the MUSC Wellness Center. Our Personal Trainers are very patient and professional plus have superior communication skills. Each personal trainer has a unique personality along with extensive experience and certifications. 



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