Meet Our Trainers

Each trainer has their own availability & training schedules. Should you wish to learn more about a specific trainer’s availability, please contact Tower Fitness staff.

Pedro Herdes
Personal Trainer

EducationBachelor of Kinesiology, University of Lethbridge

CertificationCSEP Certified Personal Trainer

How I can help YOU? I think everyone deserve the right to an improved overall health and to feel good about themselves inside and out. I believe that when you FEEL GOOD, you excel in all areas of life. Getting fit and healthy doesn’t need to be hard, you just need the right guidance and tools to jumpstart your fitness journey or take it to the next level. My focus as a trainer is on my client’s needs. It could be weight loss, improving conditioning, getting stronger and more muscular, body recomposition or any other specific goal that is personal and tailored to you.

Justin Sinclair
Personal Trainer
Group Fitness Instructor (Wednesday Circuit Training)

Education: BSc. Kinesiology

Certifications & Training: CSCS – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, TRX – Suspension training.

Justin has experience working with diverse clientele including individuals new to fitness, those looking for a challenge in their regular routine, or the athlete looking to excel in their sport. His goal is to encourage, motivate and help his clients develop and maintain lifelong fitness habits. Justin truly believes that any barrier to exercise can be overcome as long you are willing to put in the work.
Paul Larmer,
Personal Trainer
Group Fitness Instructor (Tuesday Yoga)

Education: B. PE., McMaster University

Certification & Training: CSEP-Certified Personal Trainer, YMCA Group Fitness & Individual Conditioning Instructor, Certified Yoga Instructor, Registered Massage Therapist, Tabata BootcampTMLeader, TRX Trainer, Psychosomatic Therapist, Certified Clairvoyant, Energy Medicine Practitioner

Paul loves his work. He believes health makes all things possible. A member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada, Paul possesses a Physical Education Degree, Massage Therapy Diploma and Yoga Instructor Certificate. He spent 10 years in business for himself (Marathon Sports Massage, 1999-2002, Home Sanctuary Inc., 2003-2011) providing people with the confidence and knowledge to maintain their own health.

Paul is currently working to complete his new book, Equal Access: How Self Care is the New Healthcare in order to empower people to take charge of their health. Paul enjoys cycling to work, being a parent and trying new things.

He has had the experience of guiding dogsled tours, running marathons, teaching rock climbing and singing with the Irish Rovers! Good health has made all these experiences possible. Paul looks forward to meeting you and helping you do all the things that you want to do.

Michele Merrell

Personal Trainer

Education: B.PE., University of Alberta

Certification & Training: CSEP-Certified Exercise Physiologist, Master Precision Nutrition Coach, AFLCA Group Exercise Leader, TRX Suspension Training, Stott PilatesTM Intensive Mat-Plus. 

Michele has been working as a fitness professional in downtown Calgary corporate facilities for 20+ years. She is a CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist and Level 2 Precision Nutrition certified coach. Michele helps busy people form healthy habits so they can lose weight, build strength, and have more energy.

She promotes progress over perfection and believes that showing up consistently will get you where you want to go. She especially enjoys helping beginners discover the joy of regular physical activity and watch them reap the benefits.

Michele is a native Calgarian and avid traveler. She loves to experience new places, eat delicious food, and meet new people.  Her recreational pursuits include downhill skiing, cycling, hiking, and stand-up paddle boarding when visiting warmer climates.

Juan Carlos
Personal Trainer
Group Fitness Instructor (Boxing)

Education: Bachelor of Sport Science and Physical Activity (University of A Coruña, Spain) and Master of Teacher Training (National University of Distance Education, Spain).

Certification & Training: NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, EXOS Performance Specialist and Pro Elite Performance System Training.

Juan is 30 years old and and has recently moved to Canada from Spain! He is fluent in both English and Spanish and is comfortable training in either language. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sports Sciences and Physical Activity and a master’s degree in teacher training. In addition to formal and academic education, he has completed many courses such as NSCA CPT, EXOS and Certified Conditioning Coach. In addition, Juan possesses more than 7 years of experience as a personal trainer, working with clients of all ages and abilities. He has helped them to achieve many goals, from rehabilitating injuries to more specific sports performance objectives.

Severin Fox

Personal Trainer

Education: B.Sc., Kinesiology, University of Calgary

Certification & Training: CSEP-Certified Personal Trainer, AKA Registered Kinesiologist. 

Severin is passionate about promoting all aspects of health and wellness, with a particular focus on fitness. He believes in creating practical, effective and fun training programs that focus on building functional strength, cardiorespiratory health and mobility. No matter what your goals may be, Severin will take a balanced approach to training, ensuring the development of all the components of health & fitness in a timely and structured fashion. 

His interest in fitness comes from a lifelong involvement in athletics, including competing in high-level hockey, endurance running and coaching minor hockey. In his free time, you can find Severin at the rink, golfing, running, skiing and rock climbing! Severin is fluent in both English and French, plays the guitar and enjoys spending time with his dogs. 

Beverly Rousselle
Personal Trainer

Education: B.Sc., Kinesiology

Certification & Training: CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist

Beverly has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with over 15 years of experience in the field of exercise physiology. She is a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), demonstrating her expertise in prescribing exercise for individuals with a wide range of health conditions.

Throughout her career, Beverly has been dedicated to helping clients improve their health and well-being through physical activity. Her true passion lies in working with clients who are close to retirement age, helping them establish a strong foundation of fitness and mobility so they can enjoy their retirement years to the fullest.