Bert is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, a USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach, and an NSPA Certified Speed and Agility Coach. Her background is originally in secondary science, health, and outdoor & physical education. Her passion is competing in ultimate frisbee, where she captained her team to a National Championship in 2017.
As a coach, Bert is particularly invested in helping teams and individuals move their work in the gym and on the field from simply exercising to specific training that helps achieve their goals. She loves working with athletes of all ages and skill levels, leveraging her understanding of the different ways people learn and develop to get everyone to the next level. She’s especially interested in experimenting with integrating advanced training methods to help folks reach their athletic potential, including Olympic Weightlifting, triphasic training methods, and integrated speed and agility technique work.