"Anyone can claim to be a personal trainer, but it takes real experience and knowledge to produce and sustain results."
With more than 20 years as a strength coach and personal trainer, Doug Slinker has vast experience in developing fitness programs on both small (individual) and large (corporate) scales. His background includes seven years as the Fitness Director at Farmland Industries, fitness instruction at several Kansas City area colleges and extensive experience in one-on-one personal training. This background allows him to evaluate the right training approach for all ages and a wide variety of body types, fitness goals and experience levels.
Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education/Biology, a Master’s degree in Physical Education/Athletic Training, plus a full teaching certification all from the University of Central Missouri. An in-depth knowledge of physiology fosters a deep understanding of how your body connects, how it metabolizes calories and how it functions at peak performance.
National Fitness Certifications
As a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and current holder of impressive fitness certifications, you can be assured of the latest methods and approaches to your workout program.
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
Certified USAW Weightlifting Coach
Certified RKC Kettlebell Instructor (the only Kansas City personal trainer to achieve RKC status)