Josh Slattery

joshJosh Slattery, B.S. Nutrition is a certified personal trainer and CrossFit Level 2 coach. He is also the owner of OTAC CrossFit and Old Town Athletic Club, the only full service gym in Old Town Fort Collins. Josh is doing what he loves every day, changing lives through fitness, nutrition, and encouragement. Josh works with clients of every age and physical ability. He enjoys challenging clients to become stronger in mind and body. His mastery of multiple methodologies makes training fun, effective, and ever changing. His knowledge of body mechanics and nutritional requirements round out his skill set enabling him to promote a healthier lifestyle for each client. Josh is more than just a personal trainer. He is a father of two, fitness enthusiast, and a 4th generation rancher’s son. His own training readies him for CrossFit competitions, cycling, hunting, running, and the various demands of life.

Some of Josh’s certifications: B.S. Nutrition, Precision Nutrition, CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Kids, CrossFit Mobility, USAW Level 1 – Sports Performance Coach, TRX, Spinning, FuBarbell

Johnny Ryan

JohnnyJohnny Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science as well as a professional certification in Personal Fitness Training from the American Council on Exercise. He created and has operated Silver Spur Fitness Inc., a personal fitness training business in Fort Collins, CO since 1998.

Johnny began to develop a passion for fitness and helping others achieve their fitness goals while playing division 1 soccer in college. He learned so much from the trainers that helped him prepare and get in shape for the high level of commitment that comes with playing for one of the most decorated and recognized collegiate soccer programs in the United States. It’s where he learned how crucial the concept of visualization and creating a positive mindset can be to your overall success with anything you do in life, including fitness. Because of that experience, he knew that he wanted to study Exercise Science and learn everything he possibly could to help others experience how fulfilling life can be when you have your physical and mental health.

Since his college days, Johnny has successfully assisted thousands of individuals who wanted to make their lives more fulfilling through exercise and fitness. Since 1998, through his corporation, Silver Spur Fitness Inc., he has developed successful fitness and nutrition programs and has acquired extensive experience with every age and ability. From individuals who are suffering from diabetes, obesity or are recovering from major orthopedic surgeries; to people who rely on proper training to be successful as world class athletes or to maintain the strength and stamina to protect all of us like fire fighters and police officers. He’s had a varied and interesting career as a professional personal fitness trainer.

Beyond the health & fitness industry, Johnny has other passions and pursuits as well. Most notably, he has a successful career as a professional singer, songwriter, performer and session musician. Johnny also enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, running the occasional marathon and of course, keeping in shape. He was born and raised in Denver, CO.

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Tracy Van Thuyne

Tracy is a graduate of Michigan State University and also has her Personal training certification through the American Council on Exercise, National Strength and Conditioning Association and has a Sports Nutrition Certification with ISSA. Tracy has both level 1 and 2 Funtional Movement Screen (FMS) certifications.  She has been training and teaching group exercise since 2002 and has always found living a healthy lifestyle to be rewarding. Tracy has trained future brides, pregnant and postpartum mothers, cardiac rehab in addition to weight loss and weight management clients.

She has three children and has experience in finding the balance in weight loss, healthy lifestyle and motherhood. She enjoys tennis, running, volleyball and enjoys playing and competing in various sports. Tracy believes functional training will help people find strength and enjoyment in their everyday lives. Every workout is fun, challenging and different so that success is possible and enjoyable! In addition to one on one personal training, Tracy offers small group trainings as well.

Contact Tracy directly:
Cell Phone: 970.231.5841

Jake Ritthaler

JakeJake Ritthaler began his fitness journey in May of 2012. He was looking to achieve a healthier mindset and to become fit and athletic. What kept him committed to the regimen was the sense of accomplishment he felt after each workout and the astonishment of what his body was capable of doing. This is what led him to want to become a personal trainer; the chance to help others feel the same way.
After moving from Cortez, Colorado to Fort Collins Jake found himself even more committed and eager to begin a career in the fitness industry. Which led him to earn many certifications, including:

American Council on Exercise
Personal Training Certification
April 30, 2017

CrossFit L-2 Certification
November 2016

U.S.A. Weightlifting and Sports Performance Coach Certification
November 2016

CrossFit Football Certification
July 2015

CrossFit L-1 Certification
May 2015

Through Jake’s personal fitness, he became passionate about, and realized the importance of, functional fitness and individualized programming and how it can positively effect proper form and technique and most importantly yield results. To each client he brings a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and encouragement whether they are starting their own fitness journey or needing more individualized attention to achieve their goals.

Jon Morgan

jonJon enjoys working with individuals of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. He is constantly learning and works to apply evidence-based research in order to provide his clients a purpose driven practice. Jon’s ultimate goal for each client is to equip them with a better, more productive lifestyle! Apart from the gym Jon enjoys fly-fishing, golf, reading, coaching with the Arsenal Soccer Club and the occasional barley pop!

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. Sports Medicine, CSCS, CF Lvl 1, Westside Barbell Special Strength, CPR/First Aid

Specialties/Areas of Expertise: Strength and Conditioning, Program Design, Sport Specific Training, Balance/Stability, Plyometrics, Weight Loss/Gain Management