Scott McLain established Five Star Fitness Boot Camps in 2004 in Columbus, Ohio-He received his Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology and his Master’s degree in sport management from The Ohio State University. A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Scott is a two time finalist for IDEA’s International Personal Trainer of the Year. He is an international presenter, a published author and has contributed his expertise to publications such as, SHAPE, HER’s Muscle & Fitness, and Cosmo. He is passionate about Ohio State Football, Columbus Bluejacket Hockey, weight training and snow skiing. Scott loves living in Chicago.
“Nothing gives me more personal satisfaction than helping someone make health and fitness their #1 priority. Helping people get into the best shape of their lives is what Five Star Fitness Boot Camps are all about!”
Tim Iberle is a results driven motivator with a wide range of experience training private clients as well as teaching group formats in Chicago. Tim received his undergraduate degree from Western Illinois University and is a Certified Personal Trainer throught the prestigious National Strength and Conditioning Association. A TRX Qualified Trainer, he is a huge fan of maximizing results in the shortest amount of time. His love for fitness originally began as a distance runner but moved into weightlifting during his college days. Tim is a huge spots fan, especially college football and basketball.
Brandan Burgess joined Five Star Fitness Boot Camps in 2015 as our Wicker Park | Bucktown Instructor. Brandan attended Western Illinois University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Dietetics. Post graduation, he interned in Northern Virginia at a sports performance facility and helped everyone from youths, to weekend warriors, to intercollegiate athletes. Following his internship and a leadership position at a local fitness, chiropractic and wellness center, he moved to Chicago to pursue his passion for fitness. Five Star is honored to have him lead our 2015 team!
I am excited to be a part of The Five Star team and look forward to getting Wicker Park into top shape in 2015!
Justin Morgan is the newest member to the Five Star Fitness team in 2015 as our Lincoln Park Instructor. Justin graduated from Western Illinois University in 2012 with both a B.S./B.A. in Law Enforcement and Sociology. A product out of Mt. Carmel High School on Chicago’s Southside, Justin received a full scholarship to play football and attend the University of Wyoming. He later transferred and completed his college football career as a WIU Leatherneck. Justin’s college football experience has undoubtedly been the platform for his growth, development and success as a fitness trainer. Justin is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) and holds additional certifications as a Nutrition Specialist, Functional Exercise Specialist and CORE Development. Justin is extremely passionate about helping others reach their peak potential through fitness and nutrition.
“I am extremely honored to be a part of the Five Star Fitness team and excited to start helping folks achieve their fitness goals and reach their peak potential!”
2014 marks LeRoy’s first year as part of the Five Star Fitness team. He graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago with degree in Psychology (BA).He has been a personal trainer for the past four years working with clients ranging from new mothers looking to get back into shape to martial artists preparing for the next big competition. LeRoy holds a purple belt in the hottest martial art in the world today, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He has competed in numerous competitions including the 2013 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world tournament where he took 3rd place. He is also a coach, former player, and avid fan of football and track & field. When he’s not training himself or a client, LeRoy enjoys reading and playing video games.
“Never die easy.” – Walter Payton
Rebekah has been a valuable member of the Five Star Fitness Boot Camp Team since spring of 2009 when she took leadership of our morning camp in Downtown Chicago at Lakeshore East. Our Chicago participants absolutely love her and the energy she brings to early mornings. Rebekah is a 2006 graduate of the Professional Fitness Institute (Kansas City) specializing in personal fitness training. She is an Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and holds additional certifications in SPINNING, Power Plate, and TRX suspension training. Besides her busy days training clients, she enjoys swimming, playing sports, cooking-and eating, traveling, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.
“Always strive to be the best YOU that you can be. It takes dedication and self-control, but the results are always worth it! You will even find yourself having fun along the way!”
Our team of Boot Camp Pros is Key to your success. The Five Star Fitness Boot Camp Team is made up men and women with a passion for fitness and helping others succeed. Take a look at our Team Member biographies above and you’ll see a team of degreed, certified and passionate fitness professionals. Is it any wonder our program is the #1 Fitness Boot Camp in the Midwest?
Five Star Fitness Boot Camps was established in 2004 by nationally recognized fitness expert Scott McLain. The first camp started in Historic German Village in Columbus Ohio with just seven participants. Today we have multiple locations in Columbus and Chicago and have helped hundreds of people get into great shape. We understand that Results Matter!
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