Team

Aaron Gooding

Aaron Gooding

Aaron has a degree in Exercise Physiology and is a NASM CPT. He has a great passion for helping his clients reach their goals in regards to weight loss, building lean muscle, correcting muscular imbalances, and improving functional movement.

Ara Celi DiCost

Ara Celi DiCost

Ara Celi DiCostanzo (Ari) comes to Def:Fit from Minnesota where she studied medicine and worked in medical research for several years.

Chase D. Pettey

Chase D. Pettey

Chase Pettey graduated from Columbia College in 2012 with an associate’s of arts in business administration and an associates of Science.

Daemian Mains

Daemian Mains

Sarasota fitness expert, Daemian Mains, applies her years of experience to get your body moving and strong.

David Bens

David Bens

Definition Fit, Sarasota’s fitness expert, is also very excited to welcome another new personal trainer, David Bens! David is AFAA certified and insured, and has 22 years experience in strength training, lean muscle growth and body fat reduction, and flexibility.

David Weiner

David Weiner

One of our co-owners here at Definition Fit, Dave is a triathlete who is currently training for Ironman.

Levi Root

Levi Root

Levi has a background in golf performance, owning his own business called Root Performance Institute.

Meghan Wicks

Meghan Wicks

Physical Therapist and Group Exercise Certified. Meghan teaches our explosive and challenging Bag Class!

Melanie Gaffney

Melanie Gaffney

Melanie Gaffney is a personal trainer and boot camp instructor with over six years of experience in the fitness industry, having started her journey at the YMCA and eventually branching out to teach her very own Melanie Mania classes.

Tanya Roark

Tanya Roark

In 2013 I moved to Sarasota where I am fortunate to again be able to work with USTA & Jr Athletes as well as a wide variety of clientele from General Fitness and wellness needs to knee/hip/shoulder pre-hab & rehab, etc.

Thomas Johnson

Thomas Johnson

TRX is suspension training, and comes from his strength conditioning. Tom offers both group classes and personal training, and has been a fixture with us from the very beginning. Certified Personal & Group Training