Jerel Madison graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Science from Salisbury University. While at Salisbury, Jerel participated in indoor and outdoor track and field; earning 3-time All American and national championship honors in the men’s 4×100 and 4×400 meter relay. After college, Jerel received his personal training certification through the National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF) and his Parisi Speed School certification.
Over half of Jerel’s clients are Parisi Speed School athletes. As Parisi’s Head Coach, Jerel focuses on teaching athletes to maintain a positive mindset, understanding that it is an essential component in athlete development. Jerel focuses on building an athlete’s confidence to further motivate them. He likes his athletes to master the basics of training and informs the athletes on why they are training a specific way. Jerel’s first Parisi athlete was selected to play in the Under Armour World Series in 2018.
Outside of Parisi, Jerel is working toward becoming a professional bodybuilder in hopes of earning his pro card.
Katie is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer, a certified TRX instructor and a graduate of West Chester University, where she played Division I club lacrosse for two years.
Katie was a 4-year, multi-sport high school varsity athlete. She was captain of her lacrosse team, played field hockey and ran indoor track and cross country. Katie is a medic in the Army National Guard and holds both the Air Assault and Army Physical Fitness Badges.
As a coach, Katie focuses on improving athletes’ strength, speed and mechanics and building confidence on and off the field.
Mark Green is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer at Merritt Clubs Eldersburg. Mark believes that exercise is the foundation of youth. His goal as a personal trainer is to design a health and fitness plan that fits each individual’s needs. Mark specializes in sports-specific training. He has experience working with youth and the general population including seniors and those with special needs.
While not training at Merritt, Mark is active with the Woodlawn High School Varsity football team, where he has served as a coach for the past 12 years. He has also completed two sprint triathlons and is a father to three and grandfather to two.