Train With a Winning Team

Our specialized athletic trainers are highly qualified with an incredible wealth of collective experience and academic education.

Cassidy Best, B.S.

PSS Director, TAP Trainer

CERTIFICATIONS: NASM Personal Trainer, CPR/Cardiac Arrest Certified

TRAINING SPECIALTY/FOCUS: Athletic Performance Training, Track and Field, Power Training, Sprint Technique, Weight Loss.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: BS Kinesiology / Exercise Sports Science

CONTACT: cassidy@thorbeckes.com

Efrain Sanchez, M.S.

Thorbeckes General Manager, TAP Director

CERTIFICATIONS: USATF Level 1 Certified, ACE Certified, TRX Suspension Trainer Certified, CPR & AED Certified

TRAINING SPECIALTY/FOCUS: Athletic Performance Training, Track and Field, Power Training, Sprint Technique, Weight Loss.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: MS Exercise Science, Eastern Washington University

FAVORITE TAP EXERCISE & WHY? Bear Crawl, It brings you back to the essentials of strength and coordination that you learned as a developing infant.

CONTACT: efrain@thorbeckes.com

Emma Veatch

TAP Trainer

CERTIFICATIONS: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Emma Veatch graduated from Adna High school and received her Associates of Arts Degree from Centralia College. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer where she trains at our TAP facility, as well as an avid runner. Emma has been working at TAP as a personal trainer and more recently began working part-time at the sports spa as well where she is able to help many of her clients recover. Running is her passion and she has completed numerous half marathons as well a full marathon! Her hobbies include running, being outside, and spending time with family and friends.

Lauren Fisher

TAP Trainer, Sports Vision Trainer

CERTIFICATIONS: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: B.S. in Exercise Science, minors in Coaching and Psychology (EWU)

Lauren Fisher attended WF West High school where she played Basketball and Softball. She attended Eastern Washington University and graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science with minors in Coaching and Psychology. Lauren is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and works both at TAP and in the sports spa. She also is an assistant Women’s Basketball coach for Centralia College and helps out W.F. West Softball. Lauren loves being outdoors and her hobbies include exploring new trails with her puppy and playing slow pitch!

About Our Certifications

NASM and ACE certifications are the most sought after in the personal trainer industry, as its systems and methodologies represent the “gold standard” in fitness. In fact, the organization’s certifications require the most comprehensive knowledge of human movement science, functional anatomy, physiology and kinesiology, as well as functional assessment and program design. NASM solution-focused certifications create trainers who enhance the performance and knowledge of their fitness staff, provide a consistent training experience, and help reduce injuries.