NC Fit Academy Instructors


Darius is a Personal Trainer, Youth Fitness Instructor at the Neighborhood Club Recreation and Wellness Center. He is a sport performance enthusiast who is passionate about holistic development through sport and fitness training.

He has over 7+ years coaching experience, is a Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Nutrition Specialist through the National Academy of Sport Medicine. He graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor in Science in Kinesiology, and later obtained a Masters in Sport Management from Eastern Michigan University. Darius has specialized in skill development and performance training throughout his coaching career working with athletes of all ages to improve their performance on and off the playing field.

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Kristi is a certified personal trainer at the Neighborhood Club Recreation and Wellness Center. She specializes in resistance training.


Kristi is a mother of five and knows how hard it can be to balance a healthy lifestyle with raising children. She has worked over a decade as a Doula and a certified lactation counselor. She has a passion for helping women in their childbearing years and beyond. She knows what a beautiful and challenging time this can be. Kristi believes fitness and movement is just as good for the body as it is for the mind and can ease the stress of life.


For her own movement she enjoys strength training, swimming, running and yoga. She has participated in multiple half marathons and triathlons along with century cycling events.


She believes fitness should be sustainable and nurturing to your body not a process of beating it up.