Donovan Manley

Donovan comes to Prairie Life Fitness from a private fitness consulting practice. He's a proud husband, father, and grandfather; fitness and nutrition coach; and retired Infantry Officer and paratrooper. His military, manufacturing, and small business background combine to provide a wealth of leadership, business, and fitness experience. Donovan is excited to join the PLF Family and renew our focus on helping our members meet their health and fitness goals in a space that is welcoming for the whole family. Stop him and say hello next time you're in the club.


CAT HANNA, BS, CF-L1, Fitness Director

After becoming a stay-at-home mom to two amazing boys and struggling with an eating disorder in college, I knew I needed to take control of my health in a positive way.  I made some significant lifestyle changes and then found my passion in training and helping others in this way.  I understand the body issues a lot of us face so I work with my clients on making overall healthy lifestyle changes and focusing on strength, confidence and energy, instead of obsessing over calories and the number on the scale. *Specialties- General Fitness and Weight Loss, High-Intensity Strength and Conditioning, Mobility Training.

Coach Percy Blade, BS, CPT

Earned his BBA and is currently pursuing Master’s from Trevecca University. Percy is an experienced Healthy Lifestyle Coach with a demonstrated history of group and personal training. He played 4 years of college basketball at the Division I & Division II Level, has 5+ years of training as a Personal Trainer and as a Youth Trainer and is the current Men's Basketball Strength & Conditioning Coach at Trevecca University. He currently offers training in youth small group, sports specific, basketball, one-on-one and tandem.

Lauren Dreitlein, BS, USAW Sports Performance

BS in Exercise Science and Minor in Personal Training from Tennessee State University. She is a former 4 year collegiate softball player. She specializes in sports specific speed, conditioning, and explosive strength training for middle school, high school, and collegiate athletes. Team training concentrations in softball, volleyball, lacrosse, basketball, and soccer. She has worked for the collegiate strength and conditioning programs at Tennessee State and Lipscomb University. She is currently training youth small group speed and strength, sports specific explosive based training, one-on-one training and group general fitness.


Creating a motivating and non-intimidating environment for successful healthy living, Derrick wants to change lives, especially his clients. That is why he motivates each person to do something different and lives by the mantra "Because I can, I will try". Those words are what drove him to the endurance sports world, since before it was thought of a mountain too steep to climb. At home, Derrick and Jolene, his wife, are raising their 2 children. *Specialties- General Fitness & Weight Loss, Weight loss for individuals with pre-existing conditions/physicians orders.


Hannah is passionate about health & wellness, & wants to help you find balance in your life. Whether she's training a group or an individual, she'll ensure she gets to know your specific fitness needs, & will hold you accountable to your health & wellness goals. *Specialites- High-Intensity Interval Training, Functional Training, Overall Wellness and Nutrition.


As a biomechanist & corrective exercise specialist, Robert takes the “movement-not-muscles” approach of functional training a step further to identify joint dysfunction & potential causes of chronic joint pain & loss of mobility. His detailed approach “reprograms” muscles, restoring function & reducing pain, enabling clients to better meet the demands of sports, recreation, & tasks of daily living through improved posture, joint function, & overall mobility. Members of PLF with special orthopedic &/or medical needs, particularly older adults, would benefit from Robert’s expertise. *Specialties- General Strength and Conditioning, Successful Aging for Older Adults, General Fitness and Weight Loss

Parker Langevin, BS, ISSA-CPT

Parker has knowledge in strength training, muscle hypertrophy training, athletic training and high intensity interval training. He also knows how to help clients achieve their fat-loss goals. He usually works with beginner clients trying to build strength and increase cardiovascular health. He can help clients who have had injuries but still want to build strength and stay in shape.


Kurt has worked with a variety of clients, from youth to seniors. And his vast knowledge of running (he's completed 15 marathons & hundreds of various distance road races) makes him a great addition to the PLF team. *Specialties- General Strength and Conditioning, Functional Fitness, Training for Long Distance Runners


Beginning at age 6, Andrew started running races. The son of a lifelong runner, Andrew has been competing in athletic events ever since. He raced his first triathlon, the inaugural New York City Triathlon, in August of 2001 and started coaching runners and triathletes in 2005. Andrew focuses on injury prevention through improved muscle strength and balance for any event regardless of experience level or athletic history. He believes running is more natural than sitting and anyone who wants to run should be able to. With a proven record of injury prevention and injury recovery Andrew uses intelligent training plans tailored to the athlete that sharpens their strengths and improves their weaknesses. *Specialties- General Fitness and Weight Loss, Endurance Athlete Training, Injury Rehab and Prevention.  


Emmery is dedicated to help each individual reach his or her own specific health and fitness goals. No matter where you are on your journey, she is here to help you get to where you want to be. *Specialties- General Fitness and Weight Loss, High-Intensity Interval Training, Functional Movement Training


Matt’s been passionate about health and fitness for some time, stemming from his personal experience playing college and semi-professional baseball. He motivates his clients by helping them set reasonable goals and holding them accountable. *Specialties- General Health and Wellness, Strength and Conditioning, Sport-Specific Training.


Marci believes that exercise and eating whole foods are the best way to improve overall health, strength, and mood. She helps clients to reach their goals while teaching proper form and offering motivation. She trains clients of all ages and fitness levels from age 20-86. *Specialties- General Fitness and Weight Loss, Functional Movement Training, High-Intensity Strength and Conditioning


Ryan has been heavily affiliated with fitness, nutrition & supplementation for the past 3 years, both in the field & personally. He “walks the walk” when it comes to regular exercise & eating healthfully, & he’s ready & willing to share his knowledge & passion with you! *Specialties- Bodybuilding and Competition Prep, Nutrition Planning, General Fitness and Weight Loss


Taylor is a knowledgeable and committed fitness professional dedicated to providing high level quality training to individuals of all fitness levels. Taylor has been involved in fitness his whole life and has a background competing in high school and college level athletics. With this experience, he has a vast knowledge in many different styles of training. Taylor’s goal is to use his training and experience to help people better their lives through fitness

Kyle Smithson, Registered Dietician

Kyle Smithson, MS, RD, LDN received his Masters in Exercise & Nutrition Science from Lipscomb University after facing some life-changing circumstances. “Just over 8 years ago my life was drastically changed. I had a stroke and was diagnosed with hypertension, dyslipidemia, and type 2 diabetes. This catastrophic event forced me to realize it was necessary to make a serious lifestyle change….” So if he says he know what you're going through, it's true! He's been there himself. Make your appointment with Kyle today!

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