Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
Meet Our Staff
Our staff here at AdventHealth Center Ice are all Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists with a background in kinesiology and exercise physiology. They have the knowledge and ability to customize programs catered to your needs and can put you in the best possible position to succeed.
Michael Merren became a certified personal trainer in March of 2008. He has a passion for working with children and teenage athletes; Merren served as the head personal trainer for the Boys Fit for Life program while earning his first Bachelor of Science in Health Science Studies from Quinnipiac University, also earning a degree in Clinical Massage Therapy from The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. Merren also earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Kean University in August 2013. Merren completed an internship at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida, where he worked as an Athletic Trainer assisting athletes of all ages and skill level. While working at ESPN, Michael also worked as a Massage Therapist for the United Kingdom’s National Track and Field Team. In 2014 Merren became the Assistant Athletic Trainer for the ASA College Football Team in Brooklyn, New York. Merren then relocated to Florida to work with Orlando City Soccer as their pre-season Assistant Athletic Trainer and Massage therapist. Merren is currently employed as an athletic trainer by AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and is assigned to AdventHealth Center Ice.
Michael is not only a certified athletic trainer but a certified massage therapist, a nationally registered EMT, a certified personal trainer and a certified strength and conditioning specialist.