Meet our Coaches
Matt is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, US Special Operations Head Performance Coach, international Strongman, and Registered Dietitian with almost two decades of Strength Coaching experience. Powell has worked with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, as well as multiple Division 1 universities including Temple – where he played football –The University of Connecticut, College of Charleston, and Southeastern Louisiana University. Matt also worked as country music superstar Sam Hunt’s personal trainer on tour. Matt also received his RD from the University of Northern Colorado. Through his experiences Matt has cultivated a holistic approach to fitness, incorporating both nutrition and performance for optimal results.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Sports Nutritionist
Eloise is an individualized performance coach with 9 years of experience in coaching human movement. She strives to: understand each individual, meet them where they’re at in life, identify what drives them, and empower them to take their performance to the next level. This has made her successful in assisting individuals from the professional athlete to the desk athlete in reaching their goals. Competing in Olympic weightlifting at a high level has further led her to pursue peak performance for herself and her clients through an interdisciplinary approach. Eloise is from the Chicagoland area and enjoys a well pulled espresso, beach days, travel, float tanks, and Jesus.
Eloise’s qualifications include: MS Applied Exercise Science with a dual concentration in Sports Performance and Human Movement Science from Concordia University Chicago, BS in Exercise Science from DePaul University, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from NSCA, Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) from ISSN, Sports Performance Coach (L1) from USAW, Crossfit L1 Trainer, Certified Mindset Specialist (L1&2) from EYL, Certified Speed & Agility Coach and Weightlifting Performance Coach from NSPA, Jumps Specialist from AA, EXOS Courses: The Applied Neuroscience of Peak Performance & Tactical Training Systems, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
Personal Trainer, Group Certification, Master Fitness Trainer
VICTORIA MCGUINN holds multiple certifications (Certified Personal Trainer/ TSAC-F / USAW / CFL1 / Group Fitness Certification/ Kettlebell) that adds a versatile approach and style to the way she coaches. Victoria is a Master Fitness instructor for the Army and brings 5 years of experience from working with the army and civilians.
Victoria is not new to hard work and helping others reach their goals, while she was in college she was a successful student-athlete and excelled in Pole vaulting and soccer. You can still find Victoria today playing soccer with her family and friends.
Group Fitness Instructor
CAT VILLALOBOS comes to Georgia from Texas where she was born and raised. Cat holds multiple certifications that include: Group Fitness Instructor and Weight Loss Specialist, and is a certified personal trainer. When Cat isn’t leading our 5:30 am Bootcamp class, she spends her time as an X-Ray tech in the National Guard and is currently in school studying Kinesiology. Her daily goal is placed on trying to make at least one person smile or laugh and to find happiness in everything she does. Cat is a true motivator and will constantly push you to smile and enjoy working out.
CSCS - Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
DYLAN JORDAN enlisted in the Army in 2012, where he currently works in the U.S. Special Operations Community as a Selection Cadre. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Health Sciences from American Military University at the end of 2020, and went on to get Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) in March of 2021. Although relatively new to formal coaching, Dylan has spent at least 7 years preparing and coaching soldiers to be ready for the physical demands of combat which encompassed a holistic approach that included weightlifting, powerlifting, cardiovascular endurance, and functional fitness.
USAW Level 1
TINA ENGEL is a USAW Level 1 coach and brings four years of strongman experience to the team. In her career of strongman, Tina has been highly competitive winning Central Georgia's Strongest in the Women’s Master Division twice and placed second in the noviest division in her first year of competing. Her success in strongman has brought her 3 national qualifications. Tina focuses on providing her clients with proper support and guidance that ultimately challenges them to see beyond their own expectations and push outside their comfort zone. Tina is passionate about dogs and spends her time outside the gym at Dock Diving with her dogs, Sophie and T.J. Sophie is a talented dock diver, placing second in her division at nationals. T.J. although he might not be as competitive, he makes up for it with his love and big cuddles. Tina is originally from Germany and loves to cook Schnitzel for her friends.
Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
NATE BORGET is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Masters of Arts in Education both from East Carolina University. He has been coaching at Body Evolution since 2018 focusing on strongman, Olympic lifting and powerlifting. Because he is an ATC too, he brings a unique sports medicine outlook on injury prevention and correction to his classes. Nate has combined 15 years of experience as an athletic trainer in the high school, collegiate, and tactical settings. He taught in the collegiate setting for 10 years in an athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) and Health education programs. He sat on the Louisiana High School Association Sports Medicine Advisory board for 2 years. He recently spoke to the Georgia Athletic Training Association at their annual summary.
Nate’s certifications and trainings include: Integrative Dry Needling Level 1& 2, Graston Level 1, Kaatsu Blood Flow Restrictive, McKenzie Part A, Selective Functional Range Assessment Levels 1 & 2, Functional Movement Screen, Y-Balance Test, Reflexive Performance Rest 1 & 2
CSCS - Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
MATT BJORNSON has been a Strength and Conditioning Coach on Ft. Benning with the Tactical Athlete Performance Center for the last 3 years. Before working with the Army, he worked at multiple other sport performance facilities specializing in collegiate and youth athletics, strength and conditioning, Olympic lifting and speed programs. He has worked with both male and female athletes of various ages, stages, and sports, in groups and individually through personal training, for many years. He believes in mentoring the next generation of athletes, preventing injuries, and preparing them for the biggest playing field of all, adulthood. Matt has his CSCS with the NSCA and holds a Master’s Degree from LaGrange College in Strength and Conditioning and an undergraduate in Exercise Science from Columbus State University. He competes in powerlifting and regularly volunteers as a baseball coach with the Harris County Rec League. He is married with two amazing children and when he’s not coaching or competing, he is the official roadie/waterboy/#1 fan for his son who plays travel hockey.
Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Coach, Glute Specialist
Joe comes to Body Evolution Gym after 25 years of service in the Army including, Former Drill Sergeant, Ranger and Special Operations experience. Joe's experience has equipped him with the necessary skills to help his clients envision and execute their overall wellness goals, while being able to help clients understand how to prioritize and work towards outstanding results. Joe is a certified Group Fitness Coach, Personal Trainer, Nutritionist Certified and Glute Specialist Certified. Joe has been a NPC and IFBB bikini and wellness competition coach for the past five years helping his clients reach their maximum potential on and off the stage.
We are honored to have the highest concentration of NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) of any gym in the area. Our coaching Team is also made up of Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC), Registered Dietitians (RD), Physical Therapists (PT), Licensed Massage Therapists (LMT), Wellness Coaches, Bodybuilding, Power Lifting, Olympic and Strongman Athletes, Competitors and Champions, as well as elite members of the US Military.