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Meet The trainers

At Trifecta Athletics, fitness isn’t just a solo journey.

Our trainers are all former college and pro-athletes. They strive to create professional programs that work specifically for you to meet your fitness goals while challenging your body, mindset, and habits. Want to meet our specialized team?

MEET OUR TRAINERS

ERIC JOHNSON

ERIC JOHNSON

CEO & Director of Training / Baseball Instructor / Trainer:

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Eric Johnson is the founder and director of management operations.  Trifecta Athletics was established in 2009 and without Eric none of this would be possible. He was born, 1977 and grew up in Shallotte, NC where he started his football and baseball career. He continued his legacy and efforts at Western Carolina University where he received his Bachelor’s in Parks & Recreation.

Eric is one of the most notable and experienced trainers we have from our entire staff. He is well-established and Trifecta is just the beginning of many of his milestones. Eric was drafted as So-Con player of the year back in 1997, where he later continued his football & baseball career in the professionals. He played pro ball with the Cleveland Indians along with getting drafted in football to the Chicago Bears. Eric is a very decorated athlete and brings a great deal of value to Trifecta. 

Eric is dedicated to effectively excelling in helping baseball athletes reach their fullest potential in defensive fundamentals and hitting performance. He coordinates all the youth development camps while implementing exercising regiments that are suitable for men & women.

Eric provides clients with extensive workout programs that will overall maximize the efficiency of their health. He devotes himself to providing elite services to each person that steps foot in Trifecta and will make you feel a part of the Family at Trifecta.

  • Collegiate Baseball Athlete (Hall of Fame @ WCU)
  • Professional Football (Chicago Bears) / Baseball (Cleveland Indians & Boston Red Sox
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
DWIGHT CANNON

DWIGHT CANNON

Boxing Instructor / Group Fitness Instructor / Trainer

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Dwight is our newest member of the team and has established himself with an all work no-break mentality. Dwight is your NC native born and raised in Goldsboro, NC where he attended The University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. In his time at Pembroke, Dwight played as a collegiate football athlete for 4 four years. His football prowess allowed him to gain a sense of knowledge for the foundation of the game, that he can now use to educate young adults and rising high school athletes.

Dwight’s purpose here at Trifecta Athletics is dynamic. He not only specializes in football player development. But, he also directs our strength-conditioning programs and utilizes his experience with 9 Rounds Boxing as a kickboxing coach. His primary goal is to induce effective biomechanical movements & mobility when training for strength, speed, and/or agility. Considering his broad experience in training he excels in educating his clients on scientifically proven methodology and use of biomechanical performance trackers. Dwight believes it is imperative to develop athletes at a young age which will, later on, translate into being strong athletes with a solid foundation & core. He effectively utilizes his certified training to push clients to excel in their sports, daily life, and physical therapy recovery.

Let it be no mistake, Dwight will bring the best out of you and leave you feeling hungry for more. He believes training and health is a lifestyle, not just a temporary feeling of fulfillment.

  • Collegiate Football Athlete
  • Kickboxing Specialist
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
TREY HATHAWAY

TREY HATHAWAY

Assistant Director of Programming / Baseball Instructor / Trainer

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Trey is a northern native from Edgewood, Maryland. He attended the University of North Carolina Charlotte, William Peace University, and Blue Mountain College where he received a Bachelor’s in Business Marketing & Management with a concentration in Sports Kinesiology.

Trey began his career at Trifecta as an intern and has established himself as a valuable asset to the family. Trey manages the physical and logistic operations of Trifecta and he is devoted to revitalizing the lifestyle of his clients by providing clarity to their specific goals, pushing each client past their limits, and achieving the most from their fitness goals physically, mentally and emotionally. Being unified with the fitness life and influencing the youth and many other age groups has personally created a passion to help others in achieving the most from what they hope to obtain. He combines resistance and calisthenics training with weights, intense movement, and agility exercises. This foundational fusion focuses on deep-conditioning and is meant to improve overall health, muscle tone, and mobility and it is suitable for both men and women of all ages, shapes, and sizes.

Trey challenges his clients and believes that any great outcome starts with a strong foundation. His ability to diversify amongst his clients allows him to develop young athletes, college athletes, and adults. A few core values that he establishes with his clients are to have fun, embrace the process, and make fitness a lifestyle. Trey believes if you focus on the purpose, you can push through the pain.

  • Collegiate Baseball Athlete Academic All-American (2013)
  • Southern Collegiate Batting Champion-Charlotte Galaxy
JENN LUCAS

JENN LUCAS

Coordinator of Strength Training / Softball Instructor

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Jenn has been a part of Team Trifecta for roughly a year and has established herself as a milestone here. Jenn was born in Pinckney, MI where she received a Bachelor of Science at Eastern Michigan University. She also played at softball at the collegiate level. And grew up as a multi-talented athlete in basketball, volleyball, and soccer.

Jenn specializes in weight loss, strength/conditioning, and correcting bio-mechanical deficiencies so clients can vivaciously live their best lives. Jenn believes that exercise doesn’t have to be a daunting task, so she prides herself on making training sessions fun, yet challenging, educational, and most importantly effective! Having grown up in an environment where health and wellness was a priority, she vows to spread her passion for a healthy lifestyle to as many people as possible to help make the world a happier, healthier place. Jenn has an extensive background in strength, conditioning, speed, endurance, and agility training as she was a former collegiate athlete. She incorporates a holistic approach to her client sessions, targeting all components of health and wellness. Her focus on teaching proper form, posture, and balance helps ensure the client’s body and spatial awareness while exercising. Jenn aims to educate clients, help them obtain positive behavior change, and create lifelong healthy habits. Jenn also specializes in softball player development and training here at Trifecta Athletics.

  • Collegiate Softball Athlete
  • Dual Sport Athlete Award
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
EDDIE BELL

EDDIE BELL

Chief Client Relations Officer / Fitness Coach / Basketball Instructor

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Eddie is from a small town on the Eastern Coast of N.C. called Harlowe. Eddie earned a football scholarship to Elon University in Elon, NC for his athletic excellence displayed on the football field while in high school. During his stint at Elon, he obtained accolades and achievements for his athletic performance as an Outside Linebacker. He also earned a Bachelor’s of Arts while in attendance at Elon University.

Eddie Bell is Personal Trainer here at Trifecta Athletics who incorporates his Christian values daily while providing Top-Notch Training methods and techniques to ensure quality services. Eddie aims to glorify his Lord and Savior Jesus with all the good that he does. Eddie believes that he is just a vessel who was created by God for God, so he glorifies Jesus. 

Eddie continued his athletic career after college for the next three years by playing Professional Arena Football. Eddie decided to switch gears from hitting and tackling football opponents to diving into the health and fitness industry with full force in efforts to placing his personal imprint on impacting lives through health and fitness. Eddie obtained his personal training certification through World Instructor Training Schools. He enjoys the Health and Fitness industry because it allows him to provide optimal services to better other people’s lives and lifestyles. Eddie’s vision is to coach others to a better version of themselves which is something that he loves to do and take great pride in doing.

  • Collegiate Football Athlete
  • World Instructor Training Certification
  • Professional Arena Football

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