Fitness Center Staff
Coordinator of Health and Fitness / Athletic Trainer
Brandon Fox is a native of Galesburg, IL and played baseball for both Galesburg High School and American Legion Post 285. After high school Brandon played baseball for Carl Sandburg College and transferred to Western Illinois University where he earned a B.S. in Kinesiology/Athletic Training. Continuing his healthcare education he went on to Logan College of Chiropractic where he earned both his Master's in Sports Science and Rehabilitation as well as his D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic) degree. Being an exercise enthusiast Brandon also became credentialed through the NCSA as a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and most recently became Kettlebell certified through Kettlebell Athletics. His goal is to teach athletes/people to train safe, effectively, and to move well and often. He resides in Galesburg with his wife Kristin.
Supervisor of Health and Fitness / Athletic Coach
Ryan Twaddle is a native of Macomb, Ill., where he lettered in both basketball and baseball in high school. After high school, Ryan continued his academic and athletic careers at Carl Sandburg College. He earned two letters in basketball and two letters in baseball while attending Sandburg. Ryan currently lives in Galesburg, Ill., and is a graduate from Western Illinois University. In addition to serving as the fitness center assistant, Ryan also serves as the head men's basketball coach and head men's golf coach at Carl Sandburg College.
June Ziegler has been teaching for eight years and has achieved YogaFit® Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Yoga for Seniors and Yoga Butt Certifications. June has classes at Carl Sandburg College and United Methodist Church in Galesburg. She lives in Galesburg with her husband Gordon of 52 years and they have two children, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. June believes yoga will help anyone recover from any illness faster and gain more strength, stability and peace of mind. Move only as much as the body allows you to and do not force the body, be gentle. Listen to Our Bodies
Muscle Conditioning Instructor
Joan Wilson is a graduate of Bradley University and has a bachelor of science degree in special education. She also holds personal training certificates from the YMCA and from the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. She is also a personal trainer, cycling, and Pilates instructor at the Knox County YMCA. With her experience, she can help others identify their goals and support them as they grow and develop their potential to achieve the goals. Through her enthusiasm for life, she is able to help others find motivation.