Ryder Trainers

At Ryder Fitness, our trainers are at advanced levels far exceeding any you'll usually find at just your average gym. We hold highly specialized certifications and educational levels that make us the best in the industry. To include being part of the Medical Fitness Professional Network! 

Johnny Ryder, PhD(c), M.Ed., MPT 

-Founder and CEO of Ryder Fitness, LLC. 

-Doctoral Degree Candidate (PhD) in Holistic Life Counseling

-Master of Education Degree, as well as a number of additional degrees and collegiate certificates

-Master Level Certified Fitness Trainer 

-Elite Level Certified Fitness Trainer

-Certified Personal Trainer

-Certified Specialist in Exercise Therapy

-Certified Specialist in Corrective Exercise

-Certified Specialist in Senior Fitness

-Certified Specialist in Fitness Nutrition

-Certified Specialist in Martial Arts Conditioning

-Certified Specialist in Exercise Recovery

-Certified Health and Physical Education Grades K-12 Teacher

-Interscholastic Coach. Certified as a Strength and Conditioning and Wrestling Coach

-Second Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, and had studied various other styles

-Past Bodybuilding, Physique and Martial Arts Competitor

-Competition Preparation Coach

-Ranked #3 in the "Top 10 Fitness Trainers in the USA" by Top Teny Magazine for 2018

-Named Personal Fitness Professional Magazine's Trainer of the Month for July 2019 

-Featured Member of the Medical Fitness Network 2019

-Medical Fitness Network April 2021 Nominee for Professional of the Year

-Member of the National Fitness Hall of Fame 2022

-Chosen as a "Professional Contributor" and as "Pro to Know in 2023" by the National Fitness Hall of Fame 

-Ranked #4 in the "Top Ten Fitness Trainers in the USA" by Pouted Lifestyle Magazine for 2023

-Showcased as "One of America's Top Personal Trainers" by the National Fitness Hall of Fame in their annual publication for 2023 

-Author of Two Health and Fitness Books 

-Contributing Writer and Columnist for The Maverick Magazine

-Contributing Writer and Columnist for the White Mountain Independent Newspaper

-Motivational Public Speaker

-Occasional Actor and Pro-Level Drummer 

-Nearly forty- years' experience in the health, fitness and wellness fields





Cassie Bryant, MPT

-Fitness Manager 

-Master Level Certified Fitness Trainer

-Elite Level Certified Fitness Trainer

-Certified Personal Trainer

-Certified Specialist in Corrective Exercise

-Certified Group Exercise Instructor

-Certified Kickboxing Instructor

-Certified Zumba Instructor

-Certified Nutritionist  

-Certified Specialist in Sports Specific Nutrition

-Certified Glute Specialist

-Competition Preparation Coach

-Certified Spray Tan Specialist

-Member of the Medical Fitness Network






Elise Ryder, M.Ed., CPT

-Master of Education Degree

-Certified Personal Trainer

-Certified Nutritionist 

-Studied Kinesiology at University

-Emergency Medical Technician Training

-Black Belt in the Martial Art of Tang Soo Do, and has studied various other styles

-Martial Arts Instructor 

-Past Martial Arts Competitor

-Physical Education Grades K-5 Teacher