Meet The Team

At Kauai Athletic Club our Pro team can help you achieve your fitness goals no matter your fitness level, interest, or age. Our team is certified to teach you all of the fundamentals of fitness, as well as teach you how to make the right nutrition choices. Our Pros deliver result-driven programs that will help you. 

Waylon Silva

BS Exercise Science and Kinesiology, NASM CPT

Natalie Senyk

NSCA CPT, Precision Nutrition Coach

Liz Aguilera

Liz Aguilera

Physical Therapist Assistant, NASM-CPT, FMT Movement Specialist

Heather Faretta

Heather Faretta

ACE-CPT

Katie O'Brien

NASM CPT

Lexi Jones

NSCA CPT, FIRE 50 Coach

Hailey Peacock

NASM-CPT, Certified Nutrition Coach

Janelle Papa

NASM-CPT

Chris Cooke

NASM-CPT

Client Testimonials

“Working with Natalie has been transformative, both physical and mentally. She pushes you to be the best version of yourself and to learn to science behind your workouts.”
Braden
Personal Training Client
Mo is an amazing trainer; she motivates, and supports me- getting me stronger every week! She has made working out: fun, consistent and manageable! I used to DREAD the gym but now it’s something I look forward to!
Lorraine
Personal Training Client

Waylon Silva

BS Exercise Science and Kinesiology, NASM CPT

Waylon, born and raised on Kauai, graduated Western Oregon University with a BS in Exercise Sports Science. He worked at Oregon State University as an Adapted Physical Activity Coach, focusing on a motor skills fitness program for children with special needs. He also worked as a Corrective Exercise Technician at IndigoWellness Center, applying his personal training techniques for yoga practitioners and Scholarship athletes. After returning home to Kauai, he worked as a Physical Therapy Technician for 3years at an outpatient clinic while simultaneously coaching youth sports and working 1 on 1 with clients around nutritional education and fitness performance. On his off time, Waylon spends time with family. If he’s not chasing around his nieces and nephews, he’s hiking a trail in Kokee, riding dirt bikes in Anahola or having a nice R&R day on the Southside.

Natalie Senyk

NSCA CPT, PRECISION NUTRITION COACH

Natalie is a ‘movement enthusiast’ and a Certified Personal Trainer and group fitness instructor. She employs a holistic, integrated approach to fitness by incorporating an arsenal of strategies to build lean, strong, functional bodies. She helps her clients embrace and live a healthy, active life with a body that supports all of their unique endeavors and adventures. Stop by the Lihue facility to meet with Natalie for a free fitness consultation where you can discuss your fitness goals and together develop and refine your path of wellness.

Liz Aguilera

Liz Aguilera

BA Kinesiology, Physical Therapist Assistant, NASM-CPT, FMT Movement Specialist

Native to Kauai, Liz moved to California to earn her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from CSU Stanislaus. There she ran and assisted in coaching cross country, sparking her interest in fitness and coaching. 

Soon after she began working at a physical therapy clinic where her love for the world of rehab grew. Seeing the endless possibility’s to help others through mobility, strengthening, and movement, Liz moved forward to become a Physical Therapist Assistant(AAS) from Black Hawk College. 

With the tools she learned in rehab and experience in powerlifting and functional movement/fitness, she is passionate about helping anyone improve and optimize their movements to perform the things they want to do at their desired level. Whether you are new to the gym and are looking for a place to start, want to improve your posture, or need a little help with a nagging injury, Liz can help get you where you want to go.

Heather Faretta

Heather Faretta

ACE CPT

Heather grew up on the island of Kauai, immersed in a healthy and active lifestyle, enjoying hiking, surfing, and competitive swimming and running. Later, she moved off the island to earn her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Sports Psychology from Western Washington University. Heather also competed as a High Jumper on Western’s DII track and field team throughout her college career. Her lifestyle, studies, and athletics inspired her interest in personal training, so she became fully certified through the American Council of Exercise. 

Heather is passionate about sparking joy in others’ lives through movement. Her approach to fitness is rooted in functional movement patterns that nourish both the mind and body and cultivate feelings of inner and outer strength and confidence. She will provide you with training programs tailored to your unique goals that honor the development of biomechanical efficiency so that you can achieve long-term health, functioning, and strength through the movements you enjoy.

 

Katie O'brien

NASM CPT 

Katie is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a graduate of the National Personal Training Institute where she received hands-on practical experience learning valuable skills in exercise science.

Her passion for fitness started at a very young age discovering her mom’s Richard Simmons workout videos then progressed to taking weightlifting classes in high school and college.
Katie is a compassionate, patient, and understanding person that knows firsthand the struggles of weight loss and body image issues being that she herself has also had her own weight loss journey rollercoaster ride. 
Taking her own personal experience and education she wants to help people from all walks of life to move better, feel stronger, and be healthier versions of themselves by providing individualized workout programs specific to each person focusing on proper form and technique while also addressing any movement compensations and imbalances one may have.
In her free time, she likes to spend time with her adorable dogs at the beach, camping and catching up on some reading.
 

Lexi Jones

NSCA CPT, PRECISION NUTRITION COACH

Certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, living fitness, and loving human bodies her training style focuses on techniques from bodybuilding, weightlifting, corrective exercises, posture mobility, and yoga. Work alongside LEXI to stay motivated and reach your fitness goals. Health and longevity are your birthrights. Available at Kauaʻi Athletic Club – Lihue!

Hailey Peacock

NASM CPT, NASM CERTIFIED NUTRITION COACH

Hailey Peacock, a North Carolina native, played soccer at the competitive level for over 10 years until a knee injury prevented her from continuing the sport at the collegiate level. After nearly a year of physical therapy and rehabilitation, she regained her strength and momentum and began her weight training journey while attending UNC-Chapel Hill. Weightlifting, interval training, and intramural sports became a part of her day-to-day life as she pursued a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy.

She graduated in May of 2018 and continued to follow her dreams by moving to Kauai. Hailey loves to challenge herself and others to be the best that they can be, and with her love for physical activity, her decision to pursue a career in personal training was without hesitation. When she isn’t training herself or others at Kauai Athletic Club, she spends most of her time outdoors. She enjoys going on hikes and bike rides, camping with family and friends, and spending time in the saltwater. Stop in Kauai Athletic Club’s Lihue location for a free fitness consultation with Hailey to discuss your fitness goals. She would love to join you on your fitness journey.

Janelle Papa

NASM CPT

Janelle found her passion for fitness during her freshman year at college. A few years later she devoted her time to compete in several NPC bodybuilding bikini competitions. Eventually her patience and dedication resulted in her being nationally qualified. She further pursued her love for health and wellness by becoming a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Science Medicine. During her free time she enjoys spoiling her dog, Chewy, and spending time outdoors hiking and going to the beach. She believes in creating healthy, sustainable habits to reach your health and wellness goals.

Chris Cooke

NASM CPT

With a lifelong love of sports, an integral desire to help people, and a passion for bodybuilding, Chris offers an all inclusive, fully immersive, and logically natured approach to fitness and wellbeing. As a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Chris utilizes an approach that is backed by peer reviewed science and personal experience that can be tailored to assist the competitive athlete achieve game/stage readiness or aid the everyday office worker to better protect against postural imbalances from sitting at a desk for multiple hours. Chris helps clients break down barriers to fitness goals by utilizing an intuitive approach that highlights the knowledge clients already posses, while incorporating easily understandable scientific concepts.

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