Serena Settlemier

  • Coach
  • Scott's Training Systems

Serena’s passion for fitness and nutrition shine brightly when she’s training. She’s great at motivating, inspiring, and helping her client’s reach their full potential, especially mothers striving to lose the baby weight, or athletes specializing in their sport. She loves helping people find their niche in fitness, so exercise is fun and enjoyable.  Helping people become their best self is what she specializes in.

TRAINING PHILOSOPHY:  Serena was a highly recruited softball player who chose the University of Kansas, after being offered 24 full ride scholarships to Division 1 Universities.  During her time at KU she experienced 4 arm surgeries and was told she would never play softball again. Taking her future into her own hands she dove into nutrition, eating for performance and healing, as well as conditioning, and training smarter.  Her passion for health and fitness ignited and after sitting out almost two seasons, Settlemier ended her career on a high note proving doctors wrong and earning the best in the Big 12 conference, All American Honors, Big 12 Player of the Year, MVP of the conference tournament, and is the all time record holder in several categories. After college Settlemier was drafted into the Texas Thunder Organization and played 3 seasons in the Women’s Professional Softball League, as well as two seasons in Italy and Greece. She continued her passion for fitness Coaching at Fordham University, and later became a certified trainer in reality TV working with Extreme Weight Loss trainer’s Chris and Heidi Powell.  Serena now has a two-year-old daughter, and has been helping the mom community feel good again and lose the baby weight.

Serena’s training philosophy helps people not only overcome adversities, but to truly believe in themselves, helps them build confidence and discipline, creates structure and helps create healthy habits, and that anything is possible with the right mindset combined with proper training technique, nutrition, and fun!!!! With Serena’s expertise playing at the highest level in sport, her knowledge for helping herself and other mom’s lose the baby weight, and working with extreme over weight clients, she is diverse in helping anyone find the athlete within them and become their best self.

SPECIALIZATIONS: Weight loss Specialist, Post Baby Weight Loss, Sport Specific Training, Small and Large group fitness, and Boot camps.

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 7+ Years

TRAINING CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trainer/Fitness Producer ABC’S Extreme Weight Loss Seasons 2, 3, 4, and 5 (Worked with Chris Powell)
  • Trainer for TLC’s Fat Chance Season 1
  • Trainer/Fitness Producer for Secret Bachelor the Pilot
  • Trainer/Fitness Producer for Oxygen’s Fat Girls Revenge Season 1
  • Assistant Softball Coach at Fordham University (2 seasons) Pitching, hitting, and conditioning coach

PROFESSIONAL SOFTBALL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • High School Gatorade Player of the Year of the state of Washington (2000)
  • Kelso High School State Champs 1998, 2nd Place in 2000, 3rd Place in 2001
  • Full Ride Scholarship to The University of Kansas (2001) (Offered 24 full ride scholarships to Division 1)
  • All Big 12 Second Team at Large (2002 and 2005) Most Improved Player at KU (2002)
  • Big 12 Player of the Week (2002) Feb.19th Big 12 Player of the Week (2004) March 23rd
  • Big 12 Player of the Week (2006) April 4th and April 25th
  • Jayhawk Scholar Award 2001-2003, 2005 2004 –Academic All Big 12 Second Team
  • All American at the University of Kansas Softball (2006)
  • Big 12 First Team All Conference 2006
  • All Region First Team (2006)
  • Big 12 Player of The Year (2006)
  • Big 12 Championship (2006)
  • MVP of the Big 12 Conference 2006 and MVP of the Big 12 tournament (2006)
  • Tied homerun record in the Big 12 conference with 22 home runs (2006)
  • Women’s Athlete Award of all women’s sports teams at Kansas (2006)
  • National USA Player of the Week April 17-23, 2006
  • Endorsed by Nokona glove and batting glove products in Dicks Sporting Goods (2007 -2008)
  • Drafted by Texas Thunder in (2006)
  • Professional Softball Player in the NPF Texas Thunder (2006 – 2007)
  • All National Pro Fast pitch All Star Team 2007 – Rockford Thunder
  • Professional Softball Player in the NPF Rockford Thunder (2007-2009)
  • Professional Softball Player for Macerata, Italy (2008)
  • Professional Softball Player for Team Greece (2009)
  • Won European Cup in Czech Republic for the Greek Team (2009)
  • Best Pitcher Award for the European Cup (2009)
  • ALL TIME RECORD HOLDER AT KU
  • Single Season Home Runs 22
  • Career Home Runs 44
  • Runs Batted In Single Season 61
  • Career Runs Batted in 117
  • Total Bases Single Season 135
  • Slugging Percentage Single Season 771
  • Career Slugging Percentage 583
  • Tied Big 12 record for homeruns with 22

CERTIFICATIONS: NASM, ISSA

LOCATION: Chandler