Athletic Republic’s certified performance trainers have the passion and sports-science knowledge to safely improve your athleticism. Our performance trainers are constantly furthering our proven methods to help athletes reach their goals.  Because we believe developing athletes is best done in small groups, we provide a trainer-to-athlete ratio of 1:5.  This allows the trainer to customize a program for each athlete’s individual strengths and weaknesses.

Ali Walker

Lead Trainer 

Ali graduated from the University of Wyoming with a degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. While at Wyoming, she also competed on the Cross Country and Track & Field teams. Upon graduation, Ali returned to her birthplace of Park CIty, Utah and has been working at Athletic Republic helping athletes excel in sport performance as well as personal training with her ACSM-CPT certification. Ali’s free time consists of trail running, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, camping and adventuring. Ali has enjoyed spending time in her hometown and in the outdoors and eventually plans on pursuing PT school.    

Kyle Ballew

Sports Performance Trainer

Kyle comes to Athletic Republic’s Park City center by way of the University of South Dakota, where he obtained both a BS and an MA in Kinesiology, specializing in Exercise Science. His experience includes work as a fitness trainer, and as a strength and conditioning coach for cross-country and track and field athletes. In fact, he is an accomplished pole vaulter, having earned a Junior National Champion title in the pole vault in 2010. Kyle is a certified strength and conditioning specialist with NCSA and a Level 1 USA Track and Field coach.

Liz Myers
Sports Performance Trainer

Liz graduated with a Kinesiology degree and a concentration in exercise science from James Madison University. Liz has experienced performance training as an soccer and snowsports athlete, and as a strength and conditioning intern. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist with CSCS, and specializes in resistance strength training, core development, and peak conditioning. Liz has been training clients for over 5 years focusing on individual and group training, boxing fitness classes, yoga, and athletic performance training. When Liz is not in the training center, she enjoys playing in the trees, and action sports like mountain biking, rock climbing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and freeskiing.      

Taylor Fletcher
Sports Performance Trainer, Sponsored Athlete  

Born in Steamboat Springs, CO, Taylor learned to ski early and was active in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club by the age of four. Following in the footsteps of his older brother, he became involved in the sport of Nordic Combined. He progressed to the point where, in 2009, Taylor was named to the Nordic Combined National team, and after successes on the World Cup circuit, he was named to the 2010 Winter Olympic Team in Vancouver, Canada. With a number of podiums under his belt, he continues to race on the World Cup circuit. When he’s not traveling for races or training, he will be working with young athletes at Athletic Republic. In his free time, he enjoys cycling and golfing.

Kasey Janes

Sports Performance Intern

Kasey is currently a student at the University of Utah working on a Kinesiology major with a minor in Nutrition. During her last year at Park City High School, she attended Athletic Republic to help her achieve her exercise and fitness goals. Kasey is a 3rd degree black belt, so when she’s not studying or working with athletes at Athletic Republic, she can be found teaching at Bobby Lawrence Karate in Park City.