“Just show up and we’ll take it from there.”

We are here for YOU.

Our daily goals are to:

– Make you smile!
– Make it as simple as possible.
– Get you in and out, feeling better than when you walked in while coaching you to get better results in ½ the time.

Here are our Day Makers

Joe Carabase

Role: Creator of m.e.l.t. workout

Motivational Quote: “Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside – a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill. ” – Muhammad Ali

Fun Fact: I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in December 2015!

Certifications: B.S. Business Administration, Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst, Best Selling Author, Speaker, Top 3 Finalist For Men’s Health Next Top Trainer, American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer Certificate, Certified Physical Preparation Specialist, TRX Suspension Training Course, Ultimate Sandbag Level 1 Certification, Urban Athletics Kettlebell Certification, Certified Nutrition Specialist through IYCA, AED/CPR

Where Will You See Me?: Online and both Glastonbury, South Windsor

Aaron Granahan

Role at Melt: Director of Fitness, South Windsor

Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer; Level 1 Warrior Instructor; Certified Physical Preparation Specialist; DVRT Level 1 Instructor

Motivational Quote: Life is 10% what happens to us, and 90% how we react to it.”

Fun Fact: Had a major league baseball tryout for 3 major league teams. 

Where Will You See Me: m.e.l.t. South Windsor

Connor Clark

Role at Melt: Head Trainer, Glastonbury

Certifications: NSCA-CPT; CPPS; CPR/AED

Motivational Quote: Fear is the disease. Hustle is the antidote.”

Fun Fact: I have two different colored eyes!

Where Will You See Me: Glastonbury

Mary Ransom

Role at Melt: Coach

Certifications: NASM CPT; Training for Warriors Level 1; DVRT Sandbag Level 1; First Aid/CPR

Motivational Quote: “Nothing will work unless you do.” ~John Wooden

Fun Fact: “I was baptized on the day the USA astronauts landed on the moon, and its my first memory; watching it on my aunt (and godmother)’s tv while laying on her brown & gold shag rug.”

Where Will You See Me: South Windsor

Sue Adams

Role at Melt: Coach

Motivational Quote: “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

Fun Fact: I am terrified to speak in front of a group

Certifications: ACE; TFW Level 1; DVRT Sandbag Level 1, Kettlebell

Where Will You See Me: Glastonbury

Ro Mainor

Role: Melt Coach

Motivational Quote: “You don’t stop when you’re tired, you stop when you’re done.”

Fun Fact: I love haribo gummies from living in Germany

Certification: International Fitness Association (IFA), American Heart Association First Aid/ CPR AED, Kettle Bell Concept Level 1 Trainer

Where Will You See Me: Glastonbury

Josh Goodwin

Role: Coach & InBody/Progress Coach

Motivational Quote: “There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do” Derek Jeter

Fun Fact: I studied and trained abroad in Australia for 4 and a half months

Certifications: ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, Spinning Certified, American Red Cross CPR, AED, First Aid Certified

Where Will You See Me:  InBody/Progress meetings at both studios

Delroy Grindley

Role: Coach

Motivational Quote: “The best of me has yet to come…  ”

Fun Fact: I enjoy reading Japanese action manga

Where Will You See Me: Glastonbury, and South Windsor

Nicki Goldschmidt

Role: Coach

Motivational Quote: “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor”

Fun Fact: I’ll try any food in the world at least once

Certifications: NASM/CPT

Where Will You See Me:  Glastonbury and South Windsor

Derek Green

Role: Coach

Fun Fact: I am a professional musician (guitar)

Certifications: W.I.T.S Level 2 certified

Where Will You See Me: South Windsor

Liane Keegans

Role: Coach

Motivational Quote: “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful.” – Eric Thomas

Fun Fact: I started every single game of my collegiate career (83), and led the team each year in minutes, totaling 7,545 out of 7,595 minutes played by the end of my senior season!

Certifications: Adult First Aid/CPR/AED

Where Will You See Me: South Windsor & Glastonbury

Sarah Bryan

Role: Regular Sub Coach

Motivational quote: “No one can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. ”

Fun fact about me: I started chasing my career dreams at 36… I wanted a job that I loved and felt more like a hobby than a job. Little by little I am moving from Corporate Office Accountant to Personal Trainer. I’m loving every minute!

CPR/AED Certification 7/2018
Level 1 Personal Trainer Certification 12/2018
Level 2 Personal Trainer Certification 2/2019

Brittany Schon

Role at Melt: Chief Welcoming Officer, South Windsor

Certifications: Masters in Occupational Therapy, CPR/First Aid AED, Category B Certified Figure Skating and Sports Coach

Motivational Quote: “Every day is a good day.”

Fun Fact: I play hockey in a men’s league.

Where Will You See Me: South Windsor

Annette Rishe

Role: Chief Welcoming Officer, Glastonbury

Motivational Quote: I’m going to keep running because a winner doesn’t quit on themselves.

Fun Fact: I broke my kneecap playing soccer.

Certifications: I have a BS in Kinesiology

Where Will You See Me?: Glastonbury