“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

Kyle Cusson

Role: Coach

Motivational Quote: “It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. Choose well.” – Tony Robbins

Fun Fact: I love traveling and have been to Italy.

Certifications: NASM- CPT, Pn1, FMS1, CFSC, CPR/ AED

Where Will You See Me: South Windsor

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!

Certificates:
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

Amy Coates

Role: Chief Welcoming Officer, Glastonbury

Motivational Quote: Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Anonymous (no, Dr. Seuss did not say this)

Fun Fact: I used to live in Alaska and can skin a moose

Certifications: I have a BS in Special Education and used to be a certified therapeutic (horseback) riding instructor as well as an Interscholastic Equestrian Association coach for a riding team

Where Will You See Me?: Glastonbury