Meet The Team

Doug Bryan

Doug Bryan is a 22 year old, former collegiate athlete currently living in Houston, TX. His willingness to help meet and boost his clients’ mental and physical fortitude is applied through his functional high intensity based workouts. He has over four years in Track experience and has been coached and mentored by many professional athletes such as Carl Lewis, Aaron Ross and his wife Sanya Ross. Do not feel intimidated! No matter what your goals are he will deliver a plan that will have you in your best shape ever!

Servicing in the Sugar Land, Richmond, Rosenberg, Missouri City and Houston area

Rodney Garcia

Rodney Garcia has over 21 years of personal training experience. He graduated with a Personal Fitness Instructional Training (PFIT) certificate from Houston Community College. With credentials in hand, he began to work for both HCCS gym (main campus) and with Plus One Health Management. He spent 12 years of his career working in corporate fitness with companies such as El Paso Energy, Texaco Chevron, and shortly with Kinder Morgan. His specialties include circuit training, weight loss, overall wellness, muscle tone, boxing, Thai boxing drills, and stretching to increase flexibility. His passion is to help educate and inspire others to understand and value the benefits of overall wellness so that they could enjoy all stages of their life Rodney Garcia has been married for 16 years to his wife Crystal Garcia. They have two daughters ages 9 and 4. When not training, he enjoys spending quality time with family, reading books, going to the park and taking them to church.

Servicing the Greater Heights, Downtown Houston, Bellaire, Hunter Creek Village and West University Place.

Melvin Hampton

Hi everyone my name is Melvin Hampton. I am the new trainer at Benefitnessnow. Previously I lived in Colorado, Texas where I owned a very successful fitness studio teaching group classes for all ages. Hold multiple certifications in Corrective Exercise and Sports Rehabilitation. Spent 3 years serving in the United States Army. I enjoy competing in the sport of powerlifting and bodybuilding. My passion is to help people change their lives and enjoy every minute of the process. I believe working out is a privilege that everyone should be taking advantage of.

I care deeply about my clients, and there’s nothing of more value to me than helping clients go through an experience that makes them happy, confident, and strong. Getting back into shape can be a challenging journey, and I want to be there for you and help you discover the benefits and joys of training that helped me become the person I am today. I’m here to be your personal guide on every step of the journey.

Servicing the Pearland, Missouri City and Sugar Land Area

Meghan Scharer

Born and raised in Ohio, Meghan grew up playing multiple sports and excelled as a scholar-athlete. She played Division I soccer at the University of Dayton, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. After college, Meghan worked as an exercise specialist at a chiropractic office; she managed a variety of clients, implementing programs focused on functional movements and core strength. Meghan then served as an assistant women’s soccer coach at a junior college, training athletes through high intensity workouts, recovery days and providing mental and emotional motivation. Six years ago, Meghan moved to Houston, where she has been teaching middle school and elementary school health, physical education, and science. All Meghan’s experiences in wellness drive her passion to educate and participate in people becoming happy and healthy. She likes to meet people where they are and collaborate together to provide creative and challenging sessions.

Servicing the Greater Heights, Downtown Houston, Bellaire, Hunter Creek Village, West University Place and Memorial area

Roger Senga

Roger Senga is a certified American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) personal trainer. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Fitness Management. He has been passionate about fitness since the age of five when he first started playing soccer. In 2004 he moved from the Netherlands to Houston and began training in several other sports to build his endurance and test his strengths. While attending Lamar University, he continued to train and workout at a higher level. During this time, he developed a unique ability to adapt to deal with the stressors of being a full-time student and PCT. He is able to use this ability to adapt to each individual client and their needs to provide the best hands-on personal experience. He has dedicated himself to helping and encouraging others to become not only physically but mentally and spiritually fit. His overall goal is to help clients become the best versions of themselves by helping them find and maintain a balance between strength, conditioning, flexibility, and most importantly recovery.

Servicing in the Katy, Richmond, and Rosenberg area

Lindsey Taylor IV

I am Lindsey Taylor IV, native of Pearland, TX. I am a self-motivated certified personal trainer looking to help those who seek the lifestyle of fitness and personal growth. My goal has always been to make the world a better place by treating others with love and kindness. I enjoy running track, spending time with my family and friends and creating space for every person I come across.

Servicing the Pearland, Missouri City and Sugar Land area

Melissa Vazquez

Melissa Vazquez has a BS in Fitness and Human Performance and holds a Personal Training certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Previously she has been certified through AFAA and PFIT. She has been training clients on and off for over 20 years in between living abroad and raising her three children. Melissa brings a diverse fitness background coupled with certifications in Mindfulness, Behavioral therapy and Life Coaching. She is passionate about core work, stability, and functional fitness. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors, and running.

Servicing the Pearland, Missouri City and Sugar Land area

Benjamin Villalon

Born and raised in Houston, TX Benjamin often goes by “Benji” grew up playing every sport under the sun. Being an Eagle Scout, Black Belt in Taekwondo and often competes in Bodybuilding shows is just a few of his childhood accomplishments. As a top-rated trainer in Sugar Land TX (Voted’s 2019-2020 top Personal Trainers) with all 5 star Google reviews along with an extensive background in chiropractic medicine, he’s committed to helping his clients achieve absolute health through his in-home training sessions. He believes that anyone can workout anywhere at any time while maximizing their time and efficiency. He’s helped 1557+ clients transform their physiques in a way that’s convenient and time- efficient, without sacrificing tasty meals or doing monotonous work outs. After training together, he’ll set you up with a 28-Day Personalized meal plan based on your eating habits. As a Precision Nutrition Level 1 certified coach, his passion is helping people achieve exceptional fitness results without feeling like you have to give up satisfying meals.

Servicing in the Sugar Land, Richmond, Rosenberg, Missouri City and Houston area


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