Houston Racquet Club

Our Trainers

  • Julie Veiseh
    • Julie is our Group Fitness/Pilates Coordinator, she is a certified Personal Trainer through the National Exercise &Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)  and has worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years. She is a BOSU Master Trainer/Presenterand is certified in AFAA, BODYPUMP, BODYBAR, Hydro-Cycle, Johnny-G Spinning and is STOTT Pilates Trained. Julie has performed on Channel 2 Sunday Extra and has been featured in the Summer of 2004 &Winter of 2005 publication of Total Body Magazine. She was the fitness consultant for Lakewood Church "League of Professional Women" in 2007  and has taken her expertise abroad to Aberdeen, Scotland. Her specialties are cardiovascular training, strength training, core stability and pilates reformer.
  • Kay-Kay White
    • Kay-Kay has been in the fitness industry since 1995. A Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), she also maintains Group Exercise, Pilates, and Spinning Certifications. In addition, Kay-Kay holds state certifications in Psychology, Dance, and Physical Education. Specializing in sport specific training, agility, strength training, core, and flexibility, she enjoys working with all ages and fitness levels. Kay-Kay is a former varsity track, volleyball and dance coach and has judged area high school cheer and dance tryouts. She enjoys tennis, hiking, golf, swimming and watching both her sons' athletics events.

  • Kyle Fite
    • Kyle obtained his Bachelor's degree from Lamar University and is a certified personal trainer through the American Council of Exercise.
      Kyle was Assistant Athletic Director at Houston Downtown Club for 8 years and has held similar positions at other facilities for the past 25 years.

      Kyle has a variety of certifications including TRX, Bosu, Rehabilitation and Kettle Ball.

  • Kyle Rakoczy
    • Kyle is a Certified Personal Trainer through Professional Fitness Instructor Training (PFIT) and a graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Sport Management. Currently working towards a certification in Rehabilitative Exercise, Kyle began his career in Health & Fitness four years ago at the Briar Club. A former runner and basketball player, Kyle now competes in sprint distance triathlons. His goals are to help his clients attain weight loss, increase their strength and conditioning levels, increase flexibility, and in general achieve a healthier lifestyle.

  • Marion King
    • Marion King is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council of Exercise since 1991, Gold Level, as well as a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1996. Offering services in Houston since 1989, Marion brings a wealth of experience and information to her clients. Her continuous participation in conferences focusing on fitness techniques and physiology helps keep her informed with the latest information on fitness training practices and theory. Marion has developed exercise programs for seniors, athletes and both novice and experienced fitness enthusiasts.
  • Sally Whitworth
    • Sally has worked in the fitness industry for 20 years and obtained certifications in London, England as a Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer. Sally worked her way up from instructor to Group Fitness Coordinator in a small boutique gym in the UK before moving with her family to the US in 1998. Working in a large fitness club in Houston for 7 years, Sally became a Master Instructor for Cardio Strength Conditioning training and Group Cycle. Whether working with a group or one on one, Heart Rate Training, conditioning, core, and cardio are Sally's specialties.

  • Kevin Baxter
    • Before joining HRC, Kevin spent 10 years working at the Met downtown.
      Kevin's certifications include National Academy of Sports Medicine, TRX and CPR.
      Kevin enjoys working out, running and playing tennis in his spare time. He takes pride in helping all of his clients acheive their fitness goals including strength training, weight loss and flexibility.