Elite level of industry leaders providing AEA trainings and educational workshops. Specialists are also known industry Continuing Education Providers and help AEA in the development and delivery of the AEA-branded education and trainings, live and online in the USA.


Monique Acton 

Monique Acton is the president of The Personal Health Trac, an international presenter, AEA Training Specialist and author of the “Make It Personal” column in Akwa magazine.  Certifications include AEA, ACE, AFAA and Medical Exercise Training Institute.   


Ashley Bishop 

Ashley Bishop started out as a professional dancer and choreographer in Canada, Mexico and with Carnival Cruise Lines.  Now in Las Vegas, NV Ashley is an Aquatic Training Specialist & Promotions Manager for AEA, and a Zumba Jammer™ for Zumba Fitness®.  Ashley absolutely adores teaching and sharing knowledge with others. 


Karen Creasey 

Karen Creasey, MA, BS, CHC, CPT is a speaker, author, certified health coach, personal trainer and aquatic training specialist.  She is passionate about motivating, inspiring and educating people to improve their health, wellness and overall life performance.  Karen is dedicated to help you reach your maximum potential!     


Mark Grevelding 

Mark Grevelding is an AEA consultant and training specialist. Founder of Fitmotivation, a streaming video resource and training platform for aquatic fitness professionals,  Mark recently launched PoolFit, a streaming video site for water exercise enthusiasts.   


Kimberly Huff 

Kimberly Huff, MS, CSCS, is a fitness director in a continual care retirement community and is certified through ACSM, NSCA, AEA, ACE and a certified health education specialist.  Kim was a contributing author to the AEA AF Manual and the AEA AFP Manual.   


Jackie Lebeau 

Jackie Lebeau, MS, is the Senior Director of Fitness & Instruction at the University of Virginia., an international presenter and an AEA Training Specialist. Jackie is the owner of JLA Fitness and is a CE Provider for ACE, AEA and AFAA.   


Lindsay Mondick  

Lindsay Mondick is the YMCA of the USA National Senior Manager of Aquatics.  She is a presenter and continuing education provider for the YMCA, ACE, and AEA, an AEA Training Specialist, and author for Akwa magazine.   


Jenni Lynn Patterson-LaCour   

Jenni Lynn Patterson-LaCour is an AEA ATS, NSCA-CPT and CE Provider for AEA, AFAA and NASM. Combining her education in health psychology and swimming experience, Jenni enjoys creating a total body workout that challenges every type of participant.   


Lori A. Sherlock 

Lori A. Sherlock, EdD, is an AEA Training Specialist and associate professor in the School of Medicine at West Virginia University, where she teaches the aquatic therapy curriculum within the division of Exercise Physiology.   


Lori Templeman 

Lori Templeman, BA, is an AEA Training Specialist and group fitness instructor living in Lincoln City, OR. She is also a successful freelance writer featured in various fitness publications. Lori is certified with AEA, ACE, AFAA, and Arthritis Foundation.   


Craig Yaniglos 

Craig Yaniglos is the CFO for Brecksville-Broadview Heights Schools.  He holds group fitness certification with ACE and is an AEA Aquatic Training Specialist and AEA CE Provider.  Craig is passionate about attracting all types of populations to the pool and educating aquatic fitness professionals around the globe.