Brenda Umphress

Meet Brenda Umphress…

Brenda will “Bring It” to insure you get the most out of your workout!

When Brenda is not instructing classes at Basic Training Academy, she spends her days working in management at Ivanhoe Industries. She has over 25 years of experience in customer service and has worked with Honda Connectors and Panasonic.

Brenda is an avid Bears and White Sox fan and lives in Lake County. She is married and has two grown children. Brenda enjoys meeting new people and helping them achieve their weight and fitness goals.


Inauguration           September 1999 
Experience               18 years
Current Status         Instructor
De meaner               Friendly & honest
Nick Name              “B”
Favorite Exercise   Triceps Dip
Favorite Venue       Old School Forest Preserve