Burgess, who serves as the staff's fitness coordinator, is a personal trainer with certifications from the American Council on Exercise and the American College of
Sports Medicine. Before joining Furman in 2009, Burgess trained
individuals and groups in Greenville, S.C. and Brooklyn, N.Y. A
graduate of Clemson with a degree in marketing, Burgess handles
the promotional and business needs of the Physical Activities Center. She is also a certified stretch technician and spin instructor.
A 2004 graduate of Furman, Chapin is a fitness specialist at the Furman Fitness Center. Prior to joining Furman's staff
in 2007, he served as a member of the Wells High School track and field coaching staff in Maine. Under his guidance, numerous athletes set
school, region, and state records. Chapin also coached
post collegiate athletes, helping guide Steve Virgilio to the 2005 Icosathlon World Championship. In his
free time, Chapin enjoys training for local road races and triathlons and helping others achieve their personal fitness goals. Along with being certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, he is certified as a level I coach by USA Track and Field.
Fitness Center Assistant
McCauley attended Furman, where he was a member of the track and field and cross country programs. He is a certified personal trainer by the
American Council of Exercise and the American College of Sports
Medicine. He is also a personal running coach, and a USA Track and Field certified
level II coach. For more than a decade, McCauley has been coaching runners and developing running
programs. He is a faculty member of the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training (FIRST). With his extensive running background, McCauley specializes in working with track athletes and runners of all
abilities. He also works
one-on-one to provide personal training to individuals who want to improve
their quality of life and fitness level through cardiovascular training,
resistance training, and sound nutritional habits.