Instructor Bios

 

Meet the Wellness Center Instructors

Randy Canivel

Classes taught:
 
Indoor Cycling

Fitness Background:
Randy is currently a certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS through the American College of Sports Medicine. Randy is also the Assistant Director of Recreational Sports/Wellness Center and recently completed his Masters of Kinesiology in Exercise Science. Before taking the role of Assistant Director, Randy was an instructor for MSU Wellness Programs teaching classes such as Circuit training, Indoor Cycling, Body Sculpting and Aerobic Conditioning since 2003.


Angie Reay

Classes Taught:
 Indoor Cycling

Fitness Background:
Angie played basketball here at MSU as an undergrad. She has also competed in cycling races, half marathons, an ultra marathon and triathlons. Angie is an all-around natural athlete.

 


 

Tandy Wilson

Classes Taught:
Pump It
Step

Fitness Background:
Tandy has been teaching group fitness since 2005. She is certified with Fit Tour in Group Fitness and Spin. Her passion is Pump It and Advanced Step!!

 


Rheagan Ortega

Classes Taught:
PiYo
Yoga

Fitness Background:
Rheagan was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas and graduated from Rider High School. She went on to play soccer for 2 years and earned a Bachelor's degree in Communication/Public Relations with a minor in Spanish from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. While being a full-time Financial Aid Counselor at MSU, she is also a certified fitness instructor and teaches PiYo at the Wellness Center here on campus. She enjoys being active, teaching, reading, and is passionate about impacting the lives of other people on a daily basis.

 




Kristin Cook

Classes Taught:
Pump It
ZUMBA
PiYo
Hip Hop Hustle
Circuit Training

Fitness Background:
Kristin has been Certified Group Fitness Instructor for 4 years.She has several specialty certifications such as TurboKick, PiYo, Indoor Cycling and Zumba. Along with the experience she has gained through teaching classes, she has attended All-Star Instructor Training which is a weekend long intense training for instructors that want to be better at what they do.

 



Brandi Ballard

Classes Taught:
Indoor Cycling

Fitness Background:
Brandi grew up in Wichita Falls and graduated from Wichita Falls High School. She attended MSU for 2 years before transferring to Texas State University in San Marcos where she completed her Bachelor's degree. She completed her Master's degree at Texas A&M University and then moved back to Wichita Falls. Brandi works full-time at Vernon College and is a certified Group Fitness Instructor and has been teaching Spin classes since 2005. If she's not teaching a class, you'll probably see her up at the gym!

 



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