Natalie Elardo, Director of Operations
Natalie is the Director of Operations at Training House, where her sole responsibility is to make Training House the best facility for our members and athletes. Born and raised in Baltimore, Natalie received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in Kinesiology and has 6 years of experience in the fitness industry, spanning from state of the art performance facilities to corporate wellness. Natalie is also an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and recently competed in her first triathlon in North East, Maryland.
Brandon Huggins, Training Manager
Brandon Huggins is the TH Training Manager and brings more than 8 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. He currently holds certifications in personal training, strength and conditioning, and speed & agility. Brandon has worked extensively with a variety of clients and athletes ranging from professional to youth athletes. In 2016, Coaches Al and Brandon helped lead Loyola to an NCAA Final Four. In addition to Loyola, Brandon has worked with teams at Johns Hopkins and Calvert Hall during their back-to-back MIAA championship wins. His passion for sports and training keeps him motivated to provide his clients with the best training possible. If he isn’t in the gym, you can find Brandon spending time with his family. His go-to quote is: “hard work beats raw talent”.
Al Balducci, Director of Group Training
Al has worked with Training House for 16 years and has been in the training business for a total of 22 years. He has worked with adults of all fitness levels and ages, both individually and in small group settings. He has also worked extensively with high school and college athletes. He has trained several players for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was a strength coach for the Calvert Hall Varsity Lacrosse Team from 2007-2014. In his current role as Director of Group Training, Al is responsible for programming the Board and overseeing all classes. He is also a strength coach for the Loyola University Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Team and was part of the coaching staff during the year Loyola won the NCAA Division 1 Championship (2012). His certifications include ACE and ISSA.
A Long Island native, Al is a huge New York sports fan (Giants, Yankees, and Rangers). His mom also makes a mean spaghetti.
Sally Moore, Personal Trainer
Coach Sally was a longtime Training House client before becoming a certified trainer and joining the coaching team. Working with clients of every fitness level, she promotes strength training and exercise as a means to reach your personal goals and to improve and preserve your ability to perform daily activities. Sally is also a jewelry designer who leads an active lifestyle and loves to spend time running, hiking, or working in the yard. She has honed her coaching skills by supervising her husband, Rick, and their four children.
Cameron Setzer, Personal Trainer & CSCS
Cameron has been in the health and fitness industry for about 3 years. He is experienced in a wide variety of athletics, including a career in college lacrosse. Cameron has a bachelors degree in Kinesiology and is currently in the process of finishing his masters degree. His certifications include Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and CrossFit level 1, focusing on high intensity functional conditioning. Cameron has worked as a strength and conditioning coach at the high school level in Baltimore County as well as working with athletes rehabbing injuries at a sports medicine facility. Outside of the gym Cameron enjoys doing just about anything outdoors or anything competitive!
Kidar Twine, Personal Trainer
Kidar Twine is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer with a specialty in Corrective Exercise. He approaches training with the understanding that your goal should always be to improve on what you’ve achieved yesterday. Your only competition is yourself! Many people who embark on a lifestyle change to improve their health are often distracted by the model in the magazine, the person on social media, or the most fit person in their health facility. However, the most successful people that meet their fitness goals are the ones that begin to understand themselves and what it takes for them as an individual to remain committed to the lifestyle change that they are pursuing.
As a fitness professional with a commitment to delivering engaging education and training programs that support the development and enhancement of physical conditioning, Kidar Twine will ensure that your goals are fulfilled by producing an exercise regimen specific your individual needs. Kidars specialties include personal training, kids fitness training, corrective exercise, fighting obesity (fat loss), and strength training, among other things.
Sam Udell, Personal Trainer
Coach Sam is not only a professional wrestler, but he is also one of our newest certified personal trainers here at Training House! Sam is a lifelong athlete, youth wrestling coach, and bagel enthusiast. Sam is a tremendous motivator and has a background training youth athletes and anyone who wants to be better than they were yesterday!