Sky Athletix Trainers

Whether you are new to fitness, recovering from an injury, or just want to take your skills to a new level, one of our trainers can help get you back on track! If you would like to learn more information or work with a specific trainer, click here to fill out a request and we will get you connected and started on your fitness journey.


Nick Schuyler

Nick grew up in Chardon, Ohio. After attending Kent State University for two years, he moved to Tampa in August of 2005. Once in Tampa, he applied and was accepted at the University of South Florida and in the Spring of 2006 he participated as a walk-on with the USF Football Team. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications.

Fitness has always been an important part of Nick's life and he has always enjoyed working with people to help them achieve and maintain their fitness goals. Because of his passion, Nick became a personal trainer in 2007. During that time he worked in various gyms, built up his clientele and decided to start his own business to become an independent contractor. Through this process, and because of his drive to help people succeed along with a long-time plan, Nick opened up Sky Athletix in September, 2014 and it has been going strong ever since! 

Paula Schuyler

Paula is an ISSA Certified Trainer and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Dance Education from the University of South Florida. She is currently the Director of the Dance Program at Progress Village Middle School in Tampa. Paula's focus is individual and team training.


Joel Stephens

Joel, a native Floridian, was born and raised in Dade City and have over 13 years of Personal Training experience. He holds qualifications as a USAW Level 1 Sport Performance Coach, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and CrossFit Endurance Coach. Having served in the Army, he also was a US Army PT Instructor. Joel’s specialties include weight loss/fat loss, endurance training, teen strength training and sport specific training. Joel loves helping people change their lifestyles and getting them functionally fit. 

“There’s nothing one cannot do, only things one will not do.”


Corey Stulz

Corey is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council of Exercise (ACE). He w graduated from the University of South Florida in the Spring of 2018 with a degree in Business Management. With over four years of personal training experience, he specializes in high intensity interval training (HIIT) as well as sports performance. Having worked with athletes at various levels, he is diverse in his training techniques, personalized to the individual and sport. Corey drives all clients of any age to make exercise a regular part of their lives and maintain a fit, healthy lifestyle.


Paul Iannarelli

Paul is a 4th generation Tampan. He is a graduate of the University of Florida where he majored in Exercise & Sports Science with a specialty in Fitness and Wellness. While at the University of Florida, Paul had the opportunity to intern for the strength coaches of the school’s football and baseball team. He is Crossfit Level 1 Certified. Paul has been personal training full time since 2007 and feels it has been a very rewarding experience. Besides having a bachelors degree in exercise science, Paul is also a paramedic firefighter reservist with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue for Station 19 Carrollwood.


April Disabatino

My name is April DiSabatino, I have been happily married to my husband John for over 29 years and have two beautiful children.  I decided to become a personal trainer so that I could inspire people to improve their health and reach their fitness goals. I know how difficult it can be to begin a journey when you are unsure of the outcome. However, through positive mental attitude, motivation, and support anything is possible which leads to my favorite quote:  “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

When I was in high school I was a competitive gymnast, which gave me the discipline toward achieving goals. Once I graduated I began teaching group fitness classes and have been an instructor for over 30 years. In 2002 I decided to get my certification as a personal trainer and spinning instructor to become more diversified in the fitness industry. I actively renew my certifications every year to increase my knowledge and keep up with the most recent trends in fitness. 

In 2006 at the age of 41 my neighbor had told me I should enter a Figure competition. Since then I have competed in 6 competitions and accomplished achieving First Place in the 2009 NPC Masters Over 40 Division for the State of Florida which was a National qualifier.

I am excited about working with Sky Athletix , together we will create a partnership to maximize every opportunity for members to achieve their goals. It does not matter where your heals have been, only where your toes are pointed! Always believe and you can achieve!


Anna Petersen

Anna is NASM Certified and CrossFit Level 1 Certified


Shane O’Connor