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Health and Wellness Specialist

Ridgetop, TN
April 27, 2021

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Tanner Herring

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Tennessee Technological University

M.S. Fitness & Lifetime Wellness, May 2021 (Expected Graduation Date)

GPA: 3.75/4.00

B.A. in Exercise Science; Minor in Science, May 2019

Work Experience:

Graduate Assistant for EXPW Department (Located in Cookeville TN) Fall 2019-Spring 2021

-Taught numerous college level courses through the EXPW Department, such as all types of PHED courses, (Beginner weight training, Advanced weight training, Cardio classes, and many different sport affiliated classes) along with wellness classes.

-Fitness testing, research assistant, teacher assistant (grading, developing content, covering 3000-level courses during professors’ absence)

-Assistant to the department chair of the EXPW department

Created professional home quarantine workout videos for student body for Tennessee Technological University (Vice President Robert Owens requested) Fall 2020

Internship with Boost Fit Club (Located in Bellevue TN) Summer 2019

-Worked under professional personal trainers

-Learned what finances went into sustaining this company

-Learned how to develop effective physical fitness programs.

Shadowing hours under Wellness Coordinator for the City of Smyrna 2020

-Learned how to properly health coach

-Learned numerous techniques for creating good programs along with the technology that was needed to create these

-Conducted professionalism in the work place

Internship with Averitt Express (Located in Cookeville TN) Present

-Wellness program management

-Maintained facility

-Created workouts for corporate works along with programing wellness plans

Internship with Tutco (Located in Cookeville TN) Present

-Wellness program management

-Created workouts for corporate works along with programing wellness plans

-Discussed with workers about health and wellness needs

Internship with Crossfit Mayhem (Located in Cookeville TN) Present

-Wellness program management

-Team constructive program management

-Rich Froning corporate fitness outreach

Wellness Coach/Trainer at Fitness Master (Located in Cookeville TN) Present

-Help new and existing customers with their fitness journey and goals

-Give nutritional advice along with teaching training techniques

-Helping individuals understand the science behind why certain programs work



CITI Research Certification in Biomedical Research - Basic/Refresher, Biomedical Research including Investigator (PI-co-PI)

Plagiarism/Research certification (University of Indiana)

Awards and Recognitions:

Tennessee Technological University Raymond Drost Scholarship/Award (2017). Nominated for leadership, participation in the EXPW department, GPA, and Intramural participation.

Tennessee HOPE Scholarship 2015-2019

Tennessee Technology University Deans List 2017-2019

Diversified Trust Scholarship 2015-2016

The Ervin Family Scholarship 2017-2018

The William E. Schmidt Foundation Scholarship 2018-2019


PEK- Professional Departmental Fraternity (2019- Current)

Honors Society (2017- 2019)

EXPW Majors Club (2017-2018)

The Gathering Campus Ministry (2017-2018)

TTU Campus Outreach (2018-2021)

Independence Group- Special Needs Volunteer (2017-Current)

Community Involvement:

Cane Creek Special Needs Softball (2017-2018)

Samaritans Purse - Cookeville Tornado Disaster Relief (Spring 2020)

Disaster Relief - Panama City (Summer 2019)

Mission Trip to Little Rock (Summer 2017)

Vacation Bible School Teacher (Summer 2017)

Food Drive for EXPW at Tennessee Tech (2019)

TSSAA Football Volunteer (2018-2020)

EXPW Food Drive (2019-2021)

Upward Basketball Coach (2015-2017)

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