Matthew Sommer

Beaverton, OR 97005

Matt completed his undergraduate studies at Elon University in 1999 where he graduated cum laude with a B.S. in sports medicine. His graduate degree was earned in 2004 from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, with a M.S. in exercise physiology. Matt possesses five different personal training certifications from nationally accredited organizations. He is a certified Health Fitness Specialist and Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as well as a certified Personal Training and certified Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). In addition, Matt is a professional member of the ACSM, NSCA and IDEA Health and Fitness Association.

Matt worked at Duke University Medical Center where he developed exercise programs for employees of Duke University, the Medical Center and Health System. He has experience working with clients of all ages and fitness levels. His specialties include preventive exercise, general health and wellness, sports conditioning and post-injury rehabilitation.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Exercise Physiology, UNC-Greensboro
  • BSc., Exercise and Sports Science, Fitness and Strength and Conditioning, Elon College, NC

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Medical Exercise Specialist
Expires: May 31, 2020
ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Expires: Feb 28, 2020
ACSM - ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
Expires: Dec 31, 2019
NSCA - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Expires: Dec 31, 2020
ACSM - ACSM/NCPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer
Expires: Dec 31, 2019
NASM - Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
USA Triathlon - Level I Coaching Certification
Pending Verification
Expires: Dec 31, 2015

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Aug 30, 2017
American Red Cross
Expires: Apr 02, 2018

AED Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Aug 30, 2017
American Red Cross
Expires: Apr 02, 2018

Liability Insurance

  • Provided through my club/employer

Additional Information


$45.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • IDEA Master PFT

Languages Spoken




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