OUR TEAM

Terry Williams

Terry has had the honor of working with Olympic gold medalists and professional athletes, but most enjoys applying what he has learned at the elite level to reach back and influence the common fitness enthusiasts. Terry believes that all people possess the capability to “live at world class” and seeks to be an inspirational vessel of life change. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master’s Degree in Health and Human Performance from The University of Houston, and a Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification from the NSCA, Terry combines his passion in the areas of fitness and media to impact the City of Houston and spread the message of wellness internationally with a broader social voice. Terry has been a professional nutrition writer for LIVESTRONG.com, a video personality for Quincy Jones’ fitness media group FeelRich, and is currently a featured personality in radio and television within the Houston market. Terry lives what he teaches, and he created our exclusive PAC(K) Training program from his personal workouts and those used with his athletes.

Co-Founder and Lead Instructor, The League

Ashley Williams

Ashley handles business operations and strategic planning at The League. Before pursuing entrepreneurship, Ashley worked in business development with start-up companies in Houston and Austin. Ashley launched her career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Global Healthcare and Latin America groups at Barclays Capital. Ashley focused on equity capital markets, performing technical, market-based analytics and equity transaction execution for clients. During her time in New York, Ashley executed a total of 15 transactions for global clients. Ashley graduated with a Finance and International Business degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she and Terry met (Hook ‘Em!).

Co-Founder and COO, The League

Tia Simon

Tia visited The League for the first time in 2015 and has been hooked ever since. The culture, people, music and constant encouragement keep her coming back for more. She recently lost over 50 pounds and is feeling better than ever! Tia graduated with her MBA in 2015 from Sam Houston State University. She’s a North Houston native and loves her city! As a PAC(K) Training certified instructor, Tia hopes to help others build self-confidence and muscles! No matter how your day was, she wants you to leave class feeling amazing, accomplished and sweaty! Tia looks forward to serving the League community that has done so much for her over the years.

Instructor, The League

Mariah Jacox

Mariah was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has been living in Houston, TX since 2016. She graduated from Mankato State University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Corrections looking to work and make a difference within our community. Mariah took her talents to the dirty south with big dreams and wanting new experiences in a major city. Mariah considers herself a true Houstonian and has fallen in love with the culture, amazing food and sunshine during the winter months. Fitness is a huge passion of hers and you can find her doing burpees with a smile on her face.

Service Rep, The League

Ari Alvear

Ariana was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. Shortly after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, she moved to Houston and fell in love with the city. She joined The League in 2015 and now serves as an Instructor and Service Rep. When she is not at The League, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Rolando, and two adorable French bulldogs, Dax & Zeke. Her hobbies include going out for brunch, working out, reading, and plant shopping. Ariana aspires to help bring out the best in every Leaguer and motivate them to reach their fitness goals.

Instructor, The League

Ana Ramirez

My name is Ana Ramirez and I was born in Monterrey, Mexico, but I consider myself a Houstonian because I’ve lived here most of my life. I attended Washington and Jefferson college in a tiny town called Washington,PA and graduated with a BA in Psychology and Spanish. I am currently a 7th grade math teacher as well! I love The League because everyone here is so positive and super supportive of one another. I truly enjoy coming in every single day!

Service Rep, The League

CJ Canlas

CJ was born and raised in Houston and is a lover of all Houston sports. She graduated from UTSA with a Bachelor’s in Education. After a few years as a teacher, CJ put her student hat on again to earn her Master’s degree from Texas State University in Family and Child Development. CJ is a Certified Child Life Specialist at Texas Children’s Hospital helping children cope with hospital experiences through education and play. An avid runner and fitness enthusiast, CJ first came to The League in 2016 for a friend’s birthday. She instantly fell in love with the workout, people and music. As a PAC(K) Training Certified Instructor she strives to motivate others to reach their fullest potential. Fun fact: CJ stands for Carolyn JOY. You can catch her in early morning classes with a huge smile beaming from ear to ear jamming a range of music from pop, Houston screw, tropical house and everything in between. She is appreciative of what The League family has done for her life throughout the years. She hopes to help others set and crush goals.

Instructor, The League

Andrea Agee

Andrea was born and raised in Shreveport, LA. She moved to Houston in 2016 in hopes of becoming a sports reporter. Growing up, Andrea was on every sports team possible and was even a USATF Junior javelin thrower. Her hobbies include beer league softball, playing golf of the weekends, and hanging out with her dog Kirby. Andrea is passionate about reading and learning new things to help her grow and expand her mind. She loves saying hello to Leaguers and seeing them crush their goals every day. 

Service Rep, The League

Llarance Turner

Llarance Turner is a Houston native fitness enthusiast who’s known for his ability to break down big knowledge into an easy-to-understand teaching format. He’s friendly and carries a huge smile, motivating everyone around him to bring their best! LT holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Ntrition and Dietetics from Lamar University as well as a Master’s Degree in Health and Human Performance from Texas Southern University. He’s passionate about carrying health into more areas than just physical fitness, also focusing on mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

Instructor, The League

Amanda Lucio

Amanda has been a Leaguer since 2015 when the Heights location first opened. Her favorite part of PAC(K) Training is the diversity of every workout. If she’s not working out in the gym, you can find her on one of the running trails along the bayous. In her spare time, Amanda loves hanging out with her friends and family, reading all sorts of books, listening to podcasts and most of all...being with her dog! Amanda earned her MS in 2018 and has worked in the medical field since 2014. As a Service Rep, Amanda enjoys seeing each of you coming into the gym to crush your workout and be the best you!

Service Rep, The League

Arianna Alanis

Born in McAllen, TX and raised in Jersey Village, Arianna Alanis is an H-town girl through and through. She loves to "put on her for city" any chance she gets and you can find her cheering on her home teams, the 'stros, Rockets, Houston Texans and Dynamo! Ari graduated with her MBA in 2016 and is a constant encourager to everyone around her. "Stay positive, believe in yourself and dream big!", that's her motto. Most days you can find her at the noon or 5:30 pm PAC(K) class at The League. She loves her coffee (don't give her too much). Her dance moves are mind blowing (she has a good heart) and this girl can sing the house down (like for real). Need we say more?! Of course! She's good with power tools, she paints and draws and is just all around a talented human being. If you see her out and about, make sure to say hello and ask for a hug, she gives the best ones! 

Instructor, The League

Dom Anderson

Dom joined The League in 2015 and loves being part of a dynamic team that helps our fitness family grow through knowledge, challenge and learning. Dom has been a competitive athlete for most of his life. In high school, his love for football helped him earn a scholarship to Lon Morris College where he played football competitively. As a PAC(K) Training Certified Instructor and Youth Exercise Specialist, Dom has trained pro athletes across the board, including football and MMA. In his spare time, Dom enjoys giving back by coaching Little League sports and spending time with his beautiful wife and three lovely children. Dom is passionate about helping you achieve your best. Whether you are a seasoned athlete or new to fitness, Dom wants to help you gain more confidence as you achieve your goals!

Instructor, The League

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TESTIMONIALS

"The League has helped me drop over 100 lbs in a short amount of time. It changed my life! So much motivation in there. No other place I'd rather be!" -Steve G.

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