OUR STAFF

Our Trainers


Wendy Bullock

Fitness Instructor

Aerial Fitness has transformed my life in so many ways and I love watching my students transform their initial hesitation by challenging themselves to do things they have never done before, to build courage and go into the unknown, to leave the class with huge smiles, complete relaxation, and with a feeling of accomplishment and a sense of their own greatness…



Amy Clifford

Fitness Instructor

Amy is passionate about developing classes at Gravity that promote health, wellness and a deeper connection to community. With twenty years teaching experience, she has merged her talents in the healing and physical arts to create a format of training that is all encompassing and refreshing. With humor and compassion, she facilitates an opportunity to de-stress and re-boot.



Training Personnel

Fitness Instructor

We are continuously adding new personnel and trainers to help our members achieve their fitness goals and keep fit for life. If you have recommendations for classes, new equipment, or any other improvements, please let us know. We appreciate your input. Our goal is to be not only the best fitness center in the Wood River Valley – we want to be the best fitness center anywhere.



Lyn Presher

Fitness Instructor

Ms. Lyn comes to us with over 20 years of performing and teaching experience. She received her B.A. in Theatre Arts from The University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Upon graduation Ms. Lyn was in partnership of a dance school for 5 years, after which, she went on to perform with Arkansas Dance Theatre Company.


Linsey Nelson

Fitness Instructor

Linsey Nelson has been sharing her love of fitness with the Wood River Valley since moving to the area 4 years ago. She’s been group fitness certified since 2009 and personal trainer certified since 2013. She loves teaching kickboxing, Pilates, HIIT and TRX. She’s newly certified in High Fitness. When she’s not teaching she loves spending time with her husband and three kids.


Kurt Almquist tennis instructor at Gravity Fitness And Tennis in Hailey Idaho

Kurt Almquist

Tennis Coach

Kurt started tennis later in his life, playing tennis at Atkinsons park in his early 20’s. Kurt has won all the tournaments In 4.5 and 4.0 at least once through all those years. His tennis life came together with a coach named Nat Sholman. His tennis life came together with a coach named Nat Sholman. Nat worked with Kurt on tennis and instruction during his early days of playing.  Kurt has been teaching, running clinics and organizing tennis at Copper Ranch for the last 10 years.


Jamie Hjort

Tennis Coach

Jamie grew up in the Wood River Valley and took advantage of the many recreational activities in the area with a competitive focus on skiing, tennis, and soccer. He went on to play tennis at the University of Idaho where he studied Corporate Recreation. Jamie was selected to participate as a coach and athletic scout in Yugoslavia shortly after leaving college.


Teagan Foster is a Tribe Team Training Instructor at Gravity Fitness and Tennis athletic club and fitness center in Hailey Idaho.

Teagan Foster

Tribe Team Instructor

Teagan is a Certified Tribe Team Instructor. He was born and raised in the Wood River Valley. After taking 3 seasons of Tribe he was asked to be a coach and he enjoys it so much he couldn’t say no. He likes to have fun during his sessions yet still make sure you are getting a great work out. While not at the gym you will find him biking, golfing, fishing, snowmobiling or anything else that is outside.


Richard Calcagno

Tribe Team Instructor

Richard was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and moved to  Blaine County in 1999.  A hairstylist by trade , he started playing organized sports since the age of 10 and is currently active in the martial art of Soo Bahk Do, weight training, yoga, and outdoor  sports.  His passion for health and fitness led him to accept a coaching position With Gravity Fitness and is a Certified Tribe Team Instructor for Tribe Fit, Tribe Life, and Tribe Core.


Linda Schultz

Tribe Team Instructor

Thirty years ago, Linda choose the path to stay fit for a lifetime. She encourages and inspires her clients to do the same. Her philosophy is to teach each client within their personal parameters, safely and effectively. Linda is a Certified Tribe Team Instructor and is now instructing Tribe Life classes. Read more about Linda.


Katie Purdy

Fitness Instructor

Katie is a positive, enthusiastic and passionate fitness instructor. She has been teaching various group fitness classes for 9 years including HIIT, TRX, Barre and more. As a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer, Katie is dedicated to working with each individual in a motivating way for positive outcomes, either within a team setting or one on one.


Oliver Whitcomb is co-owner of Gravity Fitness and Tennis fitness center in Hailey Idaho

Oliver Whitcomb

Martial Arts Instructor

Oliver has had a deep involvement within the community in various capacities: Teaching modified martial arts to children and adults with cognitive disabilities in the Wood River Valley since 2003. Developed Integrated Breathing & Movement (IBAM) which is a therapeutic form of martial arts beneficial for injured veterans and optimizing health and performance. Oliver is the principal teacher for the Martial Arts classes at Gravity Fitness And Tennis


Joshua Latimer personal trainer at Gravity Fitness and Tennis Hailey Idaho

Joshua Latimer

Personal Trainer

I was born in Seattle, Washington where I played football, basketball, and lacrosse. Throughout my time in athletics I have had many injuries, and know well the limitation’s injuries may present, and how to work around them. I obtained my personal training certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Associating (NSCA) in 2017.


Training Personnel

Fitness Instructor

We are continuously adding new personnel and trainers to help our members achieve their fitness goals and keep fit for life. If you have recommendations for classes, new equipment, or any other improvements, please let us know. We appreciate your input. Our goal is to be not only the best fitness center in the Wood River Valley – we want to be the best fitness center anywhere.


Training Personnel

Fitness Instructor

We are continuously adding new personnel and trainers to help our members achieve their fitness goals and keep fit for life. If you have recommendations for classes, new equipment, or any other improvements, please let us know. We appreciate your input. Our goal is to be not only the best fitness center in the Wood River Valley – we want to be the best fitness center anywhere.


Training Personnel

Fitness Instructor

We are continuously adding new personnel and trainers to help our members achieve their fitness goals and keep fit for life.If you have recommendations for classes, new equipment, or any other improvements, please let us know. We appreciate your input. Our goal is to be not only the best fitness center in the Wood River Valley – we want to be the best fitness center anywhere.

The Owners

Mats Wilander co-owner, tennis professional, and tennis coach at Gravity Fitness and Tennis Hailey Idaho

Mats Wilander

Partner / Co-Founder

Mats is a former World Tennis Association # 1 player from Sweden. During his illustrious career, Mats won 7 Grand Slam singles titles (3 at the French Open, 3 at the Australian Open and 1 US Open) and 1 Grand Slam men’s doubles title at Wimbledon with Joakim Nystrom. Mats was the youngest male tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles championship at 17 years, 9 months. In only his third entry in a Grand Slam tournament, Wilander also became the player who needed the fewest attempts to win a Grand Slam tennis tournament. Mats finished the 1988 season ranked #1 in the world. He also helped Sweden win The Davis Cup Tournament in 1984, 1985 and 1987. Mats competed in 233 tennis tournaments during his playing career with 33 singles victories.  Mats was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2002.

Oliver Whitcomb is co-owner of Gravity Fitness and Tennis fitness center in Hailey Idaho

Oliver Whitcomb

Partner / Co-Founder

Oliver Whitcomb is co-owner of Gravity Fitness And Tennis and the principal Martial Arts instructor.  He has trained consistently in the art of Soo Bahk Do since 1979 and is a nationally certified master level instructor. Oliver has:Trained extensively in Korea from 1986-1992. Run schools in Hawaii (1989 – 1992) and Seattle (1993 – 1995). Taught full time in the Wood River Valley since 1996. Has a BA with honors from the University of Washington in Korean Studies. Oliver has a deep involvement within the community in various capacities: Teaching modified martial arts to children and adults with cognitive disabilities in the Wood River Valley since 2003. Developed Integrated Breathing & Movement (IBAM) which is a therapeutic form of martial arts that has been beneficial for injured veterans and others as a way of optimizing health and performance. Worked in many school systems teaching introductory martial arts classes as a tool for bringing discipline, focus and exercise into the class room, as well as promoting conflict resolution.