Meet Our Team

Tim Guinan

Tim Guinan
Visionary & CEO of Otherworld Fitness

Tim enjoys doing anything that tests himself both physically and mentally!
“Obstacle course training, along with participating in Battlefrog (RIP), Savage Race, Indian Mud Run, Bonefrog, Frontline, Spartan Race, GoRuck and many other OCR competitions are awesome, life-changing events. The pure joy of what is gained from obstacle course training led me to create Otherworld Fitness!”

Tim is the Visionary and one of the coaches of this exciting adventure. He loves giving back, enhancing lives through the physical and mental training, and building confidence and bodies no matter what the challenge is!

  Specialties
  • Obstacle Course Race Coaching
  • Obstacle Course Design
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Training
  • Body Shape transformation/Weight reduction
  • Nutrition
  • Team Sport Training
  • Ninja Warrior Coach
  Accomplishments
  • Successful Competitor in NPC & OBC Body Building Competitions
  • (4) Four time  OCR World Championship Finisher
  • (2) Two time North American OCR Championship Finisher
  Certifications
  • NSPA Certified Personal Trainer since 2009
  • Spartan SGX L-1 Coach
  • Second Degree Black Belt Okinawan Kempo
  • Instructor for W.I.T.S. College accredited Personal Trainer Course at Montgomery College
  • UNAA (Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association) Certified Coach

Shannon Heineman
Integrator/General Manager

Shannon’s goal is to have the most positive impact that she can on the lives of the people she works with, helping them to become the happiest, healthiest version of themselves.

  Specialties
  • Motivational Coaching
  • Group Training
  • Proper movement
  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  Accomplishments
  • Mother of twins + one
  • Helped clients to achieve their personal best for seven years running
  • Voted Coach of the Year by peers
  • Able to whistle most Disney tunes
  Certifications
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer since 2013
  • NASM Certified Behavioral Change Specialist 2018
  • CPR/AED Certified

Bruce Carpenter
Personal Trainer, Team Sports Coach, and Bootcamp Coach

 Hi, my name is Bruce and I live for health and fitness. Over my last decade in the industry, I’ve helped people with every type of goal imaginable from weight loss, competitive athletics, and injury rehabilitation. I want you to know that you are not alone in this, and I can help you reach any goal regardless of the obstacle.

  Specialties
  • Steel Mace Training
  • Corrective Exercise/Injury Prevention
  • Sports Performance
  • Holistic Health and Lifestyle Change
  Accomplishments
  • 445 Pound Bench Press
  • 595 Pound Deadlift
  • 4.75 40yard dash
  Certifications
  • Ace Certified Personal Trainer Since 2012
  • Steel Mace Flow Lvl1 Coach
  • Exos Performance Specialist
  • Precision Nutrition Lvl1 Coach
  • Pain-Free Performance Specialist

Morgan Finch
Personal Trainer & Bootcamp Coach

Fitness has always been a part of Morgan’s life. From leaping over hurdles as a child/teen in track and field to crawling through the mud to handing upside down. She loves sharing her passion and knowledge to help others obtain their goals.

  Specialties
  • Heart rate training
  • Strength training with body weight
  • Weight loss
  • Group training
  Accomplishments
  • Mom of 3
  • Managed and grew a program to help people obtain their fitness goals
  • Tybee Island & Frederick Half Marathon
  • Handful of Tough Mudders
  Certifications
  • ISSA personal trainer
  • 60+ hours of continuing educations in fitness
  • CPR/AED
  • UNAA (Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association) Certified Coach

DIONE NORWOOD
Personal Trainer & Bootcamp Coach

I am a licensed Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Heart rate training, strength training with body weight, weight loss, Group training

  Specialties
  • Empathetic and Encouraging
  • Highly motivated and dynamic
  Accomplishments
  • Graduated from Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL
  • Striving to receive my CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
  Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Science, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist in the clinical setting
  • CrossFit level 1, 2016
  • NASM CPT, 2017

Ellie
Personal Trainer & Bootcamp Coach

Ellie’s passion for fitness and health began in high school and has continued through her life and career since. From elementary school PE teacher and physical therapy aid, to personal and small group trainer, each experience has brought joy and diversity to her wheelhouse as a trainer. It is her goal to help others build strength, confidence and (most importantly) have fun while working towards their goals!

  Specialties
  • Functional Fitness
  • 1-on-1 Personal Training
  • Mobility
  • Weight Lifting
  • Bootcamp Instructor
  • TRX Training
  achievements
  • Mother of 2
  • 6 years of 1-on-1 and group training experience
  • Working towards UNAA Experience in Volleyball, Crossfit, Yoga, Olympic Weightlifting, Running
  Certifications
  • Exercise Science degree
  • ACE certified PT
  • CPR/AED Certified

Katie
Personal Trainer & Bootcamp Coach

I’ve been involved in fitness and different sports throughout my life. A swimmer, jump-roper, and dancer turned runner and Obstacle Course Racer! I love encouraging others on their journey to being their most healthy, strong, best self. Seeing people reach their goals lights me up. Fun fact: I play the violin, piano, guitar, sing, and teach violin!

  Specialties
  • Encouragement and inspiration
  • 1 on 1 training
  • Small group training
  • Health and wellness advocate
  Accomplishments
  • Freedom’s Run 13.1, 2018 Marine Corps Marathon, and Spartan Beast finisher
  • North American OCR Championship 2019 15k finisher, Team Relay finisher with band
  • Anorexia Nervosa recovery
  • Savage Race age group second-place finisher
  • International Force 5 OCR Challenge fourth-place finisher
  • sub 6 minute 500-yard freestyle and team Top Ten holder
  Certifications
  • National Academy of Sport Medicine
  • CPR/AED

Lydia
Personal Trainer & Bootcamp Coach

Hi there! My name is Lydia and I have a deep passion for fitness and my goal is to pass that passion on to others. I’m all about helping motivate others to work hard by providing a fun and positive environment for you to achieve your goals. What I want at the end of the day is for my participants to leave feeling like they got an amazing workout but also had a great time doing it! But more importantly, I want my participants feeling excited to come back for their next class. Physical fitness is a journey and I’m so excited to help you on your path to reach your goals!

  Specialties
  • HIIT Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Group Training
  • Motivational Coaching
  • Accomplishments
  • Mom of 4
  • King Crab Challenge Finisher
  • Chicago Marathon Finisher
  Certifications
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Les Mills Certified Body Pump Instructor
  • CPR & AED Certified
  • Award Winning Attitude