Meet the Team

FitLink is a wellness firm founded by expert trainers and fitness leaders in pursuit of reimagining the private gym experience.


Mike Clancy

Partner, Director of Services
B.S., C.S.C.S., FRCms, Pn1

As one of the co-founders of FitLink, Mike brings his strong background in exercise science and nutrition education to our services. His passion for creating unique offerings paired with his drive for a fully inclusive consumer sets the standard for FitLink deliverables.


Dan Flores

Partner, Director of Design
B.S., C.S.C.S., RTSm

Dan brings over 15 years of fitness experience as a personal trainer and lifestyle consultant in NYC. His experience with facility design is inspired by his education studying biomechanics. His niche proves invaluable during equipment selection process as well as layout optimization.


Travis Baird

Partner, Director of Training
C.S.C.S, NCSF, Vipr, TRX, Pre-Post Natal

Travis brings his managerial experience to the FitLink team, ensuring our team delivers the highest quality of service to the customer. His employment at Equinox as a Tier III certified personal trainer coupled with his facility management at NYU Athletics Department enhanced his fitness education and experience managing personnel and the customer experience.


Marc Cohen

Consulting Partner, Ops & Business Development
B.S., C.S.C.S

Marc has experience ranging from training to VP level roles. He has designed training services, managing operations and sales departments for various fitness organizations such as DavidBartonGym, CLAY Health Club and Spa and BFX Studios. Marc is currently a consultant in the fitness industry as well as an educator for LifeFitness and Cybex International


Our Instructors

Our team consists of certified health & fitness professionals that elevate and inspire through individual technique and style. We hand-pick each instructor to ensure the highest quality of service is delivered to your resident, guest and employee.


Melissa Chisholm

NASM, AFAA Group Exercise, TRX, Kettlebell Concepts, Cross Core, UGI, RRCA, RYT 500

Melissa has been in the fitness and wellness field for 10 years with a focus on a holistic approach to diet and exercise. She has taught a variety of
classes such as H.I.I.T. and Strength Training at BFX, Barry’s Bootcamp and City Row.

Melissa prides herself on designing custom fitness programs to accommodate individuals who do not fit into the "one size fits all" approach to health and wellness. Taking a results-oriented approach, her clients achieve a healthier living style and sense of well-being.

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Chris Avery


Kate Bishop

C.S.C.S.,, ACSM CEP, NCSF, Kettlebell 1, TRX, Vipr, Pre-Post Natal

Kate moved to NYC in 2011 as a professional modern dancer and lover of city life.

Kate considers herself a lifetime learner. Her fitness specialities include strength and conditioning, alignment and mobility, exercise for special populations such as pre/post natal, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Kate’s mission is to promote optimum physicality, attack goals and work towards a pain-free, more durable frame.


David Malavé

NASM, B.S. Health Education, Pre-Post Natal

David served as Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Lehman College Baseball Team, specifically working as the Outfield and Base running coach.

David delivers a unique and detailed style to functional strength and conditioning and is known for his passion, motivation and professional approach for putting muscle science into training. 

His athletic background and work with physical therapist/strength coaches are his greatest asset and what separates him from most all other trainers.


Jacqueline Dennis


Jacqueline is a professional dancer and personal trainer! She fell in love with moving my body at an early age, and has been finding new ways to spread the love of movement ever since. 

She uses her background of dance to place an emphasis on body movement and posture. This forms a foundation that allows her clients to move better and achieve their fitness goals.