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Leslie Austin - Gold's Gym Douglasville

Leslie Austin

Leslie Austin
Leslie Austin has been a fitness instructor/trainer and director with Gold’s Gym since 1994.  She was named one of the top three fitness directors in the United States by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and holds several industry recognition awards for her work with Group Fitness.  She was a founding member of the award winning group fitness team at Gold’s Gym.   

Leslie holds fitness and professional certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), and Body Training Systems (BTS).
Leslie grew up in Douglasville and graduated with honors from Lithia Springs High School.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a Master’s of Education Degree from the University of West Georgia in Carrollton.  Leslie was a high school and collegiate athlete and is still  involved in athletics by coaching and mentoring local youth teams.
Leslie married Jeff Austin in 1996 and they have three children Hannah (13), Emily (11) and Sam (6).
Contact Leslie Austin at
Gold's Gym Personal Training Douglasville

David Hansey, Personal Trainer

David Hansey

 NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist
 NASM Certified Sports Fitness Specialist
 NASM Certified Personal TrainerHello, I am David Hansey and I joined Gold�s Gym in 2004 as a personal trainer.  Prior to that, I served 15 years in the Armed Forces (both in the Marine Corps and the Army)    I trained many Marines and Soldiers for physical fitness and combat during that time and received the Master Fitness Certification from the US Army.

I am a Board Certified Personal Trainer through NASM (the National Academy of Sports Medicine) and I hold Advanced Certifications as a NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist and NASM Certified Sports Fitness Specialist.  I am the ONLY trainer at any of the Gold�s Gyms 3 locations that holds these advanced certifications.   I also have advanced training in many specialties such as weight management, fitness for seniors, fitness for teens/youth, cardiovascular training and performance as well as rehabilitation.   Please feel free to ask me for copies of any of my certificates, I am happy to show and discuss them with you.

I am an avid runner and I have completed 6 marathons and one Ultra marathon (56 miles) and I have run many smaller races.   I love helping people meet their goals.  So regardless of your goals, I have the training to develop a scientific approach to meet that goal in a safe, effective and efficient manner.   I look forward to discussing your goals with you.


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