A World-Class Athlete, Sonja Friend-Uhl has trained people of all ages and abilities for over ten years. A skilled fitness programmer, Sonja holds Personal Training Certifications with ACSM and AFAA as well as AFAA specialty certifications in Youth, Senior, and Pre-Natal Fitness. She is a USATF Level I Certified Coach and PR/AED Certified. Sonja has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of William and Mary. A natural and motivating public speaker, Sonja has performed as the keynote speaker for athletic banquets, Rotary Club functions, and national TV affiliates. Sonja developed and coached dynamic fitness programs for The Athletic Club at Weston and The Athletic Club in Boca Raton while serving as their Athletic Director from 1998-2003. Sonja is the Executive Director at Fit Rx in Brentwood, TN serving a range of clients from weight loss to performance athletes. She has been a member of seven U.S. world teams, a 2000 Olympic Trials Competitor in the 1500m, and currently is ranked among the top women in the country for distances from the 5k to the Half-Marathon. A prime example of maintaining a good balance in your life, Sonja prioritizes her roles as a wife and mother in addition to her fitness career and competitive endeavors. Sonja currently resides in Nashville, TN with her husband and daughters. Contact Sonja at SFUHL@aol.com.
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