Our Trainers

Trainer Bios

Kenta Umezaki

“My passion as a specialist is to help clients reach their maximum potential in regards to their individual goals. Whether it is an athlete achieving their fullest potential on the field or court, an older adult regaining mobility and stability, or an individual looking to lose weight and gain strength, the spectrum varies and keeps me excited to help others as a professional.”

Certifications: NASM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)

NASM PES (Performance Enhancement Specialist)

NASM CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist)

Degrees: Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science SUNY Cortland 2015

Currently pursuing his Registered Nursing degrees at Rockland Community College

Previous training experiences include:

Athletes of all levels, focusing on enhancing speed, strength, mobility, stability, agility, body position.

Individuals with dementia (Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s).

Physical rehabilitation training

3 year experience in corporate health and wellness, focusing on ergonomics for corporate employees.

Kenta earned All League and All County Honors in football, wrestling, and baseball as captain of his high school teams.. After High School he attended SUNY Cortland and competed on the varsity football and wrestling teams. After graduating, Kenta went back to school for nursing while working as a fitness and sports performance coach. Kenta also has experience working with special populations, such as individuals with Parkinsons Disease, stroke related paralysis, and sports specific injuries. Kenta’s wealth of knowledge
and his passion for helping others make him a valuable asset in our mission at The Anvil to help people reach their goals and live a strong, happy, and healthy life

Orion J Woodard

Orion grew up in a competitive household, always competing with his brothers and sisters. That competitiveness and desire to be the best he could be led him to numerous and exceptional achievement in any sport he applied pursued. OJ has 7 school records in track and field, and 3 state championships in football, one as a player and two after returning to his alma mater as a coach. His standout performance at Pompton Lakes High School earned him a full scholarship to the University of Cincinnati where he played receiver as part of 4 big east championship football teams and 1 big east champion track team. After graduating with a criminal justice degree, he continued playing football for the Arena teams Texas Revolution, Sussex Stags, and Newark Spartans. He comes to the Anvil with 6 years experience successfully training athletes in sports performance.

Jon Piela

Jon excelled in every sport he played, receiving Regional, State, and National honors in baseball, wrestling (4x State Champion, 3rd at Nationals), football, and karate in his youth. His success continued at Bergen Catholic where he earned All League, All County, All Suburban and 5 team state championships in wrestling and football. Jon went on to captain the Fordham University football team and is a Bergen Catholic Hall of Fame inductee. After college, he coached for Ridgefield Wrestling, Fair Lawn Football and Wrestling, Bergen Catholic Football, and currently Paramus Catholic Wrestling. He continues to stay active competing in crossfit events and mud runs. His exceptional coaching experience, desire to help others, and dedication to athletics make him an effective, adaptable fitness and performance professional.

Joe Martinek

Joe has spent over 25 years in the athletic arena. At Hopatcong High School he was 4x All State in Track and Field, holding the freshman state javelin record, and A National Champion in the Javelin his Senior Year by winning the Golden West meet. He was also 2x All State in football, winning a state championship in 2005 and the all time career leading rusher in NJ History and top 50 (38) in the nations history for a RB. He continued his football career playing running back at Rutgers as a 4 year starter and Co-Captain his senior year for the Scarlett Knights. Joe’s professional career included playing with the New York Giants and Parma Panthers of the Italian Football League. He took all that experience and knowledge after hanging up the pads and helmet to help young athletes achieve their goals, working as a sports performance coach for 7 years, and helping people live healthier and happier lives by designing nutrition and workout plans.