Meet the team of skilled Silver Strong Fitness professionals eager to guide you through your fitness journey.
Christian Skillen, CPT
Christian Skillen brings a wealth of talent and expertise to his role as co-founder of Silver Strong Fitness. In addition to his experience working with active adults in both private and corporate fitness centers, he holds certifications with the American Council on Exercise as a Senior Fitness Specialist, and is a nationally recognized personal trainer with the National Council on Strength and Fitness.
As a driven fitness entrepreneur, Christian’s passion comes from coaching the active adult to regain previous levels of strength, mobility, and endurance to live the fully active lifestyle they deserve. Christian specializes in utilizing traditional methods of strength and power training, while integrating functional movement patterns to help aid in the balance and mobility of his clients. His philosophy on training has always been that of “train the way you want to live your life,” which is demonstrated time and time again by his clients’ success.
A graduate of Montclair State University in New Jersey, Christian's industry experience, technical expertise and work ethic is a driving force in the development and success of Silver Strong Fitness.
Carolina Romero, CPT
Carolina grew up in Bogota, Colombia where she was a nationally recognized competitive golfer. After attending the University of South Florida on an athletic scholarship for golf, Carolina discovered her passion for health and fitness and pursued a dual career in finance and personal training. After several years of witnessing the effects that long hours of office work had on her mental and physical health, she decided to dedicate her life to helping people reverse the effects of inactivity through exercise.
Carolina is a Functional Aging Specialist with the Functional Aging Institute, a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition. She specializes in training active and mature adults with the goal of helping them live their life to the fullest. Additionally, she concentrates on creating customized golf specific exercise programs that translate to results on the golf course.
As co-founder of Silver Strong Fitness, Carolina is committed to improving the mental and physical health of her clients through fitness and movement.