Introducing the Survival Fitness team

Meet the fitness experts ready to help you achieve your fitness goals.

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Survival Fitness

Our team of fitness and nutrition professionals are invested in your health. We make every decision with our members’ well-being in mind. Achieve your goals with us!

The Team

Joshua Kuklak owner of Survival Fitness

Joshua Kuklak


ACE Certified Personal Trainer – Medical Exercise Specialist – Cancer Exercise Specialist Owner of Survival Fitness.
He uses his expertise during class to motivate, correct form, and push clients to their next level. He keeps pushing to make each client realize their full potential. Josh has focused on development of exercise programs to target both strength and fat loss with his unique bootcamp-like style and muscle confusion training methods. These have proven extremely effective with adults, teenagers, and sports teams for their conditioning.

Frank Marino coach at Survival Fitness

Frank Marino


Frank has been a certified personal trainer since 2010. He received his Physical Education and Tourism Management Certificate in Training from IUPUI. Frank specializes in strength training, sports specific training, circuit training, and bootcamp training. Frank is also in his 10th year of coaching varsity football at Scecina Memorial High School. In his spare time, Frank competes in Strongman competitions and duatlhons.

Jeremey Unger coach at Survival Fitness

Jeremey Unger


Group Fitness Instructor As a married father of three girls, Jeremey was like many other parents whose time was consumed with raising their family. He suddenly found himself in his mid-30s and not paying very much attention to his personal health. After an eye-opening routine physical, he realized that he needed to change his sedentary lifestyle to improve his health. For the past decade, he has gotten off of the couch, learned about proper nutrition and used multiple fitness disciplines to improve his quality of life for himself and his family.

Eric Shepard coach at Survival Fitness

Eric Shepard


Eric Sheppard UNAA certified Ninja coach and safety coordinator, USA climbing coach, Physical therapy assistant, and US Army combat Veteran. UNAA and NNL worlds finalist last 5 years and AWG runner up. ANW city finalist 2018. Outdoorsman and nature enthusiast.

Megan Simpson coach at Survival Fitness

Megan Simpson


Just keep moving – that’s the mantra Megan likes to try and live by.

She’s a believer in the power of exerise not only for physical health, but mental health as well.

Megan enjoys running, walking, riding her bike, obstacle races – anything outdoors!

She’s always had a passion for fitness and looks forward to sharing that joy with others.

Kristine coach at Survival Fitness



Kristine (Coach G) has been in the fitness industry for over 15 years, helping hundreds of individuals meet their goals. She grew up playing multiple sports, with softball being one of her favorites and winning a world title with Team Toon Squad. Over the past 9 years, she’s had the privilege of coaching multiple college athletes to national titles, conference titles, All Americans, and growing their knowledge of strength training. Some of her passions in fitness are strength training, strength and conditioning, circuit training, and Olympic Lifting. She enjoys helping push people to their limits to show them what they are truly capable of.

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