(and their “X Men” nicknames)


PJ Glassey CSCS“Dr. X”, Owner, CEO, Personal Trainer – Alki and Kirkland

Education and Certifications: B.S. in Exercise Science, (1989) Seattle Pacific University; CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), 1996 NSCA; CPR; AED: First Aid.

Experience: PJ started personal training in 1987 and ran his own in-home personal training business for 11 years. With these clients’ help as test subjects, PJ invented the X Gym ‘s current multi-protocol concept in 1989 and refined it through 1998 when he formally introduced it to the X Gym .

PJ still spends hours each week studying the current research to further improve the X Gym methods. He has authored many works including local and national media articles and two books on health and fitness. His most recent book, “Cracking Your Calorie Code” is quickly on it’s way to be a best seller!

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Kailyn – “Thor”, COO, Personal Trainer -Alki

Education and Certifications: Coming soon

Experience: The former fat kid from Kansas turned West Coast college athlete, inspired by the desire to better himself and others, Kailyn turned from doing to teaching. His background is in medicine; spanning such fields as biochemistry, microbiology, nursing, and finally fitness and nutrition. Looking to constantly better himself and his clients, Kailyn is always in school studying everything and anything he can get his hands on. Kailyn has been personal training for over 10 years, joined the X-Gym team in 2007, and is a true believer in the program. ” My goal is to get every client to understand that if you put in the work, you will see the results”.

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Jesse “Shadow King”Kirkland club manager, Personal Trainer – Kirkland

Education and Certifications: B.A; Triple certified personal trainer with NASM, ISSA and IFPA; CPR.

Experience: Jesse has been personal training for 7 years. His inquisitive nature has expanded his knowledge base through the latest research of the past decade. He applies everything he learns to his own fitness then shares this knowledge with his clients as he trains their bodies and minds. His interpersonal communication skill augments his training since educating and connecting with the client is half the battle. “Every client is an individual. You can’t take a magazine article and apply it to everyone nor can you just train someone the same way the biggest guy in the gym trains”.


Steve “Havok” –  Personal Trainer – Alki

Education and Certifications: coming soon. Experience: Steve has always had an avid interest in sports, fitness and physical culture. He competed in a number of different sports growing up, primarily Wrestling and Rowing. Steve now competes in the Irish sport of Hurling for the Seattle Gaels. Steve began his career as a personal trainer in 2006 at Gold’s Gym and then LA Fitness. He came to the X GYM in 2007 and was drawn to its “results first” mentality. Steve had also summitted Mt. Rainier on two occasions as well as several other peaks in the Cascades. Steve enjoys reading the latest research in the health and fitness field, and styles his training with a meticulous and scientific approach, focusing the client on perfect form and proper muscle activation.



Evan “Pyro” – Alki Club Manager and Personal Trainer

Education and Certifications: B.S. Exercise Science, Seattle Pacific University ; First Aid; CPR. Experience: Being fresh out of college with the latest in the field of Exercise Science helps Evan bring a new shot of vigor to the X Gym . Evan also has a background in biomedical research so our new and unique research based methods are readily adopted by him. Evan is currently working on his firefighting training as well.

Brandon “Slayback” – Kirkland Assistant Manager and Personal Trainer

Education and Certifications: Coming soon


Mike “Ice Man” –  Personal Trainer – Alki

Education and Certifications: B.S. Exercise Science; First Aid: CPR Experience: Mike worked as a trainer in numerous different facilities before settling full time at the X Gym . He truly practices what he preaches with fitness and nutrition. He is currently training for the 2012 Olympics and his main food staples are broccoli and grass fed beef!

Elliot – Personal Trainer – Kirkland

Education and Certifications: Coming soon