• Gym View
  • Full Turf Area
  • Weight Room
  • Treadmills and Striders
  • Innovative Equipment
  • Turf Area

Our Mission

FASTER exists to motivate, educate and inspire people to achieve their personal goals and reach optimal performance levels. With our comprehensive, holistic approach to fitness and performance training in an environment that fosters positive energy and friendly spirit, our expert and passionate team will empower one to reach a heightened state of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual balance.

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Philosophy

FASTER fitness and athletic performance center focuses on increasing the fitness performance and confidence levels of our clients through encouragement, results-oriented programs and a top-notch staff that cares about your success. All clients are screened with a thorough evaluation prior to enrollment in any exercise program. Our training programs are designed to make athletes faster, more explosive and less prone to injury; whereas our fitness clients will experience increased lean body mass, flexibility and targeted weight loss. Our unique equipment paired with our cutting edge training programs give all of our clients the ability to “Get Better, FASTER”!


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Staff

Coach DeRose coach

Director of Fitness & Athlete Performance Training
Coach DeRose established FASTER, LLC in 2008 to expand his dynamic passion for educating others about health, fitness, nutrition, performance enhancement exercises, injury prevention, and overall wellbeing. He is Pittsburgh’s only (XPE) Extreme Performance Enhancement CERTIFIED MASTER TRAINER. As a former athlete, coach and high school teacher, Coach DeRose utilized his experiences to develop his own unique functional protocol “FASTER FIT MATRIX” to meet the needs of all his clients and to ultimately help them to “Get Better, FASTER”. The MATRIX consists of three fundamental pillars. Programming, Accountability, and Dietary Support. This formula has been noted by those of all ages and walks of life as he prides himself on producing optimal results with minimal risk of injury.


Sommer DeRose dustin

Chief Operating Officer

Sommer has been with FASTER since the very beginning serving as Chief Financial Officer and Office Manager. She is a graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University where she was a cheerleader and earned her degree in Mathematics. In addition to being an avid fitness enthusiast, Sommer is the proud wife of Coach Jason DeRose and loves being a part of the FASTER family. She shares Coach’s mission of providing a positive, empowering workout environment equipped with the latest most innovative fitness equipment and nutrition opportunities available.


Megan Meyer dustin

General Manager, Director of Internships & Performance and Fitness Coach

Megan joined the FASTER staff in May of 2014. She has a Sport Management degree from Robert Morris University as well as a FAST certification. As a former athlete on the track and field team at Robert Morris, sports and fitness have always been a part of her life. Megan enjoys motivating people to reach their goals and finds client success and happiness as the ultimate reward of being a trainer.




Kam Niskach dustin

Master Training, Owner of Kam Jamz Fitness & Health Coach

Kamela joined the FASTER staff in October of 2013. She has a Physcial Therapy degree from Duquesne University and is a Master Trainer through Beachbody. With an athletic background and a passion for dance, Kam created KamJamz Fitness. She teaches KamJamz as well as live Beachbody classes at FASTER. Kamela has a passion for teaching and coaching fitness and is driven to help others achieve goals they never thought possible.



Heidi Chester dustin

Director of Massage Therapy

Heidi joined the FASTER staff in March of 2018. She graduated from Penn Commercial where she received her license for Massage Therapy. Heidi has had a passion for Massage Therapy since she was 12 years old when her uncle was diagnosed with cancer. Upon receiving her license, she has helped clients with sciatica, TMJ pain, fibromyalgia, depression/anxiety, headaches, insomnia, tennis/golfers elbow, plantar fasciitis, and so much more. She believes that each massage should be customized to that client’s needs.



Nathan Apland dustin

Performance and Fitness Coach

Nate joined the FASTER staff in August 2016. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Sports and Exercise Science and is certified through the NASM as a performance enhancement specialist and corrective exercise specialist. Nate is also a level 1 fascial stretch therapist and a Muscle Activation Technique Specialist. He grew up playing basketball, baseball and running track and is passionate about helping others reach their goals. Nate believes that if you fall in love with the process the results will come.


Dustin Creel dustin

Performance and Fitness Coach

Dustin joined the FASTER staff in May of 2017. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Marketing. As a member of the EMU football team, Dustin has always had a strong work ethic and a passion for fitness. He is excited to share his passion with FASTER clients and help athletes and adults reach their personal goals.




Debbie Hunter dustin

Performance and Fitness Coach

Debbie joined the FASTER staff in April of 2008. She has a Health and Physical Education degree from Slippery Rock University, a Master’s in Health Education from Penn State University, a CSCS certification as well as a FAST certification. Debbie has played and coached various sports including swimming, basketball and softball. Debbie loves helping others and working with energetic and passionate people here at FASTER.




Tracey Primeau dustin

Performance and Fitness Coach

Tracey has a Degree in Kinesiology from Brock University in Ontario, Canada. As a former athlete on the lacrosse team at Brock, elite hockey player for the majority of her life and NCCP Level II Certified Hockey Coach, sports and fitness have always played an important role in her life. Tracey is eager to use her experience as a Kinesiologist in physical therapy, gait analysis, ergonomics and coaching to motivate and assist people at all levels of fitness to achieve their goals.




Bill Marnich

Performance and Fitness Coach

Bill graduated from Waynesburg University with a degree in Exercise Science, where he played football. He interned at Cal U of Pa and also received his Masters in Sports Performance and Injury Prevention; While completing his Graduate Degree, he also acted as the Graduate Assistant for the Strength and Conditioning Program. He has been the strength and conditioning coach at Canon McMillan for 2+ years now and is in charge of all sports. Bill is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and looks forward to helping people reach their goals.


Locations


FASTER Pittsburgh
4898 Campbells Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
We are located ¼ mile from Settlers Ridge Shopping Plaza, at the intersection of McMichael and Campbells Run Road.
(412) 489-6036

FASTER Southpointe
1800 Main Street, Suite 114
Canonsburg, PA 15317
We are located on Main Street right across from Crazy Mocha and beside Southpointe Nails.
(724) 260-5901

Hours

Robinson Hours

Monday and Wednesday
6:00am - 10:00am
3:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday
5:00am - 10:30am
3:00pm - 8:00pm

Friday
6:00am - 10:00am
3:00pm - 6:30pm

Saturday
7:00am - 11:00am

Southpointe Hours

Monday and Wednesday
6:00am - 7:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday
5:00am - 7:00pm

Friday
6:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday
7:00am - 11:00am

Facility Information


  • • Open training space and indoor turf field devoted to multi-directional movement
  • • Complete with TRX trainers, performance treadmills, functional training equipment, dumb bells (1-130 lbs), sleds, racks, training ropes, vibration plates, plyometric boxes, and many other cutting edge tools used to Get Better, FASTER!
  • • Clean, well-maintained changing rooms and shower facilities
  • • InBody Body FAT Analyzer
  • • Made to order fresh protein shakes
  • • Complete NSF dietary supplementation line
  • •MYZONE Heart Rate Monitor System
  • •At each FASTER facility, We Get Better Together! Our staff is on the floor with you at all times! We’re here to help you, answer your questions, show you correct technique, and keep you on the path to better fitness!