Staff

Matthew White
Performance Coach

Matthew joined the Live Oak Fitness team in August of 2017. He has been a resident of Saint Simon’s Island since 2007.

An avid outdoorsman, Matt has previously worked with Southeast Adventure Outfitters. He enjoys scuba diving, hiking, kayaking, and birding in his spare time. He is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School and is currently a student of the College of Coastal Georgia coastal ecology program. He is a Wilderness First Responder, EMT-B, and Certified Personal Trainer.

To schedule a training session with Matthew, you can contact him at matt@liveoakfitness.net.

Patrick Jeter
Performance Coach

Patrick is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and has called St. Simons Island his home since the fall of 2015. Patrick works with F3 on St. Simons Island as well as participating in GoRuck events in the southeastern US. In addition to his athletic pursuits, he is also an avid reader.

To schedule a training session with Patrick, you can contact him at patrick@liveoakfitness.net.

Kelly Anderson
Performance Coach

Kelly joined the Live Oak Fitness team in February of 2019. She is a native of Athens, Ga  and a graduate of the University of Georgia.

Kelly is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as well as a Certified Classical Pilates Mat and Classical Pilates Apparatus Instructor through Power Pilates. In addition to working at Live Oak Fitness, she is a Pilates Instructor at The Pilates Loft on St. Simons Island. Kelly has taught Indoor Cycling, Resistance Training and various Cardio and HIIT Boot Camp classes since 2007.

She and her daughter Olivia live on St. Simons Island. Kelly is also a talented painter and muralist.

To schedule a training session with Kelly, you can contact her at ksandersonart@gmail.com.

Steven Ginn
Performance Coach

A native of Stone Mountain, GA, Steven brings a diverse background of teaching and coaching to Live Oak Fitness.

He lives on St. Simons Island with his wife Katy and children Wilson and Marley Kate.

Steven brings 17 years of experience as an educator with the Lumpkin, Forsyth, and currently Glynn County school systems. He has 10 years experience in coaching cross country and wrestling. Steven will be teaching Adapted Physical Education this upcoming year for the Glynn County School System. He received his Undergraduate Degree from Augusta State University, where he was a four-year letterman on the Cross Country team for the Cougar Cross Country team. Steven has a Masters in Adapted Physical Education from University of North Georgia and is a Level 1 CrossFit instructor. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the International Sports Science Association (ISSA).

To schedule a training session with Steven, you can contact him at stevenginn1@gmail.com.

Charlie Young
Owner/Performance Coach

A native of Kent, Ohio, Charlie has made St. Simons Island his home for the past 15 years. He lives on the island with his wife Breanna and two daughters Charlie and Ceila. He has worked with Southeast Adventure Outfitters as a guide as well as CrossFit Grit as a trainer.

Charlie is a Certified Personal Trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

To schedule a training session with Charlie, you can contact him at charlie@liveoakfitness.net.

Chris Busby
Owner/Performance Coach

A native of Atlanta, GA, Chris has been helping individuals meet their personal health and fitness goals since 2007.

Before moving to St. Simons Island, Chris worked with Richard’s Private Wellness & Fitness Studios in Dahlonega, GA. He is a graduate of Reinhardt College with a B.S. in Sports Information and has a Masters in Sports Studies from the University of Georgia. Chris is a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

Chris and his wife Cassie reside on St. Simons Island with their daughters Gracie Jane and Lily and their son Chase.

To schedule a training session with Chris, you can contact him at chris@liveoakfitness.net.

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