Personal Training

Our strength and conditioning coaches have been trained to provide enhanced performance.  Our certified trainers – Fran Blank, Howard Dorsey, and John Marconi – can help you meet your goals and achieve maximum potential.

Personal training can be a great motivational tool to get you a head start on achieving your goals.  Whether it’s meeting with a trainer four times a week or a few times a month, it’s been proven that working with a certified trainer can support your new lifestyle by increasing your motivation to come to the gym, creating accountability and having the support of a knowledgeable resource.

To learn more about YWCA personal training programs, or to schedule an appointment, call 717-334-9171 ext 119.


30 minute individual training                                $20

60 minute individual training                                $35


Meet our trainers

Fran Blank

Fran is passionate about running, and helping our members and community reach their health and fitness goals. Fran is a new ACE certified trainer and loves empowering women of all ages on their Fitness journey.




Howard Dorsey

Howard is a strength and conditioning coach at Gettysburg Area High School. He has more than 15 years of experience in bodybuilding, 25 years in powerlifting, and 3 years in cross-training. He teaches boot camp classes at the YWCA for both adults and children. Howard placed second in the best personal trainer category in the Gettysburg Times’ 2016 Pick of the County contest.


John Marconi

John has been a personal trainer and group fitness instructor for four years.  As a results-oriented trainer, he enjoys helping clients achieve their fitness goals. John has been active in fitness training for many years and, in his own life, he has found that diet and exercise go hand in hand. John is always happy to offer advice in these areas. During his employment at the YWCA, he has had the opportunity to work with all ages from teenage athletes to older triathletes, to people with physical disabilities. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Maryland.