Your Coaches


Vera Stepina

Coach Vera Stepina, also know as The Warden, is a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Nutritionist. She is the owner of Slim Gym Transformation where she motivates and trains clients for weight loss, strength and conditioning, and how to be an all-around beast. Although mostly seen at local trail races and ultra-marathons, such as the Cuyamaca 100k, her favorite type of competition is Spartan Obstacle Course racing where she can combine her love for trails, mud and obstacles. 


Isabella Janovick

 Coach IzzyB grew up playing basketball and swimming, but later moved on to skateboarding vert ramps after high school. After breaking her back in a snowboarding accident, she started running more seriously. She was introduced to trails and ultra running shortly after with a passion so strong she founded the running group Ultrabuds in San Diego. As an entrepreneur, a Professor in Marketing at two universities, her leadership and teaching skills complement her coaching perfectly.