James Thayer, MS is an ACE Master Trainer and ACE Certified Personal Trainer. James is the Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness at Washburn University in Topeka, KS. He has trained personal trainers, provided educational training for fitness staff, and organized fitness and wellness events and services for universities. In addition, James has presented at conferences and workshops, and has consulted with fitness companies and strength and conditioning programs. He holds a BS in human health performance and an MS in health physical education and recreation with an exercise science focus from Emporia State University.