It is our mission to inspire you to move well, be strong and enjoy life!

Train for Life is a community of individuals who are always striving to better themselves both, physically and mentally. We consider our program more like personal coaching rather than your average group exercise class.  None of our members are on this journey by themselves.  Each of our sessions are programmed and guided by our coaching staff. 


Your Train for Life Coaches

Andrew McConaha





Joe Willis

Miguel Santiago

Alora Lynch

Erin Sweeney

Joel Rodriguez

Andrew McConaha

Andrew McConaha, co-owner of Train for Life, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Andrew was born and raised in Chicopee, MA and graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 2008 with a bachelors of science in Kinesiology with a minor in Biology. He also currently holds certifications through Functional Movement Screen, Ultimate Sandbag DVRT Master Instructor, StrongFirst Kettlebell Level 1, Training for Warriors Level 1. He has been passionate about sports and movement since a young age, always involved in baseball, basketball or football. Since 2008, Andrew has worked with a wide variety of clients from hard working moms to NFL combine hopefuls.


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Jordan McConaha

Jordan McConaha, co-owner of Train for Life, born and raised in Chicopee, MA, grew up with a love for dancing and aspired to be a math teacher for many years before finding her way into the fitness industry.  Through her journey with her own personal weight loss and desire to be strong AND beautiful, Jordan works diligently to motivate our members to find the same love for health, wellness and strength.  Jordan holds certifications through StrongFirst, as a kettlebell instructor, Ultimate Sandbag DVRT Master Instructor, and Training for Warriors Level 1.  Jordan is passionate about her favorite tool of choice, the kettlebell and improving individuals way of life through nutrition and wellness.  She believes in balance of enjoying life while having a healthy relationship with food and exercise.

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Joe Willis

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Joe grew up in Agawam, MA and currently resides in Chicopee. He graduated from Westfield State University with a B.A. in History and is scheduled to complete his M.S. in Human Resource Development from Villanova University in summer 2013. He has participated in a variety of organized sports since the age of 5. Having played soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, and track and competed at various levels, his love for athletics has been a lifelong commitment. He has been very actively involved in his son’s athletic endeavors and has been fortunate to coach and officiate at the youth and high school levels. Weight training since the age of 16 and consistently active in that regard for the past 20 years, he also enjoys running, hiking and generally any physical activity. A lifelong learner, Joe expects to bring his passion for knowledge and continuous self-improvement to Train For Life to help others realize their personal goals.

Alora Lynch

Alora Lynch was born and raised in Hampden, MA. Alora graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2012 with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. She has had a strong love of sports and fitness for many years. Alora has experience in many sports from softball and soccer to tae kwon do. Through her experience as an athlete and a student, Alora has developed a strong passion for motivating others to work towards their goals to achieve their fullest potential. She is a certified lifeguard through the American Red Cross and she also holds a Basic Life Support certification through the American Heart Association. Alora wants to inspire others to develop an enthusiasm for bettering themselves.

Miguel Santiago 

Miguel Santiago was born in Columbus, Ohio and raised in South Hadley, MA and Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.  Miguel graduated from Skidmore College in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Health & Exericse Science.  During his time at Skidmore, Miguel was a member of the varsity basketball team and an active member of Skidmore's First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory.  Currently, his senior thesis is being reviewed for publication by ACSM's journal, Medicine & Science in Sport and Exercise.   Miguel currently holds certifications through Functional Movement Screen and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED and is planning to sit for his NSCA-CSCS certification in the near future.  An overall enthusiast of sports and movement, Miguel is hoping to enter graduate school for Physical Therapy but while at Train for Life wants to help motivate others to reach their health and wellness goals. 

Erin Sweeney

Erin Sweeney was born and raised in Chicopee, MA.  Erin graduated from Rivier University in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management.  Growing up, she was actively in sports especially basketball.  At Rivier, Erin played with the women's basketball and volleyball teams.  She is currently certified in the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED and is very excited to continue learning the fitness and wellness fields in order to help others reach their full potential. Erin also hopes to continue her education by working towards her Masters Degree in Teaching.  

Joel Rodriguez

born in springfield and raised in chicopee, ma, joel studied human services at greenfield community college and is a certified medical assistant.  joel is a father of two and husband to his wife anna.  joel came to train for life over a year ago and quickly became a passionate member.  he has always been involved in fitness and sports and after spending time at train for life, he became intrigued with the training philosophies and wanted more.  he hopes to further his education and training in the field and already has plans to attend the dvrt level 1 certification coming up in may. 

Large Group Training:

Monday – 5:30 am, 9 am, 4:30 pm, 6 pm and 7:15 pm
Tuesday – 5:30 am, 9 am, 4:30 pm, 6 pm
Wednesday – 5:30 am, 9 am, 4:30 pm and 6 pm
Thursday – 5:30 am, 9 am, 4:30 pm, and 7:15 pm
Friday – 5:30 am, 9 am, and 4:30 pm and 6 pm
Saturday – 8:30 am and 10 am


Tuesday at 7:15 PM

Thursday at 6PM (Intro to Strongman)

Saturday at 7:00 AM

This is an advanced class. All attendees must have completed a minimum of one month of our regular boot camp program before attending. 

Instructors will make the final decision if a client is ready to participate or not.

All CURRENT MEMBERS can create a USER NAME and PASSWORD for our NEW Online System by visiting the link below.
MINDBODY Scheduler

Contact us for an appointment for one-on-one, small group, sports performance or program design.
All new members MUST complete an orientation or schedule a small group introductory workout prior to beginning any program.

Get in touch

We'd love to hear from you!  Please contact us if you have questions regarding any of programs or to sign up for the next upcoming orientation.

Upcoming Orientation Dates: 

Tuesday, May 19th @ 6:00PM

Saturday, June 27th @ 10:00AM

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