MISSY HENRY, MS, CSCS, ACSM EP-C

STRENGTH COACH/NUTRITION COACH/BOSS LADY

Missy was born and raised in Omaha. Her passion for health and exercise was cultivated through her years as an athlete; soccer and softball being her main sports. As a long time personal trainer and strength coach, Missy opened Edge Body in December of 2014. She was also a full-time faculty member in the department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), teaching undergraduate Exercise Science courses from the Fall of 2011 to the Spring of 2016. Missy and her husband Rob, welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Sawyer, in May of 2016.

BACKGROUND EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science- UNO
  • Masters in Physical Activity and Health Promotion- UNO
  • ACSM’s Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM EP-C)
  • NSCA’s Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Onnit Academy Foundations Trainer
  • Nutrition Coaching Institute (NCI) Hormone Specialist Level 1
  • Nutrition Coaching Institute (NCI) Mindset Specialist Level 1

Favorite Quote- “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard… is what makes it great.” 

TERRANCE SMITH, BS

STRENGTH COACH/HUMAN TEXTBOOK/SUPERMAN

Terrance was born and raised in Omaha, NE with 3 brothers (Marlon, Kevin and Ki’Arre) and 3 sisters (Ahsine’t, Brilynne and Alyssa). Occasionally he volunteers as an assistant wrestling coach at Omaha Central where he attended high school. He’s a huge sports fanatic with the favorite sport being football and yes, he’s a Cornhusker fan, GO BIG RED!!!

Terrance graduated from UNO with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in Aug. of 2016. He completed his internship hours with Edge Body and has been a member of the team almost from the beginning! He has a passion for proper form/technique and mobility, as well as AMAZING dad jokes!

Favorite quote- “We don’t stop exercising because we grow old… we grow old because we stop exercising.” 

MARISSA JOHNSON, BS

STRENGTH COACH/PERSONAL TRAINER/ALL AROUND BADASS

Born and raised in Papillion, NE and graduated from Papillion Lavista High School (GO MONARCHS!). Marissa was on the high school cheer team and ran the 200m and triple jumped on the varsity track team. Marissa found her passion for strength training in high school and has continued to chase her fitness journey and career ever since. Marissa joined our team in December of 2018 and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in May 2019. Marissa has evolved from bodybuilding and powerlifting and is continuing to learn new ways to help members and clients reach their fitness potential/ goals, whatever that may 
 
Favorite quote- “It’s a shame for a woman to grow old without ever seeing the strength an beauty of which her body is capable.”

AJ ERNSTER, CPT

STRENGTH COACH/PERSONAL TRAINER/RAY OF SUNSHINE

AJ is originally from Bellevue and lives their with his wife Amber. He joined the Edge Body team in April 2020, in the middle of a pandemic. (But he didn’t let that stop him from making a big impact at the gym!) He has been strength coaching for over 15 years and is also a certified nutrition coach. His passion for fitness has come from a love of sports; especially football (GO BIG RED)!! AJ has a strong desire to continue to help members become their best self through mind and body. 


Favorite quote- “Get comfortable being uncomfortable”