Alicia Lindsey

American Council on Exercise- CPT

Alicia is the Assistant Manager of Bulldog Gym.  She is also a  certified Personal

Trainer and Nutrition Coach with The American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.).

She has additional certifications and experience as a Silver Sneakers instructor,

boot-camp instructor, and Group Power instructor. Her enthusiasm for health

and fitness has encompassed more than 37 years of an active lifestyle,

including fitness instructor, weight trainer, competitive bodybuilder,

and a 5K/10K runner. She looks forward to working with clients to achieve

their fitness goals! To learn more about Alicia, click here!

Jessica Edwards


Jessica has been a fitness buff her whole life. She has trained in competitive

gymnastics for eight years and has coached gymnastics and power tumbling

for ten years! In addition to gymnastics/tumbling group and one-on-one training,

Jessica is also an accomplished personal trainer certified through the

International Sports Sciences Association. Jessica is very flexible with her

scheduling and is even available for appointments in the afternoon/evening.

Whether you’re in need of fitness training for yourself or gymnastics/tumbling

training for your child, Jessica can help you achieve your goals! Message the

gym or Jessica directly for information on rates.

Garrison Williams

Certified Personal Trainer, NASM

Garrison has been involved in sports and fitness his entire life, including playing high school football here in Jasper County. As a high schooler, he also was a First Team All-Region and Second Team All-State player. 🏈

Post high school, Garrison attended Georgia Military Academy, where he received an associate degree in science. He then continued his undergraduate studies at Georgia Southern University where, in 2019, he received a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management. While at GSU, Garrison participated in a Strength and Conditioning Internship Program and won the “Strongest Eagle” competition. 🦅🎓

Garrison has also recently competed in the Men’s Physique category at the “Lee Haney Games,” placing 1st in both the True Novice and Open Categories. As a result of his success at this show, he earned a designation as a Nationally Qualified NPC Bodybuilder! 💪

Garrison is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Association of Sports Medicine (i.e., NASM).

Ben Manville

American Council on Exercise- CPT

Ben is a native of Jasper County and has been involved with fitness and

athletics for more than 15 years. His passion for health and fitness runs deep,

as can be seen from his own personal endeavors. While in high school he played

football and ran track. In recent years, he has competed in Florida and Georgia

NPC Men’s Masters and Open Class Physique shows in which he placed in the

top 5 in both 2016 and 2017. Ben is a Certified Personal Trainer through the

American Council on Exercise.

Erica Lawrence

Certified Personal Trainer, ISSA

Erica is an ISSA-certified personal trainer and also teaches step classes at Bulldog Gym. She is a Monticello native and lives here with her husband James and 4 children. She is passionate about helping others reach their health and fitness goals!

Jamel Gude

Certified Personal Trainer, NASM

A Monticello native, Jamel was a multi-sport athlete and a top football player in High School. He soon became a big advocate for physical health and fitness. Jamel followed his passion in college and is now a Senior Exercise Science Major at Kennesaw State University. He became a NASM Certified Personal Trainer in April 2022. You will see Jamel at our front desk. He is also accepting Personal Training clients.

Russ Watts

Co-owner, Bulldog Gym, ACE CPT, Biomechanics Corrective Exercise Specialist (TBMM), ACE Orthopedic Exercise Specialist, FMS Level 1 and 2, RRCA Certified Level 1 Running Coach

Russ, along with his wife, Renae are the proud owners of Bulldog Gym
since February 2015. He is living his lifelong dream of owning a gym and
loving every minute of it! In addition to owning the gym, Russ is retired
from the IT industry after 33 years.

Available Services: Body Composition Analysis/Coaching; Running Coaching; Functional Movement System/BioMechanics Assessments