A staff committed to wellness
Jason Wallis, M.S. is the Founder and President of Fitness Over 50, INC. He arrived in Corvallis via Cougarville in Pullman, WA where he received a degree in Exercise Science in 1992. Jason then graduated from OSU with a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and a minor in Nutrition. He has been providing exercise training and wellness programming for mature adults in the MidWillamette Valley since 1994 and established FOF in 1998. Jason enjoys playing and coaching team sports, golf, and outings at nearby Bald Hill and MacDonald Forest with his son Jaxon, wife Susan, and their dogs.
Tyler Lancaster, B.S. is Fitness Over 50’s off-site Mobile Program Coordinator. He graduated from OSU with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science in 2011 after completing a practicum and internship at FOF. He then joined the staff as a full-time Mature Adult Fitness Specialist for the next year. In the Fall of 2012, Tyler he got married and moved to the Portland area where he worked as a physical therapy aide for two years. He returned to Corvallis to re-kindle his passion for the orange and black and jump back into the mix as a staff member on the FOF team. Tyler loves all sports, including golf, softball, and basketball and if you want to talk about Beaver athletics, he’s your man!
Jonathan Rice, FOF’s General Manager, is a Corvallis native of 20 years. In 2017, Jonathan -or JonJon, as he is known to many, received his certification in the EKG technician field. However, he turned down job offers to pursue his passion of fitness and exercise training. He worked at Timberhill Athletic Club for four years before accepting a full time position here at FOF. Jonathan enjoys watching the Beavs play any sport, hiking, and playing guitar. Some of his goals include exploring the world, mainly India and Israel, and hopes to one day run his own fitness center.
Maggie Beck was born and raised in
Corvallis and graduated from CHS in 2017.
She decided to stay home for college and
attend OSU, where she will be a sophomore
during the 2018-19 year. She is currently
majoring in Kinesiology, with the hopes of
either going to Physical Therapy school or
getting a master’s degree in Nursing and
becoming a Nurse Practitioner.
In high school, she played four years
of varsity basketball, and is also a dedicated
fan of Beaver and Yankee baseball. Outside
of sports, she owns three horses that take
up most of her time. Maggie has been
riding horses her entire life and is currently
training her next rodeo horse, Koda. When
she isn’t watching sports, riding horses, or
spending time with her family, Maggie
enjoys going on backpacking trips, working
out, playing with her dog, and being with
Frank Beber lives in Eugene with his
wife Kathy, as do their two grown sons.
Frank’s previous career was as a Chef in San Francisco and Eugene for over 30 years. In
2015 he decided to return to school and
pursue a career in the fitness industry. In
2017 he received his AAS degree in Exercise
and Movement Science from Lane
Community College. The one word Frank
uses to describe his first day at FOF and
every day since is “inspiring.” The members
make him realize that staying active
physically, mentally and socially will
facilitate a longer, healthier life.
Frank has also taught classes at The
Oregon Research Institute as part of a
research study in senior fitness as well as
strength, balance and conditioning classes
at a senior residential facility in Eugene.
Frank is an avid road cyclist and enjoys
strength training. He is always available to
help, answer questions, or just listen.
Maddy Hite, B.S., is a native of
Corvallis. She graduated from the University
of Oregon in the spring of 2018, with a
degree in Human Physiology. After gaining
some valuable experience at FOF, Maddy’s
plans include pursuing a master’s degree in
nursing in the near future.
While in college Maddy was a member
of the U of O’s Acrobatics and Tumbling
team where she competed for the Ducks all
4 years. Her team made it to the national
championship meet 3 out of the 4 years she
was on the team. Growing up Maddy
participated in gymnastics for 10 years, and
has coached gymnastics for 6 years. Maddy
also enjoys hiking, running, trying new
restaurants and doing just about anything
Mike Waters, M.A. had the honor of being
the original fitness director of Timberhill Athletic Club when it opened in 1980. His training in adult exercise science is in heart and chronic disease prevention. Mike has brought a “Fitness is Medicine” philosophy to his program design wherever he’s been in over 40 years in the field. He also managed the Corvallis HP Worksite Health program (TAC had the contract) for 14 awardwinning years. Mike’s expertise today is in motivational strategies for adults interested in being healthy, but having a hard time getting going. He has now joined FOF’s team as Director of Health Promotion. For mature adult exercisers, Mike takes a holistic approach with each individual he works with. He helps people transition into the next stage of their life through a healthy lifestyle . Mike is available for your personal health needs, starting with a complimentary health/life review. Feel free to contact him directly at 541-207-4368 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Casey Blum is a NASM Certified
Personal Trainer and another Corvallis
native who recently moved back after
spending 3 years in Bend.
While in Bend Casey spent her time
working with a chiropractor learning how to
work with and create workout programs for
people with sciatica, osteoporosis, chronic
lumbar pain, and many other
musculoskeletal issues. She’s excited to
continue her growth and expand her
knowledge in her personal training career
here at FOF.
Casey also runs her own online
personal training business and has a goal of
opening her own gym. When Casey isn’t
working you can find her out hiking around
or in the gym training for her bodybuilding
Your First Class is on Us
Every new member gets a 1 week trial that includes 4 free training sessions with our great staff.
FITNESS OVER 50
Monday- Friday 5:00am – 7:00pm
Saturdays 7:00am – 2:00pm
Sundays 1:00pm – 5:00pm