Introducing the Phase 6 Strength and Performance Team

Meet the fitness experts ready to help you achieve your fitness goals and your potential.

Our Founders

Founders of Phase 6 Strength and Performance

Bryceson and Sarita Lawrence

We are a family-owned business located in the heart of downtown Marion, OH. Prior to opening our own facility, Bryceson spent 10 years as a trainer and strength coach at another facility located in Marion, OH. In 2018, we took a leap of faith and opened our own training facility, Phase 6 Strength and Performance.

Our Professional Coaches

Coach Bryceson Lawrence

Bryceson Lawrence

Owner/Head Trainer
and Performance Coach

Bryceson is a Tiffin University graduate in Sports Management. He holds certifications from NSCA – CPT (certified personal trainer), NSCA- CSCS (certified strength & conditioning specialist), Exos: Advanced Strength and Power, Exos: Tactical Athlete Training Systems. After college, Bryceson was fortunate enough to play professional indoor football for 6 years. He was Inducted into the Tiffin University Athletic Hall of Fame in the fall of 2019.

For the last 11 years, Bryceson has dedicated his life to helping people feel better, look better, and perform better. His training programs have helped clients lose 20 to over 100 pounds, increase lean muscle mass while losing body fat.

In addition to his success with the general population, his athlete performance programs have helped athletes from all over Ohio become stronger, faster, more explosive, more mobile, and more self-confident in their ability.

His resume includes NFL players, Arena Football Players, College All-Americans in various sports, High Schools All-Conference, All-State, All-Americans in various sports.

Coach Taylor Gundy

Taylor Gundy

Trainer and Performance Coach

Taylor has been working in the Marion community as a personal trainer and performance coach for the past 4 years. He holds certifications from NASM-CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) and NASM-PES (Performance Enhancement Specialist). Taylor is also the Head Strength and Conditioning Intern at the University of Findlay.

Taylor has helped many clients get great results in weight loss, strength and muscle gains, and improvement in performance.

He is currently enrolled at Marion Technical College and will be pursuing an exercise science degree from Ohio State.

Phase 6 Strength and Performance coach

Brandi Booth

Head Nutrition Coach

As head nutrition coach, Brandi will be using her passion for both nutrition and helping others, to educate people how to fuel their body, reach their goals, and feel their best while maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Brandi has been a registered nurse since 2007 and works part time in the emergency department. She has always loved helping people and nursing has given her that opportunity. In her spare time she loves working out, being outside, spending time with her family and listening to podcasts. She is married and has 3 wonderful boys.
Phase 6 Strength and Performance coach

Jess Morris


Jess’s fitness journey began in 2017. Prior to becoming a coach on our staff, Jess began as a member of our training program. She earned her NASM-CPT this past May. She is very excited to be on the training floor and use her passion for fitness and knowledge to help others feel and look their best. Jess also works for Marion City Schools as a 21st Century Site Coordinator.