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Private Training

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Sinai Sports Offers Private Training:


30% off Half-Court Rental for 1 hour + Personal Trainer Fee (Discussed with Personal Trainer)

Half Court Rental for 1 hour: $45 (30% off is $31.50)

Lessons are PRIVATE, non-intrusive, and hands-on with one of the best personal basketball trainers in Erie!


Trainee purchases a Batting Cage Membership that can be used once per day + Personal Trainer Fee (Discussed with Personal Trainer)

Trainee could also purchase a ONE HOUR batting cage rental ($20/hour) + Personal Trainer Fee

Lessons are hands-on, motivational, and action-packed with Jim Colvin.


Trainee should email Sinai Sports at or call the front desk at 814-315-1580 to request private training.  The base rate for Ninja Training is $50/hour per person, but discounts are available for teams or large groups. 


Trainee purchases a facility rental fee of $20 for 1 hour + Personal Trainer Fee (Discussed with Personal Trainer)

Lessons are PRIVATE and customized to the CLIENT!

Choose from Derrick or Kirsten, our two certified personal trainers


Trainee purchases a facility rental fee equivalent of $20 for 1 hour + Personal Trainer Fee (Discussed with Personal Trainer)

Lessons are PRIVATE and Hands-On with Head Coach Jake Marks.

Training can be CUSTOMIZED to the needs of the gymnast.



Derrick Lyons is one of our Assistant Managers and the Fitness Director here at Sinai Sports. Derrick was a Fitness Specialist at the Lecom Medical Fitness and Wellness center here in Erie for 3 years, creating exercise prescription programs for special and general populations prior to working at Sinai Sports. Derrick attended Towson University and received his BS in Exercise Science/Sports Medicine. At Towson, Derrick was a Division-I football player as a defensive back. He has over 10+ years of fitness training experience and strives to help people of all ages and genders to achieve their fitness goals. 


Duke Gartrell is a Private Basketball Trainer here at Sinai Sports. Duke is a father of three and a huge sports enthusiast. He has a Bachelor of Arts and Communications Degree from Edinboro University and has a burning passion to aide athletes in their journeys of achieving success on and off the court. Duke has a wide range of experience in coaching and spent four years on the Men's Basketball Team at Edinboro University, finishing second all-time in 3-pointers made in school history and fifth in games played. 

CONTACT DUKE: (814) 572-2587

Jim Colvin is a private baseball trainer here at Sinai Sports, and has been since we opened our facility. Jim is a lifelong baseball player, and has decades of playing/coaching experience. Colvin, a loyal husband and dedicated father, has coached some of the finest baseball players in Erie- including numerous Division-I baseball recruits. Colvin is a full-time firefighter who also coaches as part of the Cathedral Prep Softball coaching staff, but he loves to work with young players of all ages to grow their love for the sport.

CONTACT JIM: (814) 323-5461

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Jake Marks is a Gymnastics Instructor here at Sinai Sports who has helped hundreds of gymnasts in the Erie area throughout his coaching career. Jake is a former Class 1 gymnast of 12 years and has spent more than 20 years coaching gymnasts across the world. Coach Jake spent 10 years as Junior National Development Coach and was voted 2017's Pennsylvania Men's Gymnastics Coach of the Year. Jake has helped build the gymnastics program at Sinai Sports, as well as other notable gymnastics organizations across the area as well. 


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