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Larry Tucker

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Dr. Tucker is the Director of Y Be Fit. After receiving his PhD from Southern Illinois University, he took his first university position at New Mexico State University in 1981. Later, he accepted a position at Auburn University where he taught for five years before coming to BYU in 1988. Dr. Tucker has many years of experience in the health field with his specialty being lifestyle-medicine and health promotion.

Chloe - Co-Director

Chloe is a 2023 graduate in Exercise and Wellness and is now a first year master's student. She’s from good ole’ Rexburg, ID, served her mission in Tbilisi, Georgia, and married a nice boy from a small farming town in Fairfield, WA. She spent three years working for a wilderness therapy program trekking all over the Arizona wilderness when she realized that helping others improve their health and wellbeing was a passion. She loves the simplicity of lifestyle medicine and truly believes that “by small and simple things, shall great things come to pass.”

Jaidyn - Co-Director

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Jaidyn is a junior majoring in Exercise and Wellness. She grew up in Tooele, Utah. She loves to run, dance, and paddleboard at the lake alongside her Goldendoodle puppy named Flynn Rider. When not at school, she is working in the yard, competing in triathlons, and cooking fun and healthy meals. She served a mission in San Jose, California. She believes that eating healthy and exercising can help bring extra happiness into everyone's life.

Abby - Health Coach

Abby is a Public Health master’s student from Clinton, UT. She is also a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach and plans to pursue a career in corporate or military wellness. Abby loves to run, hike, and lift weights for exercise. In her free time, she enjoys playing and watching sports, trying new recipes, and playing the piano. Abby believes that balance is the key to a healthy lifestyle – one that will keep the body, mind, and spirit strong. She believes this will enable individuals to accomplish their goals and dreams and live a long, happy, fulfilling life.

Emily - Health Coach

Emily is passionate about living life to the fullest through a healthy lifestyle. She is a senior from Idaho Falls studying Exercise and Wellness. She is a certified personal trainer and a nerd about nutrition! Emily is excited to coach you so you can feel your best, inside and out. She is full of ideas on how to integrate health in a fun and hassle-free way. Her hobbies are cooking with her husband, learning new sports (this semester it's skiing!), working out, and singing.

Heidi - Health Coach

Heidi is a junior studying Exercise and Wellness and is passionate about helping others to achieve their best quality of life. She grew up in Oregon, and enjoys everything that has to do with hiking, camping, boating, skiing, and being outside. She served her mission in Denmark and Utah. Heidi loves spending time with friends and family, and she loves to eat Tillamook Mudslide ice cream. She believes wellness is all about balance. A happy and healthy life is found through setting and achieving goals and finding joy through it all!

Kelsey - Health Coach

Kelsey is a senior in the dietetics program from Nampa, Idaho. She loves studying about health and nutrition and has a passion for helping others improve their relationships with food and their bodies. She has a wholistic view on health and believes that we strive to be healthy to live, not live to be healthy. She loves to learn and is eager to help you achieve your health goals. When she's not studying in school she loves to cook, exercise, pick up new hobbies, and travel with her husband!

Lindsey - Health Coach

Lindsey grew up in a small town in Nevada called Spring Creek. She is currently a senior majoring in Exercise and Wellness with a minor in Nutrition. She served a mission in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lindsey enjoys being outside, painting, reading, spending time with friends/family, and trying new things! For exercise, she enjoys running, weightlifting, and playing soccer. Lindsey is confident that, regarding wellness, joy is found in the journey—not in things like a number on the scale! Happiness can be found in the effort an individual puts forth to truly take care of their body and mind.

Meghan - Health Coach

Meghan is from the small town of Grace, Idaho. She is a junior majoring in Exercise and Wellness with a minor in Psychology. She served a mission in Ohio and at the Historic Kirtland Visitors Center. She married her high school sweetheart in 2021 and loves spending time outdoors with him. She is fascinated by the subject of positive psychology and plans to obtain a master's degree in that area of study. She loves learning more about the mind/body connection and is inspired to help others in their pursuit of an abundant life.

Sheridan - Health Coach

Sheridan is from Payson, Utah and is a junior studying Dietetics. She served a mission in Charlotte, North Carolina. In her free time, you can find her doing anything outdoors, including sports and being in the mountains doing things like hiking and skiing. She also enjoys traveling and cooking. Sheridan loves everything about health and fitness and knows the importance of finding balance with your health in all areas. She believes that you can achieve any goal you set your mind to and that living a healthy lifestyle should be fun!
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