Welcome to The Exercise Coach - Tanglewood. Locally owned and operated by Esty Merlo, we are proud to support our community by fostering healthy lifestyles. We understand that life is busy and demanding, making it difficult to maintain a healthy regiment. Here at The Exercise Coach - Tanglewood, we are energized to help!

Korey Moore

Lead Coach

Korey is currently attending the University of Houston working towards a degree in Exercise Science. He's very passionate about helping people achieve their fitness goals. 
"I have the best job in the world. I have to motivate people to work hard in order to be better than they were yesterday." 
Interests: Sports (Football, Soccer, Competitive Bodybuilding).
Certifications: Certified Exercise Coach, NASM-CPT, AFAA-GFI 

Abby English

Lead Coach

Abby is currently working towards her degree in either physical or occupational therapy and loves helping people live a healthy and active life.

"I love to encourage my members to be active. Seeing my clients achieve goals that they never thought were possible is the best part of my job!"

Certifications: Certified Exercise Coach
Interests: Volleyball and my Yorkie Bella!

Tommy Batchelor


Tommy is currently studying business. He has been an athlete his whole life from playing football, basketball, soccer and running track. Tommy has a great passion for helping people. Everyday he learns something new about the clients and paves a way for them to be successful through The Exercise Coach. One of his strongest attributes is his boyish charm.

Colt Powers


Colt is currently enrolled at Lonestar College working towards his dream of becoming a firefighter. He has always had a passion for sports, fitness, and a healthy lifestyle. 
"Being able to work at The Exercise Coach is incredible. I get to interact with people who want to better themselves. I love being able to push them towards their goals, and seeing the satisfaction on their faces when they begin to feel and see their progress." 
Interests: All things sports, running, fitness.
Certifications: Certified Exercise Coach

Victoria Riley


Victoria is native to Houston, TX, and has a very unique background in fitness. She used to compete in kickboxing, and actually won a national gold medal in 2014. She no longer competes in kickboxing, but she stays active by weight training, bike riding, and paddle boarding with her husband Michael. Her favorite part about working at the Exercise Coach is building relationships with her clients. 
Interests: Calligraphy, volunteering at her church, painting, reading, and all things corgi.
Certifications: Certified Exercise Coach

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