Meet Our Trainers

Brett Hickey

Owner

Brett Hickey, owner of Buffalo’s Ultimate Fitness Facility (BUFF), received his BS from Illinois State University. This is also where he began his career in fitness over 19 years ago. He has since obtained two certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Personal Trainer distinction or NCSA-CPT and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) which is currently recognized as the most advanced certification in the industry. Brett has worked in a variety of settings that range from in home training with his Chicago based company Trainin’ House, to large corporate facilities with thousands of members. During this time he has been able foster lasting relationships and coach hundreds to lead healthier lifestyles. Now that Mr. Hickey is deeply rooted in Western New York he is truly excited to impact as many people as possible. “Small changes are the beginning of a Happier, Healthier, Lifestyle”.

Michael Terryberry

Trainer

Michael Terryberry, trainer at Buffalo’s Ultimate Fitness Facility, received his BS in Athletic Training from Canisius College. This is where he began his career as a Certified Athletic Trainer working with local high schools as well as The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). From there, Michael decided to earn his MS in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with a focus in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from California University of Pennsylvania while also becoming a Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES).

Amanda Maddalena

Trainer

I am a ISSA Certified Personal Trainer and have been for 3 year now. My Bachelor’s Degree is in Nutrition & Dietetics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. My Master’s Degree is in Nutrition Science from the University at Buffalo. Growing up I was a competitive soccer player and gymnast. In 2016 I began competing in NPC Bikini competitions and placed 2nd in my first show, Pittsburgh Pro. Throughout my years of schooling, I have developed a strong passion for nutrition and exercise science taking the scientific approach to help individuals create a healthy maintainable lifestyle. My nutrition philosophy is to have a flexible, realistic diet plan that works for YOU and your lifestyle. I strongly believe the best diet is the one that becomes “the way you eat” vs a “stereotypical diet”. My objectives through teaching and coaching is to spread more awareness of evidence-based nutrition and training techniques. Remember;” You don’t decide your future. You decide your habits and your habits decide your future