Jonathan Mills

NASM Certified Personal Trainer | Barwis Applied Coach

Jonathan Mills is the founder and CEO of GRITT PITT. He is also currently an Assistant Coach for the Snow Canyon Warriors High School Baseball team and a Personal Trainer for VASA Fitness. In 2012, he served as an Assistant General Manager for the Woodstock River Bandits in MLB’s Valley League. In 2009, Jonathan joined the Southern Virginia University Knights Baseball team as an Assistant Coach. He led the Knights from 2009 to 2011 to their most successful seasons in program history, including consecutive post-season appearances in 2010 and 2011. In 2011, they broke the single-season record for wins with thirty along with many other records. Mills has coached three first-team, two honorable mention and five academic All-Americans in his three years as assistant coach.

With all of the teams that he was involved with, Jonathan developed exercise programs focusing on plyometrics and stability. He has 12 years of experience coaching sports from Little League to the Professional Developmental Leagues. Jonathan has also experienced working with the mental side as well as the physical, getting players in the right frame of mind to perform at the highest levels.

Jonathan earned his undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Southern Virginia. He furthered his education graduating from California University of Pennsylvania with a Masters in Sports Management and Science.

In addition to all his knowledge and studies from the universities, the reason he has so much knowledge in training is that he acquired his Certification as a Certified Personal Trainer from the leader of the industry and well sought after National Academy of Sports Medicine. He also earned other specialization certifications as listed below. He also became affiliated with Barwis Methods, whose Founder and CEO is one of the most sought after Certified Personal Trainers in the world, Mike Barwis. Jonathan has also been certified in the Barwis Methods.


  • Corrective Exercise Specialization (NASM)
  • Performance Enhancement Specialization (NASM)
  • MMA Conditioning Specialization (NASM)
  • Level 1-4 Applied Coach (Barwis Methods)


  • Corrective Exercise
  • Small Group Exercise
  • Post-rehab strength training
  • Sports Performance Enhancement
  • Core Strength & FUNctional Fitness
  • Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specialist
  • Speed, Agility, Quickness, and Polymeric Training

Jonathan Mills has become one of the most sought after trainers in Utah. He has a huge library of exercises that he can use to be able to make you into the best physical and mental shape in your life. He has studied, trained, and done all of these excercises so he can explain exactly where it’s helping and how it’s helping. He is a charasmatic person with tons of enthusiasm for life. Jonathan’s workouts are hard sometimes, but somehow he will make it so you are enjoying it as well.

“I’m all about working with the physical and the mental side. If you don’t have the mental, it’s going to be tough to do the physical.”

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