We offer fitness programs for all age ranges. Our gym is primarily free weights with very few machines, but we have more than enough equipment to offer you a training session that will make you sweat. Fitness Evaluations are available, including on-site body fat measurement, with all package purchases. Elite Custom Fitness is associated with the Steel City Select Baseball (AAU program) and we also specialize in golf training (associated with the Pennsylvania Golf Academy)
Owner and Lead Fitness Trainer
Dedicated to training since a young age, Tim Merolillo has worked hard his entire life for his athletic accomplishments. Hard work and dedication were the keys he discovered to accomplishing his goals. This is passed on to those who seek him out as their fitness trainer.
Tim has participated various fitness training programs, including high school sports training and college level sports training. These programs made Tim strive for excellence. Because they instilled a concrete idea, which is to always be ready for the next step. Throughout Tim's journey toward building his own business, he has always taken pride in his extensive knowledge and understanding of training and fitness. He believes in providing the best possible experience to his clients.
Tim has earned many extensive accolades and accomplishments including:
- Master Degree in Exercise Physiology: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
- Certified strength and conditioning specialist
- Bachelor's degree in sports management: Concord University
- Titleist Performance Institute - TPI Certification
- First aid/AED certification
- All-region baseball performer Concord University
- WPIAL player of the year 2005 [baseball- North Allegheny School District]
Jessica is a full-time teacher at North Allegheny School District. She recently became an active fitness trainer at Elite Custom Fitness after her experience and success working with Tim on her fitness journey toward becoming an accomplished figure athlete. As a naturally active individual, fitness has always been a part of her life. From taking part in various sports throughout childhood and college, to actively running and weight training during her early 20's, she has had a love for fitness on every level for as far back as she can remember… and it just keeps growing!
In 2014, Jessica competed in her first figure competition, winning in her individual height category, the novice category, and overall. In 2015, Jessica competed at a huge national qualifier, earning a 3rd place spot. Currently, she has transitioned into powerlifting, competing in two USPA meets in the last two years.
She is an extremely hard worker when it comes to fitness training and meeting her fitness goals. She wants nothing more than to do the same for her clients' fitness goals.
Freddie Jones is a student athlete from West Virginia who always had a passion for fitness throughout his childhood. He took part in various sports that he became well known for in the local area. He was extremely successful in soccer and was blessed with a chance to be a part of La Roche College's soccer team. From being a student striving to do his best to weight training to improve athleticism, Freddie learned that working hard and achieving goals in life is one of the best feelings ever.
In the last two years, Freddie has taken the powerlifting scene by storm, coming in near the top at each of his last three meets. As of his most recent meet, he has earned an Elite Level Total, landing him at 63rd in the Nation, qualifying him for National Level competitions. He also holds the Ohio State Junior Deadlift Record and the West Virginia Squat, Bench and Deadlift Records.
With his continued hardworking and determination, Freddie continues to show what makes him a fantastic part of the Elite Custom Fitness family. With his experiences and knowledge with athletic training and powerlifting, he looks forward to sharing his insights with his clients and helping them to work toward their goals as well.