We are here to help you and your dependents achieve your health and well-being goals.

Danny James, MS, CSCS
Wellness Supervisor

Danny has been a member of ARUP’s Wellness team since December 2021. He studied at the University of Utah, where he received a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science with a minor in nutrition and a master’s degree in exercise and sport science with an emphasis in wellness coaching. Danny is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has a vast amount of experience working with diverse populations, which range from patients with cancer to individuals who are Deaf and diabetic to Olympic athletes. Danny’s coaching philosophy is to empower individuals to take control of their health and foster behaviors that improve their overall quality of life. He believes that every person can achieve their health goals to live a more fulfilling and meaningful life. In his personal time, Danny can be found coaching or playing rugby, engaging in outdoor activities, hanging out with his family, or doing a DIY project. He enjoys staying active through weightlifting, cycling, playing sports, or running with the help of his dog, Aaro.

Kaitlyn Case
Health and Wellness Coach

Kaitlyn Case has been a health and wellness coach for the past two years. She received her health coaching certification from The Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is certified through the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching, as well as a certified yoga instructor. Kaitlyn is pursuing her Master's Degree in Gerontology at the University of Utah and plans to graduate in 2023. Kaitlyn has spent time in corporate wellness and has worked with clientele ranging in age from 23 to 65. She loves to help people listen to their bodies and discover how good they are really meant to feel. She values her ability to be a part of meaningful work through coaching, corporate wellness, and yoga instruction. Kaitlyn loves to cook with her family and spend time outside doing activities like climbing and hiking.

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Sara Hillring, MS, RDN, CD, SFP-MRC
Health and Wellness Coach

Sara Hillring joined the ARUP Wellness team in July 2023. She completed her bachelor's degree in Neuroscience and Psychology at Drake University. Then she continued her studies at the University of Utah where she received a master’s degree in Sports Dietetics and Nutrition. Sara is a multi-state certified dietitian (CD) and a nationally accredited registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also a certified running coach through the North American Academy of Sport Fitness Professionals (NAASFP). Her professional endeavors have lent her the opportunity to work within a variety of settings such as collegiate athletics, Olympic sports, corporate wellness, and performance institutes. She loves working with a variety of populations, ages, stages, abilities, and backgrounds. Her wellness philosophy is to help others find long-term, individualized, and sustainable change to lead a happier and healthier life.

Kelly Gibbons
Health and Wellness Coach, Registered Dietitian

Kelly has been with ARUP since 2017. She earned her BS in dietetics from Utah State University. She has interned at multiple hospitals and clinics throughout Utah. Kelly has taught cooking classes, promoted exercise, and educated patients on nutrition for chronic disease. She is passionate about health, nutrition, and cooking. She is registered in the state of Utah and with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a dietitian. When Kelly isn't focused on food and health, she loves to read recipe blogs, visit new eateries, and cook new recipes. If she isn't thinking about studying, or eating food, she can be found hiking the trails of Utah, reading a book, or swimming in lakes and rivers.

Natalie Sargent

Natalie Garbett, MS, CHES
Health and Wellness Coach

Natalie has worked at the ARUP Wellness Center since October 2015. She received her degree in exercise and wellness from Brigham Young University and her master’s degree in health promotion and education from the University of Utah. She is a Precision Nutrition Level 1 certified professional, certified Intrinsic Coach, and a National Academy of Sports Medicine group exercise instructor. She has worked as a corporate wellness coach and health promotion specialist. Her desire to help people understand the importance of choices and commitment for a healthier lifestyle drives her ambitions. In her personal life, Natalie loves to travel, spend time outdoors, watch and play sports, cook, and read.

Contact info

Email: wellness@aruplab.com
Phone: 801-583-2787, ext. 2428
Address: 565 Komas Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Gym access: 24/7
Coaching hours: 7 a.m.–5 p.m


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