Fitness Director, Managing Partner
ACE Certfied Personal Trainer, Stott Certified Pilates Trainer
Steve Vicera founded Sommet Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona. For nearly 20 years, he has been helping people reach their goals for better function, greater fitness, and an overall sense of well being. His special brand of training begins with stabilization. “Stabilization is the foundation of your strength.”, Steve explains, “A concentration on core stabilization and then an integrated training approach complements the body – makes it more functional and improves its appearance.” A certified ACE trainer, Steve was awarded “Mr. China” in a body building contest in 1989 and he went on to earn titles in the “Super Body Fitness” and “Mr. Philippines” competitions in the 1990’s. Stott Pilates-Certifed Pilates Trainer, Steve specializes in spinal stabilization and corrective exercise.
Steve has organized Asian women’s body building contests, fund-raising 5K and 10K runs, and has refereed power lifting competitions. Gaining recognition for his emphasis on safety and function, he consulted for a major revamping effort of fifty Philippine fitness centers. Steve was a strength coach for students in a Philippine high school and enjoys working with children. In 2006, Steve was inspired to help children in the Philippines who are neglected and abused. “Arizona to Asia”, a non-profit organization, was created through an all-volunteer effort. Nearly $40,000 was raised through Arizona to Asia to serve and empower these children through short-term residential care, individual and family counseling, medical attention, and educational support.
Steve has two wonderful children of his own and a wife who shares his vision for a fitness training business that gives Phoenix and Scottsdale the opportunity for more convenient, higher quality fitness and healthy lifestyle.