Rachel McLean

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Amazing Trainer

Amazing Trainer

“I had the privilege to work out with an amazing trainer at acac Albemarle square—Rachel McLean!!! She is an awesome motivator with her upbeat personality and fun-loving spirit. Loved working out with her, and I am very much looking forward to doing it again.” – Faith Hawkins

Bio & Schedule

Training Availability:

Monday | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday | 8:45 am – 10:45 pm

Friday | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Weekends | By appointment 

Health Coaching Availability:

By appointment


Driven by her personal healing journey with autoimmunity and chronic illness, Rachel is passionate about empowering others with the gift of health and fitness. In addition to being a Certified Personal Trainer with acac, she is also a Certified Health Coach and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, and co-owns JoyWell Collective Co., a full-service marketing agency providing personalized and strategic branding, creative and events services. Rachel is married to fellow acac trainer Chris McLean, is a mom of three energetic kids, an avid meal planner, and obsessed with listening to wellness podcasts. Her favorite fitness activities include outdoor running, HIIT training, and barre workouts. A native to Virginia, Rachel happily calls Charlottesville home, and is actively involved in the community. She can be reached at rachelmc@acac.com.

Personal Training:

  • Individual training
  • Small group sessions:
    • Thursday: 8:45-9:15 a.m. (30 min. HITT class)
    • Friday: 10:30-11:30 a.m.  (60 min.)
  • All fitness levels

Training emphasis

  • Pre-natal and post-partum fitness
  • Women’s fitness
  • Beginner strength training
  • HIIT strength
  • Functional fitness with an auto-immune condition

Health Coaching:

  • Individual + small group sessions
  • Focus on holistic health practices, attaining functional fitness, nutritional wellness, autoimmune health, resources for following an AIP/Paleo healing diet


  • Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)
  • Certified Health Coach (ACE)
  • Fitness Nutrition Specialist


  • BS in Marketing Communications from James Madison University
  • MBA from Liberty University