November 29, 2017 

Mueller’s Elite Training Celebrates GRAND OPENING 

Amador County, CA – Mueller’s Elite Athletic Training Academy is celebrating its GRAND OPENING on Friday and Saturday, December 8th and 9th, 2017.  This new specialized training studio focuses on small group trainingsport performance training,and one-on-one training, with daily self-guided personal workouts. 

The grand opening celebration begins Friday, December 8th at 3:00 pm with doors open to the public. Bring your kids for a free youth workout at 4:00 pm with Mueller’s Elite owner and former Raiders player Vance Mueller and Joe Shanley of Fitness Built for You.  Then on Saturday, December 9th the fun begins with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 am, followed by free youth training with Mueller and Shanley at 11:00 am.

Special guests and former Raiders players Jim Otto, Jerry Robinson and Jeff Barnes, along with our own Vance Mueller will be at the studio on Saturday from 12-2 to meet and share great football stories with visitors.

The first 50 visitors to the GRAND OPENING will receive a free gift, and refreshments will be provided.  So stop by the studio, located at 12180 Industry Blvd. #51 in the Safeway shopping center in Jackson/Martell on Friday, December 8th from 3:00 – 6:00 pm or Saturday, December 9th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Tour the new facility which is equipped with state-of-the–art equipment, including turf for sprints and sled work, a full pull-up bar station, assault bikes, rowers, weights, benches, and custom audio/video technology. Meet the trainers and check out the friendly, competitive atmosphere for youth, adults, and families to work out and improve their strength and performance.

Mueller’s Elite Fitness is offering a limited number of month-to-month memberships at special pre-sale pricing of $69 for an individual, $119 per couple, or $149 for a family up to four people. For more information call 209-257-3164 or visit

Mueller’s Elite Trainers:

VANCE MUELLER grew up in Amador County and was a student athlete at Jackson High School and a member of the football, basketball and track teams. After High School Vance attended Occidental College where he earned his degree in Kinesiology while excelling in both football and track, earning all-American Honors eight times. After college Vance was a 4th round draft choice for the Los Angeles Raiders and was a significant contributor on special teams and as a short yardage 3rd / down specialist for six seasons. After football, Vance and his wife Lissa, formed Mueller Fitness, Inc. and have been involved in the fitness industry since 1994, offering specialized training to the fitness beginner as well as the most serious fitness competitors and team athletes.

JOE SHANLEY of Fitness Built For You grew up in Calaveras County, and was a member of the baseball, soccer, and basketball teams at Calaveras High School. After graduating in 1999, he pursued baseball and soccer at Sonoma State while studying Kinesiology. His passion for sports and fitness drove him to become a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2002, with an emphasis on Sports Performance. Joe has a unique training style geared to motivate, educate, and inspire people to optimal levels of performance and balance in life.  He is driven to help individuals transform and to empower them to reach their full potential regardless of where they are on their fitness and health journey.  He combines resistance training, cardio workouts, plyometrics, core training, functional fitness and flexibility to help each individual reach his or her goals.


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