ZENI Athletics was founded by Xan and Tina Barksdale.

Xan and Tina both have a background in athletics and love sharing their passion for helping others achieve their fitness goals.

Xan is a former professional baseball player, NCAA Division I coach, and coach for USA Baseball National Team.  He's competed in one bodybuilding show and is a Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Pn1 Nutrition Coach.

Tina is currently the fitness director at the Limestone Family YMCA.  She competed professionally in fitness before becoming an NFL cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals.  She has also been featured in, and on the cover, of many fitness magazines.  Tina has one 15 year old son, Brandon.

Xan and Tina were married in August 2018 and live in Maysville, KY with Brandon and their boxer Tyson.