Meet Our Team

Jay Middleton - Operator

Jay Middleton joined the Fleet Feet Birmingham team in January 2018. A native of Tupelo, Miss., Jay spent six years at Fleet Feet Atlanta before jumping at the opportunity to make Birmingham home. Jay picked up the hobby of running in college and has a passion for getting better and having more fun with it every time out. But his true passion now is inspiring and empowering the runner in everyone that runs, walks and wants to be active.

Jay loves running, college football, food and his wife Laura who is a Hoover native.

 
 

Megyn Avedisian- Outfitter/Apparel Manager/Co-Owner

On top of providing excellent customer service as an outfitter, Megyn oversees Fleet Feet Birmingham's apparel and merchandising. A native of Brookhaven, Miss., Megyn attended Mississippi College. 

Favorite Hobby: Exercising and cooking

Favorite Music: Everything

Weird Obsession: Ice

 
 

Matt Hill - Outfitter/Back of House Manager

Matt joined Fleet Feet Birmingham in 2017. In addition to helping customers on their fitness journey, Matt oversees all store inventory and manages the store's back of house. Matt is a native of Auburn and also works for the Birmingham Fire Department.

Favorite Hobby: Fishing and art

Favorite Snack: Carrots/Hummus

Weird Obsession: Smart phones & watches

 
 

Alex Avram - Outfitter

Alex joined the Fleet Feet Birmingham team in February 2018. Alex attended Hoover High School and played soccer at the University of Alabama. Alex currently resides in Trussville.

Favorite Hobby: Playing Guitar

Favorite Sports Teams: Alabama, Washington Nationals, Atlanta Falcons

Weird Obsession: Shoes

 
 

Greg Wingo - Outfitter

Greg joined Fleet Feet Birmingham in July 2018. Greg lives in Homewood and attended the University of Alabama. Greg co-founded BUTS and loves hitting the trails. Greg also oversees ROAM PROJECTS, helping people with destination runs. 

 

 
 

Emma Holcomb - Outfitter

Emma joined Fleet Feet Birmingham in October 2017. A recent graduate of Spain Park High School, Emma will be attending Samford. Emma's favorite thing about working at Fleet Feet is the look on someone's face when they find a shoe that completely changes the way they feel.

Favorite Restaurant: Chuy's

Favorite Sports Team: Houston Astros

Favorite Animal: Hermit crab

 
 

John McGinnis - Training Program Coordinator

John joined Fleet Feet Birmingham in May 2018. John oversees the development and organization of Fleet Feet Birmingham's training programs. John is the head cross country coach at Cornerstone School as well as teaches at the school. 

Favorite Meal: BBQ

Favorite Hobby: Running, running, running!

Favorite Sports Team: USA soccer

 
 

Samantha Esche - Outfitter

A native of Iowa, Samantha is a veteran in run specialty. She resides in West Homewood and loves the family atmosphere of Fleet Feet Birmingham. She is excited and awaiting the arrival of baby Esche this fall!

Favorite Hobby: Scrapbooking and reading

Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Tigers

Favorite Snack: It depends on the day

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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