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meet the trainers


Denise Gappa

Fitness Supervisor

Denise has over 30 years of experience in Fitness Management and Group Exercise.  She currently supervises the Fitness and Group Exercise programs at the club and has been in fitness management for over 30 years at our facility. She has studied and been trained through ACSM, AFAA, ACE, NDEITA, IDEA and is currently a NASM certified Personal Trainer. Denise also has extensive training in Pilates, Children’s Fitness, Strength Conditioning, YogaFit, Adult and Childrens weight loss management, and Sports & Weight Loss Nutrition.  Denise also holds certifications through BASI Pilates, YogaFit, SCW Sport/Weight Loss, and is a Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist through the Pink Ribbon Program.


Aga Karve

Assistant Fitness Supervisor

Aga is a PFI certified Personal Trainer. She also has a Masters in Physical Education and a Diploma in coaching. She is a Schwinn Indoor Cycling Master Instructor. Aga has been involved in competitive table tennis from a very young age and has achieved a 17th US ranking for Best Table Top in the ladies category. She brings her extensive knowledge of exercise physiology, anatomy, and weight lifting to the department! Aga is able to enhance your sport or just help you get healthy and fit. Aga is available for personal training and table tennis lessons.


Jake Vojtsek

Senior Trainer

Jake has a degree in Kinesiology / Exercise Science.  He has a strong passion to work with people to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle.  With an extensive background in exercise science and experience with a diverse clientele base, he strives to assist each person to reach their fullest potential. Jake also enjoys working with athletes of all ages to encourage them in their specific sport while helping them to gain the competitive edge with speed and agility clinics as well as focus on the conditioning.


Victor Meladze

Senior Trainer

Victor is an ACE certified Personal Trainer. He is also a Black Belt martial arts instructor. Victor comes to our facility with many years of competitive wrestling, karate and personal training experience. Victor’s extensive background in “High Intensity” weight training principles brings a unique aspect to our personal training options. Victor specializes in “Fast Results” training and high energy motivational techniques to help his clients reach their goals. Victor also offers partner training, kick box training, and High Intensity Training (HIT) for competitive wrestling and body sculpting/weight loss.


Brandon Dechter

Staff Trainer

Brandon earned a degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where he also played college tennis. His major emphasis was in Anatomy and Physiology. Brandon brings a well-rounded fitness background to SBC with over 10 years of fitness experience. He works primarily with athletes and is available at SBC to train anybody who is motivated to improve their physical well-being. Whether you are just beginning on your fitness journey or are looking to break through a plateau, Brandon’s goal is to inspire others to live a healthier lifestyle.   


Elite Trainer

Certified Nutrition Coach


Whether your goal is to be an Ironman, find healing through massage, or simply get into better shape, Migdalia can help. She is passionate about what she does and an active participant. She has the experience as a 15-time Ironman finisher and 3-time Ultra-marathon runner (100 miles), Kona World Championship Finisher and Great Wall of China Finisher (5,164 steps). Migdalia have earned her licenses and/or certifications in triathlon coaching, massage therapy, nutrition, personal training, and group fitness instruction. Her primary goal is to provide excellent service and knowledge that will translate into a healthier, more confident, stronger you!

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