meet the trainers
DENISE GAPPA, BS, NASM CPT, BCES
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, MS, CPT
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 CPT, BS
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, CPT
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.
SILVANA DEBIASE, CPT
Silvana has a passion for working out. It makes her feel strong, healthy and ready to take on many challenges that life will throw at her. She started her journey 15 years ago, helping clients achieve their goals. Her motivation and knowledge transfers to her clients. Teaching them proper techniques and motivating them to go much further than just losing weight. Her desire is to help her clients be healthier and happy...and to also find out how to love working out! She is always learning new and exciting workouts that go from traditional boxing to dance and Tabata training. All these different types of activities can make you an athlete no matter what yourage or physical condition is! Silvana has training and certifications in: SCW Personal Trainer, Zumba, Piloxng, Tabata, Boxing and
LYNDA MURDOCK, CPT, CLC
Lynda have been in the fitness field for 40 plus years. She is certified by AFAA and 9 Round Kickboxing.
Her goal as a trainer is to teach her clients how to get in the best possible shape and health by providing guidance on exercise, diet and a healthy lifestyle. Lynda also is an accredited Life Coach and an educator for a National Whole Food Product line. She helps educate her clients on lifestyle changes that reduce stress and make workouts more effective. Lynda has a style of exercise that incorporates new and innovative exercises to improve results and keep the workout fun and motivating.
MIGDALIA SEPULVEDA, CPT, LMT, CTC,
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!