Wes Caron, Assistant Executive Director, Director of Fitness
wcaron@weymouthclub.com

Year started at WC: 2015

Philosophy:

Do what you care about and care about what you do.

Education/Experience:

  • S. Health Education from UMASS Lowell
  • Has worked in the fitness industry for past 16 years.
  • Unique and diverse experience in Corporate Fitness, Community Fitness and Commercial Fitness settings.
  • Has worked as an Exercise Physiologist, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, and General Manager.
  • Prior to Joining the Weymouth Club, Wes served as Regional Director for EXOS/MediFit, where he managed the operation of five large community centers through NY and NJ.

Accomplishments/Fun fact

  • Appointed to the National General Manager’s Council for Plus One, where he served as a mentor to over 150 General Managers nationwide.
  • Wes has two large rescue dogs and two boys under 4yrs old.
  • Wes was accepted into art school but decided not to pursue a career in illustration, instead going down the health & wellness path at UMASS.

Amy Bright: Personal Trainer

Philosophy

“It’s never too early or too late to work towards being the healthiest you”

Started at WC: 
Group Ex: 2010
Fitness: 2020

 Years Experience: 
Group Ex: 19 years
Ballet/Dance: 30+ years

 Education:
B.A. Simmons University, Business

Certifications:
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Barre Above
Zumba Fitness

Specialties:
Beginner and Intermediate Level Training, High Intensity, Free Weight and Strength Training, Kids/Teens,   Pilates, Flexibility, Weight Loss and Team Training

Hobbies:
Cooking, Football, Skincare and Quality Time with my Daughter

Accomplishments:
Throughout my fitness career, thousands of members have smiled, sweat and grown stronger with me every week.  I’m humbled by their dedication and grateful for the many relationships which have blossomed into lifelong friendships.  Thank you!  I appreciate you!

Caty Draicchio: Personal Trainer

Philosophy

“Effective workouts are based on quality not quantity. Prioritize  movement and keep it simple. Eat right, get 8 hours of sleep
every night, and keep moving. Motivation gets you started but discipline keeps you going.”

Started at WC: 
2017

 Years Experience: 
4

 Education:
Master of Science – Exercise, Fitness & Health
Promotion – George Mason University

Certifications:
Certified Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine
Functional Movement Screen, Level 2 Certified
United States Army Master Fitness Trainer

Specialties:
Tactical Athletes & First Responders, Adaptive
Athletes, Obstacle Course Racing, Functional Strength and Conditioning, Injury Prevention & Return to Play

Hobbies:
Lifting Weights, Hiking, Camping, Obstacle Course Racing, Rock Climbing

Accomplishments:

  • Published Research Author – Military Medicine for research regarding combat oriented fitness training and assessment
  • Presenter at the National Strength and Conditioning
    Association National Conference (2019)
  • Commissioned Officer – United States Army Reserves
  • Completed over 30 Obstacle Course Races
  • Completed Ruck to Remember 60 miler 2x (2015, 2019)

 

Colby Congel: Personal Trainer
ccongel@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy

“Without commitment you can never start, without consistency you can never finish.”

Started at WC: 
2016

 Years Experience: 
4

 Education:
B.S. Exercise Science (Bridgewater State)
M.S. Exercise Science (Bridgewater State)

Certifications:
ASFA Certified Personal Trainer
Functional Movement Screen Certified

Specialties: 
Strength Training (Beginners & Advanced), Sport Specific Training, Weight Loss, Conditioning (H.I.I.T), Mobility & Flexibility, Youth & Senior Training, FitCamp, Adult Athlete, The Pack, and Sports Performance Trainer.

Hobbies:
Training/Working Out, Movies, Traveling

Accomplishments:
Created a blog to share my knowledge of strength and conditioning:  Instagram @congeltraining

Emerson Burla: Personal Trainer
eburla@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy

“No matter how great the talent is, there are no results without will and effort.”

Started at WC: 
2018

 Years Experience: 
10

 Education:
Law Degree (Buenos Aires University)

Certifications:
Sport Management – Argentinean Olympic Committee
Weightlifting Referee

Specialties: 
Olympic Weightlifting (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced), High Performance Training, Functional Training, Free Weight  Multi-joint Exercise, Weight loss

Hobbies:
Soccer, Squash, Trekking

Accomplishments:
IWF World Ranking 28th Place 2012, Pan American Games Rio 6th Place 2007, World Weightlifting Championship 8th Place, Junior Pan Game Champion, National Team     Member, Olympic University Game Competitor 2011-2013

Helen Long: Personal Trainer
hlong@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“Discipline is remembering what you want.”

Started at WC: 
2008

Years Experience: 
10

Education:
BA, English from UMASS Boston, Coursework in Exercise Physiology

Certifications: 
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, Mass.  Secondary Education, Reformer Pilates Certified

Specialties:
FitCamp Trainer, Corrective Exercise (Posture), Functional Integrated Strength Training, Weight Loss,       Pilates Reformer, Sport Specific Training (esp. Triathlon), Beginning Triathlon, Flexibility, Physical & Cognitive       Disabilities

Hobbies:
Triathlon, Hiking, Biking

Accomplishments: 
Completed 1st Triathlon at 33 years old, Placed 2nd in age category First Full Ironman (at age 40), Ride the Rockies (6 days 300 miles), Manchester          Marathon 2007, Climbed 6 – 14,000 ft peaks in Colorado

Kim Adams: Personal Trainer
kadams@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“Believe in yourself and you can accomplish anything. There is no such thing as ‘I can’t.’ The body achieves what the mind believes.”

Started at WC: 
2007

Years Experience: 
11

Education:
BS Exercise Science/Physiology, Fitchburg State College

Certifications:
ACE – Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties:
FitKids & Stronger Teens Coordinator, Beginner Level Training, Intermediate Level Training, Free Weight Training, Kids/Teens, & Weight Loss

Hobbies: 
Volleyball, Softball, Working-out, Watching the New England Patriots & Hanging out with my family

Accomplishments:
1st Place Weymouth Club Women’s    Figure Competition 2010 & 2011, High School Athlete of the Year – 2002, Played Softball Tournament in Walt Disney Wide World Sport Complex – 2000

Kim Trudel:
MS, RD, LDN, NUTRITIONIST
ktrudel@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“Wellness = 60% nutrition + 20% exercise + 20% belief that you can.”

Started at WC: 
2009

Years Experience: 
10

Education:
Master of Science: Nutrition & Health Promotion
Master of Arts: Concentration Biology
BA in Psychology/Biology
Dietetic Internship:  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Certifications: 
Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Health Coach,                          CPT: ACSM

Specialties:
Nutrition for overall health, Weight Loss, Weight Gain, IBS, Elevated Cholesterol, Heart Disease, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Celiac Disease, Women’s Health, Gastrointestinal Disease, Heart Disease, Food Allergies, Celiac Disease, Sports Nutrition, 90 Day CTGF R.D.

Hobbies: 
Triathlons, Weight Training, Running, Biking, Golf

Accomplishments: 
Member Stonehill College Women’s      Basketball Team, 5th on All-time scoring List, 3 Time All-Northeast-10 Performer, 3 Northeast-10 Conference Championships, 4 Births to NCAA Division II National Tournament, Appeared in Two Division II NCAA “Final Four” Tournaments, All-American Team Senior Year, Guest Speaker at IHRSA 2016

Lexi Glaser, Personal Trainer, Water Fitness Coordinator

lglaser@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy

“Exercise is the key to living a longer, happier, healthier life. My job is to teach you how to be   confident, motivated, and         successful every time you work out. I aim for us to have fun and the results will speak for themselves.”

Started at WC: 
2019

 Years Experience: 
17

Education:
University of Pittsburgh
BS in Psychology with Minor in Exercise Science

Certifications:
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Personal Trainer
Prenatal and Post Partum Client Training certified
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
Primary Group Exercise Instructor
Yogafit Instructor

Specialties:
Prenatal & Post Partum clients, Weight loss, Senior Fitness, and Post Rehabilitation Training

Hobbies:
Traveling, hiking, watching the Patriots and the Bruins,     volunteering at a local animal shelter

Linda Sullivan: Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, STOTT
lsullivan@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“Strive for progress not perfection”

Started at WC: 
1996

Years Experience:  
Group Exercise (25 yrs.), Pilates Reformer (12 yrs.), Personal Training (8 yrs.)

Certifications:
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
STOTT Certified Pilates Mat and Reformer Trainer

Specialties:
Helping clients reach their goals for good Health. Functional Strength training, weight loss, Postural Analysis, Improved Flexibility,  Foam Roller, TRX, Resist-A-Ball,  Beginner to Advanced Pilates Mat and Reformer,     Pilates Chair, Pilates on the Green Golf, Prenatal Pilates, Jump Board Interval Training

Hobbies:
Power walks,  Functional training, Group Reformer classes, Barre, Home decorating, Spending quality time with friends, family and my Black Lab Vera

Accomplishments:
Instrumental in the success of the programs offered in the Pilates Reformer studio.  Volunteer for Relay For Life,  Proud parent of a Registered Nurse

Madeleine Griffin: Personal Trainer
mgriffin@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“You can’t change your body  unless you change how you treat your body, how you challenge your body and how you challenge yourself.”

Started at WC: 
2018

Years Experience: 
1

Education:
B.S. Biology
M.Ed Education – Biology
M.D. Doctor of Medicine

Background:
United States Air Force

Certifications:
NASM – Certified Personal Trainer
SPIN Level 2
SPIN Power
SPIN Journey Ride
LES MILLS Body Combat  – LES MILLS®

Specialties:
Free Weight Training, Sport Specific Training,   Beginner Level Training, Intermediate Level Training,      High Intensity Training, Seniors, Weight Loss, Team Training

Hobbies:
Snowboarding, Kitesurfing, Skateboarding, Yoga

Mark Gifford: Personal Trainer
mgifford@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“When you exercise, everyone you love benefits”

Started at WC: 
2006

Years Experience: 
12

Education:
Registered Nurse
Associate Degree in Science

Certifications:
ACSM – Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties:
Beginning Fitness, Seniors, Special Populations

Hobbies: 
Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Cooking

Michele Fay: Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, Group Ex Instructor
mfay@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“Work hard and play safe”

Started at WC: 
1994

Years Experience: 
Personal Training (10), Pilates (13), Group Exercise (32)

Education:
Degree in Business, Bay State College

Certifications: 
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Balance Point Pilates Mat I & II, Reformer, Chair & Barrell
AFAA Group Exercise, Spinning, Body Pump, Body Attack, Body Step, TRX

Specialties:
90 Day Program Coordinator, TRX, Pilates Reformer & Mat, FitCamp Trainer, General Fitness, Helping members get the BEST workout within their limits

Hobbies:
Walking with friends, taking yoga, hiking, reading, watching the Bruins

Accomplishments: 
Instrumental in the success of the programs offered in the Pilates Reformer studio.            Completed several half marathons and local road races, inducted into the NQHS Hall of Fame for Track

Nick Levenson: Personal Trainer

nlevenson@weymouthclub.com

Philosophy
“You have to enjoy what you’re doing if you want it to work, so find something fun about it.”

Started at WC: 
2019

 Years Experience: 
1

 Education:
B.A. Exercise Science, Fitchburg State University

Specialties:
Free weight
Sport specific
Kids/teens

Hobbies:
Track and field
Exercising
Watching movies

Sinead Conroy: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
Push past discomfort to see the strength and ability you have to accomplish your goals.

Started at WC:
January

Years Experience:
1

Education:
American Academy of Personal Training

Certifications:
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Specialties:
High Intensity Interval Training, Weight loss, Beginner & Intermediate Training, Strength Training, Cognitive Disabilities, Senior Fitness, Balance & Flexibility

 Hobbies:
Photography, Hiking, Dance, Soccer

 Accomplishments:
13 years of competitive Irish Step Dancing
Attended nationals & regionals

Stephanie Giannaros: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Every day is a new opportunity to get stronger, to eat better, to live healthier, and to be the best version of you.”

Started at WC: 
2019

 Years Experience: 
3

 Education:
B.A. Communications, Boston College

Certifications:
Certified Personal Trainer: W.I.T.S. (WORLD INSTRUCTOR TRAINING SCHOOLS)
Certified Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition

Specialties:
Free Weight Training, Beginner Level Training, Intermediate Level Training, Seniors, Weight Loss, Pre and Post-menopausal women

Hobbies:
Former dancer; cooking, traveling, gardening, reading