Wes Caron, Assistant Executive Director, Director of Fitness

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.

David Langenthal Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.”

Started at WC:
2014

Years Experience: 
3

Education:
Bachelor of Science, UMASS Boston

Certifications:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties: 
Athletic Performance, Injury Prevention, Weight Loss, Mobility, Sports Performance and FitCamp Trainer

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

Completed a 5 month internship at Champion Physical Therapy and Performance—worked as a strength and  conditioning coach with professional, collegiate and high school athletes and learned from world renowned physical therapists.

Helen Long: Personal Trainer

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

Jonas Payen: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Learn about how you currently move.  Define better patterns and habits to add to your system. Apply them to your daily activities and hobbies, creating meaningful,  mindful motion decisions.”

Started at WC: 
January 2018

Years Experience: 
2 years

Education:
Bridgewater State University
Physical Education Motor Development-current

Certifications:
American Council of Exercise Certified Personal Trainer
BikeFit (CyclePoint) Professional Fitter
Precision Nutrition Health Coach
Schwinn Spinning Instructor Certification
The BioMechanics and Corrective Exercise Method Specialist
USA Cycling Coach Race Director

Specialties:
HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), Corrective  Exercise Endurance Training

Hobbies:
Cooking, Rock Climbing, Cycling

Kaitlyn Rielly: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“If it’s really important to you, you don’t quit.  You keep going no matter how hard it gets.  Every day is a fresh start.”

Started at WC: 
2017

 Years Experience:
1.5

Education:
Bachelors in Exercise Science, Keene State College

Certifications: 
ASFA Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties:
Free Weight Training, Sport Specific Training,   Beginner Level Training, Intermediate Level Training,      High Intensity Training, Plyometrics, Seniors, Flexibility,   Kids/Teens, Weight Loss

Hobbies:
Playing soccer & basketball, exercising, hiking,  riding ATVs, watching football, traveling, spending time with friends and family.

Kim Adams: Personal Trainer

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

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

Kristin Sementelli: Registered Dietitian, Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Our food should be our medicine, and our medicine should be our food”    ~ Hippocrates

Started at WC: 
2016

Years Experience: 
2

Education:
BS Psychology and MS Food and Nutrition

Certifications:
Registered Dietitian
Licensed Dietitian /Nutritionist
ACE Certified Personal Training

Specialties:  
Free Weight Training, Beginner Level Training, Intermediate Level Training, High Intensity Training, Weight Loss, Healthy Eating/General Wellness, FitCamp Program Coordinator, R.D. & Trainer

Hobbies:
Cooking and anything fitness related:  running, swimming, biking, yoga, pilates, lifting, barre…I love trying new ways to work out.

Accomplishments: 
2014 Boston Marathon, Completed 4 half marathons, 2 Olympic distance and 3 sprint triathlons, and 2 Reach the Beach relays

Linda Sullivan: Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, STOTT

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

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

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

Marlene Atkin: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.”

Started at WC: 
January 2018

Years Experience: 
10

Education:
University of Massachusetts, Communications
Harvard University Ext. (current)

Certifications: 
NASM CPT
ACE Health Coach
ACE Weight Management Specialist

Specialties:
Weight training, Health and Wellness Strategies, Women’s Fitness, Senior Fitness

Hobbies:
Fitness Competitor:
FAP Boston, Masters (45+) Bikini, 2nd place October 2013
Fitness NE, Masters Figure, 1st Place May 2014
Fitness NE, Masters Bikini, 3rd Place May 2014
Fitness America Las Vegas, Figure & Bikini Masters top 10
Diva Dash:  2014, 2015
Cycling, Hiking, Beaching

Mary Hrebenak: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Being healthy and fit isn’t just about the hour you spend in the gym, it’s about the decisions you make the other 23 hours of the day”.

Started at WC: 
2002

Years Experience: 
16

Education:
BS Exercise Science/Physiology, UMass Amherst

Certifications:
A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer
A.C.E. Certified Health Coach

Specialties: 
ZONE Nutrition Consultant, Strength Training, Lifestyle Changes for Long Term Health and Fitness, Weight Loss

Hobbies: 
Golf, Tennis, Fitness, Reading

Accomplishments: 
Completed 2010 WC’s Womens Figure Competition, Danskin Triathlon 2008, 2010 MS 150 mile   Bike Ride, Country Roads 1/2 Marathon- Austin, TX, Annual    Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, Numerous Charity Road Races, Walks & Golf Tournaments, High School/College Tennis teams

Meg Dempsey: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

Started at WC: 
2012

Years Experience: 
6

Education:
B.S. Exercise Science, Keene State College

Certifications:
ACSM – Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA – Group Exercise Instructor
NPTI Kettlebell Certified
P90X Group Exercise Instructor
TRX Qualifier

Specialties:
Beginner-advanced strength training, high intensity training, weight loss, Gauntlet Program Coordinator and    trainer, Gauntlet Games Coordinator, Zone & FitCamp trainer

Hobbies: 
Coaching and playing soccer, spending time with family and friends

Accomplishments: 
2014 BOSTON MARATHON, Tough Mudders, 4 Years Starter for Keene State College Women’s Soccer Team, 2nd Team NCAA Women’s Division III All New England Team
1st Team All New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer 2011

Michael Johnson: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Physics applies to exercise.  A person in motion stays in motion.  Don’t be sedentary.”

Started at WC: 
January 2018

Years Experience: 
3

Education:
American Academy of Personal Training

Certifications:
NASM
Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach

Specialties:
Kettlebell, TRX, Olympic Bar

Hobbies:
Snowboarding, Boxing, Exercising, Watching the Pats and having a few beers.

Michele Fay: Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, Group Ex Instructor

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

Sean McBride: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Work hard and stay consistently out of your comfort zone and you will get results.”

Started at WC: 
2001

Years Experience: 
17

Education:
Coursework in Exercise Science

Certifications:
NSCA – Certified Personal Trainer
ACE – Certified Personal Trainer
Spartan SGX Coach

Specialties:  
SuperFit Program Coordinator, ZONE Trainer, Weight loss, Core Strength, Transforming the bodies and lives of fitness beginners into high level performers.

Hobbies: 
Working-out, Reading, Watching English premiership soccer, Life Long Manchester United Fan & chasing  after my triplets.

Accomplishments: 
2nd Place in Weymouth Club Men’s Fitness Competition 2010, 5 Sprint Triathlons, Spartan Race Competitor, Completed the Spartan Trifecta 2016.

Tim Concannon: Personal Trainer

Philosophy
“Those who say they CAN and those who say they CAN’T are both right.”

Started at WC: 
2013

Years Experience: 
7

Education:
Athletic Training, Westfield State University

Certifications:
Board of Certification, Athletic Training (ATC, LAT)

Specialties: 
Free Weights, Sport Specific, Beginner Level,   Intermediate Level, High Intensity Training, Plyometrics, Seniors, Flexibility, Kids/Teens, Weight Loss, Youth Sports Performance/Adult Athlete Program Coordinator & Trainer

Hobbies: 
Track & Field, Basketball, Watching the Sox, Weight Lifting, Coaching

Accomplishments: 
Top 5 MA Long Jumper and Triple     Jumper (’09, ‘10, ’11, ’12), 4-time Track & Field Champion (’09, ‘10, ’11, ’12), Certified Athletic Trainer (’12)

Colby Congel: Personal Trainer

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. Human Performance (Bridgewater State)

Certifications:
ASFA Certified Personal Trainer
FMS Trained

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

Hobbies:
Training/Working Out, Movies, Traveling

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