Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Athletic Training
Certifications include power cycling, yoga, aerobics and personal training
I have been in the profession since 1998
I spent 5 years at Barberton Community Hospital, then joined Summa with the merger in 2008.
- Fitness Director at Lake Anna YMCA
- Athletic Trainer at Manchester High School
- Bariatric pre- and post-op assessments
- Implemented weight loss program
- Created fitness programs for hospital employees
Why did you choose this as your career path?
I can’t play sports worth a hoot. If you can’t join 'em, tape their ankles. Seriously, I enjoy the high school athletic population. I care for them like they are my own kids. I’m motherly, but unlike your typical teen, they listen to me.