DeLand Family YMCA Personal Training staff:

Personal Trainer Tatjana Magoc

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Master’s Degree in Kinesiology and Sports Studies from Eastern Illinois University.
  • Certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor with the International Fitness Association (IFA)
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • Knowledge base in fitness, balance, flexibility, conditioning, weight loss, muscle development, weight training, and adult fitness
  • Worked as a ski and kickboxing instructor
  • Competed for university swim team
  • At Eastern Illinois University, taurght a variety PE classes for undergraduate and graduate students

 Why I work at the Y

I’ve found a great place to continue my HOPE mission: Help One Person Every Day!


Personal Trainer John Morse

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • International Baccalaureate program graduate from DeLand High School
  • Personal training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • Varsity wrestler since his sophomore year
  • Speaks fluent Castilian (Spanish)

Why I work at the Y

I work at the Y because it is a great foundation for helping members improve their quality of life.


Personal Trainer Joe Prince II

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • BA in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology from the University of Florida
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • Wide knowledge base of fitness, injury rehabilitation, sports performance training, and wellness concepts

 


Personal Trainer Kathy Schwerdfeger

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Stetson University.
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer
  • YMCA Group Exercise Instructor certifications in Step and Boot Camp
  • Coaching certification from USA Triathlon
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • Accomplished runner and triathlete

Why I work at the Y

The relationships I have developed with the members is the reason I work for the DeLand YMCA!


 Personal Trainer Jennifer Roland

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • ACE-certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE specialty certification in Orthopedic Exercise
  • (Help restore balance and prevent injury)
  • AED/CPR certified
  • The State of Florida certified Paramedic
  • State of Florida certified Firefighter

Why I work at the Y

To help individuals meet, and sometimes exceed, their own goals and expectations.


Personal Trainer Nick Reiherzer

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration from UCF.
  • ACE-certified Personal Trainer
  •  Former high school and college athlete

Why I work at the Y

I work at the YMCA because I love our members and enjoy getting to make a positive impact in their lives!


Personal Trainer Elizabeth WilliamsElizabeth-Williams_DeLand_PT

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Health Sciences from Stetson University.
  • Certified Personal Trainer through The National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Enhanced Fitness Instructor
  • Golf Fitness Certification through NASM
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • Played Division I volleyball for Stetson University
  • Experience in pre and post-natal exercise

Why I work at the Y

I work for the Y because they allow me to help individual pursue their health and fitness goals in a family friendly enviornment!


Personal Trainer Denise Metts

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR and First Aid Certified

Why I work at the Y

I work at the Y because of the strong bonds that are made here.


Personal Trainer Roth Allen

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Health Science from Stetson University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Flagler College
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Personal Trainer

SPECIALTIES

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Cardio
  • Strength Training

Why I work at the Y

I work for the Y because I like helping our members live healthy and fulfilling lives.


Personal Trainer Andres Pirallo

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Central Florida.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • TRX Suspension Trainer Qualified
  • Fluent Spanish Speaker
  • Background in Soccer and Surfing

Why I work for the Y

To help members and clients reach goals they desire and improve the quality of their everyday life through health and fitness.


Personal Trainer Tracy Gorman

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • LesMills Body Pump Instructor
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • Active Adult
  • Group Excercise
  • BodyCombat & BodyPump LesMills

Why I work at the Y

I work for the Y because I love being part of a movement that helps people be healthier!


Personal Trainer Juan Sanchez

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

SPECIALTIES

  • Competitive Powerlifting
  • Olympic Weightlifting
  • Flexibility, Mobility, Form & Stability Training
  • Strength & Mass Building
  • Exercise correction

Why I work at the Y

I work at the Y because we all treat each other as equals and with respect. I enjoy my job because it doesn’t feel like it’s work; I look forward to it because I’m doing what I love!

Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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