P.J. DeLuca

Director of Fitness

Over a 10-year career as a professional hockey coach, P.J. has helped develop collegiate and professional athletes; many today still play in the National Hockey League. Drawing from his experience as an athlete and coach, he takes a comprehensive approach to developing overall physical ability improving balance, stability, strength, and power. Each program is designed to your specific goals and abilities, whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior, or looking to be more fit and healthy.

Sue Lucia

Assistant Director of Fitness

Sue grew up in England as a competitive gymnast. After having obtained nationally recognized certifications to teach and train in the fitness industry she took her love and knowledge of the “biz” overseas. Working for several cruise lines and later as a national director and master instructor in the boutique fitness industry Sue is extremely well versed in all things fitness!

Her classes and training sessions are filled with the same passion and drive for life that she has for herself and believes there is nothing more gratifying than nailing a challenge!

Laurie Didio

Pilates Instructor

Laurie has been a certified Pilates instructor for over 15 years focusing her expertise in Mat Pilates, Reformer and Pilates Apparatus training. Presently she’s studying for an additional National Alliance Pilates Certification. Laurie teaches, safe, effective, yet challenging and innovative, private and group sessions. She is a certified personal trainer, cycling and group class instructor for over twenty five years.

Claudia Sepuka

Aqua Instructor

Originally from Sweden, Claudia brings 20 years of group fitness experience; specializing in Aqua Aerobics, Senior Fitness, Cardio Sculpt, Core Fusion, as well as high intensity classes. Claudia has an ability to create a challenging environment for a wide variety of fitness levels.

Jaqueline Apa

Aqua Instructor

Born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana, Jacqueline developed a passion for fitness through her athletic upbringing. She is a Certified Aqua instructor through Fit Tour and has obtained continuing education through NASM, ACE, AFAA and The Arthritis Foundation. She has developed a well-rounded skill set in Aqua Barre, Aqua HIIT, Tabata, Stretch and Stride, Super Circuit, Aqua Yoga for Arthritis. The latter can be scaled to meet a variety of fitness needs both in a group environment or personal aqua therapy session. Her motto is “Aqua Fit for Life.”

Mike Petrarca, ATC

Athletic Trainer

Mike is a New England native and has been a certified Athletic Trainer for over 12 years. He has worked in a multitude of settings including professional baseball, major league lacrosse, and alongside skilled physical therapists in the clinic setting. His unique experiences have given him a knowledge base and skill set to not only treat and prevent your injuries, but design, implement, and progress clients through a strength and conditioning program. Mike has a vast knowledge in corrective exercises stemming from his training in dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS). He also has experience with hands on soft tissue regeneration through his certification in Active Release Techniques (ART). He prides himself in his ability to think of the body in the global perspective and treat it as such. When Mike is not spending his time with his wife and daughter he enjoys working out and playing golf.

Mark Fair

Basketball Coach

From 2011-2020 Mark Fair has gained valuable experience and accolades throughout his high school, AAU and college career. While attending Reynoldsburg High School Mark made 1st team all-conference twice and 3rd team all-state senior year. He went on to average 20.3ppg 6.5 rebounds during his senior year. Which was the reason he was offered a roster spot to play at Wittenberg University, which is the nation’s all-time leader in NCAA Division III men’s basketball victories. While playing for Wittenberg he went on to win 96 games with only 18 losses. 3 out of the 4 years Wittenberg made the NCAA tournament while Mark was there, with a sweet 16 appearance during his senior year.

During Mark’s training sessions he will take you through a variety of drills from ball handling, shooting, footwork, and defense technique. Throughout the workout, clients will get a high character young man who will teach basketball fundamentals designed to improve your skill set. Each training session will end with words of advice on how to put you in the best position to be successful on and off the court. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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