Tessie Lobon is a registered Physical Therapist with 24 years of experience in rehabilitation and orthopedics and 20 years in personal training. She has been involved in sports since she was 12 years old. She was voted most athletic her senior year and excelled in Softball, Basketball, and Volleyball. In college, she took karate and soon held two medals in the Intercollegiate World Karate Championships in Kobe, Japan. This was the start of her pursuit of fitness. Tessie holds multiple fitness certifications, International Sports & Fitness Trainers (ISFT), Certified Senior Strength Trainer through the IWA, and Advanced Fitness Boxing Trainer, along with her physical therapy license, to name a few. Working for South Miami Hospital/Baptist Health Systems for 20 years gave her a passion for helping people.
Tessie, along with her husband Dennis, left the corporate world to open their own business. Dennis Lobon worked for major marketing and advertising companies as an Art Director and manager for 20 years. The corporate world has given Dennis skills that he applies to MSFC on a daily basis to keep the club operating at high standards. Dennis is our Boot Camp trainer. His fitness background includes studying functional training at the Institute of Physical Art in Boca Raton, Florida. He competed in Basketball, SpringBoard diving, and track at the collegiate level. Being involved in team sports and fitness all his life made it a natural transition to lead the boot camp classes.
Sue Veingrad has been a Personal Trainer for 13 years. She has been a Registered Nurse since 1986 and is certified by ACE, specializing in Senior Training (ADL's), balance improvement, core strength, and flexibility. Sue uses various functional training techniques to accommodate each client's specific needs. Sue also holds a TRX trainer certification and is a Johnny G cycling instructor.
Natasha Fairweather has been training in the South Florida area for 12 years. She is certified through ACE in Personal Training and Group Fitness Instructor, along with AFFA Cycling Instructor. Natasha is a Figure Competitor and enjoys teaching fitness/conditioning to female soccer players. She challenges her clients to reach "their" goa
Juan Gomez has been in the fitness industry for 13 years. Juan holds an AA in Exercise Science and is certified through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT). He is also a state Certified/Licensed Paramedic & Firefighter. Juan is currently finishing his AS in EMS and plans to pursue a nursing degree. Juan specializes in strength training and conditioning. He is also certified as a TRX trainer and an Advanced Fitness Boxing Trainer through the Boxing Fitness Institute.
William Desmond has been a personal trainer for over 10-years. He is certified through ISSA and also works as a firefighter/paramedic. Billy is currently finishing his nursing degree. Being active in sports all his life has to lead him to keep up with the latest trends in fitness. He is an extremely knowledgeable individual who acts as a catalyst in the transformation of the lives of his clients. Billy is able to modify exercises to match anyone's ability and fitness level.
Bobby Cahill has been a certified personal trainer since 1989. He is certified through ACSM and NSCA. He is a nationally certified emergency medical technician. Bobby is also a State of Florida Certified Paramedic and Firefighter. He holds certifications in pediatric advanced life support and adult cardiac life support. Bobby is currently employed by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and holds the position of Lieutenant.
Bobby's clientele ranges from adolescent athletes to Division One and professional athletes. He caters to each client's individual needs and guarantees results with a safe, enjoyable, and effective routine. In his spare time, Bobby enjoys coaching youth athletics.
Exercise and being physically active have always been a part of Herve's life. He finds happiness in watching his clients push through and succeed in the goals they set out to accomplish and considers himself fortunate to be a part of that journey. Herve obtained an athletic training degree from the University of Miami and is Crossfit Level 1 certified. He specializes in weight loss, injury prevention, and rehabilitation, and sport-specific training. He strongly believes in stepping outside of your comfort zone to make significant gains. Consistency and a positive attitude are a must. His training style can be described as a mix of Crossfit and the classics with the occasional "extreme" challenge. He is patient but expects clients to work hard. His training motto can be summarized in the saying, "Think strong. Be strong".
Exercise science and the positive changes to a person's life are the driving force behind Jeanette's training. She has obtained a Master's degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami, an undergraduate degree in the field of Biological Sciences from FIU and is certified with the NSCA (CSCS) and Crossfit Level 1. She strongly believes that health is life. Jeanette specializes in weight loss, injury prevention, strength and conditioning, one-on-one and small group training. She uses a combination of Olympic weightlifting, functional training, bodybuilding, metabolic circuits, and endurance training in her programming. Jeanette describes herself as passionate, honest, self-motivated, educated, and persistent. Her training motto can be described as "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you."
Sebastian Maroli has over 25 years of personal training experience and is certified by the World Fitness Association. He was also an IFBB judge in Argentina for three years.
Sebastian trains different types of clients, including adults/children trying to lose weight and athletes in soccer, swimming, tennis, and basketball. He also trains and coaches bodybuilding athletes in figure, physique, and bodybuilding categories. Regardless of the client’s specific goal, Sebastian can tailor the training to their individual needs.
Sebastian is dedicated to his clients and works with them to achieve results in short periods of time. He believes his job is to be an educator so that his clients follow his instructions and “learn” how to execute the exercises to help prevent injuries correctly.
ISSA Certified Personal Trainer (International Sports Sciences Association); CPR
Strength/Weight Training, Body Building, Functional Fitness, Circuit Training, HIIT, Weight loss, Custom Nutritional Planning,
Individual, Group, Boot Camps
Teenagers, Adults, Children, Senior Citizens, Beginners
To educate and motivate. Guide and support clients in their fitness journey to live their best life, feel good about themselves, and be comfortable in their own skin.
Favorite Philosophy: Know the limits of your client, but challenge them to move safely past them.
Born in South Florida, Miami-Dade County,
Classically trained musician at some of the top music conservatories in the country and has performed all over the world as a solo artist and some chamber music groups
Active in track and field, cross-country, gymnastics, and soccer throughout high school