Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our staff members have spent many years devoted to pursuing excellence in their field and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as instructors and trainers.

Through extensive training, certification and dedication, our staff has attained mastery in their fields and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to our members. Here are a few of Sport Fit Bowie’s staff members:

Joe   (General Manager)        

Joe MajorJoe is a 20 year veteran in the health and wellness field. He comes to Sport Fit from the Merritt Clubs organization in Baltimore. A graduate of Howard University, Joe has managed ten clubs during his career. He has been responsible for such clubs as the Chevy Chase Athletic Club, the Downtown Athletic Club in Miami and West End Executive Club in Washington, D.C. Joe also served as the district manager for the Western New York region of World Gym. Joe, a native of Buffalo, loves golf and was an all conference tennis player while at Howard.

 

 

Pete   (Assistant Manager) 

IMG_3460Pete is a Bowie native and has been with Sport Fit since it’s first day of business in 1988. His role as Assistant Manager is vital to the daily operation of the club, and he plays a key role in the many major upgrades that Sport Fit has been making over the past several years. Pete graduated from University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Management.

 

“Sport Fit is a great place to work and an even better place to workout. I enjoy the friendly environment and the personal approach that we take when working with our members.”
- Pete

 

Chris   (Director of Personal Training) 

IMG_4686bChris has been a part of Sport Fit for the past 25 years. First, as a member and then as a Certified Personal Trainer. He has helped members, as well as athletes around the country, achieve their sport, health, and fitness goals with his experience and dedication. Now, he is directing the personal training programs and has created the Sports Performance Academy – Athletic Excellence.

 

Fred (Front Desk Manager)

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Fred worked in Management for over 15 years with Verizon and also in Operations for a couple delivery companies.  He’s always enjoyed the personal contact and his time with Sport Fit family of members and staff.

“My goal is to make your first and last experience at the club as pleasant as possible.”

 

Katy  (Kid’s Fitness & Activities Director)

IMG_4682bKaty spent several years performing professionally onstage. She later transitioned into teaching choreography, directing, and fitness. Since finding her passion for fitness, she has been creating and instructing fitness programs for several years. Katy is committed to making fitness fun! Whether you love sports, dancing, music, weights, or karate- there is sure to be a program for everyone!

 

Kevin  (Tennis Director) 

IMG_4689bSince the late 1970′s, Kevin has been involved as a tennis instructor and has spent the last 25 years as Director of Tennis at his clubs. He is a P1 USPTA Elite professional and has been head coach for a Virginia high school, the head pro for the USTA Competitive Training Center and a two-time seminar contest winner for the mid-Atlantic division of the USPTA. Kevin has also competed nationally and internationally.

“My goal is to have the tennis programs organized so that you can concentrate on the enjoyment of the game.”
- Kevin

 

Lanie   (Aerobics Coordinator) 

LanieStargelEditedSmallLanie has been with Sport Fit since the doors opened in September of 1988. She is the group fitness director, which oversees all group fitness and water classes. Lanie has a variety of certifications and expertise in the fields of aerobics and water aerobics.

 

“I just LOVE our members and enjoy being able to provide them with such a variety of classes and instructors. The range of classes and the personal approach that Sport Fit offers is like no other health club that I’ve ever seen.”
- Lanie

 

Laurie   (Pool Manager)

IMG_4684bLaurie’s career in aquatics began long before coming to Sport Fit in 1999. She began teaching and coaching at the YMCA in 1972 and later became the head coach for a local swim club that has earned the division champion title each year. As Sport Fit’s Pool Manager, Laurie oversees the daily operations of the pool and teaches swim lessons.

 

Maureen   (Office Manager) 

MaureenPicEditedSmallMaureen began working as a Sport Fit babysitter in 1993. She then trained to become an aerobics instructor which she still enjoys doing today. As Sport Fit recognized the need for structured fitness programs for families, Maureen was an instrumental part in the development of our model children’s fitness program. Though she spends much of her time now on administrative duties, she still keeps her hand in both the children’s and adult fitness programs.

“My family grew up at Sport Fit – It has been terrific for promoting a healthy lifestyle for my family.”
- Maureen

 

For more information about the Sport Fit Bowie staff or our programs, please contact us at 301-262-4553 or by clicking here.

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  • Aime Ngounoue

    October 29, 2013, No Comments

    A former Junior and Davis Cup standout for Cameroon, Aime brings his infectious good humor to Sport Fit. He has worked as a junior performance coach as well. USPTA…

  • Marjorie Collins

    October 30, 2012, No Comments

    Resident Pro A doubles drill and play specialist and a fabulous junior tennis coach for those young starters. Marjorie has been teaching at Sport Fit for over 15 years.…

  • Kevin McClure

    October 30, 2012, No Comments

    Director of Tennis Over 20 years as Head Pro or Director of Tennis. Former number one player for Univ. of Richmond. Travelled and played across the country and overseas.…

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