Carlie Snyder

Fitness Director

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Carlie started her fitness career in 2006 as trainer and group fitness instructor at the OSU RPAC while in college. Post-graduation she worked at a Medical Fitness Center in Cincinnati before moving back to Columbus to work at the JCC in 2012. She works with a variety of clientele from the elite high school/college athlete to the severely obese to those with chronic health conditions. Carlie enjoys working with diverse clientele and staying on the forefront of the trends of the fitness industry.

BS in Nutrition, AFAA Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, Bender Mat and Reformer Certified

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Beth McCullough

Assistent Fitness Director

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Beth started in fitness as a Yoga Instructor. Her focuses in Personal Training are correct form and technique, allowing her clients to get the most benefit from their workouts without injuring themselves. Beth specializes in helping clients to rehab after injuries or surgery, particularly knees, hips and shoulders.

BA in Biology, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

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Megan Davis Bushway

Pilates Instructor

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Megan first discovered Pilates through her love of movement and dance. She began teaching Pilates in 2015 and has since worked with a range of individuals including dancers, athletes, active agers, and those with various injuries. Megan loves to build upon the Classical Mat and Reformer work to meet the needs of everybody. She’s passionate about the healing nature of movement, and offers practices that restore, challenge, and strengthen your body.

BA and MFA in Dance, Balanced Body Mat and Reformer Certified

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Chelsea Ramsey

Personal Trainer

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Chelsea is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer who’s been training personal clients and conducting small group classes at the JCC for over a year. She played rugby in college and is an avid obstacle course racer and Krav Maga practitioner. She works with a variety of clientele from high school athletes to individuals with chronic illness.

BA in International Studies and English, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Krav Level 2 Certificate

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Brian Gerson

Personal Trainer

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Brian began his career in personal training in 2019, switching careers from the middle school classroom. He became connected with the JCC when he took his son there nearly every day to workout and soon enough joined the training team there. He works well with all clientele, especially people just getting started or back into a workout routine with the goal of keeping them coming back to make working out a regular part of their routine. Brian transformed his own body and health years ago with improved diet and a regular exercise routine and looks forward to helping people along their fitness and healthy living journey!

BA in Communications, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

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Michael Donham

Personal Trainer

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Mike has been training since 1992. He specializes in post physical therapy rehab and senior fitness and training. Along with his formal education, he has a vast knowledge and experience in the industry which has helped make him an expert in the field. Mike enjoys cheering on his Buckeyes and fishing in his free time.

BS in Health and Physical Education, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

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Jason Katz

Personal Trainer

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Jason has been a personal trainer since 2014 at an athletic performance facility before moving to the JCC in 2020. He has worked with all populations and is most passionate about helping people reach their goals. Whether that be weight loss, muscle gain or adding weight to their squat he wants his clients to reach their potential.

USAW level 1, Pain Free Performance Specialist, Precision Nutrition Level 1

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Dana Miklos

Personal Trainer

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Dana Miklos has been teaching fitness classes since 2012. She a has been an athlete her entire life. As a competitive gymnast and diver throughout her childhood and softball and field hockey player throughout adolescence; Dana developed strength, mind and body awareness and discipline. Invaluable skills she will always carry with her. Throughout college, Dana taught recreational gymnastics classes and coached a local high school field hockey team. After graduating from OSU, she decided to travel and lived in New Zealand for about a year. Even across the world she found herself drawn to fitness: hiking, kayaking, climbing glaciers, and repelling into caves.

BA in Womens Studies, ACE Certified Personal trainer, Les Mills GRIT and BodyPump Instructor, TRX Trainer

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Joyce Patrone

Pilates Instructor

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Joyce began teaching Pilates and Zumba in 2012. She has taught mat and Reformer Pilates throughout Columbus, including Ohio State. Joyce meets clients at their level in order to formulate a plan to achieve their goals. She teaches efficient movement techniques that clients can apply throughout their lives. Joyce pushes people outside their comfort zone to maximize strength and flexibility.

BS in Communication, Zumba Certified

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Lorrie Valinsky

Health & Nutrition Coach

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Lorrie began her career in health and wellness as an audiologist, serving as Director if Audiology at Columbus Speech and Hearing Center for nearly 10 years before leaving to raise her daughter. Her personal health journey led her to studying nutrition and seeking holistic health solutions. As a Nutrition Health Coach she offers clients tools, guidance, support and accountability in helping them reach their health and wellness goals through nutrition and lifestyle changes. Her expertise is in the area of weight loss and overall wellness. Lorrie is dedicated to leading her clients toward reaching their health and wellness goals; she is passionate about helping others be and feel their best!

BA Speech Pathology and Audiology, MA Audiology, Certified as Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

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Kyle Smith

Physical Therapist

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Kyle began his physical therapy career with The Ohio State University in 2018 at the Outpatient Care Gahanna location and now serves as the primary PT at the JCC. He treats a variety of orthopedic conditions and injuries, both operative and non-operative, and works with patients of all ages and backgrounds. He is part of the upper extremity team at OSU and has a passion for treating the overhead athlete. Kyle takes pride in getting his patients back to pain-free movement and back to performing the activities they love.

BA in Business Administration, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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