Meet the experts

 
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MIKE
LEPORE

General Manager
Mike has been in sales and management his entire career after graduating from the Rutgers School of Business.  He left the corporate life in 2008 and has been in management for the last ten years with multiple fitness and wellness centers. He takes a lot of pride in helping people achieve their goals and help get them on the right path towards a healthy lifestyle

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JENNY
STOVER

Group Exercise Director
As a mother of three energetic little boys and a group exercise instructor and personal trainer for the last 17 years, Jenny is an example of how to live a fit lifestyle. She feels blessed doing something she is passionate about, and she strives to motivate others to experience how regular exercise can be beneficial. Come join her in your next group exercise class!

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MELISSA
STUMBAUGH

Youth Programs Director
and Aquatics Manager

Melissa brings over 10 years of experience in swim instruction, and a passion for helping to create active and engaging experiences for youth to NJAC. She pairs her experience and enthusiasm with fitness and fun to help children (and adults!) lead healthy, balanced lives. Her main goal is to help make fitness fun for your little-one! 


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EDDIE
ANDREWS

Parisi Speed School Director
A former athlete and fitness professional for the last six years, Eddie knows what it takes to be successful. When it’s hard to stay motivated, Eddie steps in and pushes his clients the extra mile they need because he knows that any goal is possible if you put your all into it. Eddie shares his knowledge and experiences with his clients to lead them to success. 

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KEN
FREIBERG

Personal Training Manager
Ken is a veteran within the health and fitness industry with over 30 years of experience under his belt.  He hold a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, is a certified personal trainer via the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is one of only a few people in New Jersey certified to practice Muscle Activation Therapy. He is a former nationally ranked gymnast, and teaches Aikido where he holds the rank of 3rd Degree Black belt. His knowledge and enthusiasm reverberates throughout the personal training department. 

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CAROL
ROBINSON

Pilate Reformer Instructor
Carol is a certified Yoga, Reformer and Mat Pilates Instructor at NJAC because for her, fitness is all about the mind/ body connection. Come try Barrefit, Mat Pilates or Reformer to lengthen, strengthen and tone your way to a new body!

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PENNY
BARDFIELD, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian
Penny has worked as a registered dietitian and fitness instructor at NJAC since 2009. She earner her B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Delaware and her M.S. in Health Education and Nutrition Marketing from St. Joseph’s University. Penny provides individual, group, and family consultations to help her clients improve their nutritional health. She loves combining her two passions—fitness and nutrition—to help others set and achieve their goals.