Meet the LCCC Personal Trainers
Celeste holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with minors in Management and Economics from Youngstown State University. She will graduate in December with an Associate’s Degree in Sports and Fitness Management and a certificate of proficiency in Personal Training. She is a certified personal trainer through the National Council on Strength and Fitness and is certified in CPR with AED.
“While losing 110 pounds through diet and exercise, I learned a lot about fitness and also about feelings. The experiences that have led me to this point help me relate very well with others looking to embark on their own personal journeys. While I am a good cook, I didn’t put that weight on simply because I loved to eat and didn’t stop exercising simply because I was lazy. There is a lot of stuff that happens to people that gets in their heads and eventually they wake up not seeing the person they thought they were in the mirror. I would love nothing better than to help other people turn their lives around to become fit for the first time in their lives or to regain their fitness after a ‘hiatus.’
NCSF, Certified Personal Trainer
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
Josh is a graduate of Lorain County Community College with an Associates of Applied Science in Sports and Fitness Management. He is a certified Personal Trainer through the National Council on Strength & Fitness and a Cross Fit Level 2 certificate trainer. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science with the University of Akron.
Josh states “in February of 2010 I was 295 lbs., out of shape and doing even the simplest task was a struggle for me. I decided to make a change and start exercising and learning more about how to live a healthy life and lost over 65 lbs. In the first year, I decided that I wanted to help people like me that wanted to make a change in their life but didn’t know where to begin or were too afraid to take that first step. I started school in the fall of 2011 and graduated this past May with a wealth of information on the right and wrong ways to exercise. I am excited to continue on with the University Partnership through the University of Akron to further increase my knowledge base to be able to help people more effectively."
Andy is a graduate of The University of Akron with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science and Sports Management. He is certified as a personal trainer through National Council on Strength and Fitness. He is currently part of our HPER staff here at LCCC as a fitness center instructor and is CPR/AED certified through the American Heart Association. Andy has been involved with youth and high school athletics as a baseball pitching coach and as a football coach. He has extensive experience implementing training programs with high school athletes, however looks forward to working with all age groups and helping them attain their health and fitness goals. Andy will be accepting new clients starting in 2016.
Andy is a graduate of The University of Akron with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. He received two Associates degrees from Lorain County Community College: Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science in Sports and Fitness Management. In addition, he has a Certificate of Proficiency in Personal Training. His personal training certification is with National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF-CPT). Andy is also AED certified and CPR certified through the American Heart Association. He is also First Aid & Safety certified through American Red Cross. Andy currently works for LCCC as a Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer and Adjunct Faculty. He has taught credit courses like strength and resistance training, personal conditioning, and resistance training for women. He is prepared to develop an individualized exercise program for you based on your personal goals and needs.
Roseanne is a certified personal trainer through the National Council on Strength & Fitness. She holds a Specialty Certification in exercise for the Older Adult and certifications with the Aerobics & Fitness Association of America in weight room, group exercise, personal training, and bench stepping. Roseanne is trained in Stott Pilates, Power Pacing cycling, Kickboxing, and Functional Fitness. She is currently working on her Bachelors in Exercise Science through The University of Akron along with being head coach of the Girls Soccer Program for Amherst High School. Roseanne has 25+ years working in the fitness industry and strives to make an impact on the well-being of health conscious individuals.
Paul is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sport Medicine and a Certified Functional Aging Specialist through the Functional Aging Institute. Paul holds special certificates in Youth Exercise, Women’s Fitness, and Senior Fitness from NASM.
Paul graduated from Ohio University and earned an MBA from Cleveland State University. He spent thirty years coaching and training youth through elite level athletes. He has coached locally at Midview, Bay and St Edward high schools and is currently on the staff of USA Wrestling Ohio where he prepares Ohio’s top high school wrestlers for national competition.
Paul’s current focus is training multiple age groups and helping them to achieve their health and fitness goals. His special interest areas include balance training, weight management, corrective exercise and functional fitness training.
Kathleen M. Resar
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Kathleen is a graduate of Kent State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, with a Fitness Specialist Concentration. Along with her American Council on Exercise (ACE) certification as a Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor, Kathleen is also certified through American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Health/Fitness Instructor. She has worked as a Fitness Instructor at LCCC Fitness Center since January 1989, and has taught several Physical Education classes as an Adjunct Faculty member since the Fall of 1989. Kathleen has gone through the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program.