Meet Our Trainers


Valerie is the Community Wellness Director here at YWCA New Britain.  She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from CCSU, and her Master's Degree in Public Health from Des Moines University of Health Sciences.  Valerie is a Nationally Certified NSCA Personal Trainer with over 10 years of training experience, and is certified in Les Mills RPM and Bodyvive.  Her main goal is helping her clients dig deep, to discover the fitness potential they may not know they possess.


Jeff recently completed his bachelors of science in Exercise Physiology at Central Connecticut State University. He was a high school track state competitor and also has a sports background in football and mixed martial arts.  Jeff's emphasis in personal fitness coaching is on fast-paced, metabolic workouts, strength training, cardiovascular training/improvement, and in applying functional movements in a workout setting to help the client improve their activities of daily living.


Rebecca earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University, is a Certified Exercise Physiologist and holds a level II Exercise is Medicine Credential through the American College of Sports Medicine. Rebecca was a competitive gymnast for many years and is able to use her knowledge and skills learned from being an athlete and a coach when training her clients. She is passionate about helping others reach their goals and live a healthier lifestyle.

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