Brian Wright
Born and raised in Maryland, Brian holds a BS degree from Frostburg State University where he developed a passion for physical fitness and became a decorated college athlete. Brian has worked in the health and fitness industry since 1998 and has an extensive background in all aspects of fitness training and coaching. His specialties include strength training for weight management, youth training, injury prevention and group exercise. Brian currently holds his personal trainer's certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and continues his devotion to advancing this knowledge in the field of exercise science.
Pam Conte
Born and raised in Stamford CT, Pam is an energetic person who enjoys a wide variety of recreational activities and has a background in competitive sports and athletics. Her passion for health and wellness has led Pam to change her career path and venture into the field of fitness. Pam is continuing to expand and refine her knowledge base by working on a degree in Exercise Science. Pam is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor who specializes in postural rehabilitative training, weight management and functional resistance training. With her positive spirit and enthusiastic personality, Pam will inspire you to get moving and help you achieve your fitness goals!
George Kailas
George was born and raised in Stamford. He has been active in athletics since he was a child, where he played basketball in high school and various intramural leagues. An avid exercise fan, he earned his Personal Training certification from the American College of Sports Medicine. He teaches adult and youth boxing classes, including Boxing Beatdown at the IC. He is also a youth athletic trainer and sports specific trainer at the IC as well as a personal trainer at Chelsea Piers. In addition, he is the assistant Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach at Westhill High School. George specializes in cardio boxing and conditioning, youth fitness and resistance training.
Mike Mirto
Mike is a certified Personal Trainer, Red Cross Instructor and Group Fitness Instructor. He earned his Adult Group Primary Fitness Certification and TRX Suspension certification from the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Mike teaches TRX Boot Camp at the IC as well as TRX Small Group training, TRX personal training, team training and many of our youth athletic programs.
Susan Phillips
Susan Phillips has been a certified yoga instructor for over four years and has been practicing yoga for 10 years. She teaches classic vinyasa flow which includes steady movement from one pose to the next, in a series designed to improve both flexibility and strength. The classes are “open level” which means she provides a range of poses for every level of practitioner from absolute beginners to intermediate/advanced. Susan’s knowledge of the body and how yoga can impact it will help you to develop, improve or expand your individual practice. Susan is energetic, warm and inviting and her classes are always fun!
Jessica Quintero-Munier
Jessica Quintero-Munier started her Zumba journey in 2007 as a student. Zumba fitness changed her life, body, stamina and outlook on “working out.” Jessica discovered her new passion and became a Zumba Certified Instructor in January 2013. Her goal is to prove that fitness can be fun and spread the Zumba message “Ditch the Workout and Join the Party!” With over several years of dance training and experience Latin dancing at family parties, Jessica creates a judgment free zone in her classes that attract women of all ages and fitness level.