Miami Dade College Kendall Campus

Fitness and Wellness Center

  • Mathew Diaz-Buil

    Mathew Diaz-Buil


    Education: Associate's Degree in Exercise Science from Miami Dade College. Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education-Sport and Fitness Studies at FIU.
    Certifications: CPR/ AED
    Training Expertise: Knowledgeable about strength training and conditioning the body. Helping others become more flexible with mobility training and anything that has to do with fitness and athletics.

  • Caitlin Clancy

    Caitlin Clancy


    Education: Associate's Degree in Pre-Nursing expected to be completed by 2018
    Training Expertise: Passionate about sports, personal fitness, and motivating others in reaching their fitness goals. Specializes in creating exercise routines designed for weight training, weight loss and toning of the lower body.

  • Marla Gonzalez

    Marla Gonzalez


    Education: Associate’s Degree in Pre-Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education – Sports and Fitness Track
    Certifications: CPR/AED
    Training Expertise: Teaching group exercise classes, credit classes and weight training. Also, designing exercise routines for employee and students and assisting with proper form.

  • John-Thomas Hernandez

    John-Thomas Hernandez


    Education: Associate's Degree in Hospitality Management from MDC. Currently Pursuing Bachelor's in Hospitality Management at FIU
    Training Expertise: Calf Training Cardiovascular Conditioning Range of Motion, Flexibility, and Mobility.

  • Ingrid Paz

    Ingrid Paz


    Education: Currently completing Associate’s Degree in Biology, expected to be completed by 2020.
    Training Expertise: Weight Lifting and toning of the lower body
    Hobbies: Playing Volleybal, boxing and running

  • Natasha Perez

    Natasha Perez


    Education: Associate’s Degree in Physical Education – Sports & Fitness Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education – Sports & Fitness at Florida International University College of Education
    Licenses: U.S. Soccer National F & E Licenses and CPR & AED Certified
    Hobbies: Coaching/playing soccer Running Weightlifting

  • Andres Rodriguez

    Andres Rodriguez


    Education: Associate’s Degree in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology from Keiser University. Plan to complete my Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine, my Master’s Degree in Athletic Training, and my Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy.
    Certifications: NCSF-CPT, CSC, First Aid/CPR/AED from American Heart Association and American Health Institute.
    Training Expertise: Sports Medicine, Exercise Science, Biomechanics, Strength and Conditioning, Olympic Lifting, rehabilitation and injury prevention, 1-on-1 training with special population individuals, as well as training individuals with medical conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and many others.

  • Felipe Vilar-Tedeschi

    Felipe Vilar-Tedeschi


    Education: I am currently pursuing my Associate in Arts degree in Exercise Science. My goal is to continue pursuing the Bachler in Science degree in Sports Medicine/ Athletic Training. Currently, I am an Athletic Trainer intern for the Athletic department, where I am responsible over seeing in one of the athletic team.
    Training Expertise: Spotting technique, sports injuries as it relates to exercise.
    Hobbies:Working out and playing various sports