Miami Dade College Kendall Campus

Fitness and Wellness Center

  • Caitlin Clancy

    Caitlin Clancy


    Education: A.A. in Pre-Nursing from MDC
    B.S. in Physical Education with a track in Sport and Fitness Studies from FIU

    Certifications: CPR and AED Certified. Certified Personal Trainer from NCSF

    Training Expertise: Passionate about sports, personal fitness, and motivating others in reaching their fitness goals. Specializes in creating weight training programs, flexibility stretches as well as workouts that target the lower body.

    Hobbies:Weight training, playing sports, dancing, eating chocolate, traveling and proving people wrong

  • Mathew Diaz-Buil

    Mathew Diaz-Buil


    Education:A.A. in Exercise Science from MDC
    B.S. in Physical Education with a track in Sport and Fitness Studies from FIU

    Certifications: CPR and AED Certified. Certified Personal Trainer from NCSF

    Hobbies: Working out, playing sports and traveling

    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.

  • Diana Garcia

    Diana Garcia


    Education: Currently pursuing my Associate’s Degree in Business Administration. My goal is to continue pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at FIU.

    Hobbies: Playing soccer and Running

  • John-Thomas Hernandez

    John-Thomas Hernandez


    Education: Currently completing my Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. My goal is to continue completing my Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at FIU.

    Training Expertise: Calf Training, Cardiovascular Conditioning, Range of Motion, Flexibility, and Mobility

  • Melissa Lorio-Galeano

    Melissa Lorio-Galeano


    Education: Currently working on my AA on Business Administration. Also, currently enrolled in Connect4Success, so in two years I will transfer to FIU.

    Certifications: I am certified in Quickbooks 2016.

    Training Expertise: Lower body and core

    Hobbies: Working out, baking, and dancing.

  • 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 volleyball, boxing and running.

  • Bengie Rosier

    Bengie Rosier


    Education: I am currently completing my Associate degree in Exercise science. I am currently an Athletic trainer for the athletic department. My goal is to continue pursuing my bachelor's degree at FIU.

    Training Expertise: Sports injuries.

    Certifications: CPR/AED

    Hobbies: Dancing, working out, and running.

  • Andres Rodriguez

    Andres Rodriguez


    Education: AS in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology

    Certifications: NCSF-CPT, CES, CSC

    Training Expertise: Over six years of training experience, corrective exercise, strength and conditioning, training for Olympic lifting, individuals of special populations, power, muscle hypertrophy and fat loss and nutritional guidance.

  • Andrew Robinson

    Andrew Robinson


    Education:Currently completing my Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. My goal is to continue completing my Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at FIU.

    Hobbies: Playing video games, basketball and fishing

  • James Tharp

    James Tharp


    Education: A.A. in Psychology from MDC

    Certifications: CPR Certified

    Training Expertise: Well versed in strength training. Works with calisthenics, heavy weight lifting and high-intensity interval training runs. Specializes in strength training movements including benching, squatting and deadlifting.

    Hobbies: Lifting weights, playing video games, YouTuber and drawing

  • 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.

    Hobbies: Working out and playing various sports.

    Training Expertise: Spotting technique, sports injuries as it relates to exercise.

  • Flavia Vitier

    Flavia Vitier


    Education: I am currently completing my Associate of Science in Nursing (AS), expected to be finished in the Spring of 2020. My goal is to get into the MDC Nursing Program to complete my Bachelor's Degree in two years.

    Certifications: Health Insurance License (240).

    Hobbies: Swimming, traveling, and watching baseball games.