Certifications/ Highlights

  • International Sorts Science Association (ISSA) Personal Trainer

  • Silver Sneakers Fundamentals of teaching Group Fitness

  • Silver Sneakers Foundations

  • CPR/AED/First Aid


Joan is a personal trainer, group exercise instructor & Sales Manager here at HealthPlex Fitness. Growing up in Gloversville, NY she started her fitness journey at 16 years old, realizing her passion. After graduating High School she pursued her passion going to Herkimer County Community College for Sports Management. She then transferred to SUNY Brockport where she did internships with the college ice hockey team doing advertising and filming for home and away games. Finishing up at SUNY Brockport getting her bachelors in Sports Management and Recreation.

After college she worked with the Amsterdam Mohawks baseball team with Sales, Advertising and photography. She then started her journey into Personal Training and Teaching Classes at age 28 and continues to express her passion at HealthPlex Fitness joining the team in 2022.

Joan uses her passion to make fitness fun for the older population and overall the community. She believes making fitness fun will get others to enjoy it more often as she did when her mother started working out with her and watched her fitness journey grow. Joan enjoys staying active in the fitness world & hiking towards The Great Adirondacks and Catskill Regions.