WHO WE ARE

Zack Welch
General Manager

zwelch@chantillyyouth.org 
(571) 529-6545

 

Zack played 4 years of baseball at SUNY Plattsburgh while getting a degree in Mathematics. He continued his baseball career professionally while also obtaining his master's degree in kinesiology. Zack is originally from upstate New York (much farther north than Westchester, for you non-New Yorkers) and lived in Texas before moving to Virginia. Zack started off as the Director of Operations in September 2018 and now serves as the General Manager of The Fieldhouse, which means he oversee the staff here and ensures everyone works together to reach and exceed the goals. He enjoys interacting with customers on a daily basis to make sure they are happy with their experiences here at The Fieldhouse. One thing that makes Zack happy here? The people, from the staff to the customers to all the kids that come through the doors.

 

Heidi Howser
Administrator

hhowser@chantillyyouth.org
(571) 529-6545

 

Heidi is originally from Punxsutawney, PA and graduated from Clarion University and moved to NoVA, working in software. She and her husband, Scott, live in Herndon and have three children. Heidi joined CYA as a Soccer Mom and Volunteer in 2003. Roles since joining CYA have included Soccer Administrator, Soccer League Club Representative & Registrar, Soccer Team Manager, System Administrator for all sports and HR/Payroll. With the acquisition of The Fieldhouse, Heidi assumed administrator responsibilities supporting the staff and facility.

 

Donny Smith
Strength Training Manager

dsmith@chantillyyouth.org
(571) 529-6545

 

Donny is a local NoVa kid, growing up in Sterling, and a former Park View Patriot. While at Park View, he was a two-sport, All-State athlete as a heavyweight wrestler and offensive guard for Football. He continued his playing career at West Virginia University where his team won the Big East Championship twice, the Sugar Bowl Championship, the Gator Bowl Championship, and the Fiesta Bowl Championship. After three seasons, he transferred to James Madison University where he was ranked 1st nationally for 12 straight weeks and capped off the year with a CAA Football Championship. At JMU he played in multiple games and started 10.  During his last two years at JMU he was a full-time intern with the Olympic Sports Strength Coach (men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s soccer, men’s soccer, cheerleading, baseball, and track) in the weight room and later interned at Bridgewater College with over 20 sports. After a successful playing career, Donny began working at the JMU football training center with swimming, diving, men’s golf, women’s golf, women’s lacrosse, and field hockey. He graduated from James Madison with a degree in Kinesiology. Upon Graduation, he took a position as a Graduate Assistant Strength Coach at Wagner College where he assisted with football, women’s water polo, women’s soccer, swimming, men’s track, baseball, women’s lacrosse, and women’s swimming. He worked primarily with men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and men’s lacrosse. After one year at Wagner, he advanced to a position as an Assistant Strength Coach at James Madison University where he trained with women’s lacrosse, field hockey, and football, and worked primarily with women’s golf, men’s golf and women’s swimming and diving. He later moved to UNC Charlotte to take the Assistant Strength Coach position was directly responsible for the baseball team and was apart of the staff that built the fast-growing Division 1 Football program in history. During Donny’s coaching career he trained a multitude of players who later became professional athletes in the NFL, MLB, and European Basketball Leagues. In addition to coaching professional athletes, he has coached two Olympians for women’s swimming and field hockey. He has also trained multiple athletes for their NFL combine preparation including Arthur Moats (Steelers/Bills), Dorian Brooks (Steelers) and Earl Watford (Cardinals). Since 2016, Donny has owned and operated Crossfit Hydraulic here in Chantilly. He has also worked with a wide range of Personal training clients from all walks of life to bring his years of coaching experience to help fit their needs and goals. Donny is looking forward to building a Strong family type atmosphere for everyone here at The Fieldhouse.

 

Kenny Yates
Personal Trainer

kenny@fullthrottlefitnessva.com
(571) 529-6545

 

With over 15 years of experience in the sports and fitness industry, Kenny has been blessed to turn a love and a passion into a profession Not only was Kenny a player of multiple sports, he has also participated as a coach for youth basketball and football, with a record of winning youth titles in both sports. Kenny has also shaped the lives of young athletes by coaching basketball and football and helping athletes excel in their game through personal and team training.  Kenny has a proven track record of helping athletes further their capabilities and exceeds their counterparts in the game of baseball, football, field hockey, and lacrosse. In the past 4 years of his career, Kenny has taken his passion and leadership skills and carved himself a very unique, niche position in the training profession, concentrating his efforts on women’s field hockey and lacrosse. With his training experience and skills, and knowledge of sports performance and injury prevention, Kenny has quickly become the trainer that parents and athletes alike call when they are serious about taking their game to the next level and beyond.  Kenny has developed a strength and conditioning program that not only prepares his clients for their sports season but also primes the athletes for playing at the “next level”; (making their high school team, their varsity team, preparing for recruiting tournaments or preparing to attend college team). Athletic strength training is the core of his training because “Everyone has an athlete in them. I’ve been around some amazing athletes, but we all have the ability to be better and it’s my job to maximize that potential.” While Kenny believes that no trainer gets an athlete to college, he does firmly believe in providing athletes with not just the physical tools but also the mental jewels needed to play at the next level.  Kenny has been able to do this with several of his field hockey and lacrosse athletes who are now attending colleges and universities such as University of Louisville, Ohio State University, Appalachian State, Yale, Harvard, Arizona State, Oregon, Rutgers, South Carolina, Brown, Fresno State and Christopher Newport to name a few.

 

Erica Hall
EveryMom Fitness Instructor

ericahall@everymomfitness.com
(571) 529-6545

 

EveryMom Fitness is dedicated to providing every mom with a great workout offering modifications for every fitness level. Kids are encouraged to attend classes with their moms, where they also learn the importance of exercise in building a healthy, strong body inside and out. The EveryMom class has grown from ten members to over forty under Erica’s leadership. Erica has been a certified personal trainer for over ten years, training both men and women. She worked in a private personal training studio to gain experience with injury recovery. Running her own fitness business in Tampa, Florida, Erica taught bootcamp classes in her neighborhood. She has also taught and trained at several gyms and studios locally. Helping people achieve their fitness goals and feel confident and strong has always been a true passion for Erica.

 

Sue Pucino
EveryMom Fitness Instructor

Sue is an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and mom to two boys. Her fitness journey started after the birth of her second child. She had always been up-and-down with her weight, but after 4 months of staying home with her youngest, she decided it was time for a change. She started working out with EveryMom Fitness back in December 2017.  EveryMom Fitness helped her become a healthier and happier version of herself…in fact, she loved it so much that she decided to become an instructor! Working out with EveryMom, Sue lost 60 lbs. so she fully understands the difficulty and challenges that come along with beginning and sustaining a workout routine. The key to her personal success was finding a positive group that encouraged her and provided her with the support she needed to obtain her goals. Now she strives to keep you motivated and supported throughout your fitness journey. 

 

Caleen Sullivan
EarlyBird Instructor

cos2fitness@gmail.com
(440) 263-2585

 

Caleen leads our EarlyBird FitHour class, which meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 7:30am. It is a women-only bootcamp style class that features 45 minutes of full-body cardio and strength training, followed by 10-15 minutes of restorative stretching. Caleen O. Sullivan is a Group Fitness Instructor on a mission to ensure that diverse persons and diverse bodies feel more welcomed in fitness spaces. As an AFAA® certified Group Exercise Instructor, Spinning® certified Indoor Cycle instructor and a 200HR RYT® with Yoga Alliance, she uses the modalities of HIIT/Strength, Cycle and Yoga to show that fitness is for everyone. Caleen makes it her mission to ensure that even in a Group Exercise setting each participant can still have an individual experience that meets them where they are and challenges them to reach further. Caleen will push you and encourage you to take on the physical challenges that her classes present knowing the strength, courage and sense of accomplishment built in the classroom will manifest itself in other areas of your life. During her eight-year tenure in the health and wellness industry as a fitness instructor, Caleen has come to understand how much fitness can positively impact people's lives and overall health and she is excited to do her part to serve others on their journey.

 

Carol Ann Sonnenfeld
Yoga Instructor

carol-ann@cox.net
(571) 529-6545

 

Carol Ann has studied yoga since the early 90s and began teaching alignment-based yoga in 2011. Her prior career of providing hospitalized patients with therapeutic interventions to reduce fear and anxiety has helped her to understand how yoga can benefit students in their unique journey to health and wellness. Carol Ann readily shares her positive energy in her yoga teaching, inspiring students to see their full potential whether they are completely new to yoga, been practicing for years, or are dealing with a new physical challenge.

 

Jennifer Rogers
Personal Trainer

(571) 529-6545

 

Jennifer Rogers has been in the fitness industry for more than 20 years. She is a Certified Pilates Trainer (800 hours of study) and an American College of Exercise Certified Personal Trainer. Continuing Education Courses include: • Exercise for Knee and Hip Replacement • Strength Training past 50 • Core Training for Seniors • Strength and Conditioning for Seniors • Balance Training Jennifer’s training is aimed at helping older women feel more able and confident in their bodies. Activities such as travel, gardening, hiking, and caring for grandchildren are more enjoyable with a cooperative body. Jennifer customizes workouts to address her clients’ needs. Workouts include flexibility training, core stability and strength, free weight and resistance training, balance training, and agility/mobility practice.

WHERE WE ARE

14810 Murdock Street
Chantilly, VA 20151

(571) 529-6545

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