Greate Bay

Meet The Trainers

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Debbie Best


With over 15 years of personal training experience, Debbie Best is a highly skilled and passionate fitness expert. As a certified functional movement specialist (FMS), Debbie possesses a deep understanding of optimizing movement patterns for enhanced performance and injury prevention.  

Debbie has collaborated with physical therapists in the area, supporting patients on their journey to recovery from various injuries. She specializes in working with clients recovering from breast cancer, providing compassionate and empowering fitness guidance throughout their wellness journey. Moreover, Debbie has a strong focus on assisting senior clients with balance, strength, and weight training. Recognizing the specific needs of individuals with osteoporosis and osteopenia, she creates safe and effective exercise regimens to improve bone density, enhance stability, and promote a higher quality of life.  

Debbie thrives on helping clients achieve their personal fitness goals and firmly believes that embracing a fitness lifestyle holds the key to unlocking one’s full potential.

Tom Bordonaro


Tom is a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer by ISSA. He grew up participating in youth sports and went on to play baseball in college. In his early 20s, Tom worked as a fitness trainer before pursuing a career as a Firefighter. He eventually retired as a Fire Captain, EMT, and Training Officer.

Tom has also coached youth sports and takes pride in seeing his athletes improve their skills. He firmly believes that fitness is essential for a healthy lifestyle and longevity. Tom creates personalized programs based on each client’s specific needs and goals, incorporating strength training, mobility, balance, and endurance for optimal results.

With nearly a decade of membership at Greate Bay Racquet and Fitness, Tom is passionate about guiding clients in their fitness journey.

Jake Cook


Meet Jake, he has over 5 years of experience training alongside professional and division one athletes. His love for fitness and sports brought him to personal training. He is a certified personal trainer by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jake also studied biology in college where he also played football.

His passion for fitness and sports has brought him to do something that he loves and be able to help others. Jake offers 1 on 1 workout sessions and group training.  

Are you ready to unlock your athletic potential and achieve your fitness goals?

Dion Coley


Meet Dion, our awesome Certified Personal Trainer. With 20+ years of experience and a background as a collegiate athlete, Dion knows what it takes to achieve your fitness goals. ⁠

He’s got lifetime certification from NESTA and is certified from AAAI/ISMA, and he’s also a Bootcamp and Small-Group fitness instructor. But what we love most about Dion is his COMPACT Fitness style and technique that’s perfect for any fitness level!

From NJ to NY, he’s helped people get stronger, fitter, and happier. So if you’re looking for a healthy lifestyle and quality life, come train with Dion!

Francis Cuomo


Meet Francis, he is a Certified Personal Trainer, through the NationalAcademy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and Licensed Massage Therapist.His desire for knowledge drove him to continue his education and focus on becoming a mobility and recovery specialist. He is also certified through NASM as a Corrective Exercise Specialist, andStretching/Flexibility Coach. As a massage therapist, Francis has a deeper understanding of anatomy and kinesiology, which allows him to program workouts specific to his client’s needs and capabilities. In addition to exercise, he also likes to incorporate sports stretching which is a combination of passive, active, and Proprioceptive NeuromuscularFacilitation techniques to help correct muscle imbalances, reduce musculoskeletal induced pain, and enhance overall exercise performance. 

Francis began his fitness journey shortly after joining the Marine Corps, back in 2013, and that’s where he discovered his passion for leading and teaching others. In addition to helping people reach their fitness goals through personal training and massage therapy, he is also passionate about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has been training for over 4 years. He currently helps teach kids self-defense and teaches adult Jiu-Jitsu classes in his spare time. Francis is a firm believer that with a little hard work and consistency, you can accomplish any goal in life.

Kelly Devine


With over 25 yrs in the fitness industry and an AFPA certified personal trainer since 2007. She is  CPR/AED certified. Kelly is both an individual and small group trainer with experience training clientele ranging from as young as 14 to 85 years of age with various goals and limitations. In addition, she provides nutritional coaching. She is very passionate about helping each person achieve their goals and learning how to raise their personal bar. Kelly’s mindset is there is no journey that is too long or has too many obstacles that can’t be achieved with hard work, dedication and consistency.

Kelly has also trained clients nationally through the use of virtual training and prides herself in empowering them with the tools necessary to be fit even from home. She has worked side by side with clients helping them overcome their struggle with obesity. Today, these individuals continue to lead healthy lifestyles.Kelly is a NPC bikini competitor, a mom of 6, and enjoys spending her free time with family and traveling.

Pat Dioguoardo


Meet Pat, our certified Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Functional Movement Systems Professional! He’s also certified in CPR/AED by the American Red Cross.

Pat holds a BS in Athletic Training from West Chester University and an M.Ed. in Sports and Recreation Facility Management from Temple University. With 31 years of experience as a Head Athletic Trainer at Mainland Regional High School, Pat has helped countless athletes recover from injuries, transition back to sports, and prevent future injuries through pre-season and in-season conditioning programs.

As a personal trainer, he’s also certified in FMS, allowing him to assess movement patterns and identify weaknesses for each client. Whether you’re looking to improve performance as an older client seeking better mobility or every age in between, Pat’s extensive experience makes him the ideal trainer for you. Come train with Pat and take your fitness journey to the next level!

Bill Horner


Meet Bill, our certified teacher and trainer who grew up in the greater Philadelphia region. He has a strong athletic background as a collegiate athlete, and extensive knowledge in the fields of human physiology and nutrition. He is certified in various areas including Personal Training (NASM), Speed & Agility (NSPA), Weightlifting Performance (NSPA), and Sports Nutrition (NSPA & Precision Lv.1). Bill also has 10+ years of coaching experience with athletes at the youth and high school levels; including earning the United Soccer Coaches National “C” Level Diploma.

Complacency is not part of Bill’s vocabulary. He pays close attention to detail and has a deep understanding of fitness and functional movement, allowing him to excel in helping his clients reach their fitness goals. Personalize your training program with Bill and optimize your health!

Rich King


Rich King is a dedicated fitness professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the College of New Jersey. He is a NASM certified personal trainer and serves as a Physical Therapist Aid at Shore Medical Center. Rich is also a Functional Fitness Instructor at Greate Bay and has been an integral part of the Greate Bay Fitness Community for over a decade. His fitness journey began through his love for rugby during college, which eventually led him into the world of fitness. Rich is BLS certified and is continually expanding his knowledge by seeking out new skills and exercise modalities to enhance his abilities as a trainer and coach.

Kerry A. Lorick Jr.


Kerry A. Lorick Jr. has 31 years of experience in physical rehabilitation and personal training, specializing in human performance and injury rehabilitation. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology with co-curricular studies in Athletic Training.⁠

He is a specialist in physical rehabilitation, postural analysis, positional release, sports-specific training, speed and agility, and golf-specific training. Kerry has studied hands-on massage, trigger-point, manual stretching techniques, as well as A.R.T. and myofascial release, specializing in Pain-Free Performance.⁠

He manages a department of experienced trainers and is a member of the Greate Bay Titleist Performance Institute team. As the Director of Member Engagement, he offers body composition and mobility assessments, as well as fitness education to ensure member confidence.⁠

Stacey Price


Meet Stacey Price, a personal trainer and yoga instructor hailing from Ventnor, NJ. With a B.S. in Kinesiology from Jacksonville University, Stacey rowed division I for four years, competing in the NCAA national championship each year. After her athletic career, Stacey moved into coaching, earning her M.S. in Kinesiology from Jacksonville University and M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. Stacey is also a certified Yoga Alliance 200 hour RYT after completing a two-week intensive retreat in Mexico. In addition, Stacey is a lifeguard for Ventnor Beach Patrol, where she has competed in lifeguard races every summer since 2013.

Stacey has a passion for the beach, surfing, and all things rowing related. Her focus is on helping others establish a strong mind-body connection to boost confidence and optimize wellness.

Paul Ricci


Paul has over 20 years of experience as a professional Strength & Conditioning Coach with 6 NFL teams and 2 NCAA Division 1 Athletics Programs (M/W Basketball &M/W Golf).

As a lifelong learner, Paul has just completed his Functional Golf Specialist certification through the Gray Institute. He has several other gold-standard certifications including Master Strength & Conditioning Coach (CSCCa), Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and Certification of Applied Functional Science (Gray Institute).

Paul has applied the same principles, strategies, and techniques developed for Elite athletes and successfully applied them to the private training world. Success leaves clues! Are you ready to unlock your athletic potential and achieve your fitness goals?

Jen Nagle


Jen is a NASM certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist hailing from Egg Harbor Township. Her training journey began at the early age of 16 when she coached tennis at the Egg Harbor Township Parks and Rec Center, and would continue to do so for 5 more summers. Jen went on to play tennis at club level at Rowan University, where she earned her degree in Psychology. In 2019, she had her first personal trainer, which inspired her to be on as well after falling in love with strength training. She has since been a personal trainer at The Edge Fitness Club in Delran, AtlantiCare Life Center in Egg Harbor Township, and Retro Fitness in Tuckerton.

Jen believes in the importance of consistency in one’s fitness journey, and strives to mentor clients on integrating health and fitness into each and every one of their unique lifestyles so good habits stay with them! Jen is ready to help you succeed at Greate Bay!

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