Meet the fitness staff

Kevin Vondergeest, Wellness Coordinator

Background and education:

  • CSU Stanislaus, BA in physical education, concentration on wellness management; ACSM health fitness specialist
  • Loves to be outdoors, walking, hiking, camping, enjoying the Sierras
  • He’s a sports junkie. Baseball is his passion, plays softball whenever he can

What Kevin says about working at Lodi Health:
“I’m passionate about helping people with their personal health. Being the wellness coordinator gives me the opportunity to motivate my peers to become better people, inside and out, so they can live life to the fullest. The Live More Healthfully Wellness Program provides free health screenings, one-on-one conversations on behavior change and fun group challenges that have made a difference in the lives of several employees. I hope my work with Lodi Health brings a way for others to enhance their quality of life - now and forever more.”

 

Glenna Sedgeman, Exercise Technician

Things you may not know about Glenna:

  • She has been an American Council on Exercise certified personal trainer since 2009
  • She attended San Joaquin Delta College and Sacramento City College, majoring in health sciences

What Glenna has to say about working at Lodi Health:
“I believe my true calling is to help those who have lost their independence due to a catastrophic injury. Now working at Lodi Health Fitness, I have a wonderful opportunity to continue helping, teaching and training people on how they can improve and maintain their health and independence through exercise and healthy eating.”

 

Ryan Porter, Exercise Specialist

Things you may not know about Ryan:

  • Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with a concentration in health and wellness promotion
  • Certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine
  • He enjoys basketball and lifting weights

What Ryan says about working at Lodi Health:
“I look forward to the opportunity to learn and grow with Lodi Health.”

Brant Massey, Exercise Specialist

Things you may not know about Brant:

  • He has a bachelor of science in exercise science
  • He enrolled in a masters program in health administration at Ohio University
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association certified personal trainer
  • He is an assistant to the Lodi Health Employee Wellness program
  • He has teaching credentials
  • He served on the Walk for the Health of It entertainment committee for two years
  • He coached the Lodi Health softball team for a season

What Brant says about working at Lodi Health:
“Working for Lodi Health has allowed me to obtain essential skills in communication, customer service, weight training techniques, health and nutrition and post rehabilitation fitness maintenance. I have helped many clients achieve their strength and cardiovascular goals along with my own tness objectives. I have met many tness members from many backgrounds. Lodi Health has some of the best employees I’ve ever worked with.”