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Matt Alvin, Fitness Director

 
Matt Alvin has been in the fitness industry for more than 20 years and has been working in the JCCNV Sports, Fitness and Aquatics department since 1996. He is a certified personal trainer through AFPA, certified kickboxing/boxing coach, and holds a 3rd Degree Blackbelt from the American Karate/Kickboxing Institute. What Matt most enjoys about working at the JCCNV are the friendly members and being able to share his love of fitness. In his spare time, Matt enjoys riding his Harley with his motorcycle crew, competing in mixed martial arts, and playing with his two Boston Terriers. Matt specializes in fitness boxing training, kickboxing, strength and conditioning and injury rehabilitation. His training philosophy is “fitness is forever.”  
 
Certifications:
  • Certified Personal Trainer (AFPA)
  • 3rd Degree Blackbelt; (American Karate Institute, Virginia)
  • 2nd Degree Blackbelt; (American Karate System, Michigan)
  • 1st Degree Blackbelt; (American Karate System, Michigan)
  • CPR/AED Certified
Specialties:
  • Fitness Boxing Training
  • Kickboxing Training
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Injury Rehabilitation/ post Physical Therapy

Keri Drugan, Exercise and Wellness Coordinator

 
Keri has been teaching various styles of dance and fitness since 2002. Originally from New Jersey, Keri came to Virginia to pursue her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from George Mason University. She is a certified personal trainer through ACE and a certified group exercise instructor through AFAA. Keri’s favorite thing about working at the JCCNV is being able to help get our member’s mind and body healthy and fit. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, dancing, and visiting family in New Jersey.
 
Certifications:
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance (GMU)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)
  • Certified Group Exercise Instructor (AFAA)
  • CPR/AED Certified
Specialties:
  • Alignment  and Flexibility Training
  • Core Training
  • Working with Beginner Exercisers
  • General Health and Fitness

Elin Kanchev, Sports & Wellness Director


Elin Kanchev is the JCCNV Sports and Wellness Director. He has participated in various sports. He finds his biggest passion in Martial Arts and all supporting sports. Elin is from Plovdiv, Bulgaria and currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia. He has been a group and a personal trainer since 2003. Currently, Elin is focusing on Strength and Conditioning for various sports, Track and Field, HIIT, CrossFit, Physical Fitness, Mindful Mediation, Nutrition, Health and more. His favorite thing about working at the JCCNV is the atmosphere of the Center and being able to help people of all ages reach their goals. 

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR/AED Certified

Specialties:

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Martial Arts
  • Physical Fitness
  • Track and Field
  • Cross Fit
  • Boxing
  • Stretching Techniques
  • Fitness and Bodybuilding

Jane Hansen, Personal Trainer

Jane Hansen has enjoyed exercise and fitness through years of jogging and being a group instructor teaching Jazzercise classes. Jane has been with the JCCNV since 1992 as a certified Jazzercise Instructor and Personal Trainer, and she recently completed her degree in Exercise Science from George Mason University. What Jane enjoys most about working at the JCCNV is getting to know the members and learning more about the Jewish heritage and traditions. When Jane is not at the JCCNV, she loves yard and garden work, catching up with her four children, and obedience training her two Pomeranians. Jane specializes in core training, weight training, adults/senior fitness and working with clients with osteopenia.

Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (GMU)
  • Certified Personal Trainer/Biggest Loser Pro (AFAA)
  • Certified Jazzercise, Piloxing, SilverSneakers Instructor
  • CPR/AED Certified

Specialties:

  • Motivation
  • Core Training
  • Adult Strength and Conditioning
  • Osteopenia

Lynne Maloney, Personal Trainer

Lynne Maloney has been a fitness professional for over ten years and has been an avid “fitness fan” since high school.  She’s a certified Jazzercise instructor and ACE certified personal trainer who likes to make exercise fun, whether working with clients one on one or in small groups.  The satisfaction of helping people reach and maintain their fitness goals is her greatest reward.  In fact, she recently left a long  and fruitful career in the newspaper industry to focus on a full-time career in fitness.  She enjoys the friendly and genuine atmosphere of the JCCNV.  “It’s a happy and healthy place to be!”   In her spare time you’ll find Lynne hanging out with her husband, daughter and nine-year old Schnoodle pup.  She loves to travel and enjoys the simple things:  good music, books, wine and friends!

Certifications:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)
  • Certified Jazzercise Instructor
  • CPR/AED certified

Specialities:

  • Beginner Exercise
  • Strength and toning
  • Motivation
  • General Health & Fitness

 

Cindy Rosen, Personal Trainer

Cindy has been a member of the JCCNV community for several years, but recently joined our Personal Training staff.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education from Penn State University and was in the United States Marine Corps for 24 years before becoming a certified Personal Trainer through the National Personal Training Institute.  She has taught aerobics classes as well as swimming lessons, and has a wide range of fitness knowledge and certifications- including kettle bells, TRX & more making her a very well-rounded trainer.   Cindy enjoys working with people and helping them reach their personal fitness goals- she loves it when her clients say “I never thought I could do this but now I can!”   In her free time Cindy enjoys cooking (healthy food!), working out, and spending time with her family!

Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education (Penn State University)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (NPTI)
  • Kettle Bell Certification
  • TRX Certification

Specialties:

  • Weight Loss & Maintenance
  • Flexibility Training
  • General Health  & Fitness

 

 

 

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