Chris Edwards -
B.S., CFT, SFN, SSN
Fitness and Wellness Professional with over 16 years of experience specializing in personal fitness and wellness management. Chris is a graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University with a B.S. in Business Management, with a Concentration in Sports Management. He holds multiple certifications and achievements in the fitness and wellness industry, and is an accomplished competitive powerlifter with a 1607 lbs Raw Pro Total! Chris is the owner and founder of TriCore Wellness.
Nic Newell -
Nic is a Certified Personal Trainer, and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, and is also the TriCore Programming Manager! He is one of TriCore's most active Trainers and he has the skills, knowledge and drive to help you excel! Nicolas loves helping people achieve their goals in and out of the gym. He can provide a combination of online and in-person training to help you reach your fitness goals!
Beth Ellen Diluglio - MS, RDN, LDN
Beth is our Lead Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). She received her Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Columbia University. Beth has been a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist since 1987; Certified in Nutrition Support 1990-2010; a Certified Clinical Nutritionist 2002-2017; an associate professor of nutrition since 1995; and provider of professional continuing education through the Commission on Dietetic Registration since 2002. She has been nominated twice to "Who's Who Among America's Teachers", an honor bestowed on only 2% of America's teachers.
Micah West -
FMS2, PN2, FAS, ICEI, SPENCER PILATES, FRCms, FRAs, Kinstretch
Micah has over 25 years of experience in fitness! As a Functional Movement and Functional Aging Specialist, he can provide a concierge personal trainer experience for seniors and baby boomers. He believes exercise and nutrition are the keys to continuing to do the things you love, for the rest of your life. Whether you are looking to lose weight, build strength, have more energy, maintain independence, or drive the ball farther, Micah can help you get there.
Amy Pieczarka -
RD, LDN, CCN, IFNCP, CDCES
As a dietitian/nutritionist (RDN), in practice for 35 years, Amy is dedicated to promoting optimal health through customized nutrition and lifestyle. As the creator and director of nutrition therapy teams in hospital settings and PreviMedica Nutrition Services, she enjoys working alongside health experts committed to achieving the best possible outcome for each and every client. Amy specializes in gut health, digestive disorders, food sensitivities, adverse food reactions, weight management, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and preventive and functional nutrition.
Eunice Holmes -
Eunice is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of nutrition, starting her career as a Diet Technician (DTR) in 2004. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2013. Eunice enjoys working with people to explore their health challenges and find nutrition-focused approaches to improve their well-being. She specializes in food sensitivities, gut health, and nutrition for chronic disease.
Spencer Charles -
Spencer is a certified Laboratory Technician and Phlebotomist with over 15 years of experience. He is the owner of iC.A.R.E. Mobile Services and has been serving his community in both inpatient and outpatient medical facilities. Spencer desires to develop strong relationships in the foundation of everything he does, both professionally and personally. We can schedule you for in-home blood draws with Spencer, or he also has a draw site in Naples FL.
Ali Gardino -
Ali graduated from Florida Southern College, where she doubled majored in Human Movement & Performance and Physical Education. She obtained her master's degree from USF. At Florida Southern College, Ali was a 2-time Academic All-American, national championship qualifier in cross country and school record holder in track. In her spare time Ali enjoys yoga, swimming, and spending time with her nephew Kellen and nieces Amelia and Tessa. Ali also continues to train and run competitively. Ali has several certifications including AFAA Personal Training, ACE Group Instructor and she is Yoga, Pilates, and Aqua fitness certified.
Judy Decambra -
NASM-CPT, SFG Level 1
A certified personal trainer and StrongFirst kettlebell instructor since 2015, Judy has been passionate about fitness for over 25 years! She has competed in over a dozen strongman and powerlifting competitions. Her love for kettlebell training started over 10 years ago. Although her clients have different goals, they will find themselves using a kettlebell during their sessions with her. Judy is passionate about strength training and truly believes it is a necessity to work on strength as we age! Train with Judy in-person, online or attend her Saturday morning classes to get stronger and leaner!
Aaron Alper -
Raised in Florida, he received his BA in Creative Writing at Eckerd College and then his MA in English Ed from USFSP. Aaron also weighed over 400lbs and as he hit his 30’s he realized it was either lose weight or die from complications due to obesity!! So over the next few years, Aaron took to cardio, dieting and hiring a personal trainer to aid in his 150lb weight loss and, more importantly, teach him an undiscovered joy in powerlifting! His favorite workouts include the deadlift (all variations), back squats and HIIT involving anything heavy and swingable. He has a passion for helping others reach their fitness goals!
Monia Sorrels -
Monia is our Operations Manager. With her background in process optimization, she is working on business optimization, growth and development for TriCore! Monia also provides excellent service and support for our clients as well as our staff! She has an MBA from Copenhagen Business School. Feel free to contact Monia with any questions or if you need any assistance!
Amanda Alessi -
Amanda is our Marketing Manager, and Administrative Assistant. She has a B.S. in Marketing from FGCU. She manages our marketing systems such as website development, social media accounts, schedules events/classes. She also creates blogs and graphics to share information with our clients. She brings a fresh focus to our Marketing needs! In her spare time she fosters pets from the Humane Society, schedules group workouts, and photography
Kristen Edwards -
Kristen is an administrative assistant for TriCore Wellness. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2014 with a B.S. degree in Health Services Administration. She has experience in health and wellness, and marketing a small business.
Brian Sanchez -
Brian brings a world of experience with him to TriCore! He has 6 years of experience with Marine Special Operations and 9 years overall military experience operating in 3 different countries. He specializes in tactical strength and conditioning as well as mental toughness development. Brian is also currently pursuing a degree in psychology. He is passionate about helping others to become stronger, both mentally and physically!
Dr. Chris Ellis -
DPT, m|wodS, C-PS, SSN
Dr. Chris Ellis is a hands-on Physical therapist who thrives at educating his patients. He has worked with military personnel and professional athletes, and strives to help his patients reach higher levels of performance. Being through physical trauma, Dr. Ellis understands what it takes to rehabilitate not only physically, but mentally. His relaxed and warm personality creates a positive environment to achieve your goals. We now offer In-Office Physical Therapy with Dr. Ellis!
Natali Castiglione -
Natali is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with PreviMedica. She received a B.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition in 2012 from Florida International University where she completed a dietetic internship. She gained experience in clinical nutrition, long-term care nutrition, eating disorders, dialysis, and food service management. Natali worked as a clinical dietitian for Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. Her passion is to motivate people to be healthy and active. Her goals are to educate and advise the public on the importance of using food as medicine and to heal the body by identifying root causes of disease.
Basilia Castiglione -
Basilia is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with PreviMedica. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Fl. In 2018 she became a clinical nutritionist after successfully completing the coursework and exam required by the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists. Basilia enjoys counseling individuals and applying her clinical experience and knowledge to help them follow a healthier lifestyle with proper nutrition.
Jen Mahama -
B.S., B.A., NASM-CPT, NASM-FNS
Jen is a Nutrition Advisor with PreviMedica, a Certified Personal Trainer, and Fitness Nutrition Specialist. She studied nutritional sciences/dietetics at the University of Wisconsin. Jen also earned a BA in Communication with Journalism Emphasis, and a B.S. in Communication Sciences & Disorders. She counsels individuals on nutrition and healthy eating. She loves educating people to improve their lifestyles through nutrition and exercise. Jen is working on becoming a NASM Certified Nutrition Coach as well!
Niko Gomez -
Born in Colombia, Niko moved to the United States at the age of 6. He has always had a passion for health and wellness! He has participated in many sports over his life: football, soccer, bodybuilding... And has endured multiple injuries to his knee, but never gave up on his goals! At Florida Atlantic University he earned his B.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. He is a certified Personal Trainer, and certified Sports Nutritionist Coach. Niko is ready to share the knowledge he’s gained over the years to help others live a healthier lifestyle not only physically but mentally.
Lindsay Benezra -
B.S., PTA, CHC, NASM_CPT
Lindsay Benezra is a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, certified Health Coach, and certified Personal Trainer. At Florida Atlantic University, she earned a B.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. She also has experience in aquatic therapy vestibular therapy, kinesio taping, cupping and therapeutic exercise and balance training.
She made a decision 17 years ago to get healthy! She lost over 50 lbs and now participates in athletic events year-round. Lindsay strives to motivate her clients through integrative goal-setting techniques to improve their overall fitness and be confident in becoming their better selves!
Pam Parr -
Pam is our Client Services Manager, Chief Editor and Executive Assistant to the Owner. She has many years experience in health and wellness, and a wide range of experiences in the job market. Feel free to contact Pam with any questions or if you need any assistance!
Scott Parr -
Scott is our in-house Chief Photographer, and Videographer. He also provides TriCore with Graphics design support, and Technical Support.