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Meet the Staff

Kim Welch, Manager & fitcoach
Kim Welch has been with the Kent Athletic & Wellness Center since 1993. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Salisbury State University and holds these certifications: Certified Personal Trainer, Senior Fitness and Fitness Facility Director.

Erica Osterhout, Program Director & fitcoach
Erica earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Salisbury University in 2008 and is a Certified Personal Trainer specializing in small and large group fitness.

Meet Our Team (photos coming soon!)

Katie Warrington – Front Desk

Lindsay Herr – Front Desk

Ryan Beals – Front Desk, Ref

Polly Daigle – Front Desk

Emma Doll – Front Desk

Ali Zinnel – Front Desk

Patti Webb – fitcoach

Jill Payne – fitcoach

Zack May – fitcoach

Chase Porter – fitcoach

Sarah Smith-Putnam – Instructor

Jenny Howard – Insructor

Wendy Morrison – Instructor

Holly Pierce – Instructor

Judie Barroll – Instructor

Bob Fordi – Instructor

Gloria Carter – Instructor

Kent Athletic & Wellness Center

Our Mission

Work together to delight our customers and generate profit.

Our Vision

To be active in your active lifestyle.

Advocate for a healthier community.

Kent Athletic & Wellness Center was founded on the basis that fitness should be attainable to all and that a fit community is the key to a healthier community. As such we serve the community and the people who walk through our doors with a wide range of fitness options to pursue, from exercise classes, to personal training, to sports recreational leagues for kids and adults. When you walk through our doors you are not just going to a “club”; you are entering a friendly and fun fitness facility!

A long history of supporting a healthier community.

Kent Athletic Club first opened their doors in 1980 for the employees of Dixon Valve, an international company headquartered in Chestertown, MD. The club was a success and in 1990 opened it’s doors to the community in addition to Dixon Valve employees.In fall of 1993 we began renovations to upgrade the facility. Some of the renovations included expanding and remodeling the weight room and aerobic studio. Later we added onto the existing building with the front lobby and the gymnasium. In January 1994 we had our grand opening of what now is Kent Athletic and Wellness Center. With effort to please our members and grow the business we remodeled in September of 2014 with fresh flooring and paint colors in pursuit our mission of providing a fun and welcoming fitness club to support a healthy lifestyle. Let us be active in your active lifestyle.

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