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May 4, 2018

Our Team

Joe Fay

Joe Fay

Owner of Iron House Fitness
N.A.S.M CPT
Joe’s passion for an active lifestyle started at a young age with his enthusiasm for outdoor sports. He excelled at both water and alpine skiing. Growing up in NY state he was a Class 1 slalom water ski instructor at the YMCA in Lake George, NY. Joe made his move out west, where he was a member of the Special Events Race Department Team at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Joe made his way back east and still has the need for speed and has been working in the fitness industry for 15yrs. He believes in leading a healthy lifestyle by empowering yourself, go after what you want and make no excuses.  Joe is the toughest and most trusted personal trainer on the shoreline. Joe has helped hundreds of people find success in their fitness goals inside and outside of the gym. He stays fit by lifting, running and yoga.
Kati Papoosha

Kati Papoosha

Owner of Iron House Fitness
Founder of Iron House Multisport
N.A.S.M CPT SGTS
Behavior Change Specialist (BCS)
Associates degree in Radiology 

Kati is a well rounded experienced endurance athlete in which she has competed in many Marathons, triathlons, OCR and Crossfit competitions. Kati is a competitor at heart, blood sweat and tears until the end. So don’t be surprised if she asks to do one these events with her, it’s all good it means she believes in you and so should you!

Lisa Simiola

Lisa Simiola

Personal Trainer
Lisa’s love and passion for helping individuals feel their best radiates during every spin class, boot camp, yoga or individual training session. Lisa is a graduate of Lyme-Old Lyme High School and was an All-State soccer player as well part of the Saint Michael’s College varsity soccer team. Being an athlete her whole life has heightened her love for health and wellness as well as what is best for the body outside of the gym. Lisa is an Advisor in AdvoCare, a world class nutrition company that specializes in innovative nutritional, weight-management, and sports performance products. “Most people have NO idea how good their body is designed to feel”. Lisa stays fit by lifting, spin class, boot camp, yoga, running and hiking. She is always ready for adventure so plan your next hike with her today!

 

Chris Douyard

Chris Douyard

Spin Instructor
Wendell Webber

Wendell Webber

Personal Trainer
Eliza Baron

Eliza Baron

Spin Instructor
Kendra Price

Kendra Price

Personal Trainer & Physical Therapist
Jen Floyd

Jen Floyd

Personal Trainer
Chelsea Creehan

Chelsea Creehan

Personal Trainer
Kat Luby

Kat Luby

Guest Services/Front Desk

An active and healthy lifestyle have always been important to Kat. She grew up playing every sport from basketball to field hockey to gymnastics to softball, and eventually going on to play basketball at Drew University where she graduated with a Business Studies and Spanish degree. While in college, she had the opportunity to study abroad in Spain where she was bit by the travel bug. Following graduation, she moved to Thailand for 6 months to teach English and then to Argentina where she taught for another 6 months. After living in four countries and traveling to more than fifteen, she has found her way back home and is pursuing a career in Real Estate. Kat continues to make fitness a priority in her life and others’ at Iron House.

Janelle Soleau

Janelle Soleau

Spin Instructor
 Degree in Sport Science with an emphasis in Exercise Science
 
Collegiate Track & Field at University of Kansas
Mark Fullerton

Mark Fullerton

Spin Instructor
Mad Dogg Spin Certified
Cycling Enthusiast
Mark has been teaching spin for 20 years. He has taught over 4,000 classes. Mark’s style of teaching can be described as working out in a nightclub while bringing out your athletic side! Mark has one of the most popular cycle classes at Iron House! Mark’s full time job is a Transportation Engineer. He resides in Old Saybrook with his daughter India and his son Calvin. He is single and ready to mingle!