New Bedford Personal Trainers

Wayne Goulart

Preferred Branches: New Bedford YMCA
Certifications: A.F.P.A. Personal Trainer, Strength & Conditioning at the Y, Livestrong at the YMCA Certified Trainer, Certified Functional Trainer
Focus: Functional Training, Strength Training, Core Strength.
Personal Bio: “I began working out here at the New Bedford Y at 13 years old. I never stopped. I enjoy helping others regain function and improve the quality of their lives. It is very rewarding. I love my job!”
Contact Info: nbwellness03@gmail.com

Andrew Macedo

Preferred Branches: New Bedford YMCA
Certifications: Associates Degree/BCC, currently Athletic Training Senior at BSU. Strength and Conditioning at the Y, pursuing Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.)
Focus: Sport Specific Training, Injury Prevention/Rehab, Goal Oriented Weight Loss.
Personal Bio: “I can usually be found in the weight room or on one of our treadmills. I am an avid lifter and love the lifestyle. I believe that if you find an exercise you enjoy and you progress, you are setting yourself up for success. My personal journey to health and wellbeing motivates me to do my very best for every client.”
Contact Info: nbwellness03@gmail.com

Patricia Jackson

Preferred Branches: New Bedford YMCA
Certifications: Certified Personal Trainer – ACE, Certified Zumba Instructor, B.S. in Physical Education, Bridgewater State University
Focus: Overall Fitness, Strength Training, Interval Training.
Personal Bio: “My love of dance developed into a passion for fitness. I began teaching Group Exercise in my early twenties. My goal is to help others improve quality of life through exercise. My focus is to give people an understanding that fitness is measured by body performance and health rather than body composition and appearance.”
Contact Info: nbwellness03@gmail.com

Mike Medeiros

Preferred Branches: New Bedford YMCA
Certifications: Strength & Conditioning at the Y, Livestrong at the YMCA Certified
Focus: One-on-One Training for all fitness levels, Sports Specific Training, Performance Training.
Personal Bio: “With close to 20 years of experience in the health and wellness field, I have an extreme passion for helping people become healthier and fit. I believe that you can achieve what you never thought was possible through hard work and determination, and I love helping people experience that.”
Contact Info: nbwellness03@gmail.com

Jon Hoffman

Preferred Branches: New Bedford YMCA
Certifications: Strength & Conditioning at the Y, Enhance Fitness Certified Trainer, BS in Sports Management
Focus: Beginners/Exercise Development, Active Older Adults, Group Training, Circuit Training, Functional Training.
Personal Bio: “I started at the New Bedford Y in September 2015, and my passion for wellness has grown larger every day since. Whether it was beginning Group Exercise instruction, Personal Training, or one of the many programs I am involved in, my passion for assisting in every person’s needs grows daily.”
Contact Info: nbwellness03@gmail.com

Carl Figuerido

Preferred Branches: New Bedford YMCA
Certifications: Strength & Conditioning at the Y, Healthy Lifestyle Principles, Sports Conditioning
Focus: Youth Fitness Training, both individual and team.
Personal Bio: I have been a member of the Y Wellness Team for 2 years. In that time I have had the opportunity to be a Weight Loss Challenge coach and work individually with many members. I have over 20 years of youth coaching in Basketball, Baseball and Football.
Contact Info: nbwellness03@gmail.com

Theresa Faria

Preferred Branches: New Bedford YMCA
Certifications: Strength & Conditioning at the Y
Focus: Sports Specific Training, Goal Oriented Weight Loss, Building strength & transforming it into power!
Personal Bio: I have worked in wellness at the Y for 11 years. I have been a Special Olympics track coach, and I have run 5ks – and even done a Mud Run. I believe everyone should be given the opportunity to try new things. Challenging yourself physically can create big gains both physically and personally.”
Contact Info: nbwellness03@gmail.com