Director of Fitness, Sara Ruganis, continuously evolves the Sports Center's Health and Fitness programs to offer members the best workouts and health education in an exciting, supportive environment. She earned her Associates Degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. She is certified as a personal trainer with the American Council on Exercise (ACE), a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 1 Fitness Professional, a group fitness instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and a Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) certified provider through RockTape. Sara also has certifications in TRX suspension training, indoor cycling from Johnny G, Power Plate, Foam Rolling, and Sports Nutrition.
As an avid fitness enthusiast, Sara is inspired by the opportunity to share her knowledge and experience with members to achieve optimum health. As the Sports Centers Fitness Manager, Sara is dedicated to developing programs that match the diverse needs of the community, interacting with members to gauge those evolving needs and ensure a positive, supportive fitness experience. In her leisure time, Sara loves to spend time with her two children and enjoys getting outdoors to capitalize on the activities available in Southwest Florida as well as hitting the gym for her own weight training.
Sara recognizes health as each person's most important asset. She believes life's challenges and demands are better managed by leading a balanced lifestyle. Sara encourages you to approach fitness with an open mind, ready to face new challenges.