About Us

At Western Racquet & Fitness Club, we give you the training and support you need to reach every one of your health and fitness goals.

We believe better is possible.

It can be a struggle to be–and stay your best. With growing responsibilities, more demands on your time, and increased pressures at work and at home, it's easy to lose sight of your health and fitness goals.
It doesn't have to be that way though.
At Western Racquet & Fitness Club, we can help you take back control by creating a personalized fitness plan that works for you and your schedule. We won't just help you set the right goals, we'll give you all the support and coaching you need to reach each one of them.

Hi, I'm Mary Thomas

I know that when it comes to our health and fitness, it's about more than a number or size.
It's about staying healthy so that we can be there for those around us. It's about that sense of accomplishment, knowing that we're feeling, moving, and living our best.
That's why in 1974, my family started a club to help individuals from all types of backgrounds improve their overall health and fitness. They did it by giving them access to the industry's leading trainers and a wide variety of programs, built to meet each person where they were at.
Today, we're continuing that tradition by helping hundreds of people reach their own personalized health and fitness goals each year.

Get the Support You Need to Succeed

Personalized Training
Group Fitness
Health Coaching
Tennis Experience
Spa Evolved
Weekly Check-Ins
General Manager & Owner

Meet the Team

Alex Awve

Director of Personal Training, Health, and Wellness
Alex graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Wellness with a minor in Strength and Conditioning. Alex values personal training as the key to success, and assures that he can find the right trainer for you to see and feel results.
Sophie Bebeau - Western Racquet Fitness Club Marketing Director

Sophie Bebeau

Marketing Director
Sophie has worked at Western since 2010. She has enjoyed learning many different aspects of the club and is grateful for the many creative opportunities she's been given as Western's Marketing Director. In her spare time, she likes reading, playing video games, and spending time with her husband, son, and pets.

Rachel Borowitz

FuelBar Director
Rachel comes to Western from a corporate wellness background and is pursuing an Associate's Degree in Health & Wellness Promotion with an emphasis on Health Coaching. She is married and has two fur children: Drago, an eleven-year old pit bull rescue and Harlow, a seventh-month old boxer.
Melissa Carlson - Western Racquet and Fitness Club Member Services and Billing

Melissa Carlson

Member Services Director
Melissa started working at Western in 2006 and has enjoyed being a part of the Western team as the Front Desk Manager and Member Services and Billing Director. When she isn't at Western, she keeps busy spending time with her husband & two daughters.
Josh Denault - Western Racquet Adult Tennis Director

Josh Denault

Adult Tennis Director
Josh has been playing tennis for over 17 years and has been coaching tennis for 10. He's excited to bring fresh ideas to the adult programming here at the club. He looks forward to meeting the many new faces at Western as well as catching up with many of his old friends and co-workers.
Katie DuBois corporate wellness director Western Racquet

Katie DuBois

Corporate Wellness Director
Katie started as a member, then became a Group Fitness Instructor, and currently teaches TRX, Strong by Zumba and Rock Steady Boxing. When the opportunity arose to become the Corporate Wellness Director at Western, Katie knew it was a natural fit. Her goal is to share her experiences at Western with others in the community, so that they can begin their own Western Wellness journey.

Bianca Jaimes

Membership Director
Bianca began working for Western in 2015 after leaving Hospitality Management. Since coming aboard she has strived to learn many of Western's roles and best enjoys connecting with Western's members. In her spare time, she loves cooking, baking, reading, and spoiling her cats, nieces, and nephews.
Katie Kane - Western Racquet and Fitness Club Special Programs and Projects

Katie Kane

Special Projects & Programs Director
Katie enjoys bringing innovative new ideas to Western, as well as working on special projects within the club. She loves being able to work with many different departments at Western in a creative capacity
Jayson Memken - Western Racquet and Fitness Club Tennis Director

Jayson Memken

Tennis Director
Jayson graduated from Carroll College in 2006 and immediately upon graduation he started his career as a professional tennis instructor. His passion is to see every student achieve their goals both on and off the court.
Kari Merrill, Group Fitness Instructor, Western Racquet & fitness club, green bay group fitness

Kari Merrill

Group Fitness Director
When Kari decided to follow her true passion for fitness and leave her career as a Correctional Officer, Western Racquet is where she planted her roots. Kari has brought programs like TRX and Water Rowing to the facility. She has recently became a Presenter for SCW Mania Conferences.

Jeanie Soper

Spa Director
Jeanie is an experienced licensed aesthetician and tattooist. She is dedicated to serving Spa Western’s clients and guests with her experience and passion for all things beauty. With her med spa background, she offers a wide range of skin care services, including professional custom facials, full body waxing, spray tanning, and permanent makeup.
Kaila Gerzetich - Western Racquet Childcare Director

Kaila Paar

Childcare Director
Kaila is passionate about childcare and is excited to provide a safe, clean, fun, and rewarding environment for all the children who visit Western.

Jennifer Poljacik

Director of Business Development
Jen comes to Western with over 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. She has a B.S in Sport Club Management, is an experienced master trainer with multiple personal training certifications, and a group exercise instructor. Jen helped build River Valley Club in New Hampshire from the ground up to one of the top 10 independent clubs in the country. She is currently also serving as General Manager of 212 Fitness in Stevens Point.
Amy Xiong - Western Racquet Membership Director Yoga Instructor

Amy Xiong

Membership Director
Megan lives her life based off the four F's: Faith, Family, Friends and Fun. Her career is included in "fun" because she lives and loves what she does every single day. She loves getting to help people with their wellness journey in a place that strives to give every member and guest the best experience.

It's more than a membership.

You're more than a member.

9 certified on-site personal trainers
40+ on-site and virtual group fitness classes each week
Spa, aesthetic, and recovery services
Smoothie bar and nutrition services

Take your membership further. Take life further.

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