Samantha Fitzpatrick

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Fitness & Instructional Program Coordinator
sfitzpa4@nd.edu // (574) 631-3432
 

About Samantha

Samantha joined the RecSports team in December 2017 as Fitness & Instructional Programs Coordinator. Samantha finds the student development aspect of her job the most important and most rewarding. Not only is she working in an area that she is passionate about everyday, but she gets to share that passion with other students. Samantha loves hearing or watching success stories from students that she has worked with whether it's that they lost 6 dress sizes, they were hired as a group fitness instructor or personal trainer, or that they now "feel like a somebody" (all true stories, ask her about them!). A college campus also is such a positive and encouraging environment where we want all students to find success and happiness in whatever they choose to pursue. Originally from Mankato, Minnesota, Samantha enjoys ultimate frisbee, and resistance training when she's not teaching a lot of high intensity group fitness classes. Samantha also loves doing yoga, rollerblading, and taking her hammock to local parks and reading a good book (often re-reading Harry Potter or the Dan Brown books) while she's hanging on warm, lazy afternoons.

Education
  • University of Wisconsin La Crosse, Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science - Fitness (2017)
  • Western Michigan University, Master of Arts in Sport Management (In Progress)
Certifications
  • American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED - Lifeguard
  • Zumba® Fitness and Zumba Gold - Zumba Fitness
  • Group Exercise Instructor - ACSM
  • Certified Personal Trainer - NSCA
  • 200 Hour RYT - Yoga Alliance
  • Pilates Mat I - AAAI-ISMA
  • Group Cycling - AAAI-ISMA
  • INSANITY - Beachbody®
Professional Involvement
  • NIRSA
  • ACSM
  • NSCA
  • Zumba® Fitness
  • Beachbody®