Employee Bios

Employee Bios


San Jose


Club Manager Daniel Kennon

Daniel Kennon - Club Manager

Daniel joined the Baileys team as Manager Trainee in 2015, worked hard, and was promoted to Manager in December of that year.  Daniel is a native to Jacksonville and is passionate about changing peoples lives through health and fitness. One of his main goals as manager is to provide great customer service, a clean environment and a friendly sincere atmosphere that members enjoy.

Daniel believes in the old saying "If you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together." Accountability is key to having a healthy lifestyle, and Baileys certainly creates that foundation for everyone of our members.

Email Daniel at: danielkennon@baileysgym.com




Group Fitness Coordinator Mike Inciso

Mike Inciso - Director of Group Fitness


Mike has been in the health and fitness industry for more than 10 years. He attended the University of Florida and received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and minor in Mass Communication Studies. He holds multiple personal training and group fitness certifications through AFAA, ACE, NASM, TRX, and LES MILLS. His fitness philosophy is we should strive for progress not perfection.




Email Mike at: MikeInciso@baileysgym.com



Director of Team Training Troy Graham

Troy Graham  - Director of Team Training


Troy Graham became a Bailey's Gym member at the age of 18. Since then, he has used the facilities to influence his career in a multitude of ways. He is a former Jacksonville University football player and now an alumni with a Bachelors in Science & Arts. Post-college he has became a professional all-natural bodybuilder, and an NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Troy has been personal training with Sweat PT since March 2017. Troy has a passion for health and fitness. He loves how it can inspire anyone to achieve their unique goals.


Email Troy at: troygraham@baileysgym.com



Fitness Consultant Casey Connolly

Casey Connolly - Fitness Consultant


Casey is a Fitness Consultant at our San Jose location. With more than 16 years' experience in the fitness field, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science with a concentration in Athletic Training from Westfield State College (’97). Casey ran cross-country and track and field in high school and college and participated in the Boston Marathon in 1999. He enjoys watching the transformation of someone’s body through exercise and believes “the basic fundamentals of exercise are the foundation of a good exercise program.” A native of Massachusetts, Casey is very passionate of his Boston’s sports teams and thinks they are “wicked awesome”!

Email Casey at: caseyconnolly@baileysgym.com


Fitness Consultant Gary Janica

Gary Janica - Fitness Consultant

Gary Janica joined us as a Fitness Consultant in 2012. He enjoys living an active lifestyle whether it is playing sports such as soccer, throwing a Frisbee out on the beach, or just enjoying the outdoors exploring! Gary has always loved the gym atmosphere and helping others achieve their fitness goals. Having always enjoyed friendly competition, he enjoys participating in local group runs and marathons such as the Gate River Run! Gary is currently in the Business Administration program at Florida State College at Jacksonville concentrating in Human Resources and is hopeful at advancement opportunities here at Bailey's!

Email Gary at: garyjanica@baileysgym.com



Fitness Consultant Samuel Meek

Samuel Meek - Fitness Consultant


Samuel Meek was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He started his fitness journey his sophomore year of high school and hasn?t looked back since! His passion for helping others makes him a key asset to the Baileys Heath and Fitness team! In fact, his motivation to assist others has pushed him to pursue a career as a firefighter, starting his schooling while continuing his work with us.



Email Samuel at: samuelmeek@baileysgym.com


Play Area Attendant Kristian Emamdie

Kristian Emamdie - Play Area Attendant

Kris joined the Bailey’s team as a Play Area Attendant in the summer of 2017. She has previous experience as a Nanny, which drove her to pursue an occupation centered on children. Kris has two children of her own and loves that she can include them in the fun. Soccer is a family passion and helps connect her ‘on the go’ lifestyle to the gym. She is working to obtain her professional certificate as an Ultrasound Technician, with the ultimate goal of starting her own business. In the meantime, Kris applies her talents through her employment with Bailey’s Gym, which allows her to showcase her abilities. Personally, Kris believes that hard work and dedication are the keys to success.




Play Area Attendant Maria Serna

Maria Serna - Play Area Attendant

Maria joined the Bailey's team as a Play Area Attendant in November of 2017. She has previous experience in childcare when she was stationed in Japan with her husband who is currently serving in the U.S. Navy. Maria has one child of her own, who is very playful and always brings joy to the play area. Maria's hobbies with her family include hiking and bicycling which helps her maintain a positive attitude towards healthy living and staying fit. Maria is also fluent in Spanish as well as Japanese; she is always willing and excited to teach others. Maria brings a belief to our Bailey's team that it's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work, friends and family.




Play Area Attendant Ivette Pena

Ivette Pena  -  Play Area Attendant


I am from Colombia and have lived in Jacksonville with my beautiful family since 2005. I have been a member of Bailey's since 2013, and have had the wonderful opportunity to work in the Play Area since June 2017. Thanks to Bailey's, I have a healthier lifestyle that has inspired me to challenge my family to be more fit individuals. We never miss a day without working out. I am happy to be a part of the Bailey's family and its' positive environment. My entire family now practices sports and work out together. We work out together to shine together!




Cleaner Mimoza Stratoberdha

Mimoza Stratoberdha - Cleaner


Mimoza Stratoberdha became a member of the Bailey's team in January 2012 following the acquisition of another fitness facility. Mimoza has a passion for cleanliness and a meticulous work ethic, which is demonstrated daily as she cleans our gym. Mimoza is known for her friendly and personable demeanor by all, and is a pleasure to interact with. When she is not working, Mimoza enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren.





Cleaner Kostaq Stratoberdha

Kostaq Stratoberdha - Cleaner



Kostaq Stratoberdha became a member of the Bailey's team in January 2012 following the acquisition of another fitness facility. Kostaq takes great pride in his work, and can be seen working diligently to keep our facilities clean. When he is not working, Kostaq enjoys spending time with his two grandchildren.







Sweat PT Manager Dave Navarro

Dave Navarro - Sweat PT Manager


Dave Navarro is our Sweat PT Manager for Bailey's San Jose location. From Jacksonville and the youngest of 7 children, he is very close with family. His family is from the Philippines and where he spends a large part of his life outside of the gym. He is very passionate about sports, especially basketball and football. He enjoys working out because it is a part of his lifestyle. Dave also has a background in mortgage and banking. In his previous finance career he has worked with most major banks including Bank Of America, Everbank and Wells Fargo. He made a career change and was blessed to be given an opportunity to join the SweatPT family mid last year. He started as the SweatPT Manager at the Bailey's Orange Park location and is now currently managing the SweatPT at Bailey's San Jose location. He loves the new career that he has because the job offers many benefits not only for him but also for the Bailey's members that he helps. "I help and encounter each day. I was raised to help others without expecting anything in return and do whatever it takes to put a smile in peoples' faces. I not only do that now but I also help change peoples lives and not a lot of people can say that about their career."


Email Dave at: dnavarro@sweatpt.com