Employee Bios

Employee Bios



Club Manager Jack Szekeres

Jack Szekeres  -  Club Manager

A member of Bailey's since 2013, Jack Szekeres is the manager of our Westside location. With more than 20 years in the customer service industry, Jack will provide a high level of service to each guest and each member everyday. Through his staff they will maintain a high level of cleanliness, organization and provide a fun safe place for our members and guests to enjoy. Jack has a passion for fitness and enjoys helping others create their own passion. He wants to help and be apart of every new members journey.  In his off time Jack loves spending time with his beautiful wife and three children. Jack also loves to ride his Harley. Originally from Michigan, Jack is a huge Detroit sports fan. The Michigan Wolverines are his favorite college team....GO BLUE!

Email Jack at:  jackszekeres@baileysgym.com




Group Fitness Coordinator Valerie McCartin

Valerie McCartin - Director of Group Fitness

Valerie has been teaching group exercise for more than 25 years. She has held an AFAA Group Exercise Certification since 1990. She is also certified in Kickboxing, P90X, Step, Stott Mat Pilates, Stott Pilates Reformer, 200 RYT Yoga, TRX, Schwinn Cycle and is a Certified Personal Trainer thru Cooper Institute. Valerie is also a certified FHSAA Soccer Referee and a FYSA Soccer Referee. If you want it bad enough, you'll find ways to make it happen.


Email Valerie at: valeriemccartin@baileysgym.com



Fitness Consultant Jena Stuchell

Jena Stitt  -  Fitness Consultant


Jena Stitt came to Bailey's in February of 2015 as a Play Area Attendant, and before long she was promoted to Fitness Consultant. In order to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, Jena aims to have a positive attitude in everything she does. She lives by the saying “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” If you want to see changes in your life and overall health, you have to set goals. Constantly pushing yourself to accomplish your goals keeps you from becoming stagnant and leads to a better life.


Email Jena at:  jenastitt@baileysgym.com



Fitness Consultant Jon Valliere

Jon Valliere  -  Fitness Consultant



My name is Jon and I've been a member of Baileys gym for 2 1/2 years now and in that time I have managed to lose 110 pounds. I currently attend FSCJ to achieve my AA degree. Upon completion of my AA, I plan to transfer to the University of Florida, with a goal to earn my Bachelor's degree in Business. During my own fitness journey, I have developed a love of seeing others better their life through fitness. During my free time, I enjoy working out, spending time with friends and playing video games.



Email Jon at:  jonvalliere@baileysgym.com


Fitness Consultant Tyler Hall

Tyler Hall  -  Fitness Consultant



Tyler has been a loyal member of Bailey's Gym since 2006. He has an extensive background in the fitness industry as a personal trainer, as well as a sales extraordinaire. Tyler is thrilled to be working in a rewarding position that allows him to help others become healthy and confident. In Tyler's free time, he likes to play guitar alongside some of Jacksonville's greatest bands. Tyler can't wait to help you reach your next fitness goal!


Email Tyler at:  tylerhall@baileysgym.com


Fitness Consultant Jared Kennon

Jared Kennon  -  Fitness Consultant



My name is Jared Kennon and I started working for Bailey's in February 2019. I am currently attending Florida State College at Jacksonville working towards a degree in Criminology, with aspirations to earn a Private Investigator license. In my free time, I enjoy hiking through the woods, long walks on the beach and free running around Jacksonville.


Email Jared at:  jaredkennon@baileysgym.com



Fitness Consultant Chadwick Boyd

Chadwick Boyd  -  Fitness Consultant


Chadwick started working part-time at Bailey's Health and Fitness during November of 2018. Since his childhood, he has had a strong interest in fitness and bodybuilding. He enjoys motivating others to help reach their unique fitness goals. He believes that a community built on encouragement and accountability is pivotal to success in any arena. When Chadwick is not working, he can likely be found working out on the gym floor or playing basketball. He loves learning and implementing new exercises.



Email Chadwick at: chadwickboyd@baileysgym.com



Cashier Noah Jordan


Noah Jordan  -  Cashier



Noah has been a member of Bailey's since early 2018. During that time, Noah has made improvements in his personal fitness over the accomplishments obtained running track and participating in teen physique competitions. Noah loves to learn and expand his goals in the weight room - and strives to be the best he can be!




Email Noah at:  noahjordan@baileysgym.com


Play Area Attendant Sherry Edwards

Sherry Edwards  -  Play Area Attendant




I joined the Bailey's team in February of 2017. I love working in the Children's Play Area! I've been working with children over fourteen years. It's what I love to do, make sure the kids are safe and are having fun at the same time. I am happy Bailey's opened the Play Area so now the whole family can come.





Play Area Attendant Latifah Edwards

Latifah Edwards  -  Play Area Attendant


My name is Latifah Edwards. I was born in Jacksonville, but due to the military, I have had the priviledge to travel and live in many different states and countries. I've had the pleasure of working for Bailey's since 2014. It has been a wonderful experience to learn and grow, not only with the company, but with the children. My goal is to make sure the children enjoy themselves and have a great story to tell when they leave. I take interest in art, photography and music






Play Area Attendant Brook Wiley

Brook Wiley - Play Area Attendant




My name is Brook Wiley and I have been working with children for 5 years. I am currently studying to become an Occumpational Therapist. In my free time I enjoy yoga and reading.








Play Area Attendant Debbie McCredie

Debbie McCredie - Play Area Attendant




My name is Debbie McCredie and I have cared for children for 30 plus years. I take great pleasure in seeing them grow into amazing people. My own children and grandchildren are the most important things in my life.





Play Area Attendant Elizabeth Schuit

Elizabeth Schuit - Play Area Attendant


I was born and raised right here in beautiful city of St. Augustine. I've been CPR certified and also licensed in early childhood education. I have also had some hands on training with special needs children. I am very family oriented and like to be positive and encouraging to others. When I am not at work, I am with my family, camping and swimming. Ever since I joined the Baileys Family I have been working out 5 days a week here and I absolutely love it.

I look forward to seeing you here at Baileys Health and Fitness!





Cleaner Brian Brown

Brian Brown - Cleaner




My name is Brian Brown and I joined the team as a Cleaner in August 2017. I enjoy exercising and watching movies.







Sweat PT Manager Adam Castaneda

Adam Castaneda - Sweat PT Manager



My name is Adam and I have been in the fitness industry for over 9 years. My passion for fitness has lead me all over the country, helping people to improve their quality of life. I'm fortunate to be here in Jacksonville and look forward to helping you!



Email Adam at:  acastaneda@sweatpt.com