Employee Bios

Employee Bios



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




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



Jena Stuchell  -  Fitness Consultant


Jena Stuchell 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:  jenastuchell@baileysgym.com



Devvin Gordon  -  Fitness Consultant



Devvin was a member of Bailey's Health & Fitness prior to his employment. Devvin is currently serving in the National Guard, and is also a full time student in the ROTC program. Devvin enjoys staying physically active, as well as assisting members with their fitness goals. Devvin's long term goals are to be commissioned in the United States Army.



Email Devvin at:  devvingordon@baileysgym.com



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


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.





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






Monique Gladden - Play Area Attendant




My name is Monique and I am the mother of two children. I enjoy working and being around kids! I also enjoy traveling, reading and fashion. My favorite types of food are Mexican and Italian. I look forward to meeting and talking to new people every day!







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.







Myasia Holloway - Play Area Attendant




My name is Myasia and I am a proud Navy wife and mother of two. I love working with children! Science is my favority subject and I love helping children gain an interest in science! I strongly believe that children are the future and they deserved to be loved and nurtured!







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.





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.







DeAngelo Howard Jr. - Sweat PT Manager



My name is DeAngelo Howard Jr., but I typically go by 'DJ'. I am from Daytona Beach Florida. I attended Jacksonville University where I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with honors, played football, and became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi. I had the opportunity to coach strength and conditioning/sports performance for the Jacksonville Jaguars, University of Central Florida Knights and the Valdosta State Blazers sports teams while pursuing and earning a Masters of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation, as well as Masters in Public Administration.



Email DJ at:  dhoward@sweatpt.com