meet our staff

We want to be the BEST part of your day everyday!

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Wanda Neppell-Owner

  • WRP Fitness has been owned and operated by Wanda Neppell for over 30 years.  As a “hands on” owner, Wanda  prides herself in exceeding her members’ expectations.  Members appreciate her attention to detail, cleanliness of the facility and providing the latest in equipment and group fitness.   
  • A local resident and active in the community, Wanda has been recognized by many organizations for her efforts in community projects and fund raising.  WRP Fitness is a long-standing business member of many organizations: IHRSA (International Health, Racquetball & Sports Association, IDEA Health & Fitness Association, Club Business International, Chamber of Commerce of Shirley and the Mastics,Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches, Manorville Chamber of Commerce, B2B Networking Group.  
  • ​Wanda’s strong passion for providing fitness information and education to all group fitness instructors and personal trainers has lead to WRP Fitness being chosen by AFAA (American Fitness) as the host site for most of their educational seminars and certifications. AFAA Personal Trainer, AFAA Weight Training, AFAA Step, AFAA Kickbox, AFAA Primary Group Fitness & ACE are some of the extensive certifications Wanda holds.  As a continuing education provider and testing examiner for AFAA, she instructs workshops for group fitness instructors all over Long Island and Florida.  
  • ​Wanda, along with her Manager, Bruce Bentley (20 years experience), and staff, pride themselves in hiring “the best of the best” staff, personal trainers and group fitness instructors. 

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Bruce Bentley-Manager

  

  • Bruce Bentley has been part of the WRP Fitness family since 1999 and has been running the club since 2006.
  • As a local resident and active participant in the community, Bruce always tries to give back as much as he can while raising two young girls. He is a board member of The Manorville Chamber of Commerce and a varsity football coach for the Eastport South Manor School District.

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Member Services Team

  • Our Member Services Team is dedicated to giving our members the best experience during their time with us. From questions about our facility to helping our members become the best they can be. Our main goal is to  give our members the best possible environment to fulfill their goals.

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Our instructors

 
Our instructor team leads, instructs and motivates participants in effective and fun classes for participants of all ages and skill levels. 



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Our trainers

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Debbie Williamson

  

  

SPECIALTIES

· Resistance Training

· Core Training

· Mat Pilates

· Yoga

· Myofascial Release

· Post-Menopausal 

Fitness

· Aero Pilates Reformer 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

· AFAA Certified Personal Trainer

· Yoga 200Hr RYT

· Over 15 years Continuing Education

· Aero Pilates Reformer

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Elaine Williams

  

SPECIALTIES

· Strength Training 

· Conditioning

· Flexibility Training

· Core & Balance Training

· Senior Fitness

· Athletic Training

· Individual Training

· Small Group Training

· Running/Strength & Conditioning Coach at Mercy High School 


EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

· Fitness Specialist, AS

· 200hr CYI Yoga

· Professional Ballet & Jazz Instruction

· Over 20 Years Training Experience

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Josh O'Brien

  

SPECIALTIES

· Injury Rehabilitation

· Weight Loss

· Strength Training

· Sport Specific Training

· Physique Enhancement

· Interval Training 


  EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

· Exercise Physiology, Masters

· Exercise Physiology, Bachelors

· Fitness Specialist, Associates

· ISSA Certified Personal Trainer

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Paul Rivera

SPECIALTIES

· Program Design 

· Nutrition 

· Ergogenic Aids

· Resistance Training

· Biomechanics

· Flexibility Training

· Spinal Mechanics

· Body Comp Analysis

· BP & HR Measurements

· Post-Surgery Rehab

· Adolescents to Seniors 


EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

· Hofstra University 

· Academy of Applied Personal Training

· Nationally Accredited Personal Trainer

· Boxing Instructor/Amateur Boxer 

· Certified TRX Suspension Trainer

· Certified TRX Rip Trainer 

· Certified ViPR Trainer

· Over 30 Years Training Experience

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Adam O'Brien

  

SPECIALTIES

· Weight Loss

         · Strength Training

       · Interval Training 

                    · Physique Enhancement

Nutrition 



EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

· Fitness Specialist, AS

                  · ISSA Certified Personal Trainer

 

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Amanda Mercurio

SPECIALTIES 

  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Core Training
  • Injury Rehab
  • Interval Training
  • Group Instuction 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS 

  • Exercise Science
  • Bachelors (Sacred Heart University)
  • ACSM certified personal trainer
  • TRX suspension
  • Spinning