Our Team

Meet Your Life Transformers

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Jeff Tomaszewski

Jeff Tomaszewski is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (Case) with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Sports Medicine and a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology. He is a certified Athletic Trainer though the National Athletic Trainers Association and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

He began his career as a clinical Athletic Trainer for Ohio Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine and served as the Medical Coordinator for the National Youth Sports Program at Case.

Jeff then left his career in physical therapy to pursue a Master’s degree and become the Assistant Athletic Trainer/Professor at Case in 2000. Shortly after obtaining his Master’s degree he formed MaxStrength Fitness in May of 2007 in Westlake, Ohio, which has grown into Cleveland’s premier personal training facility. A second facility was opened in May of 2017 in Willoughby, Ohio to help fulfill his life’s mission of helping as many people as possible live a high quality of life into their golden years.

Jeff is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Cohort 5 and is currently and active member in the Entrepreneur Organization’s Accelerator program and serves on the board.

He is a student of marketing, world-class customer service and providing the most efficient, effective and safe mode of exercise.

Along the way Jeff has also obtained Professional Status as a Natural Drug-Free Bodybuilder solely using the methods and systems implemented at MaxStrength Fitness and he continues to use these systems to help countless clients achieve their health and fitness goals.

Jeff is married to Jodi Tomaszewski, who is a partner at Dworken & Bernstein, LLP and has three beautiful daughters Emma, Chloe and Paige. When he is not busy transforming his client’s lives through health and fitness Jeff enjoys spending time with his family splashing in the pool, taking walks and bike rides or any other adventure they can dream up. He also loves golf and any outdoor sports! Not to mention, rooting on the Browns, Cavs and Indians

1.What is your favorite food?

Filet Mignon

2.What is your favorite channel or tv show?
24

3. What is your favorite movie?
A Few Good Men

4. What is your favorite outdoor activity?
Golf

5. What is one thing on your bucket list?
Golf at Pebble Beach

Brian Stroh

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
Getting to share my passion by teaching others how to perform the single most beneficial physical act for longevity and quality of life.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
On a roadtrip with Colleen somewhere we’ve never been.

Name three words that you describe you.
Diplomatic, Optimistic, Regimented

Colleen Donahue

What is the best part about working at MaxStrength Fitness?
I have a job that I love that has grown with me as I have grown. Jeff and everyone at MSF cares about making people's lives better and that is important to me as a human, that the work I do improves lives and serves people. We do that here everyday.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
I’d be with Brian on a roadtrip to somewhere we haven’t been!

Name three words that you describe you.
Intuitive, Courageous, Curious

Rachel Payne

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
Building rapport and being able to see the benefits of their training.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
On a beach somewhere!

Name three words that you describe you.
Loyal, positive, caring

Stephen Zbornik

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
Building rapport and relationships

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
At home relaxing.

Name three words that you describe you.
Intense, Routine, Thoughtful

Dominic Coduti

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
One on one interaction and building solid relationships that last a lifetime.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
On the river fly fishing

Name three words that you describe you.
Calm and poise

Alison Philips

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
Consistently learning from my coworkers and clients.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
Personally, I would choose to be in Gatlinburg, Tennessee hiking through the mountains and trails.

Name three words that you describe you.
Positive, empathetic, goal-oriented

Candice Bukky

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
I am always honored and humbled to be a part of a client's health and wellness journey. I love hearing how our workouts improve their strength, mobility, stamina, endurance, etc. to not only physical stressors but mental and emotional ones too!

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
Hiking the Appalachian Trail! That's on the bucket list.

Name three words that you describe you.
Outgoing - Compassionate - Creative

Yvonne Baricelli

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
Being a witness to their success and sharing in the joy of their accomplishments.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
In a hammock, soaking in the sun, listening to the birds and feeling the breeze.

Name three words that you describe you.
Empathetic. Strong. Resilient.

Mike Palko

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
Knowing that I can make a difference in someone's life and help them reach their goals is a great feeling.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
Hilton Head Island

Name three words that you describe you.
Kind, Patient, Loyal

Cassie Pryor

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
Getting to know the clients over time because you see them on a regular basis and helping them change and improve their lives.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
I'd be ANYWHERE with my husband because I enjoy his company so much!

Name three words that you describe you.
Energetic, Silly, Friendly

Shelby Archable

What is the best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness?
The best part about training the clients at MaxStrength Fitness is that you actually get to know your clients. You not only get to build a rapport with them, you get to build a relationship with them.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
Either Visiting Friends in Rhode Island or Spending time with my nephews.

Name three words that you describe you.
Hardworking, Patient, Compassionate