Personal Training

Get in the game and take advantage of personal training at the Lauri Ann West Community Center! We have a wide variety of packages and personal training options available for you and can tailor them to your needs and goals. Whether you want to train for a sport or upcoming event, are hoping to lose weight or gain muscle – we have a package and trainer who will make this possible! Rates start as low as $100/month.

To help you get started today, we would like to offer all fitness members one free personal training or wellness orientation session (personal training is a one-hour workout with trainer; wellness orientation is an overview of the fitness center equipment). Schedule your free session/orientation at the Center Welcome Desk, or call us at 412-828-8566.

Fill out the personal training inquiry today. 

Meet the Personal Training Staff

Lauri Ann West Community Center personal trainers are here to help you meet your goals.



Karen Sassaman

Karen graduated from Indiana University Of Pennsylvania in May of 2015 with a degree in Exercise Science. She specializes in training teams and individuals in running, soccer, and hockey specifically. She believes that everyone can benefit from developing goals and learning new exercises with a personal trainer.


Gene Wright

Gene has had many years dedicated to developing conditioning programs, and teaching, motivating and training individuals and groups. His experience and knowledge enables him to develop conditioning plans for all individuals. His approach is research-based, individualized, and inclusive in scope.


Dante Yobbi

Dante graduated in April 2016 from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Exercise Science and attained his ACSM Certified Personal Trainer certification shortly after. He believes clients will gain knowledge of the importance and benefits of physical activity. Whether it’s improving in a specific sport or improving everyday living, he looks forward to helping his clients will reach their goals and have a great time doing it.

Patrick Jacobs

Patrick obtained a BS in Exercise Science and MS in Health, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease. He has been training for 3 years, and specializes in working with clients training for sports, in particular, ice hockey. Patrick has a passion in helping others maintain a healthy lifestyle and increase their self-confidence through physical activity.