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Get to know our friendly Fitness Together® Personal Training Staff at Providence.

Shane Caito
Shane Caito

Shane Caito

Assistant Manager

Shane's career in health and fitness started as many other fitness professionals' have, with off-season preparation for high school athletics. Preparation for football and outdoor track served as a springboard for future interest in strength and conditioning.  With his interest in athletics and working with athletes, it became clear to Shane that working in the health and fitness field was the right fit for him. After graduating from Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High-School, Shane attended Fitchburg State University, where he enrolled in the exercise and sports physiology program. While at Fitchburg State, Shane was on the football team and the spring track team, where he competed in the sprints and javelin. After completing freshman year, Shane transferred to Plymouth State University and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Exercise and Sport Physiology. Shane made the switch to rugby for his 3 years in Plymouth, and he continues to play today, with the Providence Men's Rugby Club.

A practicum with Waterville Valley Academy in the fall of 2013 helped solidify Shane's interest in strength and conditioning. At Waterville Valley, Shane worked as a strength and conditioning assistant with the Alpine ski team with a focus on the Burdenko Conditioning program. Shane's career in personal training started with another local training studio in Providence, RI, after he received his personal training certificate from the American College of Sports Medicine. Helping client work towards their goals in a one-on-one private setting was an exciting and rewarding challenge for Shane. Shane enjoys designing and implementing challenging and fun workouts for his clients. He strives to encourage client to push their limits, so they can reach levels they often do not expect to reach.

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Julie Gastall
Julie Gastall

Julie Gastall

Health and Fitness Coach

Julie grew up in Somerset, MA and graduated from the local high school in 2013. She then went on to attend the University of Rhode Island to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. During her 5 month internship at the Mackal Fitness and Wellness Center, Julie created a 10- week strength training program called the Mind Muscle Connection Program for a group of female students. Julie was responsible for creating the program, running the training sessions, and providing support to each member of the group on nutrition and mindfulness. During this internship, Julie assisted the Head Fitness and Wellness Specialist in training club sports teams along with members of the wellness center.

Julie’s passion for helping individuals gain confidence and succeed in the gym led her to New Horizon Medical Weight Loss Center in Foxboro, MA after graduation. At the clinic, Julie assisted patients in reaching their weight loss goals through fitness counseling, exercise coaching and training in a medical setting.

To further her expertise and to help assist these patients to her best ability, Julie received her Personal Trainer and Medical Exercise Specialist Certifications through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). These certifications allow Julie to help assist individuals who are suffering from injuries and chronic disease. Julie strives to use exercise as a method to alleviate symptoms and prevent chronic diseases from occurring in high risk individuals. Julie enjoys staying active by training for Spartan Races and applying new training methods and exercises to her own routine to stay up to date on the latest exercise research and trends.

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Ian Lane
Ian Lane

Ian Lane

Health and Fitness Coach

Ian has lived and studied in New England for most of his life, where he was a competitive gymnast and martial artist growing up. As an athlete with a passion for health and wellness, Ian was certified as a personal trainer shortly after graduating high school, and has maintained various national certifications ever since, never losing his drive to help people achieve their goals, one-on- one. In 2012, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he started and operated a personal training and nutrition consultation firm at 24, and then wrote and published a 400 page book on the science of fat loss in the obese population. He ran this company for approximately three years, before returning to the east coast to finish his education. 

Ian is an experienced strength and performance coach, certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and a sports nutritionist with the International Society for Sports Nutrition (ISSN). He has been an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Nutrition and Metabolism Society for the last five years, and has been heavily involved in the fitness industry for 11 years. In college, he studied pre-medicine and psychology, where he graduated summa cum laude. In the fall, he will be starting a masters of public health (MPH) degree program, where he will study epidemiology and biostatistics.

Ultimately, Ian is striving to achieve a Ph.D. in quantitative health sciences, where he would like to research the impact of strength and conditioning on chronic disease prevention and health maintenance in a more rigorous manner than is currently being done, and then apply those data in the practical, one-on-one setting in the studio. When he’s not training and analyzing sports science data, Ian does a lot of writing, hiking and still dabbles with gymnastics.

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Laura Kilcline
Laura Kilcline

Laura Kilcline

Licensed & Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist

Laura is a native Rhode Islander and has lived in Barrington, Newport, and Providence, RI. Laura’s interest in fitness began at a young age, playing many sports including ice hockey which she played at Barrington High School. She also developed an interest in nutrition through a family of avid cooks, with her parents previously owning a grocery store and deli/catering business. Laura decided to pursue a career in nutrition and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition & Dietetics from the University of New Hampshire. She then completed a combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship program at the University of Rhode Island, focused on nutrition research and obesity prevention. Upon graduating from URI, Laura passed the national exam and received national and state certification as a Licensed & Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist.

Laura works as a Clinical Dietitian at Kent Hospital in Warwick, RI where she provides nutrition care planning and medical nutrition therapy for a variety of patients, primarily on the cardiac, surgical, neurology, and ICU step-down units. Working with patients with multiple chronic diseases has only fueled Laura’s passion for public health and disease prevention. Laura recognized the importance of both physical fitness and nutrition which led Laura to FT, first as a client. Laura soon realized that her experience in nutrition could be applied to help clients at FT reach their personal health goals. Laura is excited to provide nutrition seminars, personalized nutrition counseling, and FT’s ‘Nutrition Together’ program for clients looking to improve their eating habits and nutrition. Her experience as a client at FT has fueled a deeper interest in fitness and exercise science, and Laura is currently studying to become a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

During her free time, Laura enjoys cooking, skiing, golfing, listening to reggae, and spending time outside with friends, family, and her German Shepherd puppy.

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Danielle Marino
Danielle Marino

Danielle Marino

Health and Fitness Coach

Danielle is a life-long Rhode Islander with a tremendous love for science, particularly, how the body works.  Danielle has been actively involved in local gyms, athletic facilities and community centers, either exercising herself or helping others through education and coaching, since she was eighteen years old. She thoroughly enjoys helping members of her community in finding ways to exercise, being active, and eating healthy while on a budget. Her passion for community has also inspired her to volunteer her time and experience in delivering prevention education for school violence and sexual violence.

Danielle graduated from Rhode Island College with a degree in Public Health Education; received certification from the National Academy of Sport Medicine as a Personal Trainer; and received her Functional Training Specialist certification from the American Council on Exercise. Danielle is an experienced fitness coach, in corporate wellness performing health screenings and delivering health education, as a one-to-one and group instructor providing functional strength training, and as a weight loss consultant to assist others in achieving their weight loss goals. Danielle values the important of balancing all aspects of health and wellness—starting with nutrition and physical health while incorporating the other key pillars of personal wellness, including; mental, spiritual and emotional health.

During her free time, Danielle enjoys hiking, climbing anything that she can, traveling, and seeking new experiences and adventures. She enjoys meeting new people, reading, studying, painting, and dancing.  She enjoys being physically active herself as well as being intellectually inspired and has a genuine appreciation for everyone and everything in her life.  Her ongoing lifetime goal is to learn at least one new thing each and every day.

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Keith N. Boucher
Keith N. Boucher

Keith N. Boucher

Health and Fitness Coach

Keith holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Arkansas and an Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from New England Institute of Technology. He is certified Performance Enhancement Specialist and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has worked in corporate settings before discovering a passion for fitness and exercise science. Keith became a Personal trainer in 2012 working in both traditional gym and Private practice settings.

Keith grew up skateboarding, biking, playing basketball, and golf. After sustaining a knee injury which required surgical repair he discovered an interest in orthopedic/ sport rehabilitation. Keith enjoys combining both preventative/corrective exercise along with traditional functional strength and conditioning principles, and education to help clients achieve their goals safely and quickly.  

Keith is also currently preparing for his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification, as well as, A Master’s of Science in Sport Science and Rehabilitation. In his off-time Keith enjoys playing golf, weight training, practicing martial arts, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

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Ryan Swarts
Ryan Swarts

Ryan Swarts

Health and Fitness Coach

Ryan grew up in Ware, Massachusetts, and graduated from Ware High School. While in school he was a three-sport athlete; baseball, basketball, and golf.  Following graduation, Ryan attended Mitchell College for two years studying Sports Management and playing collegiate baseball and golf.  From there, Ryan transferred to New England College, where he also played baseball before graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.

Upon graduation, Ryan interned as a personal trainer for several New England College athletic teams, including: men’s and women’s basketball, ice hockey and lacrosse, women’s field hockey and softball, and men’s baseball.  Ryan is a certified personal trainer through the American Sports & Fitness Association.  He is currently preparing to be a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. When not working, Ryan enjoys spending his free time golfing and the occasional fishing trip.

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