Meet Our Staff

Schoolcraft College Fitness Center

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Patty Donohue Ebach, Manager, Fitness Center

Patty has been in the fitness, health and wellness field for over 25 years.  She has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in Exercise Science and Kinesiology, respectively.  She also has a Master of Science certificate in Complementary Medicine and Wellness from Oakland University.

Before assuming the position of Manager of the Schoolcraft College Fitness Center, Patty was an adjunct instructor in the College’s Physical Education department. She also taught nutrition and stress management classes at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan. Prior to teaching at the College level, Patty worked for Johnson & Johnson, Health & Fitness Services Division,managing fitness centers and wellness programs for corporate clients in the Midwest region of the country.

JakeJake Fedewa, Fitness Lead and Assistant Manager

Jake comes to us fresh from The University of Georgia, where he completed his Masters of Science Degree in Kinesiology. He also has his Bachelors of Science degree from Central Michigan University in Health Fitness in Preventive and Rehabilitative Programs. He has been in the Campus Recreation environment for over 6 years now and has experience from both Central Michigan University and The University of Georgia (Fire up Chips! Go Dawgs!) helping to manage student fitness and recreation programs and facilities.  Jake also has a variety of experiences with personal training and group exercise, and is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer and through TRX as a TRX group training instructor. 


Rosemarie Denton, Front Desk Supervisor

Rosemarie brings a wide range of experiences to her role in the Fitness Center. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Rosemarie has also been a flight attendant and a pharmaceutical representative. Her background gives her the skills to provide exceptional customer service to Fitness Center members.

Walt Stecko, Business Office Manager

Walt has more than 30 years of financial management experience in retail, telecommunications and information technology.  He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Detroit and a Master of Science in Finance from Walsh College.  After retiring from AT&T, Walt has been self-employed and served as a consultant to various companies and non-profit organizations.

Meet Our Personal Trainers

Mark Papineau

Mark Papineau, Personal Trainer

Mark has been an exercise professional for more than 35 years, and has extensive experience at local fitness facilities.  He holds a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science from Michigan State University.  He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as both a strength and conditioning specialist and a personal trainer. 

Mark is also an adjunct faculty member in the College’s Physical Education department and has also taught at Henry Ford Community College and the University of Michigan - Dearborn.   Mark’s areas of focus includes athletic strength and conditioning, adult fitness and weight management, women’s health and exercise for the diabetic patient.

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Natalie BeckerNatalie Becker, Personal Trainer

Natalie has been a fitness professional for more than eight years.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Eastern Michigan University.  Natalie is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a health fitness specialist.

Natalie has worked in city and collegiate recreation centers, corporate fitness facilities and medical fitness centers.  She has taught group exercise classes, including spinning, functional training, circuit training and senior strength and balance.

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Maggie LeinsMaggie Leins, Personal Trainer

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Ashley GordonAshley Gordon, Personal Trainer

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Expresso Fall Frenzy Bike Challenge

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