Meet Your Fitness Center Wellness Team
C. W. (Neil) Nett, Wellness Manager
Neil holds a Masters Degree in Kinesiology, a B.A. in Psychology, and a B.S. Degree in Education. He is currently certified as a Clinical Exercise Specialist (American College of Sports Medicine), Strength & Conditioning Specialist (National Strength & Conditioning Association), FallProof Balance and Mobililty Specialist Instructor (Center for Successful Aging), Advanced Personal Trainer (American College of Sports Medicine), Senior Strength Trainer (International Weightlifting Association), AFAA Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer (Aerobics & Fitness Association of America), American Heart CPR Instructor, and previously served as an ACLS Instructor and Regional BLS Faculty with the American Heart Association.
Before coming to St. James Place, Neil held positions with Our Lady of the Lake College as Director, AHA Training Center and with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center as Manager, Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Neil's experience also includes teaching and coaching in the EBR Parish and Ascension Parish Schools as a certified secondary education teacher.
Liz Carter, Wellness Coordinator
Liz has over 20 years experience in the health industry, and is an AFAA certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Fitness Instructor with specialties which include: step, kickboxing, and weight training, and PiYo Instructor (Powder Blue Productions). Liz has completed her Pilates mat certification and is certified as a Senior Strength Trainer by the International Weightlifting Association.
Jennifer Jeane Mills, Fitness Instructor (225)
Jennifer recently graduated from LSU with a B.A. in Kinesiology and is certified as a personal trainer (ACSM) and Group Fitness Instructor (AFAA), and PiYo Instructor (Powder Blue Productions). Jennifer currently teaches Aquacize Water Fitness, as well as the Total Body Conditioning, Cardio-Chisel, and Yoga classes.
Olivia DesOrmeaux, Licensed Massage Therapist
Olivia obtained her training in Therapeutic Massage through Medical Training College in Baton Rouge and is nationally certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork and licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Massage Therapy. Olivia's background and experience includes Deep Tissue and Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, and Hot Stone Therapies.