Welcome to The Exercise Coach - Lake Zurich. Locally owned and operated by Brian Cygan, we are proud to support our community by fostering healthy lifestyles. We understand that life is busy and demanding, making it difficult to maintain a healthy regiment. Here at The Exercise Coach - Lake Zurich, we are energized to help!


Pam Beatty

Studio Manager
Certified Exercise Coach

Pam joined The Exercise Coach in 2007. Pam is the Lake Zurich Office Manager, is a Certified Exercise Coach, and avid Exercise Coach Fan! Pam takes great pride in providing outstanding and professional customer service and is involved in all aspects of Lake Zurich studio operations. Completing her own workouts diligently, clients will also see her, at various times, on the training floor coaching and cheering clients on to achieve great results. Pam’s competitive nature influences others to work hard. Pam lives in Lake Zurich with her husband Miles, is the mother of two sons, and proud grandma of four grandsons.

Bruno Streich

Lead Certified
Exercise Coach

Bruno began with the Exercise Coach in 2004. Bruno is the Lead Trainer at the Lake Zurich Studio and is also an integral part of our brand’s national efforts. As a Master Instructor with more than a decade of work under The Exercise Coach CEO, Brian Cygan, Bruno teaches and certifies coaches across the country. Bruno is an outgoing person who enjoys getting to know his clients personally and is passionate about helping others reach their personal health and fitness goals. Bruno’s job is to insure that clients receive an outstanding workout from him and every other trainer on our team. Bruno’s expertise and experience is invaluable at The Exercise Coach. Of course, you may often catch him humming the tune playing on the speaker system! Bruno is married to Kristie and together they have a beautiful daughter and son.

Maureen Slott

Certified Exercise Coach

Maureen Slott began with The Exercise Coach in 2010! Maureen is a caretaker at heart and becomes everybody’s best friend from day #1. Maureen is a part-time administrative assistant and part-time Certified Exercise Coach at the Lake Zurich studio. Maureen will help in any way needed and is always happy to do whatever is asked of her. From her cheerful demeanor on the phone to her servant’s attitude at the desk and on the training floor, Maureen is truly appreciated. Maureen lives in Barrington with her husband Dennis and is the mother of 3 athletic children!

Carmella Napolitano

Certified Exercise Coach

Carmella began as a Certified Exercise Coach in 2014 and was a quick learner of The Exercise Coach protocol. Carmella always brings a very positive energy to the studio, and she creates an uplifting, motivating workout session. Carmella has a good eye for making sure clients are working out as effectively and efficiently as they should, and is dedicated to helping clients realize their fitness goals. Carmella also assists with some administrative work at Buffalo Grove studio, and as needed at Lake Zurich. Carmella lives in Spring Grove and is engaged to be married.

Nathan O’Day

Certified Exercise Coach

Nathan “Nate” began with The Exercise Coach in 2012 in our Park Ridge location. Nathan is an outstanding Certified Exercise Coach and has had an interest in the field of health for many years. His undergraduate degree is in biology and his graduate degree is in bioethics. Nathan is compassionate, soft spoken, and relates naturally and easily with clients. He makes you feel right at home. And, clients have expressed enjoyment in his sense of humor too! Nathan trains clients at our Lake Zurich or Buffalo Grove studios. Outside of work, Nathan enjoys outdoor activities, especially cycling, snowboarding, and the occasional challenge of a race.

Dave Mauro

Certified Exercise Coach

Dave came to The Exercise Coach in 2012 as Lead Coach in our Wilmette location and moved to Lake Zurich in 2016. With an Exercise Science Associates degree from College of Lake County and a Personal Trainer Certification from The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Dave set his sights early on a career in coaching. Dave is a “people person” and enjoys interacting with clients and getting to know how best he can help clients reach their personal goals. Dave is a Certified Exercise Coach at our Lake Zurich and Buffalo Grove studios. When he’s not working, Dave enjoys spending time with his fiancé Kristine, as well as spending time outdoors.

Elizabeth Manella

Certified Exercise Coach

Elizabeth began with The Exercise Coach in 2015, and she is a part-time Certified Exercise Coach. Elizabeth’s interest in fitness and wellbeing led her to The Exercise Coach, and she continues to spread her fitness cheer to clients on the training floor. Elizabeth constantly seeks personal growth and has become an excellent student of nutrition and health. Elizabeth trains clients at both Lake Zurich and Buffalo Grove studios. Elizabeth lives in Lake Zurich with her parents and outside of studio time enjoys pursuing her love for the science of anthropology.

Zulma Bianca

Administrative Assistant
Book Keeping

Zulma began with The Exercise Coach in 2010. Zulma is the bookkeeper for the Lake Zurich and Buffalo Grove studios, and is full-time administrative assistant for The Exercise Coach Franchise System. Zulma is highly efficient, handles a great deal of diverse work assignments, and always exhibits a can-do attitude. Zulma is also an avid fan of The Exercise Coach and is certain to complete her weekly workouts to keep her fitness goals on track. Zulma works primarily in our Wauconda offices, and once per week in our Lake Zurich studio. Zulma is married to Jim and together they parent a lovely daughter named Ava.

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