Kristen Loescher comes to the Rouse Center with over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry, finance and youth programming. She worked to open one other fitness center in Virginia prior to coming to the Rouse Center in 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Cedarville University and is a certified American Red Cross Instructor and Certified Pool Operator.
Kristen is originally from Michigan (she’s a Yooper!), and enjoys cross country skiing, basketball, volleyball, running, and working out with friends in group exercise classes! She, and her husband, Ken, do their best to keep up with their three active daughters and currently reside in Stafford, VA.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kathy Williams comes to the Jeff Rouse Sport & Swim Center with over 10 years of fitness and management experience. Along with her charismatic personality, and infectious passion, she works to improve the fitness level of each member, regardless of age, skill or limitations. Kathy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Ramapo College, has an impressive list of fitness certifications, conducts trainings and teaches a wide array of classes.
Kathy is originally from New Jersey and enjoys Salsa dancing, group exercise classes, shopping and reading during her free time. She currently lives in Fredericksburg.
She can be reached at email@example.com.
District Youth Development & Sports Director
Seth Perdue comes to the Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center with over 10 years of youth programming experience, most recently with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and the Alice C. Tyler Village of ChildHelp East. He has experience facilitating teambuilding and group activities, teaching social and therapeutic recreational sessions, and sports coaching and athletic training.
In his free time, Seth enjoys playing sports, outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and three children.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eva Schellenbach joined the Rouse Center Staff as the Swim Instructor Coordinator and Head Swim Coach, worked as the HR/Finance Director in 2017 and 2018, and is now back in the pool as Aquatics Director. Her varied background includes many years of collegiate and high school teaching, as well as coaching. Eva earned her B.A. from Valparaiso University, her M.A. from Ohio University, and her MDE from the University of Maryland. As a competitive swimmer (formerly youth, now USMS swimmer), Eva feels right at home at the Rouse Center with its state-of-the art aquatic facilities.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her husband and Labrador, baking, reading, and of course swimming!
She can be reached at email@example.com.
Scott Edson comes to the Rouse Center with over 20 years of recreation and administrative experience. With a Bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University (Go, Monarchs!) in Recreation and Leisure Services, Scott’s greatest accomplishment is the amount of lives he has impacted through the youth, adult, and wellness programs he has implemented throughout his amazing career. Over the last three years, Scott had taken on more of an administrative role leading him to the Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center. He is very excited to take on the position of HR and Finance Director.
Scott is originally from New Jersey and enjoys kayaking, hiking, woodworking and volunteering throughout our community. His wife, Lisa, retired from the Navy after 23 years of service and now works for Spotsylvania County Schools. They have one son, Kyle, who is a junior at Virginia Tech studying chemical engineering.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Aquatics Director
Aideen joined the Rouse Center as a lifeguard in October 2018 and transitioned to the Rouse staff full-time as Assistant Aquatics Director in May 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communications from St. John’s University and served as a Marine for 22 years both active and reserve. In her role as a Marine Combat Instructor (later Instructor-Trainer) of Water Survival, Aideen’s primary focus was on training personnel in water survival and swim qualification. She frequently traveled the country as part of a Mobile Training Team to support reserve annual training requirements. Aideen is a Red Cross certified Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, and an NSPF certified Pool Operator.
Aideen hails from Long Island and tries to return yearly for her beach and bagel fix. She is the proud mom of two children; her older child Rebecca serves as a Navy corpsman alongside her husband Dan, and son Nicholas is a rising sophomore at Brooke Point. Aideen loves to cook, read, and garden, and resides in Stafford with her son, husband, and a persnickety feline named Puar.
She can be reached at email@example.com.
Kim comes to the Rouse Center with a varied work background, including more than 13 years experience as a Creative Arts Director and Volunteer Coordinator for a large church in South Carolina. Kim studied Marketing at Liberty University and has worked in some customer driven capacity for the past 22 years. She is passionate about making meaningful connections and spreading positivity.
Originally from North Carolina, Kim is a ridiculous Tarheel basketball fan. She loves cooking, reading and spending time with her husband, Bill, and their combined 5 kids.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership Services Coordinator
Angela Conway comes to the Rouse Center with years of varied work experience due to her most important role as a military spouse. In Japan she worked as an English Teacher. In Kansas, she worked in the Human Resource (HR) department of St. Mary’s Hospital. In Montana, she was the HR Director of a Long Term Care Facility. In Germany she worked as a Career Counselor, pianist and Piano Teacher. She received her Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Kansas State University. In each location she has been passionate about actively living life and healthy eating.
Angela is originally from Iowa, where for years she would slalom ski on the Mississippi River and now enjoys boating on the Potomac, gardening, hiking and attending a variety of fitness classes. She, her husband, Jerry, and their two children currently reside in Stafford, VA.
She can be reached at email@example.com.
Group Exercise Coordinator
Michelle comes to the Group Exercise Program with more than 10+ years of experience in both the civilian and military fitness industry as a Group Exercise Instructor, Personal Trainer, Mind-Body Specialist, Fitness Business Owner, Mission Nutrition Trainer and Command Fitness Leader Instructor Trainer with the US Navy. She has been with the Rouse Center since January 2017 as a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, and she declares that her heartbeat is, and always has been, Group Exercise!
Originally from D.C., raised in Texas and educated in both Virginia and Singapore, (BS Virginia Tech and MA National University of Singapore), Michelle is an avid Houston Rockets fan. When not closely following basketball, she enjoys serving the community through her church and spending time with family. She, and her husband, Dan (USN Retired), have three children, one stray cat that decided to keep them and one highly intelligent, slightly irritating and mostly adorable Shetland Sheepdog that is genetically wired to be somewhere in Scotland herding sheep as evidenced by her perpetual need to herd the entire Bryan family
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lifeguard & Pool Manager
Connor Costello comes to the Jeff Rouse Swim and Spot Center with 5 years of Aquatics experience. He joined the Rouse staff as a lifeguard in 2017. Soon after he took on the role of Head lifeguard gaining experience as a pool operator. He is an American Red Cross certified lifeguard, Certified pool operator and an American Heart Association BLS provider. Connor has always loved the water and helping people however he can, making Aquatics a perfect fit for him.
In his free time Connor enjoys fishing, volunteering as a firefighter and spending time with his family and two dogs, Cali and Cooper.
He can be reached at email@example.com.
District Food & Beverage Director
Scott is a Stafford Native with over 20 years in the F&B Industry. He is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University of Charleston where he studied culinary and F&B management. He has worked and studied in all types of food concepts. The restaurant industry has led him to many different states including FL, SC, Missouri, Indiana and Maryland and oversees to Germany where he studied German and Infusion Cuisine.
With his brother He owned a restaurant concept in St. Louis called Tanner B’s where they won awards for Best Concept, Best Appetizers, Best American Theme and Best Happy Hour. Scott has competed in many food competitions winning chili cookoffs and placing second and third in professional competitions. Scott has been married to Ami for 17 years and together they have three children: Jonah, Jadyn and Jami. In his spare time he loves to fish, garden and coach soccer. He loves the outdoors and would always rather be camping.