Martin LaRocca | Co-owner, Certified Personal Trainer

Martin, a life-long athlete, has always been interested in health and fitness. With his playground, high school and college baseball experience, he learned both sides of fitness and sports specifics, first as a player, then as a trainer. He attended the National Personal Training Institute in Orlando, Florida, to pursue his training degree. After earning certification, he returned home to New Orleans and worked as a personal trainer. He developed a reputation as an exceptional trainer and decided to branch out on his own. He opened Maple Street Fitness, as a co-owner, in October 2007. Martin is dedicated to his clients, providing them with individualized workouts and nutritional advice. Benefits realized by his clients include weight loss, stress reduction, reduced medications, body fat reduction, better sleep, stronger bones and increased energy. He got into this business because he wants to help people look and feel better. His reputation and clientele attest to his success

Kurt Weiser | Co-owner, Certified Personal Trainer

Judith Custer | Certified Personal Trainer (A.F.A.A.)

Judith is committed to getting anyone who is interested in complete workouts and nutrition no matter what age. She will work with you as long as it takes, along with the support and all her knowledge which spans some 20 plus years. If you have a physical issue she is your go to person. Knees, shoulders and backs are her speciality.

Gosia Watson | Certified Personal Trainer

Gosia is a national level figure competitor, part of Team Bombshell- the largest and most prestigious all females athletes Professional Competitive Fitness Training Team in the world. While achieving her own success in a healthy lifestyle and fitness routine, Gosia developed a love to help others achieve their goals in fitness. She believes that hard work and proper nutrition are necessary to achieve overall fitness. She is certified through NASM and holds a TRX certification.

Donna Levin | Certified Personal Trainer, BS Marketing

Fitness is key to a healthy body and creative mind!!” Donna has been passionate about exercise for the last 30 years and decided 2 years ago to get certified as a personal trainer. She is now living her passion! Benefits realized by her clients are endless, but include: improved mood, help in weight management, promote better sleep, boost energy levels, reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, etc. “It is an incredible feeling to inspire clients to choose a healthy lifestyle and motivate all to make the right choices. I look forward to seeing you soon at Uptown Athletic Club!

Celeste Eustis | Certified Personal Trainer

Bachelor of Education in Exercise Science from University of Georgia, Masters of Business Administration from University of New Orleans, Personal Training Certification from ISSA I became a personal trainer out of my own personal passion for physical fitness and nutrition, as well as my concern for the health and fitness of my family, including my husband and children. The most exciting part of my job is witnessing my clients achieve their own personal goals. The body is the only instrument that we have to play out our lives and fitness is the key to its longevity. It improves our well being, quality of life and self concept. Fitness is our foundation.


Liz Stolz | Certified Personal Trainer

As a certified personal trainer, Liz works with individuals looking to improve their fitness, lose weight, or simply become a better athlete, all while understanding the balance between work, family, and training – an often underestimated aspect of any fitness regimen. Liz works as a personal trainer at Uptown Athletic Club and is certified in CrossFit CT-Level 1, CrossFit Endurance, and CrossFit Movement/Mobility. If you are looking for a program to take your fitness to the next level, or if you simply want help in rediscovering the joy of working out, Liz has all your bases covered. She is an accomplished triathlete, having qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships, and she is an experienced motivator who knows how to bring the fun to hard work. If you are looking for assistance in designing a program to take your fitness to the next level, or if you need someone who can assist you in rediscovering the joy of working out, Liz can help like no other we know.  She is an accomplished triathlete, having qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships, and she can get you to the next level.  Liz can help your fitness improve in all areas, though she has a particular specialization in running.

Jeffrey Martin | Certified Personal Trainer

Jeffrey Martin received a B.A. from Loyola University, where he began in 1993 as an Office Manager in the Athletic Department.  Jeffrey’s motto: “Wellness is a Lifestyle” 

By being a healthcare professional, Jeffrey understands the importance of exercise to create a healthy lifestyle, which reduces the risk of cardiovascular and other diseases, and helps strengthen the mind. For Jeffrey, the most gratifying reward is helping clients lose weight, increase their energy level, and develop a positive mental attitude (PMA)