Paul Garwood is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and has been an employee of the Y since the spring of 2012. Paul also earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Physical Education with Health Concentration, Grades K-12, from William Paterson University in the fall of 2013. Paul was a student teacher in physical education in the Garwood and Scotch Plains-Fanwood school districts during the fall of 2013.
Paul has been extremely active from his beginning years in a wide variety of sports and activities; baseball, wrestling, bowling, volleyball, cross country, and track & field (also a level 1 USATF certified track & field coach). He is currently an avid runner and sports enthusiast and spends his time outside of the gym keeping up with England’s Premier League soccer clubs and standup comedy.
Paul loves working with clients of all ages in helping them reach their fitness goals, short and long term. He takes his work seriously and strives to create a comfortable fitness environment with an upfront and supportive attitude. Paul considers himself a lifelong learner, understanding that it is an ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge in all that he dedicates his time to.