Managers & Departments
Jeff began working at GVAC while pursuing his BA in Business Economics and Exercise and Sports Studies at UCSB.
During his time here he has held a variety of positions, from Front Desk attendant to Group Fitness instructor, before coming into his current position as a Membership Representative and club manager.
As the General Manager of the club, Jeff's main goal is to ensure that all members are provided with a convenient and enjoyable club experience. He loves introducing new people to the club, educating others on the benefits of regular exercise, and showing everyone that they can find something they like at GVAC.
David graduated from Northeastern with a BS in Communications and began working at GVAC in 2005 as the Service Director. His true passion is for sports, and we dare you to ask him a sport trivia question that he can't answer!
David's natural ability for working with numbers has helped him earn his current position as Accounting Manager at GVAC. He recognizes the importance of efficient account management, and his goal is to make our members' experience hassle free so they can focus on health and wellness.
Jade Middleton, MS
Group Fitness Director
Jade Middleton is a Santa Barbara native and a dancer by trade.
She has been at Goleta Valley Athletic Club for fifteen years! As the Group Fitness Director Jade is responsible for overseeing all group fitness classes and ensuring that GVAC is offering the newest classes with premium instructors.
Jade is also a certified personal training and is currently working on certifications in Corrective Exercise and TRX Suspension Training Systems.
Child Care Manager
Molly loves living in Santa Barbara and working at GVAC.
She has been a part of the GVAC team since 2006, and enjoys meeting all the wonderful families that visit our Kids Club center.
She has three little ones of her own, and loves spending time with them and being a mom.
Arturo as been a part of the GVAC management team since 2009.
He leads a team of four staff members, who all work hard to keep the club in top-working order.
From keeping the club cool on hot summer days to maintaining a warm and therapeutic outdoor Jacuzzi, Arturo is always up to the challenge.