Kristen Loescher

General Manager

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.

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Kathy Donald

Fitness Director

Kathy Donald 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.

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Seth Perdue

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.

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Brian Cann

Aquatics Director

Brian Cann has worked in Aquatics since 2010. He started as a lifeguard and worked his way up. He was Aquatics Director for the Rouse Center from December 2015 to December 2018. After a short hiatus, he has returned to take on the same role. He has numerous certifications through the National Swimming Pool Foundation and American Red Cross. He enjoys teaching and has worked as an Adjunct Instructor at a local college. Brian graduated from the University of Virginia in 2012 with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

In his free time, he enjoys lifting weights, visiting new cities, and trying new foods.

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Michelle Bryan

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

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Aideen Brannan

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.

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Kim LaFontaine

Membership Director

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.

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Angela Conway

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.

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Scott Brown

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.

Connor Costello

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.

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