Our Front Desk Staff

 

Rick Recckio - Trainer

Rick Recckio II

General Manager

Graduate from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and a minor in Sociology. Shortly after he continued on to Canisius College where he graduated with a Master's Degree (MBA) in Finance.  Rick has been working at Platinum Fitness since opening day on April 1st, 2011. Rick played in the WNY All Star Game in 2011 for lacrosse and was first team all-league in football where he led his team senior year in sacks. He is CPR certified, Twixter certified, and a certified personal trainer. He also works at Recckio Real Estate and Development where he sells commercial and residential real estate.

Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson

Front Desk Staff

Jeff began working out at Platinum Fitness shortly after its opening in 2011. After an internship under current trainer Kevin Baker, Jeff earned his ACE (American Council on Exercise) certification in personal training. Jeff is entering his senior year at Canisius College. He is a member of the Men's Division 1 Lacrosse Team and All-College Honors Program. He has nearly completed his Bachelor's degrees in Health & Wellness and Sports Management, with minors in Strength & Conditioning and Sports Psychology. Upon completion of his undergraduate work, Jeff plans on earning Master's degrees in Health & Human Performance, Sports Administration, and Applied Nutrition. In addition, Jeff aspires to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, registered dietitian, and licensed physical/occupational therapist.

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson

Front Desk Staff

Having recently finished high school at Williamsville East, Sarah is currently a student at Canisius College as part of its Honors Program. Sarah is majoring in Journalism and Music, with a concentration in Vocal Performance and a minor in Theater. She is also a member of Canisius' award-winning Chorale. Sarah has eight years of dance training in various styles, including ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, and lyrical/contemporary.

Tyler Bova

Tyler Bova

Front Desk Staff

Tyler has currently finished highschool. He's always focused on staying in shape and healthily nutrition habits. Tyler plans on going to Erie Community College for exercise science where he plans to become a personal trainer.

Pete Montana

Pete Montana

Front Desk Staff

Graduate of Hobart Tech of Ohio. He is a retired ice breaker captain with the New York Power Athority, and a sports advocate all his life through playing and coaching Football and Hockey for 27 years. He also was a former body builder that competed in the 80's.

Tucker Weppner

Tucker Weppner

Front Desk Staff

After graduating from Avon Old Farms School in Avon, CT Tucker is playing hockey for the Buffalo Jr. Sabers. Tucker will continue his hockey career at a Division 1 level for local Canisius College and receive his degree is Business Management.

Ares Blessios

Ares Blessios

Front Desk Staff

Ares is attending Clarence high school and is in his junior year. He plays varsity volleyball for the school. He hopes one day to pursue a career in psychology.

  • Rick Recckio II

  • Jeff Wilson

  • Sarah Wilson

  • Tyler Bova

  • Pete Montana

  • Tucker Weppner

  • Ares Blessios

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