Meet Our Team
The staff at Peak Performance Fitness includes seven exercise physiologists with nationally recognized certifications including Health Fitness Specialist (ACSM), Resistance Training Specialist (RTS), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (NSCA), Certified Personal Fitness Trainer- Health Fitness Instructor (AAPTE), academic instructor for The Academy of Applied Personal Training Education, and authors of published research articles in trade journals.
Paul Di Lauro, Fitness Director
Paul DiLauro is the fitness director of Peak Performance Fitness. He received his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Adelphi University and his master’s degree in exercise physiology from Texas Christian University. At Texas Christian University, he spent extensive time conducting research on carbohydrate metabolism, muscle damage, and fluid replacement.
Paul has over 20 years’ experience in the field working with a diverse range of clients from Olympic athletes to the de-conditioned. He gets great satisfaction and fulfillment by helping clients reach their goals. Paul is an ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist.
Teri Mosey, Exercise Physiologist
Teri Mosey has 16 years’ experience as a consultant, educator, and exercise physiologist. Her knowledge and expertise has developed over the years to include studies of Eastern and Western philosophies, energy medicine, meditative practices, and culinary exploration. She presents alternative perspectives of biochemistry, human physiology, and nutrition by incorporating the principles of holistic living into her work thus helping others discover their personal path to wellness. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, a master’s degree in exercise physiology, a doctorate in holistic nutrition, and is a graduate of culinary studies.
Nicholas Lituchy, Exercise Physiologist
Nick Lituchy has over 5 years experience helping clients with multiple cardiovascular, pulmonary, respiratory, and metabolic challenges. At Peak Performance Fitness, Nick devotes his time to helping clients improve their gait and balance, achieve their weight loss goals, or enhance their athletic performance.
Nick received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Maryland, his master’s degree in exercise physiology from Adelphi University, and recently became EMT certified. Nick enjoys the diversity of his clientele and it is his pleasure to work with them to conquer their fitness goals.
Tyler Palmquist, Exercise Physiologist
At Peak Performance Fitness, Tyler Palmquist helps his clients achieve their fitness goals ranging from weight loss, post rehabilitation fitness, and improved athletic performance. Regardless of the journey, Tyler has a soft spot for all his clients because he has been in their shoes. As a teenager, Tyler personally struggled with being very over weight. It wasn’t until he was at his heaviest of 270 pounds that he decided to change his life once and for all. Tyler has dedicated his life towards teaching people what he’s learned and to help them achieve their goals as well.
Tyler received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Towson University. During his time at Towson, Tyler interned with the strength and conditioning program and worked with their division 1 football, lacrosse, and baseball teams. Additionally, he is currently working on his certified strength and conditioning certification.
Corynne Pereira, Exercise Physiologist
Corynne Pereira is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). For the past 5 years she has been training, inspiring, and educating everyone she works with. She has worked with athletes in most mainstream sports, as well as individuals looking to alter their body composition and all over better themselves. Corynne enjoys helping her clients reach goals they never thought they could.
Corynne played soccer and lacrosse for C.W. Post University and she was a 2007 NCAA Division II national champion in lacrosse. She obtained her master’s degree in exercise physiology from Adelphi University where she held a role as a graduate assistant. Corynne’s duties as a graduate assistant included strength and conditioning for Adelphi’s division II teams, running a phase III cardiac rehabilitation program, and overseeing the CHANGE program (a child obesity program). Prior to her time at Adelphi, she was the strength and conditioning coach for the C.W. Post swim team in the 2011-2012 season.
Louise Mills-Strasser earned her M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University in 2014 after completing her B.S. in Exercise Science at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
Louise is an ACSM Health Fitness Specialist and AFAA Group Exercise Instructor. While at SRU, she played forward and was the vice president of the lacrosse team. As a graduate assistant at Adelphi University, her responsibilities included running a Phase III cardiac rehabilitation and adult fitness program and overseeing the CHANGE program (a child obesity program). She was also a co-investigator for various research projects at AU, many of which looked into aspects of gait and balance. In addition to her duties as an Exercise Physiologist at Peak, Louise teaches kickboxing, indoor cycling, and strength training classes at Adelphi.
Louise enjoys working with a diverse population and sharing the satisfaction of her clients’ accomplishments with them.