VIDA is proud to provide exceptional customer service through experienced industry professionals who truly enjoy interacting with our fun and energetic membership base. Please contact any of the managers from management team below with your questions and suggestions.
Kobie is a graduate of the University of Tennessee’s College of Business Administration with a degree in Finance. He trained and competed in Track & Field throughout his high school and collegiate career, where his passion for Health & Wellness was born. Kobie spent many years in Property Management, overseeing a variety of portfolios consisting of commercial office and retail assets in the DC Metropolitan area before coming to VIDA Fitness in 2013. He has held Front Desk, Membership Consultant and Assistant General Manager positions before his promotion to General Manager. Kobie believes in leveraging his various life experiences to further develop his team and provide exceptional customer service to our members as they navigate their own paths to wellness.
Personal Training Manager
Devin attended Towson University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. After his college career, he became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Devein pursued a career in coaching individual athletes and teams before partnering with local Physical Therapists to create a “Return to Play” program for athletes rehabilitating from an injury. Since then he has expanded to working with all populations to bridge the gap between physical therapy and fitness. Devin enjoys leading his clients through their journeys of transformation, whether that is weight loss, athletic ability, or living injury free, and finds that to be the most rewarding aspect of his work. Devin’s personal fitness accomplishments includes climbing Mt Kilimanjaro, competing in American Ninja Warrior, Worlds Toughest Mudder and a 24-hour obstacle course race. In his free time, Devin also enjoys trail running, hiking, and going on adventures with his Corgi puppy Theo.
Group Program Manager
Michaela Brown-Jones joined VIDA in 2018 with over 12 years of gym manager experience and over 15 years of group fitness and personal training experience. Michaela started her fitness life in Washington, DC as the first African American woman to play on and captain Georgetown University’s Field Hockey Team. Her passion for fitness has taken her everywhere from coaching athletes at Sidwell Friends School to hosting fitness retreats on the beaches of Cancun. Michaela looks forward to building on an already forward-thinking fitness environment at VIDA by managing the company’s Pole Fitness and Chair Fitness programs, developing unique small group training programs, creating new classes and tons of other initiatives that further the bond between our members and staff.