Marisa Romeo is one of our Exercise Scientists. She earned her Masters in Sports Science and Coach Education from East Tennessee State University. In addition to working with LWA, she currently works as a Strength and Conditioning coach for Asheville City Soccer Club and Warren Wilson College. Romeo is also an instructor with AB Tech’s Fitness Science program and works at HF Center of Exercise Science as an Exercise Scientist. Prior to this, Romeo was the Assistant coach for the Warren Wilson Men’s soccer team, Director of Sport Performance for the Warren Wilson Men’s basketball program, Strength Coach for Milligan College’s Cross Country teams, and volunteered at UNC Asheville’s Strength and Conditioning department. In addition, she has worked as a NASM Personal Trainer for the past five years. Marisa graduated from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. During her undergraduate studies she performed research examining the effects of short bouts of physical activity on transient mood states in college students. At Warren Wilson, Marisa was a member of the women’s soccer team, earning honors as a 3-year captain and a first team All-American. Marisa is from Winston Salem, North Carolina and loves outdoor activities as well as competing in distance running and triathlon events.

Marisa Romeo, MS, CPT