Doug Emery
President, CEO

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Doug Emery received his Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of California at Davis. Prior to founding BaySport with his partner and wife, Linda Emery, in 1984, he was a physiologist for the United States Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Ski Team, and developed the Executive Health program for O’Connor Hospital. Since BaySport's inception, he has combined his experiences in exercise physiology with the clinical needs of BaySport clients to help them to reach their personal health goals. As the corporate health and wellness industry expanded with the rapid growth of the Silicon Valley in the early 1990s, he helped to establish BaySport’s reputation as a leader in the areas of corporate fitness, workplace wellness, onsite health screenings, and executive physical examination services. His responsibilities for the organization include the day-to-day operation of the firm, new business development, and corporate account management.

What floats his boat? The chance to have a positive impact on the quality of someone's life, and enjoying his family time, both on and off of the golf course.

Linda Emery

Linda Emery received her Bachelors Degree in Physiology from the University of California at Davis, and her Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from Arizona State University. She was a physiologist for the United States Olympic Committee and a research physiologist for NASA Ames Research Center where she studied hydration status and exercise regiments during space travel. Linda has a strong interest in educating BaySport clients on the benefits of exercise and its positive influence on blood pressure, bone density, cardiovascular disease, and stress. Linda's business responsibilities include financial/information systems, account management, and patient care as scheduled. She values working with the truly wonderful health care professionals that have made BaySport the organization that it is today. Their dedication to improving the lives of others is unmatched.

Brian Schonfeld
Director of Wellness Services

Brian Schonfeld received his Masters Degree in Exercise Science from the University of California at Davis. Certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, Brian's areas of expertise include population health management, employee wellness program operation and management, occupational performance testing and sports training. Brian has been with BaySport since July, 1990.

Leslie Czarny
Director of Corporate Communications

Leslie Czarny is responsible for managing and directing communications for BaySport's three core divisions: Physical Therapy, Preventive Medicine and Corporate Health. She has 20 years experience in the clinical and corporate wellness environment specializing in customer service, marketing and communications technology. As a member of the NFCA Women's Softball program and having a special interest in sports performance, Leslie obtained a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology at Humboldt State University. She has continued her professional education through courses in business writing, marketing communications and web design.

On a personal note. Leslie enjoys staying active with her husband and two children. She often attends Bay Area sporting events and volunteers as a youth softball coach.

Christine Eden
Director, Clinical Services

A native to the Bay Area, Christine received her Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology from San Francisco State University and did her undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. In graduate school, Christine's scope of study primarily focused on heart disease as it relates to lifestyle, predominantly exercise. Her thesis used the Framingham Risk Score to examine a local population of various ethnic groups to determine if some were statistically placed at a higher risk for developing heart disease. She really appreciates BaySport's dedication to detail in making every patient's experience as enjoyable as possible, while also educating them on ways to improve their lifestyle. During her off-time, Christine is an avid supporter and fan of Bay Area sports. She loves to spend time with her family and friends and plays golf whenever she can.

Jennifer Laity, MS
Clinical Manager, Los Gatos

Jennifer received her Master's degree in Exercise Physiology and Gerontology Certificate from the University of Georgia and her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from California State University, Hayward (East Bay). She is an ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist as well as a Wellcoaches Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Besides working for BaySport, Jennifer has worked as an exercise physiologist at Duke University's Center for Living and was a graduate assistant in the Cardiac Rehab and Adult Fitness program at the University of Georgia. In her 25+ years with BaySport, Jennifer has been providing wellness programming and coaching, fitness center management, personal training, group exercise class instruction, biometric screenings, and clinical testing. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, serving with her church, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Deanna Lyons
Director of Human Resources

Deanna is the Director of Human Resources at BaySport. She graduated from San Jose State University with her degree in Kinesiology. She is also a certified Exercise Physiologist through ACSM, Health and Wellbeing Coach through WellCoaches, and certified phlebotomist. Deanna has worked in Corporate Fitness, Preventive Medicine, and Human Resources for BaySport and enjoys the many roles she plays in the company. Deanna is a bay area native who enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and kids.