Michael Tuller – Executive Director and Fitness/Wellness Trainer
Michael Tuller is the founder and Executive Director of AM. He holds a MSEd, is a Certified Adapted Physical Educator with a Health Certification. He has been in the field for over 20 years serving the community in a variety of ways, including: teaching, integrations services, adapted sports/recreations, and adapted fitness. Mike works hard to help people of all abilities develop healthy living habits and gives people the confidence to explore ways to be healthy within their lives. He does this through his love of sports, the outdoors activities, recreation, and fitness. “Everyone has the ability to move and find happiness through that engagement “
Jennifer Shanley – Assistant Director
Jennifer Shanley joined Abilities Movement in the Spring of 2017. With a background in marketing, software design, and social work, Jennifer uses her knowledge of technology, marketing, and facilitating inclusion for individuals of all abilities, to help further the goals of a non-profit serving the community. Prior to joining Abilities Movement, and in addition to her work in technology design and marketing, Jennifer was a coordinator for the T.I.E.S. (Together Including Every Student) Program, a parent representative for school district CSE and 504 meetings, a Parent Group Facilitator for Better Days Ahead at the Mental Health Foundation, a Member of the Fairport Central School District’s Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Committee, PTA Co-President and committees chair, and co-creator of the Greece Central School District Inclusive Education Parent Committee. Jennifer lives in Fairport with her husband, children, and dogs, where she is active in disability advocacy efforts.
Ursula DiPasquale – TeleFitness Coordinator, Group Fitness Coordinator, and Fitness/Wellness Trainer
Ursula DiPasquale is an American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, and Health Coach with experience helping clients for 11 to 91 reach their fitness goals. Ursula uses her knowledge and training in Spinning, Stages Indoor Cycling, TRX, and RIP Trainer, Hydrorider, Move It, Stott Pilates Reformer and Chair to create individualized experiences for all clients. Ursula has a background in adapted fitness and is able to help design a program that will meet your needs.
Elizabeth Elkins – Adaptive Fitness/Wellness Trainer, Physical Therapist
Elizabeth Elkins joins Abilities Movement, bringing her extensive knowledge of physical therapy and adaptive fitness. With a BS in Health Science, a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy, and commitment to meeting the health and fitness needs of all individuals, Elizabeth helps people meet their unique personal health and wellness goals through individualized assessments, plans, goals, and implementation.
Jack Hill, Power Wheelchair Soccer Coach
Jack is a dedicated parent of one of our soccer player and had help run practices for many years prior to taking over the team in 2018. He is a dedicated coach for the Abilities Movement Rochester Speed Demons soccer team who helps provide a fun, safe, and competitive program for people in power wheelchairs.
Abilities Movement Board of Directors
Becky Cook, Board President
Matt Kraemer, Board Vice President
William Jackson, Board Treasurer
Bill Rhinehart, Board Secretary