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TAP is purpose built to be your community for fully optimizing performance and health. Listen to what some of our members have to say…
WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?
TAP into more than any other fitness brand offers.
Equipped and eager to examine your personal health data from connected devices.
Community driven to help members network with one another, participate in member only events, and group challenges.
Focused on your total well being and happiness; not just your physical health.
A nurse practitioner that screens for potential issues and offers steep discounts on relevant lab tests, bloodwork and access to specialists.
Your own dedicated wellness team providing fitness, nutrition, soft tissue therapy and preventative healthcare.
A training method that optimizes performance while lowering your risk for injury.
A personalized program to help you reach your specific goals and achieve long lasting results.
TAP into a team of dedicated fitness & health professionals
We became partners to provide our members with a better partner.
Our vision: to comprehensively strengthen our members to help them thrive.
We care as much about how you are fostering meaningful connections and feeling part of a community as we do about your personal fitness goals. We help you be as strong as you can be while making certain you are eating right, sleeping, addressing risk factors, medical concerns and effectively contending with stress or pain.
Our goal of joining forces is to make all this and more possible, for you.
Lauren Leppla CSCS
Partner Performance Coaching
After earning a BS in Environmental Science from New York University Lauren went to work for a leading residential real estate developer committed to environmental responsibility. After several years she realized that building and managing premier properties was not as much fun as running and training. Determined to follow her passion for fitness Lauren transitioned to working at TAP as an office manager, then led operations while also working as a Master Trainer before becoming a Partner.
Michael Eaton CPT
Trainer Performance Coaching
Michael studied Physical Education in the Human Performance and Sports Science department at Winston-Salem State University. Following graduation, Michael started working at a non-profit that provided assistance for children and families in crisis. During his 8 years there, Michael realized he had a strong passion for helping others but missed the health and wellness side of things. After training to be a personal trainer and stretch therapist, he found that he could get the best of both worlds. Michael takes pride in giving those he works with the confidence to live a healthy and active lifestyle. He firmly believes that proper movement is medicine.
Dr. EJ Zebro CCSP
Partner Performance Therapy
EJ Zebro has been teaching the art of functional movement for over 25 years. He is a certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) and began studying Exercise Science at The University of Delaware where he also played varsity soccer. EJ honed his functional training skills as a strength and conditioning coach and developed a proprietary Train Away Pain fascial manipulation methodology that is the foundation for TAP's approach to increasing performance while decreasing rates of injury and time to recovery.
After graduating from Tufts with a BS in Spanish and Psychology, Nancy lived in NYC working in advertising and marketing for large firms. When she set up her roots in CT more than two decades ago, her passion took her to the gym, where she became a personal trainer and manager of health clubs. Two kids later she has contributed on other fronts volunteering time with many local Westport organizations including the Library, the PTA, AWARE, and the Remarkable Theater. She is committed to fitness and excited to bring her energy, love of community and health to grow and support TAP’s membership.
Colleen Morley ATC
Trainer Performance Coaching
Colleen graduated from Boston University with a BS in Athletic Training and went on to work as an Athletic Trainer in collegiate athletics for five years. She received her MS in Kinesiology from UConn where she was the Athletic Trainer for the university’s volleyball and softball teams while completing research focused on lower extremity biomechanics and injury prevention. Integrating her research and clinical experience into everyday practice, Colleen emphasizes the importance of functional movement and preventative medicine. With a passion to help more people live pain free, healthier lives, Colleen is now in the Chiropractic program at the University of Bridgeport where she will graduate as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2024.
Dr. Karen Sutton MD
Advisor Sports Medicine
Dr. Sutton is a board certified sports medicine surgeon with surgical expertise in arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip. She is an Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and a member of the Sports Medicine Institute and Women’s Sports Medicine Center at HSS. She is also Chief Medical Officer for World Lacrosse and Team Physician for US Ski & Snowboard.
Dr. Sutton's passion for sports medicine stems from her years playing lacrosse at Duke University where she was Team Captain for 3 years, Regional All-American, Academic All-American, and led her team to the Final Four. As Head Team Physician of US Women's Lacrosse, Dr. Sutton is responsible for providing care for National Team athletes. She was elected to the Sports, Science and Safety Committee for United States Lacrosse where she advises the Board of US Lacrosse on injury prevention and management. She has also been working with Darien Lacrosse and Fairfield Ludlow Lacrosse in Connecticut. She also served as Team Physician for Yale University Athletics, Albertus Magnus College and the professional Women's Tennis Association (WTA). During her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine, she assisted in the orthopedic care of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Bruins and the New England Revolution.
A national authority on sports injuries and prevention, Dr. Sutton has worked with various news outlets such as NBC Universal, ESPN-W, WFAN radio, WTNH, WYBC and News 12 Connecticut. She has made substantial contributions to research, publishing over 30 publications and giving over 80 presentations on topics from anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction to treating the female athlete to shoulder issues in breast cancer. Dr. Sutton is also an elected member of the American Orthopaedic Association, acknowledging scholarship in orthopedic surgery. She serves on multiple committees on the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. She is a reviewer of leading orthopedic journals, including The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
Dr. Sutton began her academic career at Duke University, where she earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry, graduating with distinction. She earned her medical degree at University of Maryland. She completed her orthopedic surgery residency at Yale University School of Medicine followed by fellowships in sports medicine at Massachusetts GeneralHospital/Harvard School of Medicine and pediatric sports medicine at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine. She was an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Yale University.
Noah Hendler APRN, MSN, MPS, FNP-C, FIEL
Partner Performance Medicine
Noah is a Nurse Practitioner who worked on the front-lines in busy urban trauma centers and throughout post-acute settings. He is a serial innovator and helped pioneer value-based episodic care models initiating some of the nation’s first bundled payment programs. His passion for improving care delivery led to co-founding the Society of Nurse Innovators Entrepreneurs and Leaders (SONSIEL) and create the first seal of approval for healthcare products and services endoresed by nurses. Noah found his place at the bedside and beyond in health care after earning a comparative religion degree from Duke University and a Master's degree at NYU in Interactive Telecommunications. The death of a good friend motivated Noah to become a nurse and earn both his BSN and MSN degrees at Fairfield University. He loves caring for people of all ages and is licensed in Family Practice.
Dr. Sean Molloy DC CSCS
Sean Molloy employs an integrated approach to healthcare emphasizing the role of nutrition in goals ranging from weight loss to strength development and injury prevention. He graduated magna cum laude from University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic where he simultaneously earned his Masters of Science in Nutrition. Sean is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) who understands the importance of nutrition, healthy lifestyle and of returning to play as quickly and safely as possible. He was raised in Connecticut and practiced locally before moving to Baltimore to work with professional athletic teams. Sean is thrilled to extend his practice along with TAP’s reach and impact by offering services remotely via TAP’s membership platform.
TAP INTO YOUR LOCAL
While we offer select services remotely, we conduct performance assessments and deliver services in person at TAP’s Strength Lab located at 180 Post Road East in Westport, CT.