Athletics Staff

The Pacific Club offers numerous trainers that are available by appointment. Please contact the Kiosk for trainer contact information: (808)748-4842.

Tennis Instructor

  Ty Aki
USPTA Certification, USRSA Certification, BA - Public Administration, BA Business Administration, Masters in Public Administration
Ty specializes in Tennis. He believes that: "Everyone who has been involved in an athletic program needs to participate in some form of personal training. For me, the rule is: you don't use tennis to get fit - you must get fit to play tennis.
Availability: By appointment only
808.258.8677 |

Tennis Pro 

Roberta Russo

Tennis Pro Roberta is from Naples, Italy where her passion for tennis was sparked at very young age. Roberta was chosen to join the Italian Team and previously held a world ranking. Roberta has played in major tournaments such as The Italian Open and The French Open. Roberta earned her certification as a Tennis Coach from The European and International Tennis Federation. Roberta has coached in various academies in Europe, one being the famous Sanchez Casal Academy in Barcelona, Spain. Roberta is the Assistant Tennis Coach at Punahou for the Girls Varsity Tennis Team. Her coaching skills helped to take Punahou all the way to win States in 2017!  Roberta’s students say she makes learning tennis fun!
Available for  Private Lessons: or call 748.4860

 Pickleball Instructor

    Kea Gillis
Self-employed Site Construction work for 17 years. Tennis player for 40 years Discovered her passion for Pickleball 5 years ago with friends at the Diamond Head Courts. 2016 & 2017 - 60 plus State Women's Doubles Gold medalist - Qualifier for Nationals 2017 Alabama Nationals Tennis 60 plus Women's Doubles Consolation Winners Kea loves Pickleball and loves to share. She believes there is always something new to learn and work on. Drill, Drill, Drill.
Availability: By appointment only
Private or Small Group Pickleball lesson are available. 1-4 players per lesson. or call 748.7860  


Swimming Instructors

  Charlys Ishikawa, Swimming Instructor
CPR and AED certified
Previous Work Experience: 5+ years teaching ages 4-13 (City & County), Swim Team Coach (YMCA), 1 year teaching 18-adult (YMCA),  Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (Manoa Pool), 1 year Seasonal Site Director
Specializes in Learning to Swim, Improving Swimming Skills or Competitive Swimming
Availability: By appointment: Mon, Wed, Fri 3:30-6:00 pm;
808.754.0711 |

    Jennifer Lo, Swimming Instructor
WSI Trained, CPR and AED certified, Varsity Swimmer in high school, CIF champion (breast stroke was her main stroke)
Previous Work Experience: 4 years Lifeguard/Swim Instructor for YMCA, 16 years total Swim Instructor experience
Jennifer enjoys teaching children how to become strong simmers
Availability: By appointment: Saturday and Sunday |
    Emily Bustard, Swimming Instructor
Emily’s father is a member and grew up taking swimming lessons at the Club.
She is a Punahou grad and has recently earned her B. A. in Art History, with Minors in Architecture, Education Studies, and French from Middlebury College.  Emily loves the water and has taught swimming lessons on Oahu and in Vermont for many years. She is also certified lifeguard, CPR trained and her favorite sport is water polo!
Availability: By appointment
To set up a lesson please email:


Class Instructors

Laura - Yoga Flow
Ben - Core Conditioning
William - Aerobics
Mary - Water Aerobics, Aqua Jam, Men's Water Workout, Brain and Balance
David - Tai Chi
Anita - Tai Chi
Natalie - Yoga/Pilates
Madeline - Circuit Training, Senior Functional Fitness
Roberta - Cardio Tennis
Ruby - Yoga
Jen - Yoga
Michael - Cross Train 


Personal Trainers

Dr. Janaki Berman
CPT, ACSM, B.S. Exercise Science, USC. Doctor of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic West
Dr. Berman creates tailored sessions based on her client's unique fitness and health goals. She trains clients of all ages and fitness levels, healthy or injured. She personally enjoys practicing Tae Kwon Do and exercising outdoors. Dr. Berman believes that everyone, regardless of age, injury status or fitness level can benefit from an individualized Personal Training Program.
808.225.2120 | 

  Lori Brooks
NASM CPT and Nutritionist Specialist, Pilates Certified, Specializes in Strength and Conditioning
National level NPC Figure Competitior
Lori's clients say that her dedication to health and fitness is contagious.
808.383.5083 |
Beryl Pomcroy
CPT, NASM, A.S., Exercise and Sport Science
Beryl volunteers at Rehab of the Pacific. She enjoys working with Baby Boomers and Seniors. Having survived 2 bike accidents, she is able to empathize with her client's aches and pains. She is also a Golf Fitness Specialist.
808.348.5950 |
   Ben Kaufman

B.S. Biocognitive Psychology. University of Maine
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Health Coach
Yoga Teacher Training Certified
Ben has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 7 years. His hobbies include martial arts, acrobatics, yoga, strength training, running, hiking and surfing.
207.659.2110 |



       Cindy Du que-Dudley
Licensed Massage Therapist -  Laulima Me Ke Aloha, Working Hands With Love Born and raised in Hawaii, Cindy is a graduate from UH.  She graduated from the Honolulu School of Massage where she became an instructor and clinic supervisor. Cindy has been practicing massage for many years and specializes in a variety of massage techniques such as: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Lomi Lomi, and Joint Mobilization. Cindy matches her massage style to her client’s needs and preferences. Cindy enjoys helping others stay active by teaching a Walk Safe Program to seniors at the Kahala Mall and at Young Brothers, LTD.  Cindy also leads exercise classes at One Kalakaua Senior Living.
Availability: By appointment on Wednesday from 7am-noon
Location: Poolside under the gazebo, athletic clothing is required.
To schedule a massage please contact Cindy at: 808.284.3540 or