Leigh Ann Garstecki


Leigh Ann Garstecki
Director of Fitness & Wellness
Phone: (919) 613-7516
Email: leigh.garstecki@duke.edu

Leigh Ann joined the Duke Recreation and Physical Education staff as the Director of Fitness in August 2015. She spent the last three years as the Director for the Fitness/Aquatics Department at the University of Maine at Machias where she oversaw facilities, personal training, group fitness, and programming, taught academic courses, as well as coached women’s basketball.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Leigh Ann received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics. She then received her Masters of Science in Physical Education from Eastern Kentucky University where she served as a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Her current certifications include: NSCA, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); Primary Group Exercise Certification; CPR/AED/First Aid Certified.

Job Responsibilities 
Oversee all aspects of our fitness program, personal training services, ongoing and specialty fitness and wellness based programs, as well as assist with the group fitness services.

I can help you with
Getting started with a personal trainer, any fitness or wellness questions you may have including what other services may be available to you and how to get involved with them.