Campus Recreation

IMUA Fitness - Valerie Yamaki Biography

IMUA Fitness Logo

Valerie Yamaki will embark as the first Fitness Coordinator for Campus Recreation Department. Valerie  comes to UH Hilo with over 15 years experience working in the field of Fitness and Recreation. She holds a B.S. in Health Education from Western Oregon University and an M.B.A. degree from Hawaiʻi Pacific University. Valerie has also managed numerous fitness centers and aerobics studios in California such as the Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Health Fitness Corporations at Hewlett Packard (HP) and has worked for various private Fitness Center in Oahu as well. She also has extensive experience managing fitness staff and currently holds various national certifications in both group fitness classes and personal training.

Valerie Yamaki photo
Valerie Yamaki

Please welcome Valerie to the UH Hilo ╩╗Ohana.