Mr. Tommi Paavola serves as the Fitness & Performance Coordinator in IHA's Vince Herold Fitness Center. He received a master’s degree in sport sciences, majoring in physical education, from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland (and Leeds University, UK and Telemark College, Norway). He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist C.S.C.S, belongs to the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is also a Fellow of Applied Functional Sciences from the Gray Institute.
Tommi has been at IHA since 2011 and continues to be impressed with the inspiration and dedication the students and staff demonstrate on a daily basis. He said he truly appreciates IHA's culture of education that encompasses the body, mind, and spirit.