Director of Personal Training Operations
Though very active in sports throughout his youth, Dan’s real passion for fitness started in his late 20’s when he found himself completely out of shape and with over 50 pounds to lose. Through a lot of research, dedication and hard-work, Dan has not only been able to meet his own fitness goals, he has become an expert at helping others reach there’s as well.
Dan specialty is his integrated approach to body composition transformation in which he uses a combination of strength training, nutritional strategies and energy system work. It is this approach that has allowed him to help clients loose fat, gain muscle and get in the best shape of their lives. He has also helped professional athletes and enthusiastic amateurs prepare for competitions ranging from MMA fights to triathlons.
Additionally, Dan has written hundreds of articles on the topics of training and nutrition for magazines and websites such as T-Nation, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, LiveStrong, Greatist and The Huffington Post. He currently sits on the expert advisory board for Men's Fitness and Greatist and has been named as a must-follow trainer on multiple media outlets. He has presented at international fitness conferences and is the author of an upcoming book for Human Kinetics.
Certifications and Continuing Education:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)—Certified
Personal Trainer (ACE)—Certified
Athlete's Performance Custom Mentorship Level 4
Poliquin International Certification (PICP) Level 3—Certified
Olympic Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach (USAW)—Certified
Olympic Weightlifting (Attitude Nation)—Certified
Functional Movement Screen (FMS)—Certified
Dynamic Variable Resistance Training (DVRT)—Certified
Strongman Training (Hybrid Athletics)—Certified
Precision Nutrition Coach—Certified
Sports Nutritionist (ISSN)—Certified
BioSignature Modulation Level 1—Certified