Education & Certifications

  • Attended University of California, Santa Barbara: 1984-1988, studying Biochemistry.
  • Practicing Vitality Coaching and Fitness Training on California’s Central Coast since 1988.
  • Completed Functional Soft Tissue Transformation, 2011 – Hip, Low Back, Foot & Ankle, Knee
  • Completed G.I.F.T. (Gray Institute of Functional Training) 9 month Mentorship program twice in 2009 and 2010 earning:
  • FAFS – Fellowship of Applied Functional Science
  • FMR – Credential of Functional Manual Release
  • Peak Potentials, Quantum Leap Program 2006-2007
  • Certified Personal Trainer – NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
  • Certified Medical Exercise Specialist – AAFP (American Academy of Fitness Professionals)
  • Certified Personal Trainer – ACE (American Council on Exercise)
  • Certified Personal Trainer – AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of American)
  • Certified Technician – Apex Fitness & Nutrition
  • Co-Owned and Operated San Luis Athletic Club (formerly Golds Gym) 1988-2003. I was 21.
  • Had the thrill and honor of developing and administered Core Flexibility and Recovery Plan for 2011 San Luis Obispo High School Varsity Football Tigers Program, CIF contenders.
  • Purchased and began instructing Central Coast Bootcamp in 2010.
  • RPM Certified Group Fitness Instructor Body Training Systems.