Azusa Pacific University (EdD)
I have taught in the personal training/ fitness profession for over 10 years. I have been in the fitness/sports performance industry for over 20 years. My student pass rate for the NSCA (national strength and conditioning association) certified personall training exam is 95%. My career placement with former students is 98%. Many students have gone on to private ownership or managerial positions in fitness. I have spoken on numerous topics in fitness and sports performance on subjects from plyometrics, periodization, exercise programming as well as anatomy and physiology. I have written numerous articles on sports performance and have been referenced and recognized nationally and internationally on the article "defining quickness" (December 1994 NSCA strength and conditioning journal) and forth coming book on the subject.
I have worked students from ages 12-60+. I have worked with students with learning disabilities as well as those making a career transition. I offer many tricks of the trade in the fitness industry to my students that are willing to work hard.
I have extensive experience and success with students of all recreations and venues from baseball to football, from golf to volleyball, from bodybuilding to track and field. All my students are not only physically prepared and but also mentally and tactfully.
I have taught in the personal training/ fitness profession for over 10 years. I have been in the fitness/sports performance industry for over 20 years. My student pass rate for the NSCA (national strength and conditioning association) certified personall training exam is 95%. My career placement with former students is 98%. Many students have gone
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As a fitness professional I have trained a multitude of athletes in physique, fitness and bodybuilding competitions. My knowledge of anatomy and nutrition have allowed my pupils to attain their optimum levels.
I have taught students in the area of exercise testing and exercise program design for individual and group exercise situations. I have also prepared students for national certification exams and specific subject matters in fitness. My student activities ranged from triathlon and marathon preparation, to hiking and 5k running, as well as a range of team and individual sports.
I have taught classes in macronutrient and micronutrient breakdown as well as caloric balancing with regard to negative and positive energy balance. I teach body fat assessment as opposed to BMI to calculate BMR to properly measure a client's Total Daily Need (TDN). From there I teach clients how to shop better using the myplate.gov standards of nutrient balancing.
I have been coaching track and field in the areas of sprints, hurdles, jumps and multievents. I have coached world and county record holders as well All Americans at the high school, junior college and collegiate ranks. I have sent over 100 high school athletes to the collegiate level ( NCAA and NAIA) on scholarship status. A few have gone onto professional status.