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JAMES

James holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from East Carolina University in Exercise Sport Science with a concentration as a Health Fitness Specialist. While attending college, James worked as a Group Fitness Instructor, Fitness Advisor, and Team Leader for East Carolina’s Recreation and Wellness Center and is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is endorsed by the American Council of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Health Fitness Specialist (HFS).

After working under the leadership of entrepreneur and fitness specialist Todd Durkin, whose training facility Fitness Quest 10 was voted “Top 10 Training Facilities” in the country by Men’s Health. Many of James’s clientele included regular “Joe’s and Jane’s”,“Weekend Warriors”, as well as professional athletes in the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), Professional Wakeboarding, and International Rugby.

James has worked with clientele from all walks of life emphasising the importance of athletic performance with a well balanced lifestyle.

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DARRICK

Darrick, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), earned his Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology from San Jose State University. He helped collegiate athletes reach their greatest potential as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at UCSD for the M & W Basketball, Women's Soccer, M & W Tennis teams. Before that, he was in the Silicon Valley working with desk-laden employees of Google and Microsoft to maintain good posture and decrease pain. He loves working with all types of clients from busy professionals to elite athletes. Darrick specializes in taking beginners or clients in pain to their strongest and fittest. He uses his keen eye to perform FMS and golf specific assessments. Being Titleist Performance Institute Certified Level 1 (TPI), Darrick also creates personalized fitness programs to help golfers improve their power and efficiency! 


Darrick is an experienced powerlifter that prefers to use barbells and kettlebells to emphasize functional strength and athleticism. His proudest training moment was coaching his two clients, Eszter and Mandy, to a 2nd and 3rd place finish at their FIRST powerlifting meet! 

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ANNA

Anna is a Certified Personal Trainer from the American Council on Exercise and a CMT Certified Massage Therapist (#74254) that focuses on personal and semi-private training, as well as massage therapy and movement therapy. She holds a Master's Degree in Psychology from John. F. Kennedy University and is a Certified Yoga Teacher from Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre in New York. She emphasizes a safe and integrative approach to coaching and has experience with a variety of populations including seniors, volleyball players, and power-lifting athletes. She is passionate about helping people enhance their quality of life through movement, soft-tissue work, positive mindset coaching, and providing a supportive and encouraging environment.

Previously, Anna trained clients and managed a group training facility in Downtown La Jolla. She is in constant pursuit of knowledge and better techniques to help people achieve wellness, get out of pain, and improve their quality of life. She strongly believes that no two people are the same and that all clients deserve true personalized programs. She teaches that all things can be achieved and that it is never too late to reach your goals!

Meet The Team!

james personal trainer san diego

JAMES

James holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from East Carolina University in Exercise Sport Science with a concentration as a Health Fitness Specialist. While attending college, James worked as a Group Fitness Instructor, Fitness Advisor, and Team Leader for East Carolina’s Recreation and Wellness Center and is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is endorsed by the American Council of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Health Fitness Specialist (HFS).

After working under the leadership of entrepreneur and fitness specialist Todd Durkin, whose training facility Fitness Quest 10 was voted “Top 10 Training Facilities” in the country by Men’s Health. Many of James’s clientele included regular “Joe’s and Jane’s”,“Weekend Warriors”, as well as professional athletes in the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), Professional Wakeboarding, and International Rugby.

James has worked with clientele from all walks of life emphasising the importance of athletic performance with a well balanced lifestyle.

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DARRICK

Darrick is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) that is passionate about powerlifting and proper movement mechanics. He enjoys working with all types of clients from the desk-laden businessman to the high level elite athlete. He specializes in taking people from immobile and hurt to strong and lively through assessments and proper exercise selection. He uses his keen eye to perform FMS assessments and golf specific assessments. Being Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 certified, Darrick creates personalized fitness programs to help golfers improve their game! 

Darrick is an experienced powerlifter that prefers to use barbells and kettlebells in his training with some heavy sled pushes sprinkled in. He is constantly furthering his knowledge through attending seminars and conferences, reading the most up to date authors in the fitness field, and mentorship from top trainers in San Diego. He has his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Biology from UC DAVIS and his Master’s of Science in Kinesiology from San Jose State University.

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ANNA

Anna is a Certified Personal Trainer from the American Council on Exercise and a CMT Certified Massage Therapist (#74254) that focuses on personal and semi-private training, as well as massage therapy and movement therapy. She holds a Master's Degree in Psychology from John. F. Kennedy University and is a Certified Yoga Teacher from Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre in New York. She emphasizes a safe and integrative approach to coaching and has experience with a variety of populations including seniors, volleyball players, and power-lifting athletes. She is passionate about helping people enhance their quality of life through movement, soft-tissue work, positive mindset coaching, and providing a supportive and encouraging environment.

Previously, Anna trained clients and managed a group training facility in Downtown La Jolla. She is in constant pursuit of knowledge and better techniques to help people achieve wellness, get out of pain, and improve their quality of life. She strongly believes that no two people are the same and that all clients deserve true personalized programs. She teaches that all things can be achieved and that it is never too late to reach your goals!

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