Formalized Education

  • Lewis University, Romeoville, IL (2003)
    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, High Honors
    • GPA: 3.9/4.0 scale
    • College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, all semesters
    • National Dean’s List, 2003
  • Munster High School, Munster, IN (1994)
    • GPA 5.0/5.0 scale
    • Indiana Well’s Scholarship Nominee, 1994

Personal Training Experience

  • BPC – Independent Trainer – Highland Park, IL (2016 – current)
  • Equinox, Highland Park, IL (2015 – 2016)
  • 2Fit Gym – Independent Trainer – Highland Park, IL (2014-2016)
  • Strength Factory – Independent Trainer – Highland Park, IL (2013-2014)
  • Fuel Fitness – Independent Trainer – Helena, MT (2013)
  • True Body Bootcamp at The Summit – Operator – Dimondale, MI (2012 – 2013)
  • Strong Fitness – Manager and Trainer – Dewitt, MI (2009 – 2011)
  • HiFi Fitness – Independent Trainer – Chicago, IL (2006 – 2008)
  • XSport Fitness – Trainer – Chicago, IL (2006)
  • Powerhouse Gym – Trainer – Joliet, IL (2003 – 2005)
  • Flex Gym – Trainer – Merrillville, IN (2000 – 2001)
  • Fitness Pointe Community Hospital – Trainer – Munster, IN (1998 – 1999)

Bodybuilding Competitions

  • USA Continental – 1st Place Men’s Lightheavy weight Open Class, 2008
  • Chicago Ironman – 1st Place Men’s Lightheavy weight Open Class, 2008
  • Mid-Illinois Body Building Championships – 1st place Men’s Lightheavy weight Open Class, 2004
  • Mid-Illinois Body Building Championships – Overall Champion 2004
  • Mid-Illinois Body Building Championships – 2nd place Men’s Middleweight Open Class, 2001

Coached Competitor Placings

  • Elizabeth Crenshaw – Michigan Championships – 2nd place Women’s Open Figure, 2011
  • Ben Haag – Michigan Championships – 2nd place Men’s Lightheavy weight Open Class, 2010
  • Patrick Ortiz – USA Continental – 1st Place Men’s Middleweight Open Class, 2008
  • Patrick Ortiz – Chicago Ironman – 1st Place Men’s Middleweight Open Class, 2008
  • Patrick Ortiz – Mid Illinois Bodybuilding Championships – 1st Place Men’s Middleweight Open Class, 2005

Certifications Held (Past & Current)

  • NCSF (National Council on Strength & Fitness)
  • ACE (American Council on Exercise)
  • FMS (Functional Movement Screen)
  • APEX Nutrition Coach

Kettlebell Coach & Mentor

Arturas Kolgovas, ISSA, RKC-II