The Sports Academy Team

Nate Borunda Co-Founder and Director of Elite Performance

Nate is one of the co-founding partners of Sports Academy and directs the elite performance programs in the facility. Nate also directly works with Sports Academy’s actor & entertainer program to develop role transformations and facilitates on sight training. Groups such as NETFLIX and WARNER BROS have contracted Nate as an onsite trainer. Nate also oversees and directs Sports Academy Tennis performance program. Nate became the head performance coach for Maria Sharapova in 2019.

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Daniel Hernandez Performance Coach

Daniel Hernandez was born and raised in Oxnard, California, where he continues to play soccer and enjoys weightlifting. He earned his B.S. in Exercise Science from California State Northridge, M.S. in Exercise Science from California Baptist University, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) through the NSCA. When he is not training he enjoys DJing to Hip-Hop and EDM, watching the latest scary movies, or watching his favorite soccer team, Real Madrid, play.

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Zachary Boss Performance Coach

Zach is a Performance Coach here at Sports Academy and is a jack of all trades for us. He is an ex-collegiate athlete with a clinical background in rehabilitation which he uses to help all our clients reach their full potential.

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Justin DeMoss Performance Coach

B.S. Exercise Science in progress from CSULB. CES/PES NASM.

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Justin Reading Sports Performance Manager

Justin Reading’s duty at Sports Academy is to guide people he comes in contact with while helping achieve their full potential in life. Whether the goal is Increasing Strength, Speed, Size, Fitness Level, or just simply decreasing pain and improving function, He enjoys helping them conquer their goals. He is constantly learning from members/athletes and co-workers and strives to always better himself as a person and coach. His certifications include NASM CPT/CES, IYCA HSS&CC, NSPA CSAC/CWPC, SFMA 1, and NREMT.

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Christine Yangson Performance Coach

Christine Yangson is a Performance Coach as well an assistant coach for the Girls VB 15-1s team. As one of the few female sports performance coaches at Sports Academy’s, Christine dedicates an extensive amount of time and personal research into performance training, mobility, plyometrics, and nutrition and teaches several Sports Academy classes including Jump Training. Christine’s love for the game has driven her passion for coaching volleyball since 2006 holding roles as both head and an assistant at the club and High School levels.

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Trevor Kanteman Performance Coach

Trevor is one of our Performance Coaches at Sports Academy. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is also certified in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). After playing Division I Football, Trevor returned to his hometown of Simi Valley and began working at Sports Academy where he found his passion in Sports Performance.

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Taylor Ramsey MS, CSCS, XPS, SFMA, TP Director of Sports Performance Internships

Taylor is an expert in the field of human performance development. As a former D1 Football player, he dedicated his early career to delivering an actionable approach for the development and mastery of fundamental movement skills to athletes from grassroots through every level of sport. Taylor is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a master’s graduate of biomechanics and focuses on keeping athletes healthy and strong so they can compete and continue to chase their dreams.

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J. Aggabao Director of Education & Elite Football Performance

J. Aggabao serves as the Director of Education & Elite Football performance at Mamba Sports Academy. In his role he is responsible for the overall education of the sports performance staff and oversees all aspects of performance for MSA’s Elite Football programs.

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Tyler Nunn Manager of Sports Performance

Tyler is the lead VIP and Pro athlete performance coach. He has worked at Sports Academy for five years.

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Phil Muscarella Director of Soccer and Sports Performance Coach

Phil graduated with a bachelors degree in psychology and minor in sociology from the prestigious Santa Clara University. He was name captain of the men’s D1 soccer program his Junior and Senior year. Upon graduating a quarter early, Phil was able to gain a personal training certificate through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and received a coaching ‘E’ license through FIFA.

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Bobby Andrade Director of Sports Performance

B.A. Exercise Science/American Racial & Multiculture Studies at Saint Olaf College
Masters Coaching & Athletic Administration at Concorida University Irvine
CSCS
RSCC

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Alicia Tillman Performance Coach

Alicia loves to explore the body mechanics of athletes and her life has been devoted to finding ways for athletes to get stronger, recover faster, and perform at the highest level they can. She is a NASM certified trainer, sports performance coach, mobility and flexibility specialist and 500hr certified yoga instructor with a focus on Yoga for Athletes.

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