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Nate Borunda

Co-Founder and Director of Elite Performance

Nate Borunda

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 Sports Academy Tennis performance program. Nate became the head performance coach for Maria Sharapova in 2019.

Nate has been a NCCA certified trainer since 2011. Nate is certified through NASM as a performance specialist (PES). Nate is also a certified under Cal Dietz RPR training system, and is a certified SFMA level 1 trainer. Nate’s college background is a primary focus in exercise science, Nate played colligate basketball at masters college where he earned a athletic scholarship after being a walk on, and is currently enrolled at Concordia university pursing his masters degree in exercise science.

Nate and his wife Hannah live in Moorpark CA with their two boys, Caden Cash & Weston Michael. Nate enjoys training and competing in Brazilian jujitsu on a regular basis, spending time with family and hiking and weightlifting are also some of his regular hobbies.

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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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

Justin is a Performance Coach at Sports Academy and trains all variations of the population. He has certifications in corrective exercise, performance enhancement and CPR/AED. He is a former athlete and currently partakes in many extreme sports to maintain an active lifestyle.

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Justin Reading Performance Coach

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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