Phil works directly with athletes in the weight room and on the field for their respective sports to keep them fit, happy and healthy. He will also be working with Soccer athletes to maintain and improve upon their skills, abilities and knowledge. Phil will be reaching out to the community to support and provide resources to our future athletes.
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.
After college, Phil pursued a professional career and had short career in the USL professional league. He gained valuable experience through his 5 years on the field, working with top level professional and college players all the way down to the youth.
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.More about Nate
Bryce is a veteran of the USAF and an elite Performance Coach at Sports Academy. He is extremely passionate about helping others and he has changed many lives through fitness with his unique training philosophy. It focuses on analyzing movement to find areas to improve upon as well as teaching his clients to implement daily habits to reach their fullest potential.More about Bryce
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.More about Daniel
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.More about Zachary
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.More about Justin
Amy Gray is a HIIT Instructor at Sports Academy and enjoys programming for HIIT and teaching MRT. She has been leading HIIT classes and working with private clients for the past 3+ years. Amy holds NASM CPT and NASM Nutrition certifications.More about Amy