Pittsburgh, PA

As a child, my journey into fitness began amidst the whirlwind of athletics. While many sports caught my interest, baseball and football stole my heart. Through the years, I was fortunate to carry my passion for baseball into my college years at Seton Hill University, where I not only played but also served on the leadership committee for all four years while studying Criminal Justice. The camaraderie, the encouragement, and the drive to help my teammates excel fueled my spirit. Little did I know that these experiences would lay the foundation for my future endeavors.

Upon graduation, I stood at a crossroads, contemplating a career in law enforcement. However, my heart pulled me in a different direction. Instead of donning a badge, I chose to pursue a path in personal training, driven by a profound belief in my ability to effect positive change and uplift others through coaching.

For the past three years, I've been privileged to work as an in-person trainer at one of Pennsylvania's premier private gyms. Yet, my journey took a new turn recently with the launch of One% Elite Coaching—an online platform aimed at guiding former athletes to rediscover discipline and purpose through faith and strength training.

The transition from sports to everyday life can be daunting for many of us. It's a struggle to find our footing, to maintain discipline, and to uncover our true purpose once the cheers fade. For me, the pivotal moment came when I felt touched by Jesus, reigniting a sense of purpose that had dimmed over time. This divine encounter transformed my perspective, shedding light on the significance of embracing challenges and facing the "hard" things head-on.

In the realm of fitness, I've come to view willpower as akin to a muscle—it requires exercise to grow. Through trials and triumphs, I've learned that our willpower is intricately linked to our connection with a higher power. The more we nurture this willpower, the closer we come to fulfilling our divine calling.

At One% Elite Training, our mission transcends physical fitness. We strive to shift perspectives, inspire growth, and guide individuals towards living a life aligned with God's intentions. It's a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and unwavering faith—one that we are honored to embark on alongside those seeking a path to purpose and fulfillment.

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