Founder & Head of Physical Maintenance
Mike is a co-founder and head of the physical maintenance pillar at FITGMR. His coaching and teaching experience ranges from the inner-city classroom to the university exercise science department, from physical training spaces to landscapes of southeast Asia. His “athletes” are elite gamers seeking strength for everything from better posture to enhanced stamina, kids and adults striving for improvements in health and fitness, dementia patients requiring balance and cognition increases. Mike owns and operates CrossFit Malibu and previously was a Head Trainer on the CrossFit Headquarters seminar staff. He is an adjunct faculty member in Sports Medicine at Pepperdine University (his undergraduate alma mater) and is head strength and conditioning coach for Cloud9. Mike has earned master’s degrees in public health and outdoor experiential education, holds current California teaching credentials, and a wide variety of physical training certifications.