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Dan launched The Patriot Fitness Academy in 2020 in response to the COVID outbreak to keep people on top of their health and fitness goals despite gym closures. The Patriot Fitness Academy is an extension of his fully operational, brick and mortar fitness business (OC Fitness Coach) which offers a customized workout experience located in Orange County, California which Dan has owned and operated since starting his business in 2009.

With over 200 5-star reviews, Dan and his team of coaches have successfully trained hundreds of clients of all conditions and activity levels focusing on overall lifestyle and wellness habits focusing on optimizing exercise, nutrition, sleep and stress management.

The Patriot Fitness Academy's goal is to service clients outside of Orange County and give them all of the tools necessary for optimal wellness.

(949) 829-4589

27772 Vista Del Lago,
Suite B-18
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

  • Opened OC Fitness Coach in 2009.

  • Developed The Patriot Fitness Academy in 2020.

  • Graduated from Liberty University – High Distinction (4.00 GPA) with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Wellness.

  • Currently enrolled at The School of Applied Functional Medicine to become a functional medicine practitioner.

  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise and Sports Science.

  • Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

  • Certified as a Primal Health Coach (Primal Health Coach Institute).

  • Certified Member Of Men’s Health Fitness Council.

  • Decorated Infantry Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. Completed successful missions to Afghanistan in 2002 and Iraq in 2004.

  • Holds a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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