Phil is a Level 1 Fitness Coach with Magnus Sports Performance. He earned his certification for personal training through the National Strength & Conditioning Association.
He has been working in fitness for the past 2 years. His passion for fitness is combined with his experience as a high school teacher and youth swim coach for an ideal situation here at magnus. Phil enjoys empowering athletes through encouraging them to give their all in workouts. Having never had any success come easy Phil understands the necessity of hard work over the long term. This gives him the unique ability to assist athletes in understanding the long-term process and commitment necessary for improvement and high-level achievement.
Phil got his undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in philosophy in 2014 from Hartwick College. Phil’s journey with fitness began over fifteen years ago with his introduction to running and swimming. As a cross country runner and swimmer throughout high school and a swimmer in college Phil has a thorough knowledge of how heavy the demands of high-level athletics can be.
Currently Phil trains for strength and endurance and is hoping to have a half marathon PR come the end of the spring 2021.