meet our coaches
We have put together an incredible team of coaches with significant expertise in all areas of strength and endurance coaching. Each one of our coaches can offer a comprehensive training program that will allow you to meet all of your goals.
CEO & Founder
Alex Viada, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and USA Triathlon Coach, is the founder and co-owner of Complete Human Performance and a graduate of Duke University.
Kelly Bruno, MD is co-owner of Complete Human Performance. She is currently an Anesthesiology Resident at UNC Hospitals with nine years of personal training and coaching experience.
Annie “Gunshow” Dohack started on her path into fitness by getting her B.S. in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Science as well as her Masters in Exercise Physiology.
Anthony graduated from Duke University with a BS in Biology and a BA in Visual Art. Afterwards, Anthony spent a year working as a protein biochemist in the laboratory of Dan Kiehart at Duke University.
Alec Blenis found early success in his athletic career in the world of obstacle racing. With a background in both weightlifting and cross-country in high school, it was only natural for him to podium.
Jonathan joins CHP with an all-encompassing background of both military experience and performance psychology. He has an eclectic background in leadership and coaching.
Taylor is proud owner of a BS in Biochemistry and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, which he has put to good use treating a wide variety of athletes in his career.
Mike, USA Triathlon, Cycling, and Track and Field certified coach has been coaching for over 6 years. He swam competitively in college and then started racing triathlons.
Jordan Wong is a competitive powerlifter in both the 220lb and 242lb divisions. He has consistently been ranked in the top 10 for the past four years and counting.
Elise Fugowski, CF-L1 USAW, is co-owner of The Coliseum Strength and Conditioning in NY and has her CSCS and Precision Nutrition Certification.
Margie began as an intern with CHP,. She was mentored by the team to gain an understanding and learn the ropes of coaching and programming for hybrid athletes.
Ollie has been heavily involved in the fitness industry for nearly 10 years, which has been a life changing journey and experience for him.
Sierra Huber has been coaching and working in the educational field for over 10 years. She is a certified USAT Level 1 and ASCA Level 1 coach, and continues to train extensively as both a coach and an athlete.
Owner of Jaffe Strength located in Florida, Trevor Jaffe has been a competitive strength athlete for over 10 years. He has attained first place finishes in both Strongman and Weightlifting.
Jordan has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and has been working in ICU since graduating in 2015. She has a passion for learning and challenging herself not only physically but intellectually as well.
Jon has been a triathlete for over 10 years and he lives and breathes the sport. He has competed in over 60 triathlons, trained for over 30 hours in a week, and finished the Ironman World Championship.
Max Pippa has experience with strongman, powerlifting, and military prep. He began his career in strength sports as a teenager with an interest in strongman and has never looked back.
Nickademus is an accomplished ultrarunner having completed Badwater 135, Arrowhead 135, PLAIN 100, and HURT 100. He has even won the Barkley marathon, a notoriously challenging race.
Jenn has been a competitive powerlifter since 2004 with accomplishments including a WR raw squat of 341lb (155kg), a 408lb (185.5kg) deadlift, and a 940lb (426.4kg) total at 114lb (52kg).
Sarah has coached CrossFit for 8 years and currently owns two Strength & Condition Gyms. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Physiology from Sonoma State University.
Ben has been working with CHP since early 2013. Starting off as one of CHP’s first athletes, he spent over a year and half training in the CHP system before joining as an endurance coach in late 2014.
Kalle Beck has been competing in Strongman competitions since 2007, competitive highlights include California’s Strongest man and multiple state championships.
Marisa, ACE certified and graduate in Biology from Antioch College. She has 6 years of personal training experience and over 20 years combined athletic experience.
Jacob is the founder of TZ Strength, a company dedicated to providing coaching, programming, and resources for athletes competing in the sport of CrossFit. Jacob has been involved with CrossFit for nearly a decade.
Nicole is a 60kg Powerlifter from New Jersey where she currently resides. She trains out of Iron Arena in North Bergen, NJ. She began her career in product development, marketing and business development, but enjoys workings with athletes.
Trevor Kashey has a Ph.D. in biochemistry with emphasis on cellular energy transduction. He began his scientific career doing non-small cell lung cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, AZ.
Jonathan Pain, NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, has worked in the industry for over fifteen years. He also wrote and taught the Strength and Conditioning Degree Program at the University he was taught at.
Nate started his career in Personal Training and Coaching at 18 years old. While finishing his Undergraduate Degree in Human Development he was also owner and operator of his own CrossFit gym in Columbia, Missouri.
Armi Legge is a writer and fitness consultant who competed on the Youth and Junior USA Triathlon circuits for nearly a decade. He also trains as a powerlifter. Armi previously worked for Evidence Magazine online.
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