Chad is long time fitness, nutrition and exercise science enthusiast. Additionally, his career in technology has fueled his passion for all things ‘bio-hacking’ and human performance. Chad’s view is that the next iteration of ‘fitness’ will be grounded in personalization, quantifiable variables and AI wearable technology. If you have any questions about the “latest tweaks” in tech, science and human performance, Chad might be your guy to chat with!
Born & raised in Los Angeles Chad played all sports however swam and played water polo at a competitive level. At Loyola Marymount University (’96) he played rugby and went on to play for the Los Angeles Ruby Club until 2000. In 2008 Chad discovered Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and fell in love with the martial art commonly referred to as ‘The Gentle Art” where he’s achieved the rank of Black Belt under Master Carlos Gracie Jr->Marcio Feitosa->Philipe Della Monica. Chad was also very involved in the early CrossFit competitive community and formerly co-owned Ladera Ranch Crossfit (LRSAC 2018), where he coached kids, teens and adults’ classes of all types: HIIT, general gymnastics and Olympic Weightlifting.
In December 2019 he received his 200-hour RYT Yoga Teacher training certification. After a 20-year yoga journey, Chad was inspired to take his practice to the next level and pass along what he’s learned by guiding others in the healing art of breath to movement.