As an owner and training specialist of GYM SRQ, Bryan’s passion shines through! Bryan has over 25 years of experience and found his passion for weight training and researching it’s benefits at the age of 12. He moved to Sarasota in 2004, he has been the city’s most successful Personal Trainer and Personal Training director since that time.
Bryan began in Sarasota working at Lifestyle Family Fitness as a personal trainer and later became a training director. He consistently broke company records and implemented enhanced methods until its acquisition in 2012. Immediately following, he was then recruited with his wife Sohni, also a personal training director, by Crunch Fitness to develop the personal training department. Together they created many standards of practice for the model and the Sarasota location became the top Crunch Fitness location and personal training department in the country. The club remained #1 during all three years of Bryan’s tenure.
Bryan then decided to go in a different direction to pursue a locally owned club that is was not bound by any franchise or corporation policies. He felt the industry needed a bit of a change. By taking this path, this allowed him the freedom to take use the feedback he has been given for over 20 years. He looked to eliminate some of the standards of the industries practices and policies that dissatisfied members and employees. The planning and creating of GYM SRQ Fitness and Fuel lead to a collaboration between him and his partners to become what exists today. Not one to be complacent, he evolves with the demands of his members and their needs.
Bryan has had a major influence on many of today’s local training practices. He was the first trainer in the area to implement assisted stretching following every session with clients in health clubs and educates others to execute proper technique. His proven methods are practiced to prevent injuries, improve function, and for better recovery following workouts.
Bryan provides extensive corrective and medical exercise with abilities to even assist the special needs population to greatly improve their quality of life. He specializes in helping those with injuries to reduce pain by addressing the imbalances in each individual’s body. He also has a history of assisting many figure and bodybuilding competitors to take home trophies. His talents can be witnesses by his raving fans!
GymSRQ is a childhood dream come true for Bryan! He is incredibly grateful to have the opportunity better serve the Sarasota area all while doing what he loves! Bryan’s most important goal for when his career comes to an end, is to be able look back and know that he played an integral role in teaching countless people how to improve the quality of their life while simultaneously teaching fitness professionals how to build a successful career in the fitness business helping others.