Brian’s dedication to education and teaching gives him an ideal edge in the field of human movement and nutrition. He has gained his knowledge to better his ability to educate and train his clients. Brian launched his career with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science. His first master’s degree, in Clinical Dietetics/Nutrition, gives him the ability to provide diet programming, supplement prescription, and he specializes in sports nutrition. His second master’s degree in Human Movement/Corrective Exercise Training bridges the gap between the professions of personal training, athletic training, and physical therapy. He teaches research proven human movement, injury prevention, and corrective exercise. All Brian’s programs and prescriptions are based on cutting-edge, research proven techniques.Brian’s certifications include:
Brian’s personal achievements as an athlete have given him insight into the needs of many athletes. Brian transitioned from an expert motocross racer to the category 1 of mountain bike racing, and then to category 1 road cyclist. He has won many state and regional championships. He earned the recognition of being the American Bicycle Racing’s (ABR) Illinois Cyclist of the Year 1997, 1998, 1999, 2009, 2010, and 2011. In the year 2011 he was named the “Fastest Rider of the Year”. He has also been the USA Cycling’s and ABR’s Illinois State Champion for both road race and time trial several times (40K time trial personal best of 51:38). Brian has also won the overall championship for the Mid-America Time Trial series for category 1, six times, and the master’s level several times. He continues to race at a high level today, and is very competitive at the highest level of racing in both mountain and road bike competitions.
Prior to his career as a competitive cyclist, he was a competitive athlete in many other sports including short and long-distance running, and was won many running races and duathlons (PR's include: 15:15 minute 5k, 30:45 minute 10k, 73:13 half marathon, and a best 2:40 marathon); duathlon and triathlon (nationally ranked duathlete); bodybuilding; and downhill skiing (raced competitively in Colorado for two years).
Brian coaches and trains endurance athletes and others, to help them reach the next level of competition. Brian also performs bike fits to maximize performance while cycling.