Ryan is openly endorsed as the “go to fitness expert” in San Luis Obispo County. He has been sought after to present his innovative fitness, wellness, and rehabilitation topics to many large organizations in San Luis Obispo County, like PG&E, Morris & Garritano, The Family Care Network, French Hospital, Cal Trans, The Department of Social Services, Exchange Club, Rotary Club and Kiwana’s.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo - 2003
- Masters of Science in Kinesiology
California State University, Fresno - 1996
- Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology
Cuesta College - 1993
- Associates of Arts
- Associates of Science
National Strength & Conditioning Association
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Z-Health Performance Solutions
- Neuro-Performance Specialist
- Neuro- Re-education Specialist
- Neuro- Integration Specialist
- Neuro- Therapeutic Specialist
- Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
Andy is a San Luis Obispo native and was a dual sport athlete in Football and Track and Field at SLO High School. His career in both sports continued at Cal Poly, where he also earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biology. Andy finished his collegiate career as a 4-year starter at defensive end for the football team. He also finished as a school record holder in both the shot put and the discus, earning All-American status and 9th place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Championships in 1999.
After graduating from Cal Poly in 2000, Andy’s passion for sports and helping others led him to a career in personal training in Los Angeles. While there, he took up cycling and triathlon training, eventually competing in both half and full Ironman distance triathlons (Wildflower Half Ironman 2006 + 2011, Ironman New Zealand 2007).
In 2009, he returned to Cal Poly to pursue a Masters degree in Kinesiology and to coach collegiate athletes. He worked as an assistant strength and conditioning coach in the Cal Poly weight room as well as an assistant coach for the track and field team for 6 years. He also spent 6 years coaching football at Mission Prep High School.
Andy has a passion for coaching human athletic movement and enjoys seeing his athletes achieve their goals. He has a diverse background as a competitor and coach in multiple sports, including football, track and field, cycling, triathlons, and backcountry skiing. He believes in educating his clients on how to train effectively and safely so that they have the physical tools for a lifetime of health and performance.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2013
- Master of Science in Kinesiology (with distinction)
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2000
- Bachelors of Science in Biology
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS)
Z-Health Performance Solutions
- Neuro-Re-education Specialist
Kathy has been helping Athlon run efficiently since 2010. She brings many years of business experience as well as a love of fitness and nutrition to Athlon, (and the ability to get sh@# done!…) Shortly after moving to Paso Robles to start a new business with her husband, Kathy became a Private Training client at Athlon. When the position for an Administrative Assistant became available Kathy immediately applied.