Meet the Coach
- B.A from the University of Richmond
- M.Ed from the University of Minnesota
- North Dakota’s only Starting Strength Coach
Dan has been a Starting Strength Coach since 2016. Prior to opening 51 Strong, he spent 8 years working in Division 1 athletics as a strength and conditioning coach at various universities. He graduated from the University of Richmond in 2010 and holds a masters degree from the University of Minnesota in Applied Kinesiology with an emphasis on coaching. He has held certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.
Our gym uses primarily free weights to get our clients stronger. Though they can be intimidating, we scale training to meet clients where they are physically. We can adjust the weights and exercises in many different ways to ensure a safe progression from any skill level. No matter your ability, we’ll find something you can do to get stronger.
Basic Strength Training
We guide people to stronger lives. Strength is like a retirement account- begin building it now so that you can be secure for the future. Our Introduction to Strength Training is an 8-week program designed to show you how to use just a few pieces of equipment to get stronger, build muscle, and invest in your physical 401K . It doesn’t take much, but the return on your investment will be incredible!.