BIOGRAPHY

------David has worked in the fitness industry for nearly fourteen
years. His dedication and passion for exercise lead him to attain a variety
of fitness certifications. Over the years, this passion extended into
coordinating a fitness extravaganza for local communities,
participating as a contestant in several bodybuilding -powerlifting
contests and even creating a "Wellness Radio Show" called The Catz
Lair! For nearly seventeen years David Russell has successfully
contributed to countless lives through his sharing of nutritional and
exercise tips!


Education/Certifications


Gwinnett Technical College,
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Sports Management Certificate, December, 2011

State University of West Georgia,
Carrolton, Georgia
L-5 Certification Educational Leadership, May, 2004

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University,
Greensboro, North Carolina
Masters of Science in Education, May, 2000

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University,
Greensboro, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Education, June, 1998



Contributing Writer, Club Industry Magazine

•       Russell, David. "How Your Fitness Facility Can Reach Out To Baby
Boomers." Club Industry Magazine 1 Oct. 2012


•       Russell, David. "Five Reasons Fitness Facility Operators Should Hire
a Cleaning Professional." Club Industry Magazine 1 June 2012

 

 




CERTIFICATIONS


•       Aquatic Fitness Trainer  - National Exercise and Sports Trainers
Association (NESTA), 2006

•       Nutritional Coach - National Exercise and Sports Trainers
Association (NESTA), 2005

•       Pilates Instructor  - National Exercise and Sports Trainers
Association (NESTA), 2005

•       Sports Yoga Instructor  - National Exercise and Sports Trainers
Association (NESTA), 2005

•       Personal Trainer Certification - International Sports Sciences
Association (ISSA), 2004


Bodybuilding Contests


2011 Mr. Tennessee (NPA) -2nd Open 3rd Masters
2008 Mountaineer XXVII (NPC) – 7th
2008 Coastal USA Bodybuilding Championships (NPC) – 5th
2008 GK Classic (NPA) – 2nd
2008 Southern Open (SNBF) - 3rd
2008 Mr. North Carolina (NPA) - 2nd
2007 Mr. North Carolina (NPA) -3rd
2007 SNBF Georgia (SNBF) -6th Novice & 9th

Powerlifting

2009 Nationals (WNPF) - 1st Open Raw
2009 Battle On The Border (USAPL) - 30th Open Raw

Fitness Related Accomplishments


Participating in "The Truth About Burning Fat" E-Book by Sean Nalewanyj

VOLUNTEER



Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
Volunteer Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach, February 2012


Lucky Shoals Recreation Park, Norcross Georgia
Volunteer Recreation Manager, August 2011


Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia
Volunteer Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach, June 2011


Supernatural Bodybuilding Federation, Lawrenceville, Georgia
Contest Expeditor, June 2009-2011


National Physique Association, Petersburg, Virginia
Contest Expeditor, November 2009

Champion's Park Apartments, Norcross, Georgia
Wellness Program Coordinator April 2007/ May' 08


 

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