Trainer Biographies

USD Personal Trainers are nationally certified

Rob Bauer Photo Head Trainer/ Assistant Strength And Conditioning Coach

Rob Bauer

Member of the Torero Athletic and Campus Recreation Departments since 2012

Education
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ BS Degree
Mueller College, San Diego, CA

Certifications
NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction (CSCS*D)
NSCA- Certified Personal Trainer with Distinction (NSCA-CPT*D)
Register Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC)
Certified Level 1 United States of America Weightlifting Coach (USAW)

Teams Bauer is responsible for are:
Women's Crew
Men's and Women's Tennis
Women's Swim and Dive
Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track.

Sam Davis Photo Personal Trainer / Recreation Instructor

Sam Davis

Member of the Campus Recreation Department since 2008

Experience
United States Navy Hospital Corpsman (Retired)
Fitness Manager, Marine Corp Recruit Depot
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, USD, YMCA and Lava Sport & Fitness  

Certifications
National Federation of Personal Trainers - Master Trainer
Gravity Instructor Certified
NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction (CSCS*D)
NFPT Certified Cancer Recovery Specialist

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Matthew Vasquez Photo Personal Trainer

Matthew Vasquez

Member of the Campus Recreation Department since 2017

Education
Cal Poly, San Louis Obispo - B.S. in Kinesiology - Exercise Science Concentration 

Certifications
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) - Certified Personal Trainer
Protecting Human Research Subjects (NIH) 09/2014 

Matthew is also a St. Francis seminarian.