Trainer Biographies

USD Personal Trainers are nationally certified

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Head Trainer and Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Rob Bauer

Member of the Torero Athletic and Campus Recreation Departments since 2012

Education

M.S., Exercise Science and Health Promotion - Sport Psychology Concentration, California University of Pennsylvania
 
B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ
 
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.

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Master 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

NFPT Certified Cancer Recovery Specialist

NFPT Personal Trainer Spotlight

World Instructor Training Schools (WITS) Proctor

CPR Skill Evaluator

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Personal Trainer & Divinity Graduate Student

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. 

Personal Trainer / Recreation Instructor

Madel de Jesus

Joining Campus Recreation August 2019

Education

University of Philippines - Bachelor in Sports Science

University of Philippines - Master in Exercise Science

Certifications

NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Functional Strength Coach Level 1

Myofascial Decompression Level 1

Rocktape Doc

TRX Instructor

Triggerpoint Instructor