Austin grew up in Longmeadow, MA and was continuous involved in various extracurricular activities including sports and community service clubs. He grew up playing and striving in multiple sports including, Diving, Gymnastics, Basketball, lacrosse, and football. He is still competing in Weightlifting, CrossFit, and JuJitsu. On weekends he enjoys wakeboarding, skiing, mountain biking and other outdoor activities.
After transferring the focus of his athletic career from a D1 program and starting CrossFit in 2015, Austin became addicted to see what the human body is capable of. Austin received his CrossFit Level 1 Certification in 2015, and continues to learn everyday and to adapt his training methodology and teachings accordingly. In 2017 he became NASM Certified and hold all qualifications necessary to run his own facility.
Working at Multiple Gyms including Westerly CrossFit, CrossFit Wingman, Romeo Athletics, and Equinox Sports Club, helped Austin refine his skills for training all types of people. Working under a variety of small gym owners has allowed him to gain a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of fitness as well as the ins and outs of running his own facility. He has always had an entrepreneurial mindset. His senior year of college he started a successful at home training business with over 20 personal training clients. He has graduated from the University of Massachusetts and received a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Managerial Economics which ties the fitness right together with the business operation.
Austin hopes to make APEX the greatest training methodology out there. By tying both sports performance training and mentality optimization together Austin brings the full package to the table.