Currently certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a personal trainer, Phil, for the majority of his life, has always been involved within the fitness and health & wellness community. Graduating with high honors, Phil also obtained an Associates degree in biology, as well as, an Associates degree in exercise science; allowing him a more in-depth perspective of the human body on a microscopic and macroscopic level.
Presently, Phil actively participates as a competitive men's physique athlete year round for the NPC organization. Along with his athletic history as a high school wrestler and track athlete, Phil has an extensive background serving as a swim instructor, lifeguard, youth & conditioning coach, and sports performance coach.
Throughout his career in the fitness industry, he utilized the quote, "I do it because I can, I can because I want to, I want to because you said I couldn't," as not only a source of inspiration and motivation for himself, but for his clients as well.