Chad is a life long participant in the sports world, earning several kickboxing tiles (amateur PKC national and OKC champion) as well as rising to the pro ranks in boxing, ending his professional career at 11-5, with 9 KO. Chad is also a tireless student of his profession. Always looking to better himself for the benefit of his clients, he can often be seen, when not working, reading, and researching the art of fitness and nutrition. Chad grew up in Ohio and final settling in Columbus. In the high turnover world of big box training, Chad was the longest tenured trainer at urban active, and kept a deep and loyal client base. Chad teamed up with Todd to become co-owner and founder of Element 5.
Chad is certified through NSCA and ISSA as a fitness trainer. He is also the certified fitness nutrition certification through ISSA.