John Welch

“When one teaches, two people learn. ” - Robert Heinlein

Coach John has been with NAKOA since the beginning. He is an accomplished strength and conditioning coach and one of our Directors of Athletic Performance. When it comes to developing programs to improve speed and power John is one of the best in the business. His coaching methods are effective and have been proven to help countless athletes achieve their goals. John coaches some of our top action sports athletes. His work with these athletes has helped to produce 2 X Games gold medals, 1 X Games silver medal, 2 Vans BMX Pro Cup world championship wins, and one Dew Tour skate Pro Competition win! The list goes on.

Aside from working with some of the best action sports athletes in the world, long term athletic development is a passion of John’s. He works with youth athletes ranging from 10 to 17 years old. He has helped improve the athletic performance of young athletes in just about every field or court sport. He also coaches speed and agility classes and camps for competitive soccer, basketball, and baseball clubs. John believes that teaching young athletes the value of functional and efficient movement is the key to injury prevention and high level performance.

Check out the Class Schedule to see when he coaches.

Fitness Trainer in Carlsbad - John Welch