NC Fit Academy Instructors

Darius: Hoop Skills & Drills

Darius is a Personal Trainer and Youth Fitness Instructor at the Neighborhood Club Recreation and Wellness Center. He is a sports performance enthusiast who is passionate about holistic development through sport and fitness training.

He has over 7+ years coaching experience, is a Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and Nutrition Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor in Science in Kinesiology, and later obtained a Masters in Sport Management from Eastern Michigan University. Darius has specialized in skill development and performance training throughout his coaching career working with athletes of all ages to improve their performance on and off the playing field.

Mark: Strength & Conditioning

Mark is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, certified through USA-Weightlifting for Olympic Weightlifting, and a doctor of physical therapy. He has experience with strength, speed and agility training with middle school, high school and collegiate athletes, return to sport training after injury, and general strength training to improve daily function. As a former college athlete, he continues to participate in recreational sports. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising and playing guitar.

Sierra: Kids Yoga

Sierra is a kindergarten teacher and a Certified Yoga Instructor, with a passion for showing others how movement can improve quality of life!  

Michaela: Fit N Fun and Kids Dance


Zack: Aqua Frogs and Kids Splash