ACSM EP-C / USAW ASPC / USAW LWC Referee
FMS Lv 1 Certified / Etcheberry Tennis Certified
For over 20 years Paul has been involved with providing the best and most versatile strength care in Fairfield county.
In 2001, as a physical therapy aide at Moore Physical Therapy, Paul simultaneously pursued a degree in Exercise Science. Upon his graduation in 2006, Moore PT provided Paul the platform to offer exceptional post therapy strength and conditioning. This program quickly grew to become a mainstay in Moore PT's superior healthcare services portfolio. This model was comprised of best in class pre and post operative/trauma care in conjunction with Paul's customized fitness programs.
Today, decades of training , certifications and experience later. Paul continues to utilize his aide experience and physical therapy principles to guide highly personalized, creative and SAFE program design. This PT based mindset is manifested in Paul's excellence at helping clients both before and after joint replacements, people with significant health issues, youth athletes, as well as the geriatric population. Paul's personal experience as a caregiver for his wife during her cancer treatment has lead him to gain a specific certification to help cancer survivors improve their strength, balance, and confidence after treatment.
Paul has helped develop and implemented numerous programs for hundreds of clients ranging in age from 13 - 99. Paul was also the strength and conditioning coach for the Wilton High School Football program from 2019-2020. In that time the program not only made it to the State Championship Playoffs for the first time in 20 yrs, but they also suffered ZERO non-contact injuries during either season.
Perhaps Paul's greatest gift as a fitness professional is his personal passion for all things athletic. Paul played 4 years as a Semi-Pro Running Back for the CT Giants and is now a seasoned Olympic Weightlifter. His passion for Olympic Lifting has grown to form and Coach his own team, Big Pull Barbell. Big Pull has grown since 2017 and now has several National and International Level competitors and Medalists in all age categories, Youth / Junior / Senior / Masters.
Paul has personally utilized his versatile activity level to compete in Football, Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit, Strongman, Triathlon, Duathlon, and Spartan Races. Paul is an avid outdoors enthusiast. He is always happy to walk, run, hike, camp, ski, snowshoe, road and mountain bike.
"No one single fitness formula will work for everyone. Fitness is organic and fluid.
Your body, mind, and fitness programs need to be open to change and able to adapt to ever changing life circumstances."