Brian was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education from Northern Michigan University. In 1997 he started the sports medicine program at Keewenaw Memorial Rehab and Fitness in Laurium Michigan. In the fall of 1997 he returned to Marquette to pursue a Master’s degree in Exercise Science and work at Marquette General Hospital’s Sports Rehab department where he spent 8 years developing their sports performance program. In 2005, Brian was then recruited by Bell Hospital to create their Sports Medicine program. In 2006 he became co owner of Marquette Orthopedic & Sports Therapy(MOST), where he ran the human performance component of the company which later became Advantedge Training. Currently he co-owns Synergy Fitness. He is licensed by the State of Michigan as an Athletic Trainer(AT) and is a board-certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association. Brian has more than 15 years of experience in sports medicine, performance enhancement and personal training. As a team player dedicated to both his work and his family, Brian has built a solid reputation as a leader in sports medicine, fitness, and performance training.