MS Social Work (LCSW) / MS Sport Conditioning & Performance (Grad. 2021) / BS Social Psychology / Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) / CF-L1 / Active Life Rx


Coach Ray

Ray has rugby in his DNA. He is a 3 time collegiate All-American, and played professionally in America’s MLR (Major League Rugby). He has also participated in Powerlifting competitions. His best total was 1745lbs at 230lb bodyweight. Ray was once 300lbs, so he knows how important it is to look after your mind and body.

In addition to training, Ray is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Mental Health Therapist) and utilizes physical fitness as a primary intervention for mental health. He is currently pursuing his second Master’s degree in Sports Conditioning and Performance from SUU and enjoys helping people understand the importance of functional fitness
for long term health and happiness. Ray enjoys singing, hiking, mountain biking, traveling with family, and eating good food. You might recognize him as the voice behind The Optimal Prime Podcast: a 3-5 minute daily soundbite to help you start your day. Ray takes great pride in providing a gym environment where the elements of mental and physical health can be improved together.

Learn more about Ray’s H.I.I.Therapy program,
focusing on mental health here