2018 Fall Coach Academy 

Developing the Art and Science of Functional Fitness Coaching.

“My Masters Degree has not given me a fraction of the practical coaching skills that I just learned this weekend.”

-Matt Mandel, Coach
Masters, Exercise Physiology

November 10th – 11th // San Diego, California 

The Coach Academy weekend is about developing the teaching, leadership, and developmental skills that support success in the thoughtful craft of coaching.

Teach. Lead. Develop.


Enrollment is 87% full and closes 11/7.


Performance360 2018 Fall Coaches Academy

Adam Campbell

“Having the opportunity to sit down with a new partner every time forces you to put it into terms that will benefit each different individual.”

-Adam Campbell, Power Athlete & CrossFit Coach

Update: Since attending, Adam was hired as an Assistant Coach at Performance360.


Josh Hubby

“Building the WHY into our coaching. How to connect with people on an emotional level versus just providing the instruction…those takeaways were huge for us a gym.”

-Josh Hubby, Temecula Gym Owner


Timmie Standridge Performance360 FCC Weekend

“The practicals. Really learning how to coach one-one-one. That was big for me. I really enjoyed the weekend. I would do it again, and I can’t wait for the next one.”

-Timmie Standridge, Coach



The following curriculum schedule is subject to slight change.


7:30 – Welcome
8 – “Leadership”
8:40 – Coaching the Push
10 – “Communication”
10:45 – Partner Practical 1
12 – Lunch
1 – Coaching the Pull
2:20 – “Coaching”
3 – Coaching the Kettlebell
4:00 – Partner Practical 2
5:30 – Finish


7:30 – Day 1 Q&A
7:45 – “Development”
8:15 – Coaching the Squat and Hinge
10:15 – Partner Practical 3
11:45 – Lunch
12:45 – Coaching Postural Deficiencies
2 – “Planning”
2:30 – Coaching Internal Torque
3:45 – Partner Practical 4
5:15 – Q&A
5:30 – Finish

“To understand fitness is to understand it’s a science and that it’s constantly changing, and I love that these coaches understand that. It comes through with everything they taught this weekend.”

-Ashley Geary, Functional Fitness Coach

Update: Since attending, Ashley was hired as an Assistant Coach at Performance360.

“Things are going extremely well since the weekend. I still reference our Coach’s Weekend weekly when training clients and teaching class. It really helped me to get back to what’s most important.”

-Adam Alfaro, Coach

“Expanding my library of cues and corrections for all levels. It really opened up the way I communicate with my clients.”

-Derek Scott, Functional Fitness Coach

“I loved this weekend. Being thrust into the coach’s role throughout the weekend. It was just a lot of fun and I left with a ton of great takeaways.”

-Skye Halliday, Coach


Dave Thomas Performance360 Coach Trainer

Dave Thomas

Since opening in 2011 and leading Performance360 to three locations and counting, Dave has coached over 4,500 classes and his philosophies on programming, coaching, and culture have laid the foundation for Performance360 to become what is today, and where it’s going tomorrow.  Employing a coaching system that is driven by how you communicate, the result of the past seven years has proven one unmistakable fact: the methodology of the Performance360 Coach’s Academy works

Julianne Russell P360 Coach Personal Trainer

Julianne Russell

With over 3,600 classes coached, there aren’t many other women who have ten years of yoga teaching experience, weightlifting medals, powerlifting medals, and three years of experience as a Head Coach in one of America’s best S&C gyms. A consummate teacher through and through, her impressively diverse background allows her perspective and a style of communication that gives her a leg up on everyone else at the table. There is nothing within our realm that Julianne cannot coach, no difficult experience she cannot speak to, and no person she cannot reach.

Chris Hill Performance360 Pacific Beach 92109


Chris Hill

Chris has nearly twenty years under iron and the proud honor of Team USA. He has racked up podium finishes in sport. He has performed anatomical atlas drawings for the human body. He has studied Biomedical Visualization. He has paddled across Channels and competed on Team USA. Chris’ background has forged him many life lessons, and his ability to turn those into training lessons and making athletes better is a skill unique to his outlook. A gentle personality does not hinder his ability to lead with absolute confidence every time he is on the floor.


Brenna Bulach

Brenna Bulach

If there is a powerlifting meet, Brenna is proabably winning it. She is one of the most accomplished female powerlifters in the country, and is the true version of a coach who leads by example. The only personality traits that rival her soft spoken, kind demeanor are her physical strength and ability to commit. She is one of the few USAW Level 2 coaches in the country, is a USPA Raw Powerlifter with IPL Elite Powerlifter ranking and a 5th place finish at the IPL Worlds. Brenna has tested her mettle in the world of competition and come out a winner time and time again. An all around athlete in almost every way, Brenna lives a life of fulfilled physical potential and passes on encouragement for those that she coaches to do the exact same.

Bryan Pritz Performance360

Bryan Pritz

A former professional baseball player for the Boston Red Sox, Bryan is the Swiss Army knife of the gym, equal parts operations and athlete. As a former professional athlete, Bryan is an outlier in the sense that he is able to downgrade his own passion for fitness and relate it to everyday men and women looking to get better.