Neal Valera

Neal Valera

Stick Mobility Co-Founder

Education & Credentials

  • NASM CPT, PES, CES.
  • FRC Movement Specialist.
  • Strong First Kettlebell and Bodyweight Instructor.
  • American Kettlebell Club Coach.
  • FMS Certified Specialist.
  • Certified Indian Club Coach.
  • NCEP Holistic Nutritionist.
  • USAW Sports Performance Coach.
  • IYCA Youth Fitness Specialist.
  • Owner and Health, Strength, and Mobility Coach of NV Strength In Motion @nvstrength

Click to Read More About Neals Background

Neal has been coaching strength, mobility, and movement since 2007. His love for sports, martial arts, and outdoor activities have contributed to his lifelong interest in various movement disciplines. Having trained a wide range of body types and fitness levels, Neal believes the common denominator for health, longevity, and performance is improving movement quality. Neal co-founded Stick Mobility in 2015 and is dedicated to helping people discover their physical potential and improve their ability to move well.
Dennis Dunphy

Dennis Dunphy

Stick Mobility Co-Founder

Education & Credentials

  • CPT IFPA.
  • CPT NCEP.
  • Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist.
  • FMS Practitioner.
  • U.S. Olympic Weightlifting Level 1 Coach.
  • Animal Flow Level 1.
  • Ultimate Sandbag Coach.
  • Macebells.
  • Indian Clubs.
  • TRX.
  • Kettlebell Trainer.
  • Owner of Diamond Physique Personal Training @diamondphysiquesj

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Mitch Taylor

Mitch Taylor

Stick Mobility Co-Founder

Education & Credentials

  • Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology from California State University, Long Beach
  • CPT, PES, CES, SCC, SAQ
  • USAW, IYCA, NASM, NCEP, FMS, NESTA, ROCKTAPE, APEX, KINESIS, & Resist – A – Ball
  • High School Strength Coach, Performance Enhancement, Olympic Lifts, Speed-Agility-Quickness, Personal Training, Advanced Personal Training, Corrective Exercise, Advanced Program Design, Holistic Nutrition, Balance & Core, Stability Ball, Functional Movement Screening, Rock Doc/Power Taping
  • Board Certified Exercise Therapist
  • Creator of BaseballStrong.net
  • Human Performance Specialist, Strength & Movement Coach @sjscstrong

Click to Read More about Mitch's Background

Mitch grew up as an athlete playing and competing in many sports such as baseball, basketball, football, martial arts, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. He played baseball at Hartnell Community College and then went on to Cal State Long Beach. In college he realized just how important training and preparing the body for sports really is, and how it can make or break us as an athlete. His focus on Corrective Exercise to Strength & Conditioning is where he believes he can help more athletes excel in their sport(s) and decrease the risk of injury. 15 years later he is still in the field of Sports Performance and is constantly producing better athletes. Mitch has taught certification courses for the National College of Exercise Professionals (NCEP) for 3 years. He was a Fitness Director for a chain of health clubs for 3 years and developed 3 Sports Performance Facilities and 1 Post-Rehabilitation & Corrective Exercise Facility. He was also an instructor at the Riekes Center for Human Performance, where he taught acceleration classes. He is currently the Director of Sports Performance for South Bay Sports Training and Kali Baseball/Stars softball travel teams. With over 17 years in the training world Mitch’s extensive knowledge of the stresses athletes put on their bodies has improved the performance of thousands – He would love to help you too.