Dr. William Crook, author of “The Yeast Connection” and the “Yeast Connection for Women”, Dr Billy was my pediatrician growing up, doing food allergy testing in the 60’s, starting the love with medicine and science
Dr. Larry Golding, founder of the ACSM, received my fitness specialist certification from him, he encouraged me to challenge all known thought and come up with my own, which I have done
Coach Dee Hawkes, high school Hall of Fame coach, had the pleasure of coaching for him, becoming friends (he was a groomsman at my wedding) and working with him at the USA/NFL/NFF football clinics for now 14 years. He is the coach I want to emulate as he is always about the kids first.
Coach Ernie Woods, NBA, college coach, Hall of Fame. Like Coach Tom, no one knows basketball better.
Coach Tom Newall, NBA, WNBA, international coach, Hall of Fame, another man that I have been lucky enough to meet who also understands and preaches “serving”. Have been privileged to work with him at the US Basketball Academy and area clinics.
Dr James Peterson, another guru at the top of the exercise science mountain, was at West Point for years, consulted every major college and pro team on the planet, and was privileged to work with him.
Dr. James Watson, Chief of Staff Loma Linda Hospital, fixed my ACL, helped me develop new ideas for surgery recovery
Ken Yoshino, Physical Therapist, Irvine Sports Medicine, pt to the elite, where I rehabbed my knee (the first time) and learned to start thinking outside the box