YOU ARE MEDAL BOUND
Bob is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, the former Director of Sports Nutrition for the University of Florida and most recently served as a sport dietitian for the US Olympic Committee. Bob traveled to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games as a sport dietitian for the US Olympic Team and the personal sport dietitian/exercise physiologist for the Olympic Triathlon Team.
Bob has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, a master’s degree in Health and Exercise Science and a second master’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He is a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Triathlon Level III Elite Coach and a USA Triathlon Youth/Junior coach. Being an out of the box thinker, Bob created the concepts of Nutrition Periodization™ and Metabolic Efficiency Training™ . As a nutrition coach, Bob specializes in enhancing health and improving performance by improving metabolic efficiency and using nutrition periodization, which provides varying nutrition recommendations to each specific athlete based on training cycle changes and body composition, weight, and specific health goals. As an endurance coach, exercise physiologist and strength and conditioning specialist, Bob specializes in leading athletes to optimal performance through the use of science and real-life training applications that balance life, work and family.
Bob has worked with a variety of athletes from sports including triathlon, duathlon, ultra-running/cycling, track and field, marathon, mountain biking, road and track cycling, cross country, swimming, football, tae kwon do, motocross, Nascar, tennis, wrestling, weightlifting, rowing, skeleton, sailing, paralympic sailing, canoeing and kayaking, hockey, Crossfit, and obstacle course racing. He has worked with all ages and abilities of athletes including high schoolers/juniors, recreationally active adults, professional athletes and Olympians. He is also one of the very few Sport Dietitians in the country who specializes in working with young athletes.
Practicing what he preaches, Bob has been an athlete his entire life growing up playing competitive soccer. In 1993 he turned to endurance sports and has competed in many endurance events including the Boston Marathon, six Ironman races, the Leadville 100 mile trail running race (twice), the Leadville 100 mile mountain bike race (twice), and in 2009, Bob became a Leadman, completing all six of the Leadville endurance events in 7 weeks. As a USA Triathlon All-American for many years, he currently specializes in short course triathlon and obstacle course racing (where he placed 4th in his age-group in the 2016 Competitive Division of the Spartan World Championships-Beast distance race in Lake Tahoe, CA).
Michael Gostigian competed in three Olympic Games in modern pentathlon 1988, 1992, and 1996. He was a four-time US Champion, winning consecutively from 1992-95. Gostigian also won the 1992 World Cup title. He attended Notre Dame University, where he was NCAA Epe champion in fencing in 1986. He was also a national caliber swimmer, spending eight years training with the US National team. In high school, he also ran cross-country and track and played on the soccer team. After college, Gostigian obtained a masters degree in international management. He later worked in the New York area as a personal trainer. He is married to [Sharon Monplaisir], a three-time Olympian in fencing and has two beautiful children, Gunner & Sienna.
Lorenzo Gonzalez, PT DPT LAc AP DOMP ECP is in private practice in Dallas, New York City and Miami Beach specializing in treating Olympic, professional and recreational athletes. Dr. Gonzalez is faculty at the McMaster’s University Biomedical Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program, as well as a voluntary assistant professor of physical therapy in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Gonzalez is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Osteopathy (Manual Practitoiner), Acupuncture Physician, Licensed Acupuncturist, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Board Certified Exercise Physiologist.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Board Certified Exercise Physiologist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Doctor of Osteopathy (Manual Practitioner) DOMP
DR. LORENZO GONZALEZ
Mr. Hunt has 26 years of clinical experience. He is Board Certified as a Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy. He has worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist in a variety of settings including the NFL, NCAA Division I & II, NHL, and Olympic/Paralympic circuits. His Olympic sport experience includes Olympic test events in sailing 2006-07 in Qingdao China, Pan-American Games USA Performance Medical Staff 2007 in Rio de Janeiro; Volunteer at USOC Chula Vista, sailing test events 2010-11 in Weymouth UK, and the 2012 Olympic Games. Post London Games, he finished his PhD, studying injury risk factors in Olympic class sailors. He has been a full time faculty member at the Department of Physical Therapy, Miller School of Medicine University of since 2003. He instructs DPT and MD students; PM&R, and Family Practice Residents, and Sports Physical Therapy Residents.
Adam Wright, M.Ed., Ph.D. is peak performance consultant who specializes in the mental training of elite competitors across a multitude of sports and high performance arenas. Adam is passionate about translating academic research in psychology, exercise physiology, neuroscience and learning theory into actionable insights that can be used to help others optimize their performance and their experience. A peer reviewed author, speaker on optimal human performance and positive youth coaching, and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Exercise Science at Georgian Court University, Dr. Wright received his Bachelor’s degree from LaSalle University in Philosophy (Maxima Cum Laude) and his Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the Department of Kinesiology at Temple University with a specialization in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology. He is also an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist and a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. .