Darrel Barnes . Owner

Darrel played and lettered in baseball, football, and track while attending high school in Texas. A knee injury ended his Division I scholarship in baseball, but introduced him to a love of coaching. Darrel has coached baseball locally for ten years and has managed travel teams. Darrel is a certified trainer in all levels of Athletic Republic and was recently selected to Athletic Republic's Advisory Council.

Darrel is certified as a Master Trainer, the highest level of certification within Athletic Republic.

Russell Gage . Trainer

Russell completed his Bachelors of Science at Azusa Pacific University in Applied Exercise Science and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES). He won all league honors in high school for both baseball and football and helped lead his football team to a CIF championship victory his senior year. Russell went on to play 2 years of college football as a free safety before getting injured and then transferred to APU to complete his education.

Chuck Hewett . Trainer

Chuck completed his Bachelors of Science at Azusa Pacific University in Applied Exercise Science and got his Masters of Science at Cal Baptist University in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sports Management.  Chuck is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES).  In high school Chuck was awarded the Iron Man award for his 4 years of commitment to excellence in cross country, track and field, basketball, and soccer.

Rudy Paez . Trainer

Rudy completed his Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from Cal State University Fullerton and is a certified level 1 trainer in crossfit. He has coaching experience with both football and soccer programs. Rudy participated in soccer, track, and varsity football teams during high school and earned all league honors in soccer 3 yrs in a row.

Ari Avila . Trainer

Ari is currently an undergraduate student at the University of La Verne majoring in Kinesiology. Ari has experience as a physical therapist aid at The Body Center in Claremont and was an intern with Athletic Republic before being hired on as a trainer. He played 3 years of varsity basketball in high school and trained and practiced in mixed martial arts for 5 years now.