Born in Laguna Beach, CA and grew up in both Mission Viejo and San Clemente, CA. A follower of Christ, a Son to David and Jodie Atkinson and brother to Chris, Daniel and Timothy Atkinson. As a kid Joel excelled at many sports such as soccer, baseball and skateboarding. When entering high school he decided to focus on baseball and eventually earned 13 Division 1 Scholarships! Joel committed to Oklahoma State out of high school, then transferred to Midland College and finished at Northwestern State University where he was granted degrees in Psychology and Sports Medicine. Sense finishing both his athletic and academic careers he has sense focused on how to develop athletes while preventing injury.
He has trained in all areas of fitness but specializes in Athletic Training and more specifically in overhead athletes such as baseball, softball, volleyball, gymnastics, swimming and water polo. He has an expert rating personal training certification, Sports Performance Specialist Certification and is currently in progress for his certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Joel has also become an expert in nutrition and develop’s customized nutrition programs.
He never stops researching and developing new ways to bring out the best performance in everyone.
“I have tremendous passion for teaching others and educating them on how to be more healthy as well as to perform at a higher level. Educating and helping others achieve their goals is an amazing feeling and I believe anyone can achieve anything with the right mindset and work ethic.”
Call Joel today 949-584-5506