After playing Football and graduating from the University of San Jose State Kyle moved his focus from the gridiron to the Fitness field. He began working as a Personal Trainer where he found his passion in assisting and coaching others in reaching their fitness goals and creating a healthy lifestyle. Kyle’s fitness and athletic experience comes from 16 years of Football. At San Jose State, Kyle played Safety under Keith Burns and prides himself on being a part of “The Code”. While at San Jose State Kyle was also mentored and coached by Strength and Conditioning Coach Ben Cobian who has been a huge part of Kyle’s success and growth in the Fitness Industry.
Kyle is certified through IFPA, IGNITE 360, TRX.
General Manager/Head Coach
After years of playing multiple sports growing up Sean worked and played his way to receive Division 1 scholarships in both Football and Basketball. After graduating from San Jose State University where Sean played Football, he moved into coaching and personal training. Sean has coached at LA Harbor College, Long Beach City College, and San Jose State University. Currently Sean is the Offensive Coordinator and Strength Coach at Long Beach City College, in addition Sean teaches in the Kinesiology department. Since Sean started coaching in 2011 he has helped numerous kids receive scholarships and continue their education at 4-Year Universities.
Sean holds a Masters of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Athletic Performance.
Director of Athletic Development/Personal Trainer/Coach
After years of playing sports around the South Bay, Charlie decided to make his passion for competition and health a career. Graduating from Arizona State University with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise and Wellness, he is dedicated to motivate a healthy lifestyle to everyone who walks through the doors. Charlie gets his athletic experience from years of playing baseball, competitive swimming, as well as ocean racing. In addition to the exercise field, Charlie is a Los Angeles County Ocean Lifeguard and a certified EMT. He prides himself in promoting an atmosphere where everyone is an athlete and should be treated like one, no matter the current level of training. Charlie has 5 years of experience in youth training as well as personal training for adults. He emphasizes functional training, where every exercise and rep is chosen for a specific reason pertaining to the individual being trained. Whether it is sports specific training, losing weight, or just staying healthy, he will be there with you every step of the way.
Charlie is certified with the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer, National Sports Performance Association as a Speed and Agility Coach, Functional Movement Screen, and Russian Kettlebell Company
Lindsay attended UC Riverside on an athletic scholarship where she was a three year starter and three year captain of the Women's Volleyball team. After graduating with a B.A. in Sociology Lindsay went on to pursue a master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and has spent her professional career helping others to become the best version of themselves. Lindsay is excited to help guide clients through their health and wellness journey thought the avenues of empowerment coaching, health and wellness coaching as well as through creating personalized training programs for clients in the beginning stages of their fitness journey.
Throughout her professional career Lindsay has coached high school volleyball in the South Bay and has to create strength and conditioning programs for local high school programs.
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Growing up Jacob played several sports, but his main focus was competitive Judo. After retiring from Judo he lived an inactive and unhealthy lifestyle. In 2012, he decided to make a commitment to fitness and enrolled at FNS Training Center in Santa Clara CA, which changed his life. Within that same year he lost 30lbs, got certified as a personal trainer, and began coaching. He has a passion to educate, motivate, and lead others to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle. He loves the energy of coaching group classes as well as the customization and accountability personal training offers. His mission is to help others become stronger both physically and mentally. Jacob holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from SJSU, has coached both recreational ad competitive gymnastics since 2003, and currently practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Personal Trainer / Coach
One of the most passionate trainers in the game, Dave is a South Bay born and raised athlete and has spent his life playing/coaching sports in the area. Dave come from a huge family and is one of 8 kids! After playing and coaching competitively at the high school and junior college level, and while studying Health and Fitness at El Camino College, Dave left early for an opportunity in the corporate world where he spent over 5 years before returning to his true passion of helping others through fitness. Coach Dave has years of coaching experience at all age levels, and is a certified Personal Trainer through the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association along with his Russian Kettlebell Certification.
Paige grew up in the South Bay competitively swimming and playing Water Polo. In college she became Cross Fit Certified and continued on to teach Cross Fit for the next 4 years before starting at The Blueprint. Paige has extensive knowledge in gymnastics and weightlifting. She is also an avid runner; she has ran numerous half marathons and most recently ran the LA Marathon. Paige graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelors in Science and Nursing, she currently works at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
Shannan attended Chaminade University of Honolulu where she was a 4-year starter on the Women’s Softball team. She graduated with a B.S. in Criminal Justice and a minor is Psychology. After college Shann’s passion of helping others lead her to become a Behavioral Interventionist for children on the Autism Spectrum. She is now getting a Credential from CSULB in Adapted Physical Education with a goal to individualize and promote fun physical activity for students with disabilities.
In December of 2015 Shann decided to try one of BPLA’s 30 day Challenges, and was hooked ever since. After 4 years of being a member, Shann now co-coaches classes, helps with the day to day operations of the gym, and is constantly looking for ways to improve the member experience at BPLA.
After years of playing many sports such as baseball, soccer and competitive rock climbing, after graduating high school from south bay faith academy Chris found his passion in fitness and nutrition where he has attained becoming a primal health coach through primal blueprint and is certified through NSCA’s National Strength and Conditioning Association. Chris is also is a former nationalist in competitive climbing, former ninja warrior obstacle course tester and current spartan race athlete. Chris’s passion for people and their health drive him every day to help people feel confident happy and feel proud about themselves.
Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach
Katie grew up in the sunny South Bay and played just about every sport you can play. For college she attended Long Beach State to play volleyball and pursue Bachelor's of Science degrees in Exercise Science and Molecular Chemistry. After graduating, Katie remained at Long Beach State as a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the athletic teams. Following coaching she continued to play beach volleyball and began a career in Physical Therapy and Personal Training to help others recover from injuries, improve athletic skills, build strength and endurance, and pursue a healthy lifestyle. When she is not training you can find her playing volleyball at the beach, cooking and creating fun and healthy recipes, and doing something artsy and DYI.
Whether you want to be healthier, stronger, faster, more athletic, flexible, balanced; she will push you to achieve whatever the picture of "happy and health" may be for your life.
B.S. Exercise Science, B.S. Molecular Chemistry
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Precision Nutrition Certified Coach
CSCS, Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
RKC, KettleBell Certified
TRX, Suspension Training Certified
Pre/Postnatal Pilates and Fitness Certified
Special Populations with Health Considerations Certified