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Owner & Founder

Ryan Joiner MS, CSCS

Ryan is openly endorsed as the “go to fitness expert” in San Luis Obispo County. He has been sought after to present his innovative fitness, wellness, and rehabilitation topics to many large organizations in San Luis Obispo County, like PG&E, Morris & Garritano, The Family Care Network, French Hospital, Cal Trans, The Department of Social Services, Exchange Club, Rotary Club and Kiwanis…

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Masters of Science in Kinesiology
    • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2003

  • Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology
    • California State University, Fresno – 1996

  • Associates of Arts and Associates of Science
    • Cuesta College – 1993

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    • National Strength & Conditioning Association

  • Neuro- Re-education Specialist
    Neuro- Integration Specialist
    Neuro- Therapeutic Specialist
    Neuro-Performance Specialist
    • Z-Health Performance Solutions

  • Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
    • USA Weightlifting

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General Manager & Coach – Paso Robles

ANDY SVERCHEK MS, CSCS

Andy is a San Luis Obispo native and was a dual sport athlete in Football and Track and Field at SLO High School. His career in both sports continued at Cal Poly, where he also earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biology. Andy finished his collegiate career as a 4-year starter at defensive end for the football team. He also finished as a school record holder in both the shot put and the discus…

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Masters of Science in Kinesiology
    • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2013

  • Bachelors of Science in Biology
    • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2000

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    • National Strength & Conditioning Association

  • Neuro Re-education Specialist
    • Z-Health Performance Solutions

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Coach – San Luis Obispo

Jasmine Pickett BS, CSCS

Jasmine was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Urbana, Ohio. Sports and fitness have been a part of her life from a very young age. At the age of two, her mother placed her in gymnastics after observing her doing a perfect cartwheel to pick up her toys. Jasmine pursued a gymnastics career for over fourteen years competing all over the country. Along with gymnastics, Jasmine was also very active in the sport of track and field…

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master of Arts in Sports Psychology
    • California Southern University, CA – 2019

  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology
    • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2012

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    • National Strength and Conditioning Association

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Coach – San Luis Obispo

BRIANA ARTEAGA BS, NASM-CPT

A local to San Luis Obispo County, Briana discovered her love for fitness in her first year of college when she found herself constantly jumping into activities around like roller skating, hiking, running, weightlifting, and recently Spartan races! After working closely with patients and therapists in a small physical therapy practice, Briana decided to change her major from environmental science to…

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associates of Liberal Arts
    • Alan Hancock College – 2014

  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology
    • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2017

  • Certified Personal Trainer
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine

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Coach – Paso Robles

Kyle Cherry  BS, CSCS

Kyle is originally from Sacramento, CA. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology with a concentration in Anatomy and Physiology. Kyle has been into sports and fitness for as long as he can remember, playing just about every sport growing up. His interest in the gym became more serious when he started powerlifting in high school to improve his football. He quickly fell in love with powerlifting, competing and joining the 1200…

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology
    • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo – 2012

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    • National Strength and Conditioning Association

Coach – San Luis Obispo

Kat Liebo, CPT

Like most of us Personal Trainers, Kat has always had a love of fitness, from cheerleading to dance to running  marathons.  For her entire life, exercise has felt more like a passion than a chore.  She’s fascinated by the body and what it’s capable of when the mind is focused on a goal.

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Fitness Specialist
    • San Diego Mesa College

  • Certified Personal Trainer
    • American Council on Exercise

  • Schwinn Indoor Cycling Instructor
    • Core Health & Fitness

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Office Manager

Kathy Horlings

Kathy has been helping Athlon run efficiently since 2010. She brings many years of business experience as well as a love of fitness and nutrition to Athlon, (and the ability to get sh@# done!…) Shortly after moving to Paso Robles to start a new business with her husband, Kathy became a Private Training client at Athlon. When the position for an Administrative Assistant became available Kathy immediately…

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Amazing Human Being

  • The glue that holds Athlon together

  • We could not do this without her :)

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