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

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

  • Associate of Arts and Associate 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

General Manager & Coach – San Luis Obispo

Octavio “Oak” Guerrero BS, NASM-CPT

Octavio, aka “Oak,” grew up in Santa Maria very active in sports and fitness. As a boy, he played soccer (his first love), ran track & field, and ran cross-country. In high school, he added football and wrestling to his sports repertoire, but still excelled in track & field. He qualified for CIF championships running the 400-meter race and ultimately finished 2nd in the league.

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
    • California State University, Sacramento – 2018

  • Associate of Science
    • Allen Hancock College – 2016

  • Certified Personal Trainer
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine

Coach – San Luis Obispo

Taylor Rogers, NASM-CPT, PN1

Taylor grew up skiing and hiking the beautiful mountains of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Since age 5 she competed as a gymnast and competed in the Junior Olympics as a Level 9. Unfortunately, her 14-year career in gymnastics ended due to the accumulation of injuries. Though she still had a passion for gymnastics, she just couldn’t

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Exercise Science Certificate and
    Personal Training Certificate         

    • Cuesta College – 2021

  • Certified Personal Trainer         
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine

  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified
    • Precision Nutrition

  • Essentials of Elite Performance Certificate
    • Z-Health Performance Solutions

  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor         
    • American Council on Exercise

Coach – San Luis Obispo

Mackenzie Tremper, NASM-CPT

Mackenzie is from Nipomo, California.  Like most personal trainers, she grew up playing sports, and participated in strength and conditioning courses in school that sparked her love of fitness.  But she also showed horses.  Originally, she had planned to have a career in horse training.  But a few broken bones later, she chose the “safer” fitness

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Certified Personal Trainer 
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine

Coach – Paso Robles

Mary-Kate Figg, NASM-CPT

Mary-Kate grew up in Atascadero, where her passion for human movement started very young as a ballet dancer, (which she still practices today).  She’s been dedicated to movement and athletics her whole life.  At age 13, she began distance running and at age 14 competed in her first half marathon.  A year later, she completed her first full marathon, placing first in her

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Certified Personal Trainer
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine

  • Corrective Exercise Specialist
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine

  • Women’s Fitness Specialist
    • National Academy of Sports Medicine

Coach – Paso Robles

Jordan Richter

Jordan grew-up in San Jose, California, where he and his dad loved to ride motorcycles all over the beautiful back roads of the Santa Cruz Mountains.  When he wasn’t carving canyons on motorcycles, he was bombing down hills on his mountain bike.  The guy just loves being on two wheels!

In 2016, he moved to Paso Robles to start a new chapter and immediately

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Certified Personal Trainer
    •American Council on Exercise

  • Certified Personal Trainer  (in progress)
    •National Academy of Sports Medicine

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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 :)

Look, Feel, & Perform at Your Best

Since 2003 the Athlon team has helped over 10,000 central coast residents find the best version of themselves, in our fun and supportive community environment.  We’re endorsed by local medical experts and trusted by many high-profile athletes from Major League Baseball, the NCAA, NFL, UFC, and PGA tour.

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