Passionate about athletics from a young age, Benjamin was a multi-sport athlete before sustaining consecutive injuries. These events interfered with his own athletic pursuits but turned him towards a dream of guiding others towards new heights of optimal performance and movement.
Benjamin attended Michigan State University, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with specialization in Health Promotion as well as accruing cognates in Exercise Science and Sports Nutrition. During this time, he also began a mentorship with elite Strength and Conditioning Specialist Raphael Ruiz.
After completion of his degree, Benjamin began to practice as Strength and Conditioning Specialist in a clinical setting at Fix Body Group in San Diego. Here, he began a continuing mentorship with World Class provider Jonathan Pierce. With added valuable experience and continuing education Benjamin progressed as an Exercise Rehabilitation Specialist and became the Director of Rehabilitation at Fix Body Group.
A original founding member at Kinetik Performance, Benjamin serves as the Performance and Rehabilitation Director. He is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who uses his extensive expertise in biomechanics, strength and conditioning, and corrective exercise to optimize performance in both the sport and clinical setting. With his expertise and years of experience with varied clientele ranging from Olympic and elite professional athletes to individuals seeking better posture, movement, and a pain-free active lifestyle, Benjamin is able to help you reach new heights whether in athletic pursuits or in simply moving freely about your daily life.
B.S. in Kinesiology, Specialization in Health Promotion / Michigan State University 2013
Cognates in Exercise Science and Sports Nutrition / Michigan State University 2013
Apprentice Coaching Program / ALTIS
Performance and Rehabilitation Director at Kinetik Performance Co. 2017 – Present
Founder and Strength and Rehabilitation Specialist at Kleinert Athletic Performance, LLC 2016 – Present
Director of Rehabilitation at Fix Body Group 2015 – 2016
Strength and Conditioning Specialist at Fix Body Group 2014-2015
Strength and Conditioning Specialist at Point Loma Sports Performance 2014-2016
Intern with Raphael Ruiz and 1Forty-Four1 now HERO Initiative 2013