The dap difference
At Dynamic Athletic Performance, we believe that with perseverance and commitment, anyone can achieve their desired fitness results. Our staff is committed to providing personalized training to help people of all fitness abilities and athletic skill levels reach their potential. We are always looking for new ways to improve our fitness programs and offer our clients the best of what's available in the sports performance, health, and fitness industries.
Not everyone's fitness journey is the same. But, one thing that all athletic people have in common is that they work hard and train to be great. By taking an individualized approach to training, the coaches at DAP provide a training experience that is both engaging and personal to bring out the athlete in everyone.
When it comes to athletic performance, a great trainer makes all the difference in the world. The staff at Dynamic Athletic Performance are experienced and certified professionals that can help you take your fitness to the next level. We believe that athletes and those serious about getting fit learn in 3 different ways: doing, watching, and hearing. We incorporate all three of these aspects into our personalized coaching programs.
Coach Mike Ruth, owner and SPORTS PERFORMANCE DIRECTOR
Coach Mike Ruth grew up in Cape Coral, Florida. Upon graduating from Cape Coral High School, he attended Averett University in Danville, Virginia. While attending Averett, he was a 4 year letter winner on the football team while also serving the role as team captain during his senior season. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Sport Medicine/Wellness. Averett provided him the opportunity to work with Dr. Lee Burton, Co-Founder of the Functional Movement Screen. Coach Ruth started his career at Velocity Sports Performance (now Total Athletic Performance) in Naples, Florida in 2007. While there, he was able to learn from one of the best in the Sport Performance business, Derek Touchette. Through working in Naples, Coach Ruth had the privilege of working with many future NFL stars, professional baseball players and many more aspiring athletes at every age and skill level. Coach Ruth is a Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He is also working towards being a Sports Performance coach through USA Weightlifting and being certified to conduct the Functional Movement Screen. Coach Ruth’s philosophy is to educate athletes on basic movement skills, install the foundations of proper lifting techniques and to prevent injuries before they happen.
ELIZABETH RUTH, office manageR, dap wellness coordinator
Married to Coach Mike, Elizabeth provides a helping hand with all aspects of Dynamic Athletic Performance. From customer service to billing questions, Elizabeth loves helping DAP clients enhance their experience while attending the facility. Elizabeth is also the head of the DAP Wellness Education Center. Located inside the DAP Facility, DAP Wellness brings a whole new element to the #dapfamily. From education on wellness living to empowerment techniques, there’s education for everyone. Elizabeth is also in charge of the ordering for DAP's retail products and supplement offers. Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org with any wholesale opportunities.
COACH LUKE SPANGLER, ASSISTANT COACH
A former Cape Coral High School and the University of Miami baseball player, Coach Luke brings a unique skill set to the Dynamic Athletic Performance facility. Patient and hard-working, Coach Luke believes in dedication taking you to the next level of your peak athletic performance.
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Atali Connor is the owner and lead instructor of Baby Boot Camp Cape Coral. She holds a B.S. in Communications from the University of Central Florida and spent over 10 years in corporate marketing, media and publishing prior to opening her franchise. Always passionate about movement and the value of challenging yourself physically and mentally, Atali has been teaching group fitness since 2013. She's also a devoted yogi and yoga teacher which allows her to incorporate focus on body alignment, mobility, flexibility, injury prevention and overall body awareness. Certifications include Primary Group Fitness Instructor through AFAA, 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance, Pre/Postnatal Corrective Exercise Specialist and Diastasis Recti + Core Consultant. Additionally, she studied nutrition with Keri Glassman at The Nutrition Studio. Once she became pregnant, she knew she wanted to combine her role as a mother with her passion for fitness and health. At 30 weeks pregnant she began her journey into launching Baby Boot Camp Cape Coral. She feels blessed for the opportunity to raise her daughter to know the importance of movement since birth. Atali especially loves helping others turn fitness and healthy habits into a lifestyle. She encourages her clients to tap into their "why" and reminds them that they are so much stronger than they think. She says, "Baby Boot Camp isn't just about hitting a certain number on the scale or fitting into a pair of jeans, it's SO much more than that. It's about feeling confident in your own skin, being able to chase after your kids without losing your breath and having a support system of other moms who know exactly what you're going through on the hard days. It's about feeling stronger and fitter to take on the physical demands of motherhood and life.
She strives to support and motivate others to crush their goals and is so proud of our incredible community of #StrongMoms.
Dynamic Athletic Performance is located at 1490 NE Pine Island Road, Unit 6B, Cape Coral, Florida 33909. Our facility operates group training programs, personal training sessions and team trainings. Offsite team trainings are available upon request.