Richard Bell, BS, CSCS, IYCA Certified High School Strength and Conditioning Coach is currently working as a High School Strength Coach in the Evergreen and Lakewood Colorado area. Richard is a highly sought after coach for athletes ages 13 and older from Junior High School to the College ranks. He also works with individuals — whether executives or stay-at-home moms — who want enhanced health and stamina, and to improve their physical appearance. Bell’s focus over the past 16 years has been to incorporate new techniques that ensure fast results, increased stamina and better performance — methods determined entirely by each athlete’s personalized assessment. Bell is a native of Boston, Massachusetts where he was a four-year starter on his high school basketball team and where he won two state championships. Rich attended the University of Maine at Farmington, where he also played Basketball and majored in Community Health Education with a concentration in Sports Conditioning. After graduating, Bell moved to the Evergreen, CO area with the vision of becoming one of the best in the strength and conditioning field. From 2006-2009, Rich ran and operated Rich Barbell Fitness and Sports Conditioning, a performance enhancement facility located in Golden, Colorado. Rich is determined to improve the way athletes approach their strength and conditioning goals. He believes strongly in applying scientifically-proven techniques to enhance human performance on the playing field. A large percentage of the last 10 years of Rich’s life has been consumed by an overwhelming drive to better understand the true nature of improving human performance. In his early years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, Rich worked as the Head Basketball Coach for Platte Canyon High in Bailey, Colorado. There he oversaw all his athletes’ off-season weight training sessions, and this experience led him to pursue his passion for improved sports performance on a full-time basis. Since those early days of coaching Basketball, Rich has trained over 300 athletes from various sports backgrounds and different levels.