Matt Culkin RESUME
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: University of Central Oklahoma
Major: Political Science

Matt Culkin RESUME

MATTHEW L. CULKIN

180 Water Street New York, NY 10038 United States ------------ ------------

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LaPalestra CPM, New York, NY 10023
Exercise Specialist/Strength Coach, July 2018-Present
• Work alongside Administration to develop new strategies to increase client retention by 15-25%
• Communicate with Facility Managers to implement new youth sports classes & scheduling systems for clients
• Train special populations clients on the basis of preventative medicine to ensure results with three months

Five Points Academy, New York, NY 10013
Director of Strength & Conditioning/Assistant Manager, March 2014- August 2019
• Manage group class schedules to teach strength training principles to improve health and performance
• Collaborate with ownership to increase gym attendance & member participation in group classes
• Engage with the local community to establish outreach programs for youth involvement in physical activity

PhysioFitness, New York, NY 10013
PT Aide, September 2016-March 2017
• Implement client progression system to track weight loss, improved mobility as well as overall wellness
• Work alongside Physical Therapists to assist in exercise selection/programming for patients
• Utilize strength & conditioning background to transition patients from PT to post-op training rehabilitation

Crunch Fitness, New York, NY 10003
Strength Trainer, September 2012-Feburary 2014
• Project lead for bodyweight/strength training style classes for new membership clients
• Assist clients with exercise programming to achieve their goals within three-four months
• Collaborate with the Personal Trainer Manager to increase class bookings by 30% for the club

SUNY The Levin Institute, New York, NY 10022
Researcher/Writer, Sept 2012-March 2013
• Researched for the Globalization 101 program to educate students on daily, relevant globalization issues
• Wrote unique articles discussing the trends of international relations & foreign affairs for a students perspective

Tirey’s Training, Edmond, OK 73025
Personal Trainer/Youth Strength & Conditioning Coach, May 2011-September 2012
• Trained high school, collegiate and professional athletes to improve strength & conditioning skills
• Built first fitness business while continuing to finish my academic studies at UCO


EDUCATION
The University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK United States
Political Science Graduate May 2012
• Member of Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society)
• Completion of Democratic Governance (Senior Thesis)

College of Wooster, Wooster, OH United States
• Attended the College of Wooster from 2007-2010 for a degree in Political Science
• Communicated effectively among group discourses
• Met deadlines for writing assignments and research papers


ADDITIONAL SKILLS
• Certified in NSCA C.S.C.S, NCSF CPT, SFG I, SFL Barbell, USAW L2 Coach, CPR/AED, & TRX
• Professional attitude and adaptable
• Ability to multitask and punctual with deadlines
• Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Excellent communication skills
• Intermediate knowledge of Spanish in writing, speaking, and reading.

Trainer, Exercise Specialist