Photo: Alex Monroe, CPT


Alex is a certified professional trainer who also has experience working as a physical therapy aide for over six years. During that time, he was given the opportunity to work with a variety of patients and athletes with wide-ranging injuries. His experience includes strength and conditioning/coaching for endurance athletes, blood flow restriction therapy, TRX training, and injury prevention/rehab for distance runners.


  • Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy and Health Science: Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA, 2014
  • Certified Personal Trainer through American Council on Exercise
  • Certified TRX Trainer


Alex enjoys training as a postcollegiate distance runner, spending time in the mountains, and walking with his shepherd mix, Biggie.

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Event PRs
    • 5k – 13:36.26 (2017)
    • 5k Road – 13:49 (2017)
    • 10k – 28:17.03 (2016)
    • Half-Marathon – 61:50 (2020)
    • Marathon – 2:14:15 (2019) 10th
    • 2016 Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge – Olympic Trials Qualifier in 2016 but opted for track instead
    • Placed 17th at 10,000m in the 2020 Olympic Team Trials – Atlanta, GA