Mettle S&C is built on research based, age appropriate training. There is a method to our programs and we strive to not only have the best coaches, but each coach relates to every client on a personal level. This is the Mettle way. Be a part of our team.
Chris Martin | Owner, Head Strength Coach
Chris has been the Head Coach and Owner of MSC since January 2014, but has been training athletes since 2005. Currently, he is also the Asst. Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Anaheim Ducks (NHL). Before taking the job with Anaheim, he was the Strength and Conditioning coach for the San Diego Gulls (AHL Affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks) during the 15/16 and 16/17 seasons.
Chris graduated with a BS in Kinesiology from Arizona State University in 2005 and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Chris thrives on developing athletes and young people through making a genuine connection with them. The goal of the programs offered, is to help athletes of all ages and abilities, grow and develop. This is done with a culture centered around character, respect, integrity, service and process.
PJ Musico | Strength Coach, Former Pro Athlete
During PJ’s hockey career he played two years professionally as a goaltender in the AHL/ECHL. Prior to that he attended Penn State University on athletic scholarship while acquiring a BS in Kinesiology with a focus in Functional Anatomy and Exercise Physiology.
He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA and a Certified Youth Physical Literacy Specialist. During his Strength and Conditioning career, he has worked with a wide spectrum of athletes in various sports. Outside of hockey, he assisted with the eight time National Champion Penn State Women’s Volleyball team, interned with USA Powerlifting, and was mentored by PSU Strength Coach, Cam Davidson. With all these experiences he developed a passion for wanting to help athletes reach their full potential. He wants to offer the quality of training that was not available to him when he was growing up in the Orange County area.
Josh Jennrich | Performance Coach, Precision Nutrition Certified
Josh’s healthy and active lifestyle began by playing multiple sports while growing up in Southern California. Over the last 8 years he has played hockey at the collegiate level and competed in Crossfit. Those experiences are where he began to truly understand the impact nutrition plays on performance and overall well being. His experiences as an athlete, passion for food, fitness, and ability to connect and inspire, are what empowers his clients to reach their own goals. Josh embraces the notion that with the right recipe, nutrition and fitness, can and should be fun.
Eric Shand | Performance Coach
Eric was introduced to Mettle S&C at the age of 18 and was a client throughout his years as a college and professional athlete. He played four years at the University of Wisconsin-Superior while obtaining his bachelor’s degree in Exercise science. After college he played two years of professional hockey in the ECHL and SPHL. Eric has a passion for strength and conditioning that extends beyond the confines of a traditional gym. His mission is to help athletes learn how to condition their bodies for optimal performance, and develop confidence in their ability to push themselves physically and mentally in their sport. He holds firmly to the belief that this mission starts with fostering a personal and positive relationship with everyone that walks in the door, and creating a productive atmosphere where everyone can learn and grow.