Dir. of Champion Performance Training CWPC, CSAC, SRC
Michael Butler is a veteran of more than 20 years to the sports and fitness industry. He has proved to be successful in the areas of coaching, fitness and sports performance training with a wide range of experience. He has trained and nurtured clients from the levels of elementary school to the professional athlete.
He attended the University of South Carolina at Salkehatchie where he played baseball as an outfielder. After a successful stay and an attempt to play professionally, he entered the U.S. Marine Corps, where he continued to develop his drive to achieve.
The Marine Corps allowed him to obtain character traits such as pride, discipline, tenacity and honor.
He then decided to return to his first love, the sports arena and in 2003 opened Champion Performance Training. Now as "Coach Mike" and a mentor to young athletes, he quickly recognized the need for proper conditioning for sports order to be competitive and successful. Coach Mike has pledged to through his knowledge and expert training techniques to help his athletes become some of the "best athletes on the planet!"
He is certified trainer with the National Sports Performance Association and Athletes Acceleration as a Speed and Agility coach and a Weighlifting Performance coach and has been a Personal Trainer since 2002.
Coach Mike also served his community for 15 years as a Certified Ga. firefighter, EMT Intermediate first responder, Hazardous Material Tech and is a Ga. State Certified Smoke Diver.
Personal Trainer, DPT
Darius joined our Champion Performance team in 2012. His background is in human performance and rehabilitation. He graduated from Georgia State University in August 2016 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy after receiving his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology from Valdosta State University in 2012. He is a nationally and state licensed physical therapist. Darius is also an American College of Sports Medicine certified Exercise Physiologist. Sports and physical activities Darius has participated in are basketball, baseball, lacrosse, karate and step. Passionate about sports and injury reduction, he brings well informed, breadth, depth, and experience to the athletes he serves.
Brinson has been involved in fitness and conditioning since the mid 1980’s. After his first year at Morehouse College, he decided to serve his country. His introduction to fitness begins while designing a fitness plan to prepare for basic military training. He later developed a regimen to increase his endurance and maintain an above average fitness level for his career in the fire service.
in 2004 he was certified as a Physical Fitness Specialist at The Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas. After certification, he began developing fitness programs for firefighters aimed at increasing strength, flexibility and workload capacity. The programs were designed to improve firefighter performance and reduce injuries.
Brinson is trained in Functional Exercise Prescription and Program Implementation using stability balls, exercise bands and stretching. He has had experience training clients with various challenges such as age, medical challenges and special needs while on staff at Pro Results of LA Fitness.
Brinson has also assisted with athletic development while on staff at Champion Performance Training. His participation in football, basketball and cross country at the high school level gives him insight on youth and adolescent athletic development.
Brinson has also been a state certified Paramedic since 1996
We are dedicated to bringing to our clients the latest knowledge and techniques that our industry has to offer. We pride ourselves in striving to create the best athletes on the planet!!
In 2003 Champion Performance Training was established to fulfill the demands of athletes desiring to enhance their athletic abilities by providing a unique and comprehensive fitness program that offers state of the art, science based athletic training.
Since then, Our mission has been to be the total provider of sports performance for our athletes, enhance athleticism, promote academic excellence, and support the building of character and confidence required to succeed while competing on any level for school, sports and most importantly life. We are not just a sports performance company; we are mentors and community leaders to those who enter our program with hopes to create in them a sense of civic and community awareness.
At Champion Performance Training, Our program has been branded a standard and we are the total provider for Sports performance and 3d imaging analysis in Powder Springs.