Mario was born in Rijeka, Croatia, but grew up here in Virginia. He played volleyball locally for PAHS & Coastal VA volleyball Club. In 2013 he helped win the schools first VHSL State champion-Volleyball and in 2016-17 he played on Team USA U21 Beach Volleyball.
Mario has a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Exercise Science from Old Dominion University and is currently pursuing his CSCS & TPi Lvl 1.
During his time in school he spent 6+ years working within a physical therapy/ sports performance clinic. Mario interned as a division 1 strength coach working with football, field hockey, lacrosse, baseball, m/w soccer, men’s golf, & women’s volleyball. He also provided personal training, and had the pleasure of being mentored by a USA Track & Field Doctor of Physical Therapy for 3 years.
My sole purpose is to bring my athletes quality training by demonstrating and teaching movement patterns that fall within the scope of their sport, while also providing a safe and special place for our athletes to grow, mature, and develop into great people and even better athletes.