Elite Sports & Fitness Academy is in the business of providing top notch applied educational and performance training, in an effort to, enhance athletic/academic performance geared towards achieving a prospect desired results. Performance strategies are developed for the elite athlete/student looking to achieve optimum results as well as increased fitness and personal development for the everyday individual.
Lawrence Trice Jr.
Professional Athlete/Professional Trainer/Sports Nutritional Educator/Mental Performance Preparation Coach
Lawrence Trice Jr. has degrees: Exercise & Wellness and Sociology/ Master's in Post-secondary & Higher Education. He is a professional sprinter with an inspiring story of determination on and off the track. His passion and dedication to the sport continues to thrive after returning from some crucial and potentially career ending injuries. After two torn hamstrings, a LCL tear, surgical repair to the lower abdomen, a groin tear and a hernia, he has found the strength to persevere and boast an amazing comeback to the sport.
There is more than what meets the eye with Lawrence. His life is one of hope, challenges and a strong will to succeed and make a powerful impact in the lives of others. As an athlete, he has top 5 marks at Arizona State University and broke several records at AAG Sports Academy, which still stand to this day. He is also World ranked in the 60m and 100m prior to his battles with injury.
Six years later he finds himself-featured as a spokesperson for Agape Christian non-profit, Diamonds in Rough International, Oxygen 4 Energy, and Mir’Ra IMAGE and many more. He has done commercials for Mir’Ra IMAGE, Oxygen 4 Energy and Blue Cross. He has traveled across the country and outside of the country revealing what drives him and motivates him to accomplish all of his dreams in life and running also gives him the ability to showcase his athletic talents to the world. Just to think the other people involved in the case was sentenced to over 8 years in prison and Lawrence has been able to live out his dreams and change the lives of many. This is a true statement of drive and never giving up. That type of heart is shown every time he works with clients, schools, kids and everyone he talks to. He knows how it feels to defeat the odds and that’s the type of guy you want pushing you or your company to the limit.
Professional Athlete, Motivational Speaker, Author,Professional Trainer and Life Coach
Shakeia Pinnick runs Track & Field professionally as a 400m hurdler and sometimes heptathlete. Her track journey began after she was adopted at nine years old, at 10 Shakeia was running club track and hasn't stopped since. Adoption was a major step in her life, having new parents as well as a new lifestyle. Luckily for her this lifestyle led her to become the athlete she is today. Keia competed in track as part of the Aurora Flyers Track Club until she graduated high school. She has competed in several USA Track & field National Championships as well as AAU junior Olympic Championships. She has also won quite a few National Junior Olympic National Championships as well as set a few national Junior Olympic records. Keia was taught responsibility and discipline at a young age, which really helped her performance as an athlete. As those and other important principles are ones that Keia wishes to continue to teach young athletes after her. Keia is and has always been a very competitive soul in EVERYTHING she does.
Keia made some jumps at the collegiate level to help complete the task she had for the team with top 10 marks in several events. Now competing as a professional to represent USA Track & Field and to be on the starting line at the 2016 Olympics and many more Olympics' after that, has taken her drive to another level.
Outside Of track Keia uses her desire to help others to make a difference in someone's life. She is always finding herself mentoring other athletes and young children who have yet to have the experience she has had. One way to begin helping the youth was by writing her motivational and empowering book Keeping It R.E.A.L.
Keia loves imparting knowledge and helping people feel better about themselves and their way of life. Being adopted taught her about opportunity and blessings. She can take things that she’s been through and use them as stepping stones to get to where she wants to be as well as have a positive impact on other peoples future fulfilling every title she has for herself; Professional Athlete, Motivational Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur, Coach, & Mentor.