Move The Needle

Meet the team


Chief Medical Advisor


Awards and Certifications:

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Biomedical Engineer

MDL-1 Certificate

Coaching Style: Class should be the best hour of your day. Form is more important than weight.

Advice: Just do it.

Favorite Foods: Pork chops and blueberry cobbler

Favorite Exercise: Anything outdoors

Biggest Accomplishment: Yet to come 🙂

Russ has been interested and involved in health and sports his whole life.  While active on the farm and in organized sports through school, he turned to his medical education to learn more about the body.  He’s an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Joint Replacement, and is exposed daily to the ups and downs of people’s health and fitness struggles and triumphs.

Russ has earned his MDL-1 certificate to help fulfill his passion to help others.  Through his career, Russ has coached and educated at many levels and with many activities.  He’s also gained valuable experience with medical and nutritional utilization and experimentation.