Roger Mack

CEO/Head Coach

Roger Mack is a certified Master Trainer with NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). He has invested more then 18 years into his craft and passion for the fitness industry.

Roger has worked with multiple celebrity figures, appeared on major television networks, is a motivational speaker, and contributes as a fitness consultant. His career path stared in the early 2000's when he qualified for the 2003 and 2004 USA Track and Field Indoor championships in the 60 meter hurdles. Later that year, he qualified for the 2004 Olympic Games Trails in the 110 high hurdles. Roger currently competes in his 40's as a Masters USA Track and Field Competitor.

Roger has trained and developed many athletes from youth to professionals. Recently he worked with NBC'S Biggest Loser Season 6 "Green Team" Adam and Stacey Capers, who he led to the finale.

Emmanuel Trainer

Emmanuel Alao

BOXING/KICKBOXING GURU

Emmanuel Alao comes to Optimum with 18 years of boxing experience and 10 years of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) experience. In addition, he competed in other sports such as basketball and baseball.  He graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a minor in Theater Arts. Throughout college, Emmanuel was able to balance competing as an amateur boxer, working a full-time job, and taking on a full schedule of classes. Although it was a challenging process, it made him into the well-rounded man he is today. Fitness gave Emmanuel the strength, both mentally and physically, to manage his demanding schedule.

For Emmanuel, fitness combines the ability to remain both physically and mentally strong. Emmanuel firmly believes that although life is full of obstacles, if you maintain your game face in life and in the gym, you will have a better chance of success in life. His fitness experience ranges from sales and training to management. Emmanuel has a diverse group of clients with some as young as 5 to those 60 and over. Whatever age, Emmanuel knows that each person is different and unique, yet the person can become both physically and mentally strong by incorporating fitness into his or her lifestyle. What makes Emmanuel unique as a trainer and coach is his attention to detail about his clients that allows him to maximize their workouts.

Ben Alvarado

PERSONAL TRAINER

Ben has been a lifelong fitness enthusiast for more then 25 years. He’s competed in multiple powerlifting and bodybuilding competitions. Ben enjoys coaching men and women in the Fitness Physique competition as well. He currently coaches high school football and wrestling athletes on Strength and Conditioning in the Northern Virginia area.

David Hamilton

PERSONAL TRAINER

David is a Marine combat veteran with a grasp on physical and mental capabilities. David has certifications in nutrition, strength and conditioning, mobility and injury rehabilitations.