Todd Durkin is an internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, body-worker, author and motivational speaker. He graduated from SDSU in 1999 with an M.A. Exercise and Nutritional Sciences degree in Biomechanics/Sports Medicine. He is the founder of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, award-winning health and human performance facility where he works with a high-profile clientele of elite professional athletes including NFL MVPs, Super Bowl Champions and MVPs, Heisman Trophy Winners, Olympic and X-Game Gold Medalists and World Series Champions. Fitness Quest 10 has been named one of “America’s 10 Best Gyms” by Men’s Health 7 times, while Durkin’s work there has earned him the industry’s highest honors including being named Personal Trainer of the Year by both IDEA and ACE, a four-time Top 100 Most Influential Person in Health & Fitness and the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award winner, representing legacy and impact in the fitness industry.
Durkin was a featured trainer and finalist on the 2016 television series NBC STRONG, produced by Dave Broome and Sylvester Stallone. He holds a coveted spot as a member of the Under Armour Training Team and routinely travels the world for speaking engagements and keynotes both in and out of the fitness industry. Todd has appeared on 60 Minutes, ESPN and the NFL Network, and has been featured in Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Men’s Health, ESPN the Magazine, the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and many others.
Todd has authored two books; The IMPACT! Body Plan (2010), a 10-week, comprehensive plan to change body, mind, and spirit, and The WOW Book: 52 Ways to Motivate Your Mind, Inspire Your Soul & Create WOW in Your Life (2016).
Through Todd Durkin Enterprises, Durkin and his staff provide motivational and educational programs and team-building events to companies and conferences worldwide. Some of these companies include Under Armour, Gatorade, The Ken Blanchard Companies, Wells Fargo, Bath & Body Works, Cal-a-Vie Resort & Spa, IMG, USMC, UCSD, MPI, UBS Warburg, Quest Ventures, Behr Paints, Kaiser Permanente, Torrey Pines Bank, Administrative Professionals, Life Care Solutions, and the San Diego Chargers.