N1 coaches include former college athletes, exercise scientists, and others uniquely qualified individuals to help you on your journey. Our team is all in. They guide, push, and inspire you every step of the way, while creating an electrifying training environment. Meet our amazing team!
FOUNDER / GENERAL MANAGER
Rakim has diverse experience in training youth, collegiate, and professional athletes in a variety of settings. His experience began as a volunteer strength coach at Minnesota State Mankato where he completed his Bachelors in Exercise Science. He then went on to the University of Minnesota to pursue a Masters Degree in Applied Kinesiology. At his time at the U of M, Rakim worked with the strength and conditioning staff training the following gopher teams: volleyball, women’s basketball, hockey, soccer, tennis, wrestling, baseball, softball, swimming, gymnastics, swimming/diving, and rowing.
Brittany specializes in comprehensive planning for clients: Body, Mind, and Soul. She not only has an extensive background in creating workout plans, but also nutrition planning and breaking mental barriers. She fully believes in creating a lifestyle to gain long-term results. As an elite group fitness trainer, she pushes clients out of their comfort zone to not only reach their goals, but to achieve more than they ever thought possible, both in fitness and in life.
With more than eight years of personal training experience, Bridget has learned how to efficiently program with specific intent per client. From athletes to seniors, from clients working on composition changes, to clients working towards pain free living, Bridget has worked with a vast array of people. Her background as a NBA Dancer and NFL Cheerleader has helped her gain knowledge and tools to develop into a coach that is passionate about helping others on their fitness journey no matter what their goals are. Bridget is fueled by cheering people on, holding people accountable, empathizing daily praise for success and being ready for what life throws at you along the way!
PHYSICAL THERAPIST | FITNESS COACH
Dr. Lindsay Spanton, originally from Apple Valley, MN, completed her undergraduate studies at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD. She played collegiate softball for 4 years as a 1st baseman and catcher. After graduation, she moved to Orange County, California to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at Chapman University in Irvine, CA.
Kunle has an extensive background in human performance both as a collegiate athlete at the University of Minnesota where he served as captain of the football team in 2014 -2018. Kunle graduated with a kinesiology degree in 2018 from the U o fM and gained experience coaching high school football at Blaine and De La Salle. Kunle’s passion is helping athletes achieve their athletic goals and pursuing their dreams. With his experience as a former college athlete as well having different opportunities in the NFL and CFL it has taught him a lot about how to train and how to optimize performance. Kunle is excited to help athletes from all sports and individuals who wants to take control of their health and performance.
Kyle has an extensive background in human performance both as a collegiate Track and Field athlete, as well as coaching in a multitude of settings. While at Hampton University, Kyle was a strength and conditioning intern who worked with 7 varsity sports. He also completed a sports performance internship at Velocity Sports Performance. After college, Kyle has worked as a strength and conditioning coach for multiple companies helping to optimize athletic performance for hundreds of athletes throughout the Twin Cities.
Kevin Frias Daza
PERFORMANCE COACH INTERN
Bobbi is a top-performing, licensed registered dietitian and certified personal trainer with a knack for guiding even the toughest clients to achieve nutritional, health, and fitness success. Bobbi has a never-ending thirst for the latest scientific knowledge. She draws on her deep clinical, food, and fitness background to deliver outstanding results. Bobbi believes in a compassionate approach when designing and implementing nutrition programs.