Meet Our Team

N1 coaches include former college athletes, exercise scientists, and others uniquely qualified 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!

Rakim Anim

co-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.


Mike Pauly

perfomance Coach

Mike strives to maintain a foundation of strength and conditioning knowledge as well as injury prevention strategies to provide the athlete with a well rounded approach to performance and strength training. With these in mind, we will work to achieve, maybe even surpass, the goals of each and every athlete in order for them to perform at their best. Play hard, work harder!


Kyle Mason

perfomance Coach

Kyle has an extensive background in human performance both as a collegiate Track and Field athlete, as well coaching a multitude of settings. While at Hampton University Kyle was a strength and conditioning intern who worked with 7 varsity sports. While in school he also completed and sports performance internship at Velocity Sports Performance. After college Kyle has worked and strength and conditioning for multiple companies helping to optimize athletic performance for hundreds of athletes throughout the greater twin cities.

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    Maple Grove, MN 55369
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