Team Power Monkey
Team Power Monkey
Power Monkey Fitness coaches are dedicated to bringing their expertise to anyone who wants to learn. You can train with our coaches at our worldwide Clinics, spend a week learning with them at Power Monkey Camp, or train with our signature Monkey Method® Programs.
Power Monkey Team Captain
Dave Durante is a multiple time USA gymnastics national champion and was part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team as alternate. After retiring from competition, David helped coach his alma mater, Stanford University, to an NCAA Team Title in 2009 and has continued to be a part of the sport through his position on the Athlete Advisory Committee with the United States Olympic Committee as well as his position on the USA Gymnastics Men's Technical Committee. Dave was a lead coach with the CrossFit Gymnastics L1 course from 2013-2015. He also wrote and developed the CrossFit Gymnastics Advanced Course. Dave is co-owner of Power Monkey Fitness and Power Monkey Camp.
Power monkey co-founder
Shane Geraghty was 2-time Captain of the Syracuse University Gymnastics Team on a full scholarship, where he received a BS in Exercise Physiology and Psychology. He became a professional acrobat and stuntman, and still performs around the world for some of Hollywood's top films. Shane co-founded SHINE, a Non-Profit Gymnastics Outreach program which allows children in inner-city Newark, New Jersey to receive free tumbling instruction under the tutelage of a World Champion Coach (Rayshine Harris). Shane's background in Gymnastics and Exercise Science coupled with his knack for branding and business, led Shane to become the Marketing Director and head of Business Development for Power Monkey Fitness.
director of the monkey method® app
Colin Geraghty has a strong background in gymnastics with years of weight training experience. He was an all-county high school basketball player and a walk-on basketball player at UNC Charlotte. Colin is well-versed in many aspects of sports and fitness and loves the idea of having a positive impact on other people's lives. Colin was formerly the top trainer at CrossFit Milford, and now lives in Miami as director of Monkey Method® App and head Power Monkey programmer.
director of clinics
Mike competed in the sport of Weightlifting at an elite level from 2005-2014. He medalled at 3 National Championships and 5 American Open Championships, taking out the title in 2011 as American Open Champion, while also being selected to the United States Pan American & Olympic Qualification Teams in 2012. His competitive accomplishments and growth as a coach have been made possible by developing under Senior International Coach Lou DeMarco and as a training specialist from 2011-2013 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs under Zygmunt Smalcerz. Since 2009 Mike has been instructing athletes of all levels across the United States and the world. This immersion into the fitness world has allowed him to adapt weightlifting principles and instruction in order to best meet the needs of those most beginner levels up to elite competitors looking to refine their movements.
Team Power Monkey Coaches
Olympian. National Medalist. Former Cirque du Soleil Artist. Professional Triathlete. Ironman Champion. Physical Therapy Doctorate. These are just a few of the credentials held by our all-star coaching staff. Our coaches have dedicated their lives to their field of expertise and bring their passion and depth of knowledge to fitness enthusiasts around the world.