ACE Certification (in progress)
Sue DiMeo, OTR/L, NSCA-CPT, Certified Mace Fit Level 1 Coachcontact: phone (941)228-8341
(by appointment only)
Trains those with prior injuries or medical conditions that need special programming.
Nyles Rife–Personal Trainer
Nyles is a Marine Veteran and Sports Performance Coach with ten years of experience. Former football and wrestler he currently trains in martial arts, powerlifting, and competes in Brazilian jiu-jitsu/MMA.
He believes in empowering athletes and general fitness members of all ages in their journey to self-improvement. He has worked with high school and collegiate athletes, military personnel, and was a health and fitness consultant for employees at major industrial and corporate businesses.
Nyles is a Certified Conditioning Coach and has an extensive background in strength training and injury rehabilitation/prevention. He holds a B.A in Athletic Training from Messiah College and is currently attending Nova Southeastern University for his Masters in Sports Science.
Owner/Head Coach–Frank DiMeo
Frank DiMeo is the owner of the Cave.
He is the founder and coordinator of macefit.com; as well as an experienced coach, speaker, author, fitness advocate, and seminar presenter. Here’s a list of his qualifications–
Certified Underground Strength Coach Level-2
Certified Vintage Strength Mace & Club Coach Level 1
Certified Battling Ropes Coach Level 1
Frank has also completed:
Dave Schmitz Reactive Resistance Band Workshop
Mike Mahler Level-1 Kettlebell Seminar
Kettlbell Concepts Level-1 Seminar
Tom Mitchell Strongman Basics
/Eric Guttmann/Dru Patrick: Super Human Training Workshops #2 & #3
Back 2 Basics Powerlifting seminar with Dr. Fred Hatfield, Richard Ficca, and Jenn Rotsinger
Ed Coan’s Powerlifting Seminar
Three Adex Exercise Club workshops with Don Giafardino
Adex Club & Mace 8 week Course with Rik Brown, Jessica Huttig,
Valerie Pawlowski, & Don Giafardino
Former Staff Sergeant/Squad Leader with U.S. Army Paratroopers
Many years of martial arts experience (retired as Nidan from Uechi-Ryu)
Pioneered a full-contact fight club in the 1970’s.
His goal is to provide the most effective training possible drawing from his own experience and that of other dedicated trainers/ coaches.