Albert was born in Seoul, South Korea, and raised in a military family in Colorado Springs, CO. He is a graduate of Sierra High School where he competed in football, baseball, and tennis. Albert was also heavily involved in Taekwondo where he has won several Colorado State Championships, Jr. Olympic, Junior National, and U.S. National titles; He was also a medalist at the 1991 U.S. Olympic Festival and trained at the U.S. Olympic Training Center as a member of the Resident National Team. In 1992, he missed an opportunity to compete in the Olympic Games, finishing fifth at the U.S. Team Trials having to withdrawal due to an ankle and foot injury.
Albert attended Colorado State University and received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine. He is a practicing licensed physical therapist assistant with over 17 years’ experience in orthopedics, sports injury and rehab, acute care, and geriatric rehab. Albert’s core philosophy can be summarized by a simple quote from legendary coach Bill Bowerman – “If you have a body, you’re an athlete.” Albert considers everyone an athlete, at least an athlete at heart, and has trained and rehabilitated athletes as young as 5 years old, including many high school, college, semi-pro, and professional athletes from a variety of sports. He was a Certified Combine Performance Trainer (C360III/i360III) through Under Armour/Ignite (IMG) and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from 2000 to 2007. His experiences as an athlete, physical therapist assistant, and performance trainer have shaped his career with practical and applied knowledge.
Whether you are a competitive athlete, weekend warrior, a busy executive, had surgery, injured, or simply an active person who wants to challenge yourself to get better; Albert is committed to helping people of all walks of life, both young and old, enhance their quality of life, achieve a greater level of success, and truly find their own personal excellence.