Captain David Hageman

Instructor Bio | Dave Hageman is at the top of his profession in the Physical Performance and Sports Psychology areas. His level of attention to producing a positive outcome is unquestionable. He values tenacity and grit but instructs with great patience and thoroughness. David Hageman is a Ph.D. in Performance Psychology, M.S. from Johns Hopkins University, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) through the NSCA.

He is a veteran Strength and Conditioning Coach with strength coaching experience at the United States Olympic Training Center, United States Military Academy at West Point, Mountain Tactical Institute, and various CrossFit affiliates. He graduated from West Point with a BS in Systems Engineering, earned his Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Johns Hopkins University, and is currently completing his Ph.D. in Performance Psychology (anticipated in 2022).

His coaching certifications include NSCA’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F), USA Weightlifting’s Sports Performance Certification, CrossFit Level 1, and the Mountain Tactical Institute’s Coaching Credential. David is also a certified mental performance coach and a member of the Association of Applied Sports Psychology.

Additionally, he was a three-years starter on the Army Football team, Combat Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom I, and currently serves as a Captain for the Denver Fire Department as a part of their Special Operations Technical Rescue team. David lives in the Denver area and enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 children.