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About Ascend 


Ascend Athletics is designed for those who are hungry to become more. For those who want to become the best version of themselves.

The vision of this brand is to "Raise the vibration of the world." It's about creating a healthy & successful lifestyle that will spread far beyond the world of  fitness and athletics. We equip you with the physical, mental & emotional fitness to conquer any thing that life throws your way. 

Ascend Athletics is for those who are looking to optimize their human. This is not your ordinary fitness brand. Ascend athletics is a way of life. We utilize fitness, mindset & breath work techniques to ascend to our highest selves.


Jeremy Kaplan


Jeremy is a strength & conditioning specialist and the founder and CEO of Ascend Athletics. Ascend is a fitness lifestyle brand built to “raise the vibration of the world” through a holistic fitness approach. Jeremy created this training system to enhance the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual fitness of those who work with him. 


Jeremy is a student of the game and has created a robust training system pulling from his experience and knowledge of 5+ years in the industry.

Jeremy has worked with all different ages & abilities as well as a wide range of modalities. He excels with Athletes, Weight Loss Clients, Online Coaching, Fascial Stretch Therapy & Stick Mobility.


Daniel Howard

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Coach Daniel Howard is a Muay Thai practitioner with a professional record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw with 2 bouts fought in Thailand.

Dan is a well recognised S&C coach, and is highly experienced and qualified, holding a Cert III in Fitness, Cert IV in Personal Training, Cert IV in Marital Arts Coaching, as well as being a registered Muay Thai trainer with the Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Board (also holding a Master Trainer Level 1). He has recently completed a Bachelors of Exercise and Sports Science.

Dan takes genuine pleasure in hurting training our fight team to reach their peak levels of performance and we are lucky to have him. Read on to find out more about Dan!

Joel Gomez

Strength Coach

Joel Gomez has been in the health and fitness industry for 10 years. Throughout that time he developed and grew his body using specialized workouts and customized nutrition plans designed to achieve his fitness goals.


Joel has trained hundreds of clients and individuals of all backgrounds and in all stages in their fitness journey. He has worked with obese, diabetic, athletes and even people who had never worked out a day in their life.


His vision is to help inspire and motivate anyone who is looking to make a real noticeable change in their lives.


Strength Coach

Plato is our newest strength and conditioning coach at Ascend Athletics. Plato brings high energy and a positive attitude to every session, making the workouts enjoyable and engaging.

In addition to his passion for philosophy, Plato specializes in speed, agility, and quickness training. He is also dedicated to boosting the overall morale and motivation of our gym community. Despite being a newcomer to our team, Plato is a quick learner and always gives his all to help our clients achieve their fitness goals.

We are excited to have Plato on board and are confident that he will be a valuable asset to our team. Don't miss out on the opportunity to train with him and experience the benefits of his expertise and enthusiasm.

Ascend with Us

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