“Everyone Has The Desire To Win BUT Only Champions Have The Desire To Prepare” – Unknown
TEAM PAYNE STAFF
The Team Payne Staff includes trainers and professionals that are passionate about the success of our clients. Our team takes pride in participating in the skill development of all of our athletes and personally trained clients. Some of our staff includes the following:
JAMES PAYNE – Founder/Training Director
With over 12 years of experience in strength, conditioning, and sports training for youth – ages 8 and up, James also trains NFL players and prospects preparing for the NFL combine.
Payne has participated in competitive athletics at both the high school and collegiate level.
He has over 10 years of coaching experience in the youth and high school levels, and still serves as both a role model and a mentor to young people in the community.
DANNI JONES – YOGA/PILATES INSTRUCTOR
Danni was born and raised in Brooklyn NY, and she relocated to Raleigh NC in 1999. She received her Bachelors in Sociology from North Carolina State University.
She is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor. Danni has been able to share her love for fitness with people daily, helping them reach their fitness and life goals one day at a time. Yoga has slowly become the focal point of her studies and fitness regimen as she looks for opportunities to “spread yoga love” whenever she can.
Marlon Estes – Functional Trainer/Rehab Specialist
Marlon Estes has over 15 years of experience as a Functional Trainer and Rehab Specialist.
Estes attended Wakeforest University and while attending, had a successful football career as a wide receiver and kickoff/punt return specialist. He later continued his football career with the Carolina Cobras, an Indoor Arena Football team.
PAM SCHOENFELD, MS RD LDN – LICENSED DIETITIAN/NUTRITIONIST
Pam graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University) following a rigorous dietetic clinical internship.
She completed her Masters of Science in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth, and earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Nutrition Research at the University of Maryland.
With years of experience, Pam is certified to assist our sports clients, both ameatur and professional, and also provide a detailed plan for our clients who are interested in personal health and training.
Dr. David Pascal – Certified Practitioner
Dr. David Pascal, DC is a chiropractor and Quantum Neurology Certified Practitioner, and he is trained in the most advanced neurological techniques.
He was a world-class athlete and has treated athletes at four Olympic Games and eleven World Championships.
Dr. David Pascal has a Bachelor’s degree from UCLA, and a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic-West. While at UCLA he ran Cross Country and Track, and was a member of their 1981 NCAA National Championship Track & Field team.
Post graduation, Dr. Pascal was sponsored by Nike while competing on the world Track & Field circuit for the renowned Santa Monica Track Club. In 1983, he won the B 1500 meter run at the World Games in Helsinki, Finland.