Nick Downing

Nick began his personal training career in 2005 after completing his final season playing Major League Soccer. Nick was the New England Revolution’s first pick in the 2001 Major League Soccer Super-Draft and played three seasons with the Revs. He later played with the Portland Timbers and Charleston Battery in the United Soccer League.

Before entering the professional ranks, Nick played Division 1 soccer at the University of Maryland and was named the 1997 Gatorade National Player of the Year. He was also member of the US-17 and U-20 National teams, captaining the U-17s in the World Cup in Egypt in 1997.

Nick currently serves as the head Strength and Conditioning Coach for New England Revolution.  At PPT, he focuses his efforts on the design and implementation of sport-specific strength training programs, youth fitness, and soccer-specific skill development. He is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a USA Track & Field Coach, a Certified Functional Movement Screening Specialist (FMS), and a Level 1 (KBC) Kettlebell Instructor.

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