Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Declan moved to the United States in 1994 to attend college on a soccer scholarship. He received his MS and BS in Exercise Physiology and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a USAW Certified Olympic Weightlifting Club Coach. With almost 20 years of experience in the fitness industry he has worn many caps—from personal trainer and gym manager to educator and fitness business owner. Declan is a co-founder and creator of PumpOne, a fitness technology company specializing in multi-platform digital training solutions. He is currently the Director of Education at Hyperwear.