Josh – or Coach Ten as many of his clients know him – grew up in Central LA with his parents, three brothers and three sisters.
His passion for sport began at a young age – playing for a youth basketball team when he was 12-years-old and going on to become a keen athlete during his early years at Pacific Hills School.
In 2013, Josh began volunteering at AAU – coaching youth basketball for the NGA Stars for three years.
He then went on to coach junior varsity basketball and volleyball for girls and boys a local Los Angeles high school before joining the YMCA as a play instructor in 2018.
Josh is also a qualified small group fitness trainer and is currently working towards gaining his certified personal training certificate.
When he’s not working, you can find him at the gym or walking his beloved pup, Jewlz and shooting hoop!
What’s your favorite sport? Basketball.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be? The Power of Flight.
What is a fun about you? I taught myself how to play a piano.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? “EACH ONE TEACH ONE.” And my Father always tell me. “Son, don’t ever get old.”
Which 3 items would you bring to a desert island? A cell phone, a hot spot & unlimited supply of pizza.
What’s your best place you’ve ever visited and why? New York City because of the tall buildings that make up the skyline, Central Park and all cool bridges you can cross by walking or by car.
What would you do if you won a million dollars? Create a space where kids can play all their favorite sports and do all their favorite activities like draw, paint or play instruments.
Who’s your idol/biggest inspiration? My parents & kids who develop and love to learn through play and P.E.
What are your favorite pizza toppings? I love Calzones but when it comes to pizza toppings Pepperoni and Pineapple is usually my go to.
What was your favorite book/tv show/movie as a kid? Book: The Phantom Tollbooth, Movie: Lion King, Show: Beast Wars.
Are you a morning bird or night owl? Morning bird, but I rise early enough to see the Owls go to sleep.