Where are they now?

TODD DURKIN - QB - 1985-1988
Todd came into the program from the legendary Brick Pop Warner football system, led by Head Coach Joe Morris.  Prepared to start almost immediately, the expectation was that Todd Durkin's next few years would bring Brick back to glory.  Those teams delivered, putting Brick in classic A-South Battles.  This culminated in the 1988 Playoffs which featured the rematch of the first ever on-the-field NJ State Championship from 1974 pitting Brick vs. Camden.  With Brick the underdog, but the home team, Keller Memorial Field was filled with hundreds of varsity jackets dating back to the 1960's.  Waiting outside the locker room, hundreds of alumni Dragons escorted this team to the field, lining the field from the entrance to the sideline in a memorable tribute to the past and present.  On a cold, rainy day in November, Brick was victorious as the Asbury Park Press proclaimed "Brick wins super Saturday!"  This team went on to play Cherry Hill East in the State Finals, falling to future NFL Quarterback Brian Foley in a battle of college bound QB's.  Todd left his mark on the Brick program and continues to be a part of it, and pay tribute to it in his nationally recognized television and internet appearances. 

Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS, is an internationally recognized performance coach, personal trainer, massage therapist, author, and speaker who motivates, educates and inspires people worldwide. He is the owner of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, where his wonderful team of 35 focuses on personal training, massage therapy, Pilates, yoga, sports performance training and nutrition to help transform the bodies, minds and spirits of a broad clientele. Todd trains dozens of current NFL, MLB, & NBA athletes, including 2 Super Bowl MVP’s (Drew Brees & Aaron Rodgers), 1 NFL League MVP (LaDainian Tomlinson), 2 Heisman Trophy winners, and one Olympic Gold Medalist . Other notables include Darren Sproles, Kellen Winslow Jr., and Gerald McCoy. He is the head of the Under Armour Performance Training Council, serves on the Gatorade G-Series FIT team, and is a featured presenter on the Perform Better & IDEA educational circuit. He is a two-time Trainer of the Year (IDEA & ACE).

Men’s Health recently named his gym, Fitness Quest 10, one of the Top 10 Gyms in the US for the 2nd year in a row. Todd has appeared on 60 Minutes, ESPN, NFL Network and has been featured in Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Business Week, Prevention, ESPN the Magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Journal, Stack Magazine, Self, Shape, Fitness, Wall-Street Journal, the NY Times and Washington Post.

Todd has authored 40 DVDs on strength and conditioning, functional fitness, massage/bodywork and business/personal growth. His book, The IMPACT! Body Plan, is a 10 week program designed to create world-class fitness and life performance. Tens of thousands of people have been positively IMPACTED through his IMPACT program and he continues to share his message through motivational talks and inspirational programs to companies and conferences worldwide. He lives by the words: PASSION, PURPOSE, & IMPACT. 

Todd has been coaching and leading his Todd Durkin Mastermind Group for health & fitness professionals for the past 4 years and has helped coach hundreds of health & fitness entrepreneurs reach monumental success in their businesses. Todd believes “Who you surround yourself with, your mentors, and your inner circle” all play a vital role in creating massive business and life success.

To find out more about Todd and his programs or to sign up for his FREE award-winning Ezine newsletter, the TD TIMES, visit Fitness Quest 10 or Todd Durkin.com

Todd is married to Melanie Durkin and has 3 kids (9, 6, & 3), and a 13 year old Golden Retriever named Sid.


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