Chris Horigan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Rutgers University in 2013. He has been a fitness enthusiast for the majority of his life, leading him to pursue exercise science as both a major and career. Chris is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the American Aerobics Association Institution (AAAI). He has played almost every sport through his early life and was a member of the men’s soccer teams at Shawnee high school and Rutgers University. Chris has also been a member of numerous elite soccer academies, including Medford Strikers, where he had the opportunity to train with top ranked strength and conditioning coaches. During his final semester at Rutgers, Chris completed his undergraduate internship at Breakthru— observing and shadowing many of Breakthru’s Physical Therapists and Personal Trainers to further his knowledge.
Chris is a firm believer in Breakthru’s mission and is excited to be part of a collaborative team of medical and fitness professionals. He is a true advocate of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and it’s his passion that drives his clients to be the best they can be in order to reach their fitness goals. Chris is heavily involved within the community and loves to pass along his knowledge in strength and conditioning training to others. He specializes in sports performance where he has experience training and teaching athletes, creating comprehensive physical training programs tailored to the individual player’s fitness level. Given his extensive soccer background, he loves teaching and training youth soccer players.
Chris stays up-to- date with new strength and conditioning literature to ensure the individuals he works with receive the most recent and current philosophies applied in the health and fitness world. Chris aspires to become part of an athletic training staff for a collegiate sports team, creating corrective and conditioning programs to develop stronger foundations for the specific individual.
Chris currently resides in Medford, New Jersey with his family. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer year-round, being a beach bum during the summer, vacationing to warm climates, staying fit, and watching football with his family and friends.