Meet the Team
Certified instructors will guide and encourage you with motivating, exciting, and unique workouts – reshaping you from head to toe.
The SOLDIERFIT program, created by eight-year war veteran Danny Farrar, focused on varied workouts incorporating strength, cardiovascular endurance and core training. With both indoor and outdoor facilities, SOLDIERFIT classes combine basic training techniques from the United States Military with functional fitness training. Certified instructors will guide and encourage you with motivating, exciting, and unique workouts – reshaping you from head to toe.
Danny is an 8-year military veteran who served in the U.S. Army, including a combat tour in Iraq. He is also the Founder and President of Platoon22. Formerly a firefighter and EMT, he graduated top of his class and was awarded the Chief’s award for leadership. While Danny is a certified personal trainer with over a decade of experience, he enjoys being a sought-after public speaker for motivational speaking engagements too.
Not only was he selected by Frederick Magazine as one of Frederick’s Top 50 CEOs, he was also named Maryland’s “Top 40 under 40 Daily Record VIP” in 2013 and was one of the top 5 finalists for Men’s Health “ULTIMATE GUY”.
With over 12 years of experience in the fitness industry and 10 years in management, Dave is Area Director for the top 2 (of 18) health clubs with a Maryland-based chain. In 2014, he was awarded the Daily Record VIP Top 40 Under 40 list.
Dave graduated with a BS in Business/Minor in Communications at McDaniel College. For 4 years, he played collegiate football, receiving MVP honors. He also graduated from Babson College Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program and SBA’s National Emerging Leaders Program.
President Of Operations
Russell has 15 years of experience in the fitness industry, including 7 years of combined management experience with Fitness First and SOLDIERFIT. He received his BA in Political Science from East Carolina University and is a former collegiate baseball player/coach at Montgomery College. Overall, Russell has 10 years of coaching experience at the collegiate and high school levels.
President of Franchise Operations
Jason has over 7 years of experience in the fitness industry, including 3 in management and 1 year of experience supervising multiple locations at SOLDIERFIT. He has over 5 years of experience being a Certified Personal Trainer. Jason received his Associates Degree in business management and graduated from Leadership Frederick County in 2017.
Nationally ranked as an obstacle course racer from 2013-2015, Jason is also a multiple finisher of Spartan Ultra Beast, World’s Toughest Mudder, Go-Ruck Heavy and Go-Ruck HTL. Jason was SOLDIERFIT Employee of the Month in June 2014 and a SOLDIERFIT Master Mike Moses Inspiration Award Winner in 2014.
Virginia has 14 years of experience in the fitness industry as a Customer Service Relations Representative and 7 years as a Training Coordinator. She also has 7+ years of experience as BOD for Investment & Development Corporation & Construction Company in Hawaii along with 2 years as an HR & Accounts Payable Coordinator. Virginia received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education and minored in Physical Education.