At MET. Performance Lab, our coaches are the difference. We believe in employing as many full-time coaches as possible, so that not only do you know your coach, but your coach knows YOU. For our coaches, your health is not a part time job, it is their livelihood. When dealing with high levels of performance, it is vital that your coach knows your abilities and limitations to keep you safe. Our coaches are with you day in and day out. This is to ensure that they can guide you through your struggles and congratulate you on your success, not only in fitness, but also in life.

Adrian Van Balen


Head Coach/Owner Credentials: CF Level 1 Coach CPR Multiple years of collegiate/high school level coaching Other information: Email Me To say that Adrian has passion for coaching would be a grave understatement.  He has been coaching people from all walks of life and levels of fitness for over 12 years.  From collegiate to high school […]

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Goose Fisher


Other information: Pitt Graduate from Information Science Email Me

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Alicia Van Balen


Other information: Email Me Alicia has been doing CrossFit for 5 years and has been coaching for 3 years. Before being introduced to functional fitness, she hated exercising because nothing could hold her interest. After her first workout, Alicia knew she found where she belonged (even though it was thrusters and burpees!). Having experience coaching […]

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