Mike Doody is the owner and founder of Trinity Rye. Mike had a long-lasting vision of creating a fitness facility with these features after one of his deployments to Afghanistan, where his great friend was tragically killed in action. Bolstering a strong will to win and succeed in honor of Vinson Bryan Adkinson “Trinity”, Mike opened the doors of Trinity Rye in January, 2019. Mike is an 8 year Army Infantry veteran, with over a decade of experience in the strength and conditioning field. While in the military, Mike was an Infantry scout squad leader and platoon sergeant for reconnaissance and sniper sections. Mike designed, developed, and implemented strength and conditioning programs for over 800 Soldiers, including combat performance training, exercise science seminars, performance nutrition programs and rehabilitative training. Mike is a former instructor of mixed martial arts in the Army, and coached an Army combatives team to a first place finish on Fort Drum in New York. Mike has an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship, and a B.S. in Exercise Science from American Military University. He received his Master Fitness Certification (MFT) from the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School, his Certified Personal Training Certification (CPT) and Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specialist Certification (MMACS) from the American Fitness Professionals Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine and he received his USA Weightlifting Certification (USA-W) from Team USA. Prior to the military, Mike was an avid sports player. In high school Mike played football, wrestling and baseball, where he was a 2x All-North Jersey catcher and a division 1 college baseball player. Mike was also a nationally qualified NPC bodybuilder and took first in the lightweight division of the 2017 summer classic competition at the Westchester county center. Mike is currently working towards several certifications in the field. Mike believes in leading by example, and inspiring athletes and clients through this by showing them how to accomplish their mission through a set of systematic principles that lay down a sturdy and stable foundation for success.
“Find a way or make one”