Hometown: Penngrove, Calif.
Alma Mater: University of California, Davis
Freddie Myles was introduced as the first head coach in the history of Concordia Men's and Women's Powerlifting, which is set to begin athletic competition in 2022-23. Myles also serves as role as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Most recently, Myles has served as Assistant Strength Coach at NCAA Division II Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. Myles filled that role while operating his own gym, Myles Ahead Fitness, Inc., a training ground for elite powerlifters. Since opening the facility in January 2005, Myles has worked with 21 national champions in weightlifting and powerlifting, three American record holders, seven international competitors, one Pan American champion, four world champions and four national championship teams. Myles has also developed scholarship athletes in the sports of softball, soccer, track & field and weightlifting as part of his individualized strength and conditioning programs.
Myles is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has earned USA Weightlifting Level 4 certification. During his career, Myles has served roles as president of the Pacific Weightlifting Association (2014-18) and USA Weightlifting Youth Committee member (2014-16) and managed city youth wrestling and track & field programs.
Myles graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Biology from UC Davis in 2002. He earned his Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning from Concordia University, Chicago. Freddie and his wife Niki have three children, Desmond, 12, Annemarie, 9, and Gabrielle, 7.