Since 1995, Damien has worked as a personal trainer and exercise specialist in various fitness centers, hospitals, and even NASA. In early 2017 after 8 years of running a small training studio along with his partner Val they opened Gym Cypress. In combining his experience and education he wanted to build "A Gym for Every-Body" as well as being suitable for training and conditioning for any sport or fitness goals. The Fitness1on1 brand will be Gym Cypress's team of trainers and strength coaches that is a team of resourceful experts from each his or her own unique fitness and sport backgrounds. 

Damien holds a BS degree in Kinesiology from Sam Houston State University and in addition to training clients and gym duties he is an Adjunct Professor for the Kinesiology department at Lone Star College.

He also has been a member of the NSCA since 1997 and holds all 4 of their certifications. While working on growing and developing his young Gym, he continues working on his education and research in health, fitness and sport. At the time of this website re-launch he is currently focusing on networking with local doctors/hospitals, local police, fire, & EMS personnel, community outreach efforts, and getting Gym Cypress & Fitness1on1 known throughout Cypress and NW Houston area.