Stronger Strides

Private Coaching

As a former collegiate athlete and a current USA Track & Field certified coach, Coach Monica creates custom training plans for 5k to marathon events to push you to your next PR, get you to the starting line healthy, or whatever your goal may be. Online coaching is available.

2006 – 

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiological Sciences. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

2006 – 

Personal training and consulting for Health & Wellness.

2010 – 

2015 – 

Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Western University of Health Sciences.

USA Track & Field Certified Coach.


Monica began running at a very young age. She competed on her Varsity Track & Field and Cross Country teams since her Freshman year of high school (1998). She went on to compete at the NCAA Division I level for Women's Outdoor Track & Field and Cross Country at UNLV.


She continues to participate in endurance events from 5k to the marathon, and is venturing into the sport of triathlon. You can find her training at various local parks or trails, her twin boys often along for the ride!  Along with being an endurance coach.

Coach Monica


Weight Loss

With an understanding of sports nutrition and human physiology, a nutrition plan along with a custom exercise program are created to help you achieve your goals.

Education & credentials

Personal Training

With a background in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, and Physical Therapy, Coach Monica has the knowledge and expertise to guide you through a regimen to produce results and minimize risk of injury.

Coach Monica works with a wide spectrum of individuals and abilities:


  • Pediatric population with developmental delays in milestones

  • Pediatric population with movement or coordination impairments

  • Young athletes

  • Geriatric population

  • Post Partum

  • Runners of all abilities seeking a PR or guidance with a training program

  • Strength training

  • Personal training for health and wellness


Please contact Coach Monica if you are seeking assistance in taking your health to the next level!