Kevin Mercado
Strength & Conditioning Coach
[email protected]
Playing Experience
  • 1999, Professional: Sacramento Geckos, A-League 1st Round Draft Pick
  • 1994-1999, College: Sacramento State
  • 1992 Club: North Huntington Beach FC U-16 National Champions
Coaching Experience
  • 2006-2007, LAFC, Assistant Coach/ Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • 2003-2006, Flyers SC
  • 2002-2005 Monrovia High School Boys Varsity, Coach/Program Director
  • 2002-2003 San Gabriel Valley Soccer Club
Professional Degrees
  • 2006 Doctor of Chiropractic Degree
  • 999 Bachelor of Science-Kinesiology (concentrations: Pre-Physical therapy, Athletic Training, Exercise Science)
Professional Work Experience
  • 2006-Present, Launch Sports Inc. President and Founder
  • 2003, Equinox Fitness Clubs, Strength Coach
  • 2000-2003, Aetna Inc., Director of Wellness Program and Fitness Center Operations, Los Angeles Service Center
  • 1999, Apple Inc., Wellness Program and Fitness Center Intern
  • 1998, Swanson Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Aide/Intern
Professional Certifications
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association—Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • USSF "D" License
  • CPR and First Aid Certified