Team Bear is a community of professional and amateur athletes that share our goals to stay active, stay healthy, stay balanced, and always outperform ourselves tomorrow.
Football, Dallas Cowboys
Cole is a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. Cole led the Cowboys in 2015 with five total receiving touchdowns on the season and 52 receptions.
Baseball, San Francisco Giants
Matt Moore is a professional baseball player with the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. Matt was named an MLB All-Star in 2013 while playing for the Tampa Bay Rays of the American League
Sarah is a top ranked long-course professional triathlete, competing in iron-distance and half-iron-distance events around the world.
Mix plays as a midfielder for the U.S. National Team and New York City FC in major league soccer. Mix has over 30 career goals while playing around the world.
Committed to and utilizing a healthy, chemical free diet, Brandon is not only a top ranked athlete, he is a nutritional and wellness coach as well as a motivational speaker. Brandon won back-to-back NCAA still rings championships.
Entrepreneur & Coach
Jason is a 2:39 marathoner and the founding coach of Strength Running, one of the largest coaching resources for runners with over 200,000 monthly readers. His work has appeared in Runner's World, Competitor, Business Insider, and many other major media outlets.
Jack is a professional soccer player for New York City FC in major league soccer. Jack was the #1 draft pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft and in 2015 won the Gatorade National Player of the Year Award.
Olympic Fencer & Fashion Model
Race is a foil fencer and leading menswear fashion model. A three-time Pan American champion and two-time Olympian. Race won a Bronze Medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Football, Miami Dolphins
Julius is a defensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins of National Football League and previously played for the Seattle Seahawks. Julius attend Tulane where he he was a first-team All-Conference USA defensive player.
Soccer, USWNT & Portland Thorns
Emily is a midfielder with US Women's National Soccer Team and the Portland Thorns of the National Women's Soccer League. Emily played for the University of Virginia and was the #1 overall pick in the 2016 NWSL College Draft.
Football, Arizona Cardinals
Justin is a cornerback with the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. Justin is a 3x Pro Bowler and 2x First Team All-Pro.
Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays
Blake is a starting pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball and made his big league debut in 2016. Blake was a first-round draft pick out of high school in 2011.
Fitness Entrepreneur & YouTube Star
Jeff is host of the popular YouTube show RizKnows which has over 130,000 subscribers. He is an authority health & fitness products and wearable technology.
Football, Carolina Panthers
Mike Tolbert is an American Football player for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. A two-time Pro-Bowl selection, Mike helped the Panthers to a 15-1 season in 2015 and was a major contributor to their Super-Bowl run.
Anthony is a Professional Skateboarder sponsored by WorldIndustries. He has competed around the world and has been featured on ESPN, FuelTV, and as a playable character in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater video game.
Baseball, Colorado Rockies
Chad Bettis is a professional baseball player with the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball.
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