Meet Our Staff
Brian Dakolios has a B.S. in Exercise Science and Pre-Physical Therapy. He is also certified as a BioSignature Hormonal Assessment Practitioner and USAW sports performance coach. Brian is a graduate of Minnesota State University. He has 14-years experience as an owner, fitness coach and facility director, while working for Fitness Mojo in Chicago, IL, Snap Fitness in Le Claire, IA and Quad City Performance in Iowa. Brian's aim is to help people obtain results regardless of their current health and fitness level. He is passionate about researching and learning more efficient ways to improve mobility, decrease joint pain and burn fat from those hard-to-reach, trouble areas.
Rita Dakolios has a B.S. in Exercise Science and is certified as a BioSignature Hormonal Assessment Practitioner and USAW sports performance coach. Rita is a graduate of Minnesota State University where she was a collegiate dancer and cheerleader. She has 15-years experience as an owner, fitness coach and fitness coordinator while working for Mankato Family YMCA in Mankato, MN, Highland Park Hospital Health & Fitness Center in Chicago, IL, Snap Fitness is Le Claire, IA and Quad City Performance in Iowa. Rita specializes in aiding individuals to obtain dramatic fat loss. She particularly thrives from hearing clients moan and whine :) She is passionate in helping as many people as possible reach their fat loss goals and guiding them to maintain the results for the rest of their life. Rita enjoys teaching clients to cook delicious meals that fit into any meal plan.
Dan Lindbloom has a B.S. in Applied Exercise Science from Huntington University (Indiana) where he was a collegiate runner. He is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Performance Enhancement Specialist, a Corrective Exercise Specialist, and a Level 1 Nutrition Coach form Precision Nutrition. Dan has 11 years experience as a fitness coach at Lifetime Fitness in Illinois and Quad City Performance in Iowa, and a college cross country and track coach while working for Trinity Christian College in Illinois and St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA. He has a desire to help clients stay accountable, gain knowledge and change their lifestyle. He specializes in heart rate training, weight loss, athlete conditioning, nutrition coaching and metabolic conditioning.
Zack Murphy has a B.S. in Kinesiology from Loras College, where he was awarded as Kinesiology Student of the Year and played baseball and a Masters in Exercise Physiology from St. Ambrose University. He has four-years experience as a fitness coach while working for Du-Health Club in Iowa, Crossfit Lycurgus in Iowa and Quad City Performance in Iowa. Zack has a true passion for coaching Olympic weightlifting movements such as the power clean, snatch and push press as well as a wide variety of strength training exercises. He prides himself in going above and beyond to help individuals reach their health and wellness goals.
Samantha Barr has a B.S. in Health Promotion from the University of Northern Iowa where she played intramural volleyball, rock climbing and ultimate frisbee. She is a certified personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise. Sam has two-years experience as a freelance fitness coach in Iowa and Quad City Performance in Iowa. Her coaching experience is in overall wellness and program planning. She has a desire for clients to find joy and have fun in adapting healthier lifestyle choices.
Logan is a graduate from the University of Iowa with a bachelors in Business Finanace, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a maters in Theologial Studies and is currently working on his Pre-Physical Therapy coursework at the University of Iowa. He holds a coaching certification from the Board of Educational Examiners. Logan has been working in the rehabilitative side of the fitness industry since 2018 in the Rehab Clinics at the University of Iowa and as a Rehabilitation Aide at Athletico Physical Therapy in Bettendorf, Iowa. For the past three years he has played semiprofessional soccer for the Cedar Rapids Inferno. Logan's current focus is to spend the next 3-4 years gaining as much knowledge and insight about the physical therapy and fitness world to develop into a strong physical therapist that can provide the best recovery services to future patients. While with Quad City Performance, Logan is hopeful to help people not only recognize their goals and desire to be healthy, but also to be a kickstarter and encourager in beginning their journey towards change and overall results.