Former William & Mary football team captain Todd Durkin '93 will be a featured trainer in the new NBC series “STRONG,” which premieres on Wednesday at 9 p.m. (EST).
Hosted by professional volleyball player and fitness expert Gabrielle Reece, the 10-episode reality fitness show will air on Thursdays at 8 p.m. (EST) following Wednesday’s premiere event.
Founder of Fitness Quest 10, a world-class facility that has been named one of “America’s Top 10 Gyms” by Men’s Health for the past five years, Durkin is an internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, personal trainer, body worker, motivational speaker and author who motivates, educates and inspires people worldwide.
Durkin’s high-profile clientele of elite professional athletes includes NFL MVPs, Super Bowl champions and MVPs, a Heisman Trophy winner, Olympic and X-Game gold medalists and many other champion athletes.
In addition to appearing on 60 Minutes, ESPN and the NFL Network, Durkin has been featured in Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, ESPN the Magazine, Stack Magazine, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and many other publications.
Durkin served as a team captain for the Tribe during his senior season in 1993, helping W&M win nine games and advance to the NCAA Playoffs. He graduated with a degree in kinesiology.