Who is Mike Waters, NASM CPT, PES

Advisor, Author, Speaker

Michael Waters built a name in the sports industry by combining exceptional skills in performance training and his leadership, which has played a major role in the success of hundreds of athletes. As the founder and owner of Phase 1 Sports in Las Vegas, Nevada, he has created a system that has proven to be successful for athletes, adults, fitness competitors, kids, and anyone else.

He fell in love with football at an early age. Following a very successful high school career, he continued his success at Mt. San Antonio College  before transferring to UNLV. The positive effect that sports had on his life during his youth is the reason why he started to work with young athletes.

He was named Nevada Microenterprise Initiative Business Person of the Year, is an active participant in several school partnership programs and mentoring projects, is an active partner with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a board member of a number of charitable organizations helping young athletes.

Notable mentions:

  • 2012- Featured in Seven Magazine
  • 2012- Featured in Vegas Inc Magazine
  • 2014- FMI Guild Keynote Speaker at Annual Fitness Conference
  • 2014- December FMI Guild Entrepreneur of the Month
  • 2010- Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Entrepreneur Expo keynote Speaker
  • 2013- Featured in Vegas, Inc Magazine
  • 2006- Nevada Micro-enterprise Business Person of the Year
  • 2012- Named Who’s Who in Black Las Vegas
  • 2014- Present Co-Founder Phase 1 Youth Foundation
  • 2016- Launch of Phase 1 Sports Hawaii
  • 2018- Grand Opening of second location in the city of Las Vegas
  • 2012- Flex Magazine featured writer
  • 2017- TRAIN Magazine  featured writer
  • 2019- Go Urban Magazine
  • 2017- Contributing Author Iron Man Magazine
  • 2017- TRAIN Magazine featured writer